20 reasons why aluminum foil is a must-have product throughout the home
Everybody owns aluminum foil in their kitchen. The contrary would be surprising: this is a very practical thing to have around. We use aluminum foil to cook food in the oven, as well as on the barbecue, and that’s the reason why there is always some lying around. Surprisingly, aluminum foil can be used outside the kitchen. Here are 20 interesting things you can do with this material. You will quickly realize that aluminum foil is essential to your life.
If you need to pour some liquid in a water bottle, make a funnel with some aluminum foil.
Put some aluminum foil under the clothes that are being ironed. The aluminum foil will become hot very rapidly, so your clothes will be wrinkle-free on both sides in no time.
If you need to sharpen your scissors and get rid of the rust, cut a piece of aluminum foil 7-10 times.
If you have dead batteries and you don’t have any more, use some aluminum foil. Place the aluminum foil as shown on the image above.
Place balls of aluminum foil in your dryer to get rid of static from your clothes. This will also help your clothes dry faster.
Clean your iron with a ball of aluminum foil. It is safe for your home appliance. Rub gently to clean everything.
To clean your silverware, place some aluminum foil at the bottom of a container. Add some baking soda, salt, and boiling water.
To move furniture more easily, place bits of aluminum foil under the furniture legs like shown above. This will help slide the furniture.
Aluminum foil can help improve the wifi signal. Fold the aluminum foil a few times, and place it behind the wifi modem like a screen.
You can easily clean a glue gun with a piece of aluminum foil.
To protect your food from sticking to the pan, place a coat of aluminum foil in the bottom of your pan. It is also a great way to cook without using oil.
Make a ball with some aluminum foil and scrub it on the rusted surface.
If you need to seal a plastic bag, place a long piece of aluminum foil on the top, like shown above, and iron it shut.
Surprisingly, touchscreens react with aluminum foil. If you coat a pen with some aluminum foil, you can make your own touchscreen pen. If you don’t have touchscreen gloves, add aluminum foil to your finger and use your smartphone with normal gloves.
You can make any shape you would like in a few minutes with this material.
Mix some baking soda with some toothpaste and put a thick coat of the mixture on an aluminum foil strip. Place the strip on your teeth. Remove it after an hour, and rinse your mouth.
Do you need to paint a room that has a doorknob? You can quickly cover your doorknobs with some aluminum foil to protect them instead of using traditional tape. The aluminum foil will protect your doorknobs from paint splatters also.
If you have cooked very greasy food, coat a bowl with some aluminum foil and pour the grease into the bowl. Close the aluminum foil together and place it in the garbage.
To make sure you always have a clean oven and to avoid having to constantly clean your oven, add a layer of aluminum foil to the bottom of your oven. This trick also helps to avoid food burning and distributes heat well.
You can clean your barbecue grill with a simple aluminum foil ball. All you have to do is scrub the grill to get rid of grease stains.
If you want to curl your hair while protecting them from too much heat from your curling iron, place a piece of aluminum foil between your iron and your hair.
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