15+ Personal Tips That Could’ve Saved Us Tons of Grief If We’d Known Them Earlier
We can never learn too many life hacks. They’ve shown us that there’s always a simpler way to complete our daily tasks. After all, broken glass is the hardest to clean, especially the smallest pieces, and removing bad smells like onion and garlic has been a challenge. But not anymore since you have all the tips that will help you handle these everyday issues.
This time, Bright Side made sure to find especially useful tips that you won’t need to invest a dime in.
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When shoveling the snow, it can get annoying when the snow sticks onto the shovel. There’s a very useful and simple hack for this. Just coat the shovel with car wax. This way, clumped, frozen snow won’t stick to it and you’ll finish your task faster.
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When glass gets broken it’s especially important to clean even the smallest pieces. After all, the smallest ones can be the most dangerous. Since dustpans can’t gather everything, just tape the front with blue painter’s tape. This way, all the pieces will get cleaned.
The best way to start a fire is to use dryer lint. Stuff an empty toilet paper roll with lint. The lint is easily flammable while the toilet paper roll will keep the flames steady and safer to start the fire.
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Close one eye before turning on or off the lights in a room. This will help your eyes adjust to the light changes faster. No more squinting your eyes to see better in the dark.
One of the benefits of parsley is its ability to neutralize the bad smell in your mouth. So after eating garlic or onion, chew on parsley and those unbearable smells will be gone.
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If you’re feeling hot, run cold water on your wrists for a few minutes and it will cool you down quickly. This is due to the pulse points and the blood vessels located in your wrist area. On the wrists, they’re closer to the surface, so running cold water on this spot helps with cooling down.
If you suspect that someone is not giving you the correct phone number, read it back to them incorrectly. If they correct you then it’s legit.
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If your shirt shrinks, fill a bowl with cool water and add 1/4 cup of hair conditioner. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then take the shirt out. Layer it on towels and start stretching it gently from the edges. In no time, the shirt will be restored to its normal size.
Place a baby pic inside of your wallet. This way, there’s a higher chance that you’ll get your wallet returned if lost.
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Add a pinch of salt in a plastic container that you’re currently not using. This will prevent it from getting stinky.
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Which hack did you find most useful? Do you have your own hack that you’d like to share with all of us?
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