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5 Extremely Helpful Tips for Housework With Expired Beer

Updated on March 15, 2012

Do not throw away the beer has expired or has been opened. You can take advantage of them in the housework!

1. Keep the flower fresh longer

The beer contains alcohol, sugar and some other good nutrients for plants and flowers. You can dilute beer with water, user for flower. This mixture will help you keep the flowers fresh longer.

2. Polish theglass,window glass

No need to buy more glass spray bottles, instead wipe your windows with light beer. Alcohol in beer will evaporate after cleaning and it will leave all glittering glass door clean. This is the great way to save money from glass cleaning products.

3. Shampoo

Beer can help you get shiny hair, soft and clean dandruff. First you wash your hair thoroughly with shampoo you use and then flush the beer to hair, massage gently for a few minutes and rinse thoroughly with water. If the smell of don’t go away immediately, do not worry, it will disappear after a few hours.

4. Washing silk

Maybe this will surprise you, but if you wash silk items with beer, it will become softer, better color retention and it looks like new. First you dilute beer in cold water, soak for 15 minutes and wash again with clean water and dry up.

For black silk, warm some small beer, and mix some milk with it, then sponge the silk with this liquid. It will freshen the color very much.

5. Odor bactericidal for refrigerator

Very simple, you just pour the beer out to towels, squeezed dry and relatively use those towels to clean the fridge’s cabinets. This way is not only killing bacteria but also gets rid of the clinging food odor in the refrigerator.


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      shilpa 3 years ago

      thanks for new ideas

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      Healing Herbalist 6 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      Thank you for your response! I shall have to try it on one of my scarves

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      ihealthyliving 6 years ago

      with light colored silk, dilute some light color beer with lot of water.

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      SeedyKiwi 6 years ago

      I wouldn't have thought of using left over beer for any of these things, I know my mrs will be interested in the silk one.

      Cheers for sharing!

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      Healing Herbalist 6 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      Interesting ideas for beer. I had heard about the hair one, but would never have thought of washing silk with it. Do you have to be careful about the beer's color if it is a light colored silk?