We’ve all seen life hacks on the internet. They are those little things that make life easier. You’ve probably looked up your fair share, and maybe even tried some at home. But we’ll guess that you haven’t seen any like these before. These 10 hacks had our jaws on the floor more than once!
Consumer Educator Teresa Hunsaker shares solutions for the little problems you face on the home front. Trust us, you’ll want to try every single one!
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10 Life Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind
Cleaning Your Blinds
Use your kitchen tongs covered with dish rags to dust your blinds.
Cleaning Stainless Steel
Use club soda and a microfiber cloth to clean off your stainless steel appliances.
Cleaning Your Cooking Pans
Use borax to get the greasy stains off of the outside of your cooking pans.
What to Put in the Dishwasher
- Hood vent on your stove
- Toothbrush holder
- Soap holder
- Dish brushes
Keep Chrome Faucets Clean
Use a dryer sheet to prevent build-up on chrome faucets and handles.
Keep Chopped Lettuce Fresh
Put a coffee filter in a Ziploc bag, then blow into it to get some CO2 in there. The carbon dioxide helps keep the lettuce from turning brown.
Thaw Cold Butter
Put hot water in a glass for a few minutes. Pour it out, and put the glass over top of the butter to be thawed.
Organize Cupcake Liners
Store cupcake liners in a mason jar to keep them all in one place.
Freshen Up the Bathroom
Put a drop or two of essential oils on the inside of the toilet paper roll.
Keep Silky Clothes From Sliding Off Hangers
Put dots of hot glue along the top of your plastic hangers to keep your clothes in place.