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Can You Tell What This Hole In Your Bathroom Is Used For?

If you're like me and you grew up in an old house with old furniture and appliances, there's a chance today's world doesn't understand most of what you have been through. A certain type of carpet, or giant cupboards that were known wardrobes (not closets), the list goes on. As it turns out, things that were 'in fashion' a few decades ago, can't even be recognized in the 21st century. But that's what makes them 'vintage'. If you've been living in an old home, you might have undergone way too many renovations for it. So if you can identify these holes just by looking at them. There are still some of those 'modern' folk who don't know what the fuss is all about, so let's give them something to think about, shall we? Keep reading the story to find out what these holes are and what they were used for. 

Have you been living in an old home? 

If you've ever got renovations done in your home, you probably recognize these. You might have seen these holes in the bathroom, or inside the refrigerator. But if you also recognize them, you would know why the modern world doesn't use them anymore. Any guesses? Well, keep reading to find out. 

On your bathroom cabinet. 

You can see it quite clearly in this picture. Read also- 9 Simple Solutions To Problems You Face At Home Everyday

These were razor blade slots. 

You can still find these small slots in hotels that were built in the olden times, and they're still in use. 

You could dispose of your razor blades here. 

This practice was mainly done in the 1960s. It was an easy and safe way to dispose of used razor blades. Read also- Here's How You Can Get Better Results Without Using A Razor 

It's a good idea. 

Instead of throwing them away in the trash where your pets or kids can find them, you can easily throw them inside a wall. 

But there's one downside. 

If you're getting your home renovated, you would just find a load of razor blades shoved in the back of your walls.