Ways to use everyday objects in unusual ways.
How else can I use this?
With the economy in its current state, wouldn't it be nice to find some alternate uses for household items to help us save a little money? It's pretty easy to troll the internet for plenty of sources for this information. Below I'll list some of my favorites.
1. Mosquito repellent - tie a sheet through one of your belt loops when you're outside in mosquito season and they'll keep their distance.
2. Eliminate static cling from pantyhose - rub a used, damp dryer sheet over your pantyhose to keep your clothing from sticking.
3. Dissolve soap scum from shower doors - rub a used dryer sheet over your shower doors and that soap scum will disappear.
ChapStick® Lip Balm
1. Stop bleeding while shaving - if you nick yourself while shaving, rub some on to stop the bleeding.
2. Prevent hair coloring from dying your skin - when dying your hair, rub some lip balm along your hair line to keep the dye from coloring your skin.
1. Cut a cake - place a cake on a flat surface so there is nothing obstructing the edges. Cut a piece of floss as long as the length of the cake. Slide the floss through the cake and back out for a clean cut.
2. Sew buttons on heavy coats - it makes a pretty durable thread alternative.
1. Fill in nail holes in cement wall or drywall - you can use plain white toothpaste to fill in those pesky little holes.
2. Stop bug bites from itching - dab a little on an irritating bug bite and it will stop itching. Mint works well.