10 Uses Of Table Salt You Had No Idea About

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Smelly shoes? No problem

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Salt has great deodorizing effects, which makes it great for freshening up your smelly sneakers. Sprinkle some salt into your shoes at night, then brush it out in the morning.

Clean Sponges

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You can use salt to refresh and clean your sponges, Instead of buying new sponges. To bring your sponges back to life, soak them overnight in a cold saltwater solution, the solution will absorb all dust and make your sponge look like new again.

Clean Drains

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Salt is incredible when it comes to sink and bathtub drains, to get started, just dump half a cup salt down the drain, then start the disposal while running cold water. The salt will get rid of odors and dislodge anything stuck in the disposal.

Remove Lipstick Stains

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If you’re someone who uses lipstick a lot or has ladies coming to your house, you’re sure to find annoying lipstick stains all over your glasses. These stains might be difficult to remove even with soap, and you find yourself scrubbing them endlessly. But you can remove the stain easily by sprinkling some salt onto the lipstick, and then rubbing it gently with your fingers.

Clean Artificial Flowers

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Artificial flowers are great for decorating your house, but nothing makes them look more noticeably fake than dust collecting on their leaves and petals. Quickly bring your artificial flowers back to life by placing them in a bag with some salt and shaking them around.

Sick of Greasy Pans

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Greasy pans are a pain in the head, they can be very annoying and no matter how much soap you use, it seems like there’s always a little bit of grease left on them. Instead of spending all your time washing and rewashing, scrub your greasy pans with salt before washing them with soap or dishwasher detergent.

Smelly cutting board

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Cutting boards might have a weird smell, which doesn’t go away even after washing, this trick can help you, After washing your cutting board with soap and water, rub it down with a damp cloth dipped in saltwater. The salt water will take the smell away and deodorize your cutting board.

Refresh Burnt Coffee

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Burnt or overcooked coffee can really spoil your day, you can bring your coffee back to life with a little salt. You might think this sounds crazy, but you’d be surprised at how much better it tastes with just a tiny pinch of salt.

Bug bites

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If nothing is relieving your itchy bug bites, soak them in saltwater then cover with salt.

Sore Throat relief

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If you’re having a bad sore throat, mixing some salt into a warm glass of water and gargling will relieve the pain for a short while