In a world where supermarket aisles are stocked full of pricey sprays, cleaners, and devices to scrub a million different sections of your home, it’s good to know that there are highly useful tricks that can help cut down on price.
There are so many different tricks that can make life easier, like using shaving cream to demist your mirrors. And when I spotted how this household item could be used in a number of different ways, I was completely knocked down!
I never expected to find one of the most useful household tools in my laundry room, but dryer sheets can really help with everything from cleaning, to removing smells, to eliminating stains and paint.
Most of these other dryer sheet uses came as a total surprise to me — I can’t wait to give them a try!
Scroll through below to see just how easily you can better your own life with dryer sheets.
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There are few things much worse than old food that won’t scrub off of a pan. Simply wet the pan overnight in hot water with a dryer sheet. The next day, use the dryer sheet to mop away any food residue that might be leftover.
You can also keep your thread knot-free with a dryer sheet. By dragging your needle through the sheet, the string will stop sticking to itself, and will be less possible to get tangled.
Vacuums are supposed to maintain your house clean, but after years and years of sucking up dust and dirt, they start smelling a bit musty. By putting a used dryer sheet to the vacuum bag, you can make your whole house smell like fabric softener.
White deodorant marks are a actual pain, and trying to wipe them away with tissues just leaves more white spots. However, a used dryer sheet is a perfect way to get rid of deodorant spots fast and easy.
You can clean off dust from window blinds quickly with a used dryer sheet, by closing the blinds and mopping vertically. Then, simply repeat the work with the blinds open all the way.
Especially as the weather gets colder, hair static can be hard to fight. Rub a dryer sheet on the bristles of your brush to help tame those static flyaways.
Dirt and gunk can easily build up in the soleplate of an iron, making it hard to clean up. With the iron on low, rub it over a dryer sheet, and watch the gunk fade.
Dryer sheets make your clothes smell well in the dryer, but you can keep that fresh-out-of-the-dryer smell by holding one in your drawers.
Gym bags can get super-smelly, but a few dryer sheets can keep them fresh and clean.
Are unclean hands leaving fingerprints on your stainless-steel fridge and appliances? Used dryer sheets are great at cleaning off handprints and spots.
Powdery messes can be a big pain to clean up. However, a dryer sheet is perfect for getting rid of light dust and powder quickly.
And for those who don’t like that musty, old-book smell, slip dryer sheets between the pages, and they’ll stay smelling fresh and clean.
These dryer sheet tricks are totally brilliant, and can help to make life around the house so much easier!
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