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Extraordinary Uses For Ordinary Things
Best book ever - delivers promised: 2,317 ways to save money and time!
When I first stumbled upon this book, I was trying to remove mould stains from my baby's push-chair (I was crazy enough to put it into an old, unused refrigerator - like it's going to be in dry place there - what a mistake!!!). I heard lots of advices and tried lots of them but they didn't work. Then one of my friends said she has this book and that it would be good to look inside for something else.
And I found a tip that worked for me! I used borax!
I read this book from cover to cover in three days and couldn't believe the ways of cleverly using common things. I heard of some and used some in past, those that my mother, grandmother or friends passed on to me, but there were so many tips I didn't know of!
So, after about a month I returned my friend her copy of book and bought my own. I realized that I'm using it so often that it's worth buying!
This book promises 2,317 ways to save money and time by using products you already have in your household but don't know what they can be used for.
It's time to find out!
Really worth every dime! - This book contains household, gardening, DIY, outdoors and many other ideas and tips.
This book delivers promised! I was amazed that there were so many products that I could use for a whole host of purposes, including bread, dental floss, mayonnaise, oatmeal, sandpaper, and straws.
On of uses of vinegar: To clean your microwave, place a glass bowl filled with 1/4 cup vinegar in 1 cup water inside, and zap the mixture for five minutes on the highest setting. Once the liquid cools, dip a cloth into it and wipe off stains and splatters.
What an idea. What a book!
Did you know?
Reader's Digest description of this book:
Did you know that a kiddy drink can clean your dishwasher? Or that ketchup can make your silver sparkle? Or that a banana peel could double as a shoeshine? With a bow to our resourceful forebears, this ingenious book that's anything but ordinary shows you how to uncap the "secret powers" of dozens of everyday items. From that jar of petroleum jelly to a roll of aluminum foil, that tube of toothpaste to a carton of milk.
Did you know that bread slice can be used to remove greasy stains of the wall?
This would make a very interesting gift for anyone. It isn't just cleaning tips but there are beauty tips, solutions for burned foods, organizing and first aid advice. This book is like a "jack of trades" when it comes to truly ordinary items.
More exceptional uses for common, everyday items! - Hardcover copy of this remarkable book
Did you know that tea can hide gray hair? Or that aspirin can revive a dead car battery? How about the power of table salt to make panty hose last longer? Or that shaving cream can remove rug stains?
Yes, there's a treasure trove hidden in your pantry, medicine cabinet, garage, and basement. This remarkable book shares amazing secrets to save you time, money and shelf space in the process.
Fully illustrated and written in a clear, down-to-earth style, this practical guide contains over 2,300 handy tips about using more than 200 common household items like aluminum foil and dental floss in exciting new ways. Don't spend your hard-earned money on expensive storebought products.
What people that bought this book said?
'This book is fantastic. I saved probably $50 and have only had it a month... instead of painter's Blue Tape alone saved me a lot of money.'
'This is an excellent book for those (like me) who are rather unimaginative when it comes to making/fixing/cleaning things. I was quite impressed with many of the ideas.'
'You know, I paid $30.00 for this book and I have absolutely no regrets. There are so many useful tips in that book. I have read and re-read this book several times. I always refer back to it for something because I forget what to use for certain issues. Good thing they have that glossary in the back. Just look it up and you'll be directed to the page.'
'My favorite tip, as a gardener:
Instead of buying miniature greenhouse kits to start plants, use rolls from toilet paper, paper towels, gift wrap, and other items. Cut them down to size, fill with dirt and when you're ready to plant, simply cut down the sides and put the whole thing in the ground. Simple and inexpensive.'
'I never thought I would enjoy this book as much as I have been. It is 400 pages of fun facts with all those things you would find in your home and all the normal problems you would run in to. For example, onions remove rust stains from silverware, use bananas as a face mask, nail polish to remove warts, vinegar for carpet stains and to defrost windshields, beer and salt to make windows frosty for the Christmas holidays, use a vacuum nozzle with a pair of pantyhose to find that valuable object on the floor without sucking it up, etc.. I love this book! =)'
I recommend it because:
I think it's worth the money spent on it!
I already saved more money then I paid for this book by cleverly using a common household items!
Books I found useful in organizing/cleaning household - Solving many everyday problems and saving money in process.
This is some of the books I can say that helped me in different problems solving. If you can recommend some more, go ahead and make a contribution.
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