Who doesn't love life hacks? I mean they make your life easier. It's every lazy person's dream to have his/her life completely sorted.
From waterproof shoes, time-marked water bottles, amplifying speakers to making ice last longer, these skills are for your usual activities and nothing out of the ordinary.
This means that these hacks will be used daily and it's also light on your pockets. These tricks will ease your pain of dealing with the monotonous stuff in your life, and it will help in speeding up your workflow.
Hacks act like a free and open source of wisdom. Here are a few of them that teach you how to dry your clothes quickly, how to make your shoes waterproof, how to get rid of bad smells and much more.
Don't worry; these hacks won't cramp your style.
All you need is some beeswax and a hair dryer. You must be wondering how could both of them go together.
Slather some beeswax on your shoes and dry it with a hairdryer till you can't see it anymore. There you go, your shoes are waterproof! Give it a try.
Dry your clothes faster by wrapping your wet garment in a dry towel. Twist it as tightly as possible, to get rid of the excess water. Hang the garment on a hanger to dry normally.
Place a few tea bags in your smelly shoes to absorb the smell. If your shoes are wet as well, put a mixture of rice and baking soda in the shoe to leave it in for a bit.
Before planting them, push the stems of the roses in a potato. This way, the roses will receive all the moisture and nutrients from the potato to develop healthy roots.
Stretch your new shoes if they feel too tight with this easy hack. Stuff each shoe with wet newspaper as tightly as you can and let the shoes dry. Remove the paper later, and your shoes will be more wearable.
A potato chip can help you start a fire, especially at camps. The chemicals, fat and, oil make them perfect fire starting materials.
Searching for small items just got easier. Cover the end of a vacuum cleaner with a stocking or pantyhose and get started.
These time marked water bottles are a genius to keep track of your daily water intake. The markings serve as a visual reminder, and you will be able to reach your daily goals.
To keep your buttons from falling off, paint the threads on the button with a clear nail polish.
Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl and let it sit for a night. Then wash with soapy water and flush it clean.
Place your bathroom faucets and shower heads in a plastic bag filled with vinegar. Fasten it with a rubber band and let it sit overnight. The next day, everything will look as new.
If you're running late and you've forgotten to brush your teeth, or you've run out of toothpaste, chew on an apple. Cinnamon sticks help as well.
If you forgot to wear deodorant and you don't want to smell like a sweat shop, cut a fresh orange or lemon and rub it onto the skin. The fruit will absorb all the body odor.
Run hot water down the drain for a minute and then sprinkle one cup of baking soda. Slowly pour 1 cup of vinegar down the drain. Pour some hot water again.
Amplify your speakers by just using an empty glass or bowl to enhance the volume of your phone.
A long and hot day at the beach? Make the ice in your cooler last longer by sprinkling salt over it.
This old trick never fails to succeed. By keeping a wooden spoon on a cooking utensil, it prevents the water from overflowing. The kitchen is clean, and you're mess free!