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10 Ordinary Household Things Turned Extraordinary
Household items may seem boring and seem like they have only one purpose or maybe no purpose at all, but what I am here to tell you today is that these 10 household items come with some extraordinary ways to use and re-purpose them in your house instead of discarding them or buying other pricier items.
1. Vinegar and Newspaper — Window Cleaner
When you clean your windows use a vinegar and water solution because it cuts the grease on the glass real well and wipe them dry with crunched up newspaper. The (I believe it is glycerine) used to make the ink will really make your windows sparkle!
2. Olive Oil — Lubricant
Apply olive oil to squeaky hinges instead of buying WD-40. Save a llittle money by using something you already have at home!
3. Mayonnaise and Eggs — Hair Conditioner
Mix together a mixture of mayonnaise and eggs to make your own homemade hair conditioner. Rub onto hair and let sit for 2-5 minutes before rinsing from your hair.
4. Lemon Juice — Cleanser
Rid your hands of the smell of seafood by rubbing a little bit of lemon juice on yoru hands. And voila! No more seafood smell.
5. Vinegar and Dish Soap — Weed Killer
Mix one quart of vinegar with two tablespoons of dish soap, spray it on your weeds and they will turn brown in a matter of hours!
6. Cayenne Pepper — Antibacterial
Clean up your cuts by sprinkling a little bit of cayenne pepper on them. You would think it would burn, but it doesn't! The wounds will heal faster and it will kill any bacteria in them.
7. Toothpaste — Burn Cream
Apply toothpaste onto minor burns to pull the heat out and instantly cool the burning sensation that you feel.
8. Honey — Cough and Cold Medicine
Add honey into foods and drinks (like teas) to help relieve sore throats and squelch flem. One great thing is that Honey never goes bad! If it gets hard just heat it up and you are ready to use it!
9. Active Charcoal — Diarrhea Reliever
You can find active charcoal at your local pharmacy and this is what you can use as a more natural diarrhea reliever than the mass produced medication out there.
10. Borax and Coconut or Vegetable Oil — Goo Gone
Mix a two to one ratio of Borax to coconut or vegetable oil and make a paste that can be rubbed onto the sticky mess. Best if you use an abrasive material to apply it with like some kitchen sponges.