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7 New Uses For Everyday Household Items

Jenn Ford

From rice to tights, here’s how some common household items can help save the day.

1

Use Rice to Clean Oddly-Shaped Bottles

Rice is good for more than just eating. Mix dry rice with some dishwashing soap and you’ve got a quick solution for even your most difficult-to-clean bottles.

2

Save Your Wet Phone With a Salad Spinner

Suffering from a cell phone disaster? Grab some silica crystals, a salad spinner and a paper towel to save your investment.

3

Hide Money in a Lip Balm Tube

Keep money hidden and safe. In a few, simple steps, learn how to conceal your extra cash in a lip balm tube.

4

Chill Warm Drinks Fast Using Paper Towels

Keep your favorite beverages cool and ready to drink with this super quick and easy trick. All you need is a damp paper towel and 15 minutes in the freezer.

5

Hide Power Cords With a Freezer Basket

Use a spare freezer basket to neatly conceal and store all your power cords under a desk or table. This keeps them out of sight and out of mind.

6

Use Old Tights to Find a Lost Earring

That earring is not gone forever! See how you can find lost items around the home by using a vacuum, tights and a rubber band.

7

Turn a Sponge Into An Ice Pack

Need an icepack but don’t have any in your home? No problem. You can make your own with a sponge and plastic bag.


Will you try any of these hacks? What other uncommon uses do you have for everyday home items?

One Response to "7 New Uses For Everyday Household Items"
    • Lorraine Moreau | March 20, 2022 at 8:27 pm

      Very informative. Thank you.

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