Tip Of The Day: Dryer Sheets

  • Repel mosquitoes by hanging a sheet when outdoors.
  • Freshen the air by placing a sheet in a drawer, in the closet, the locker, or under the seat of your car.
  • Eliminate static electricity from the television or computer screen.
  • Dissolve soap scum from shower doors and tile walls by cleaning with a sheet.
  • Repel bees and bugs by tucking some in your picnic basket or under lawn furniture.  Rub a sheet on your bare skin.
  • Combat static on clothes, stockings, and hair by patting with a sheet.
  • Soak cookware with burnt or baked on food in warm water and a dryer sheet or two to make clean up easier.
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Tip Of The Day

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To fight mildew in the bathroom, soak a few cotton balls in bleach and place them in hard to reach places.  Leave them for a few hours and rinse with warm water.

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Tip Of The Day: Aspirin

  • Remove perspiration stains from white fabric by dissolving two aspirin in half a cup of warm water and applying to the fabric for a couple of hours before washing.
  • Eliminate chlorine discoloration from hair by dissolving eight tablets in a glass of water and rubbing into your hair.  Leave for about 10 minutes and rinse.  Shampoo.
  • Reduce pimples by making a paste of water and crushed aspirin.  Cover the pimple and rinse after a few minutes.
  • Recharge a car battery by dropping two tablets into the battery.  The aspirin’s acetylsalicylic acid will combine with the battery’s sulfuric acid to produce one charge.
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