You’ve probably found yourself in a situation that you just needed one life tip to save you. Do you know that feeling when someone does something familiar in a different way? You are shocked because you never thought of it that way. There are millions of situation like that one, and we are going to brighten your life with these 20.
Here’s an awesome list of 20 life hacks that will teach you how to quickly dry your clothes, make your shoes waterproof, amplify your phone’s speakers, and much more!
1. Grow roses from cuttings
Really? How did I not know this? Before planting, push the bottom ends of the cuttings into small potatoes. Moisture and nutrients in the potatoes will turn cuttings into healthy roots.
2. Waterproof shoes
This is a huge dream most of us want for their shoes. You only need beeswax and a blow dryer. Spread beeswax all over your shoes. Next, use the blow dryer to melt the beeswax until you can no longer see it. That’s it! Your waterproof shoes are ready!
3. Dry your clothes faster
Next, your clothes. Sometimes you really need them to be dry. This is what you can do. Place your wet clothing on a dry towel, and then roll the towel with the clothing inside. Then, twist it as tightly as possible to squeeze out the excess water. Finally, hang your garment on a hanger to fully dry.
4. Smelly shoes
If you have smelly shoes, you can get rid of the odor in just a few days! Thus, place a few dry tea bags inside each shoe to absorb the smell. If your shoes are also wet, fill them with a mixture of rice and baking soda and leave for a few days.
5. Tight shoes
Do you happen to have this problem often? Here is what you can do. Stuff each shoe with wet newspaper as tightly as you can. Let them dry, and then remove the newspaper.
6. Start a fire
If you are in the mountain on a cold night and you happen to have chips, you are a lucky one! The fat, the oil, and the chemicals in the chips make them a perfect fire-starting material.
7. Find small lost items
How many times have you lost something so tiny it cannot be found? Hre’s what you can do. Cover the end of a vacuum cleaner with a stocking or pantyhose, and start your search. God luck!
8. Time-marked water bottle
This hack shows you how to keep track of the water you drink daily. All you need to do is draw lines on your water bottle with a marker pen, and then write the time beside the marked level. The marking will serve as a visual reminder for you to drink water, and it will help you achieve your daily water intake requirement.
9. Remove toilet bowl stains
This is incredible! Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl, and let it sit overnight. Then wash it with soapy water, and flush clean.
10. Unclog drains easily
Next, in order to do this, you need to run hot water down the drain for a minute. Then, sprinkle 1 cup of baking soda down the drain. Slowly pour 1 cup of vinegar down the drain. Flush one more time with hot or boiling water.
11. Clean the shower head
Just fill a plastic bag with white vinegar and secure it to the shower head with a rubber band. Let it soak in the vinegar overnight, and remove the bag.
12. Keep buttons from falling off
This is so annoying when it happens! To keep your buttons in place, simply paint a bit of clear nail polish over the threads.
13. Body odor
When you forget to put deodorant on, cut a fresh lemon or orange into two halves and just rub it onto your skin.
14. Amplify your phone’s speakers
Put your phone into a glass or a bowl to boost the volume of its speakers.
15. Make ice last longer in a cooler
In order to have cold drinks all day long at the beach, sprinkle salt on the ice so that it stays frozen for much longer.
16. Fresh breath
Chewing an apple can help with your bad breath.
17. Citrus candles
Moreover, oranges can also make wonderful candles. Make an orange or a lemon candle, and its light and aroma will last a long time.
18. Open a stuck lid
One of the most well-known and effective methods is to use duct tape. If you don’t have duct tape on hand, try running hot water over the lid for a minute or two, and then open. You can also soak the lid in hot water to get the same effect.
19. Wooden spoon trick
In order to keep your pot from boiling over, put a wooden spoon over the top of it. The spoon will pop the bubbles and keep it from overflowing.
20. Open a SIM card tray when an ejector tool isn’t around
Insert a small paperclip you bent previously into the small pin hole opening and there you go!