🏠Household Tips For Each Room Of Your House Part 2🏠 by Nicole Ernst - Musely
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🏠Household Tips For Each Room Of Your House Part 2🏠

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07/06/2014
  • 40 of my 101 household tips for every room in the house! Check out part 1 on my profile!
    40 of my 101 household tips for every room in the house! Check out part 1 on my profile!
  • 1. Put a dry towel in with a wet load to reduce the drying time 
2. To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface
    1. Put a dry towel in with a wet load to reduce the drying time
    2. To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface
  • 3. Use hairspray on the end of your sewing thread to help it slide through the eye of the needle
4. Sprinkle salt in the spaces between patio slabs at the bottom of the walls to get rid of pesky weeds
    3. Use hairspray on the end of your sewing thread to help it slide through the eye of the needle
    4. Sprinkle salt in the spaces between patio slabs at the bottom of the walls to get rid of pesky weeds
  • 5. Repurpose an old cd spindle to make a pretty small cake/biscuit holder
6. Clean patio stones with a solution of 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 water in a spray bottle. Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse off
    5. Repurpose an old cd spindle to make a pretty small cake/biscuit holder
    6. Clean patio stones with a solution of 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 water in a spray bottle. Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse off
  • 7. To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle a handful of kosher salt and rub with half a lemon
8. Use scrap paper to help hang an arrangement of picture frames easily. Cut templates for each frame, marking nail locations on the paper, then nail through the marks on the paper
    7. To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle a handful of kosher salt and rub with half a lemon
    8. Use scrap paper to help hang an arrangement of picture frames easily. Cut templates for each frame, marking nail locations on the paper, then nail through the marks on the paper
  • 9. Use ice cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets
10. Prevent soil from escaping through the holes in the base of flowerpots by lining with large muffin cases
    9. Use ice cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets
    10. Prevent soil from escaping through the holes in the base of flowerpots by lining with large muffin cases
  • 11.place a length of masking tape along the edge of a spirit level and mark the location of nail holes for your picture frame. Then simply transfer the level to the wall to ensure you hang the pictures straight 
12. Use a toothpick to prevent tape ends from sticking back to the roll
    11.place a length of masking tape along the edge of a spirit level and mark the location of nail holes for your picture frame. Then simply transfer the level to the wall to ensure you hang the pictures straight
    12. Use a toothpick to prevent tape ends from sticking back to the roll
  • 13. To easily peel potatoes, boil with the skins on them immerse in cold water for 5 seconds. Then twist the potatoes between your hands and the skin will peel right off
14. To decorate a chocolate beautifully, lay a piece of lace over the cake and sprinkle icing sugar over the top
    13. To easily peel potatoes, boil with the skins on them immerse in cold water for 5 seconds. Then twist the potatoes between your hands and the skin will peel right off
    14. To decorate a chocolate beautifully, lay a piece of lace over the cake and sprinkle icing sugar over the top
  • 15. Use toilet paper rolls to easily organism power cords
16. To stop the annoying sound of a dripping tap, tie a piece of string around the faucet which is long enough to reach down the sink
    15. Use toilet paper rolls to easily organism power cords
    16. To stop the annoying sound of a dripping tap, tie a piece of string around the faucet which is long enough to reach down the sink
  • 17. To sharpen scissors, simply cut through sandpaper 
18. Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings
    17. To sharpen scissors, simply cut through sandpaper
    18. Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings
  • 19. Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily: place one around the jar lid and another around the middle of the glass. 
20. To prevent your eyes watering while chopping onions, wipe the chopping board with white vinegar (which won't affect the taste of the onions)
    19. Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily: place one around the jar lid and another around the middle of the glass.
    20. To prevent your eyes watering while chopping onions, wipe the chopping board with white vinegar (which won't affect the taste of the onions)
  • 21. Use ketchup to remove the tarnish from copper pans. Slather the pan with ketchup and leave for 30 minutes for the acid to break down the tarnish then rinse clean and and buff with a soft cloth 
22. Repurpose an unwanted slinky to create a pretty bird feeder
    21. Use ketchup to remove the tarnish from copper pans. Slather the pan with ketchup and leave for 30 minutes for the acid to break down the tarnish then rinse clean and and buff with a soft cloth
    22. Repurpose an unwanted slinky to create a pretty bird feeder
  • 23. Store bed sheets inside their pillowcases for easy storage and access
24. Place a few drops of essential oil on the cardboard tube of a toilet roll to make your bathroom smell wonderful
    23. Store bed sheets inside their pillowcases for easy storage and access
    24. Place a few drops of essential oil on the cardboard tube of a toilet roll to make your bathroom smell wonderful
  • 25. Drop a couple of denture cleaning tablets into the toilet bowl over night to get rid of stubborn stains 
26. Use baby powder to easily remove sand from your skin
    25. Drop a couple of denture cleaning tablets into the toilet bowl over night to get rid of stubborn stains
    26. Use baby powder to easily remove sand from your skin
  • 27. Take a bunch of bananas apart to prevent them from ripening too quickly 
28. Store cut lettuce in mason jars and refrigerate to make it last much longer
    27. Take a bunch of bananas apart to prevent them from ripening too quickly
    28. Store cut lettuce in mason jars and refrigerate to make it last much longer
  • 29. Organize scarves by tying around trouser hangers to store in your wardrobe
30. Use cupcake cases to cover drinks glasses in summer and prevent flies from dropping in
    29. Organize scarves by tying around trouser hangers to store in your wardrobe
    30. Use cupcake cases to cover drinks glasses in summer and prevent flies from dropping in
  • 31. Line salad drawers with newspaper to absorb bad odours in the fridge 
32. Use binder clips to kelp stacked bottles in place in the fridge
    31. Line salad drawers with newspaper to absorb bad odours in the fridge
    32. Use binder clips to kelp stacked bottles in place in the fridge
  • 33. Clean a chopping board by covering it in kosher salt and leaving it overnight. Scrape off with a cloth in the morning to find the salt has absorbed all the moisture from the board 
34. Use egg cartons to store delicate Christmas tree decorations
    33. Clean a chopping board by covering it in kosher salt and leaving it overnight. Scrape off with a cloth in the morning to find the salt has absorbed all the moisture from the board
    34. Use egg cartons to store delicate Christmas tree decorations
  • 35. Cut the top off a screw top bottle and use to seal open bags
36. Use a can opener to open those endlessly- annoying blister packs and avoid cutting yourself
    35. Cut the top off a screw top bottle and use to seal open bags
    36. Use a can opener to open those endlessly- annoying blister packs and avoid cutting yourself
  • 37.tape a laundry bag to the inside of your tumbler dryer door for easy drying of sports shoes 
38. Use a cut potato to easily remove a broken lightbulb
    37.tape a laundry bag to the inside of your tumbler dryer door for easy drying of sports shoes
    38. Use a cut potato to easily remove a broken lightbulb
  • 39. Use a magazine holder to store rolls in the kitchen 
40. Use chalk to remove stains from clothes by simply rubbing the white chalk on the area and washing it off. The chalk will absorb the grease and be washed away in the cycle
    39. Use a magazine holder to store rolls in the kitchen
    40. Use chalk to remove stains from clothes by simply rubbing the white chalk on the area and washing it off. The chalk will absorb the grease and be washed away in the cycle
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