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HOUSEHOLD TIPS

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1

Use a tension rod and shower hooks to store saucepans inside a cupboard.

2

Install a regular coat rack low down the wall to store shoes safely off the floor.

3

Store cupcake and muffin cases in a mason jar

4

Boil orange peel and cloves to get rid of unpleasant smells in the kitchen.

5

Repurpose an old picture frame as a serving tray. Use a Post-It note when drilling to catch the dust

6

Use a paper plate to prevent splatters when using an electric whisk.

7

Repurpose a cereal canister as a trash can for the car.

8

Use ice-cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets.

9

Deodorize sponges in the microwave. Soak in water spiked with white vinegar or lemon juice and put on fill power for one minute.

10

Make a simple laundry bag using an old pillowcase and an embroidery hoop.

11

Easily draw out a splinter for easy removal by applying a paste of baking soda and water.

12

Cover paint trays with aluminium foil to make cleaning up afterwards a breeze.

13

To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of salt and rub with a lemon. Rinse with clean water and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.

14

Use hairspray on the end of your sewing thread to help it slide through the eye of your needle.

15

Clean cat litter trays quickly by lining with a garbage bag. Remove pet hair from furniture and carpets with a squeegee.

16

Hang onions in cut-up tights or old stockings to make them last for months!

17

Use a fork to press garlic when there is not a garlic crusher available.

18

The simplest way to slice a bunch of cherry tomatoes is to sandwich them between two plastic lids and run a long knife through all of them at once!

19

Organize jewellery on a corkboard for easy viewing when deciding how to accessorize an outfit

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Create a thrifty watering can by puncturing holes in the top of a used milk bottle.