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You might not realize it, but there are a lot of useful tools lying around your house. Click through to see how they can make your life much easier!
Aerosol sprays seem to be the only option for many who want to get rid of the odors in the bathroom. However, essential oils have a stronger effect. Just a few drops into the cardboard of a toilet roll will eliminate any nasty smell!
If you still hide your spare key under your doormat, you are making burglars' jobs way too easy! Try to get more creative with the hiding spot. For instance, put the key in a pill bottle, attach a pine cone or a stone to the top, and bury the bottle. This way, the key stays perfectly hidden!
Keeping a pantry well-organized takes a ton of work. If you have desk organizers at home, try pinning them to the wall to create more shelf space for food.
Shoe organizers do more than store footwear. You can fill them with pens, scissors, stray cords, and other small things that are easy to lose in your house. The transparent bags also make it easier to spot the items inside.
Because our cutting board comes in contact with food on a daily basis, it's important to keep it clean. Otherwise, it'll breed bacteria and get moldy in no time. One of the best ways to clean the board is to use lemon and abrasive salt.
Do you know that there's usually a switch on a ceiling fan? In winter, you can flip it to change the direction of the blades so that more warm air can be pushed to the ground.
With bricks inside the tank, less water will be used when we flush the toilet. However, this eco-friendly hack has its disadvantages. For example, the disintegration of the bricks might affect the flushing system.
To utilize the empty air space in your fridge, you can clip the open end of the freezer bags onto the rack!
Tying a rubber band around doorknobs can minimize noise every time you open a door. You won't have to worry about waking up your family or significant other when you go to the bathroom at night.
We try to avoid doing laundry in a hotel because usually there're no washing machines at our disposal. But if your shirt gets an unsightly stain, try making a basin by putting a plastic bag with coins over the sink's plughole. Now you can do a quick wash!
If you plan on painting your door, try wrapping the doorknob with aluminum foil to keep the splatter off.
The stain from a permanent marker is hard to get rid of. But don't worry. A simple dab of toothpaste can solve the problem. Try rubbing the toothpaste into the stain in a circular motion until the toothpaste is no longer visible. The stain should be gone too. If not, repeat the procedure with some water.
A small dishwasher tablet cleans things other than your greasy plates. You can scrub the tablet on your shower door to make it sparkling clean again!
We tend to run out of storage space as we get more clothes. Try making double hangers with soda tabs! This way, we can double the space in our closet.
A stripped screw is hard to get rid of because the screwdriver has nothing to grip onto. In this case, a rubber band can provide more grip and eventually loosen the screw.
It can get pretty frustrating when your blouses keep falling off the hangers. Try applying hot glue on your hangers to keep the clothes in place, so you don't have to pick them up constantly!
Nails are extremely dangerous if you leave them around in the house. You can use a magnet to attach them to a hammer to keep them in place.
Try adding a tension rod to add storage space under the sink. This way, you won't have to worry about cluttering your cabinet with spray bottles!
Extension cords are pretty common in our households. Sometimes it takes a lot of time to tell which device a cord leads to. To solve this problem, you can label all the cords beforehand so you won't get mixed up after unplugging them.
Once you put a car air freshener on your fan, the odor of your favorite scent will be spread all over the room! It saves you a lot of time and you don't need to spray aerosols anymore!
When our boots are stored away, they are likely to flop over and develop unsightly creases. To protect the fabric of our footwear, we can put pool noodles inside the shoes to keep them upright.
Don't cry over spilled wine because milk is coming to the rescue! Try soaking up the wine stain with paper towels first, and then pour milk onto the leftover red. Dairy products like milk can absorb wine quickly.