If you like craftsmanship and you’re the do-it-yourself type of person, then a variety of things you use on a daily basis that you don’t need to buy. You already have the ingredients at your residence by which you can make toothpaste to laundry detergent. Here are 20 creative uses of household items by which you can save some money.
1. Alka Seltzer As Fishing Bait
Though it’s queer dropping some of alka seltzer tablets into the water around your fishing hole will help you to catch a big one.
2. Aluminum Foil As Dryer Sheets
If you didn’t know that aluminum foils are safe to keep in dryers before, you can do it now. Later you can use them a superb alternative to dryer sheets.
3. Aspirin As Itch Reliever
If you grind up a few aspirin tablets and mix them with two teaspoons of water, the mixture can be used to get relief from the itch of a mosquito bite.
4. Baby Wipes As Gadget Cleaners
If you want to buy some costly electronics cleaners, remember baby wipes can be used as an alternative.
5. Baking Soda As Drain-O
If you want to spend money on the drain-o to unclog the kitchen sink, remember you can do the same thing using baking soda. First, pour down a cup of baking soda down the drain, add some white vinegar and wait for five minutes. Then pour boiled water and check the outcome.
6. Baking Soda As Toothpaste
This can give you a fresh breath and can whiten your teeth.
7. Bananas As Silverware Shiners
If you want your silverware as new as before then just scour them with the inner part of a banana peel. It’s magic, isn’t it?
8. Beer As Slug Bait
If you have a slug problem, you can use a bear can get rid of it. Open some beer cans and keep them hidden at ground level, the slugs will just wander right in.
9. Cereal Bags As Ziplocs
10. Cinnamon As Ant Repellent
If you want to buy some pesticides to keep ants at bay, then cinnamon can play a good role. Just sprinkle some cinnamon powder at the corner of your house or wherever you have the ant issue.
11. Dryer Sheets As Shoe Freshener
Never spend too much buying costly deodorizer because dryer sheets can be used as an alternative.
12. Hand Lotion As Shoe Shiner
You can use hand lotion as an alternative to shoe shiner. It will keep your shoes shiny and ensure the leather’s softness.
13. Honey As Germ Killer
Some types of honey can be used as germ killers. It will also help you’re to reduce scarring on your injured place.
14. Hydrogen Peroxide As Stain Remover
Bleach can be used as an anti-bacterial agent. It is a magnificent disinfectant and stain remover.
15. Kitty Litter As Cell Phone Saver
If your cell phone gets soaked in the water you can dry it in a box of cat litter. To dry it first remove the battery and SIM card, then keep the phone into a sock. Tie the sock closed and put it in a box of cat litter. Wait for at least 3 days. check any moisture is left on the screen. If any moisture is seen there, keep it in the litter box for another two days.
16. Tea Bags As Deodorizer
Just keep used tea bags in a jar and keep it in your fridge to get rid of bad odor.
17. Tea Bags As Wart Remover
If you have warts you can use tea bags to remove them. If you use hot, wet tea bags on warts for about 15 minutes, 3 times a day, it will eradicate warts. Actually, the tannic acid inside the tea leaves works to do so.
18. Toothpaste As All Purpose Cleaner
You can save money by using toothpaste as a cleaner of sink fixtures. You can also use toothpaste to remove garlic odor from your hands after cooking.
19. Vinegar As Pet Shiner
It’s quite strange but you are hearing right. Just pour a cup of white vinegar into one quart of water then rub the mixture on your pet’s coat…….here you get the sparkling fur.