These 22 Everyday Things Are Much Smarter Than You've Ever Assumed
Posted on Oct 27, 2016
Why should you keep old socks or how do you use an onion in the most unexpected ways? Many objects hide secrets we are yet to discover. Find out the useful sides of objects in your household you didn't know of before.
1. Creative and Interesting Wrapping Papers
Why throw away an old newspaper when you can use some pages to make really interesting wrapping paper for gifts? Use some sections that are nice and colorful, like comics, and you have a really creative wrapping solution. Plus, it's healthy for our planet - recycling.
2. You Can Use an Ordinary Floss
To cut your cakes in nice and precise slices. It also works with other kinds of dough and cheese.
3. For a Nice Smell in Your Fridge
Use grounds of coffee as a freshener, if you're a fan of the scent. Place them in a jar with filter and ring, and you don't have to spend fifty dollars for deodorizers.
4. You Want Some Topping for an Ice Cream but You Don't Have a Chocolate Syrup
There's Nesquik you can add instead!
5. For Perfectly Clean Floors
You don't have to spend much money for Swiffer refills. Instead, you can make your old socks useful again!
6. Opened Bags of Cereal, Pasta or Rice Are Annoying and Not Practical
There's an easy solution, though. You surely have some binder clips - use them.
7. Cleaning the Grill
Cut an onion in half and use it while the grill is still hot.
8. How to Cut Mushrooms Really Fast
Put them in a slicer for eggs, and you'll save a lot of precious time!
9. When You Color Your Nails
Use Vaseline for the skin around your nails while coloring them to prevent unwanted paint on your skin.
10. If You Don't Have a Brush Long Enough for Cleaning Bottles
Break eggs and use their shells. Add some water into the bottle and just shake.
11. How to Clean Your Chopping Board
It won't remove burn stains, but for others, you can surely use lemon and salt.
12. If There's Some Broken Glass on the Floor
You can always clean it with a bread slice.
13. You Have to Cut a Pepper but You Lack Gloves
No problem! Use plastic bags for sandwiches that you already have in your kitchen.
14. How to Clean Sneakers
You can always use a toothpaste and a toothbrush you don't need. After scrubbing the toothpaste, it should stay on for ten minutes and in the end just use an old towel to wipe it.
15. Need Nice and Thin Cheese Slices?
There is a cleaner for potatoes to help you with that.
16. For Foggy Windows
Clean the windows in your car or mirrors in the bathroom with shaving foam. The results are amazing.
17. If There Are Annoying Furniture Stains
Cornmeal can remove them. Two full tablespoons are all you need. Let them sit 15-20 minutes.
18. To Clean a Grinder for Coffee
Grind some rice, which is not cooked previously. It will help remove all unwanted remains.
19. Don't Throw Away Lids from Pringles
Because you can re-use them for covering yogurt or all sorts of cans.
20. If Your Dishwasher Needs Cleaning
Use lemon Kool-Aid. The lemon acid will help remove persistent stains!
21. How to Clean a Burned Pot
There's a good old Coke. It is supposed to sit in the pot for one night. In the morning, you can clean it like you usually do, and the burned spots will easily disappear.
22. Hairspray Against Ink
It's much cheaper if you use a hairspray to remove ink stains from your clothes - and it works.