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Handy Tips

Household Tips

Ants Problem:
Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole.


To get pure and clean ice:
Boil water first before freezing


To make the mirror shine:
Clean with spirit


To remove chewing gum from clothes:
Keep the cloth in the freezer for an hour.


To whiten white clothes:
Soak white clothes in hot water with a slice of lemon for 10 minutes.


To get maximum juice out of lemons:
Soak lemons in hot water for one hour, and then juice them.


To avoid smell of cabbage while cooking:
Keep a piece of bread on the cabbage in the vessel while cooking.


To rid the smell of fish from your hands:
Wash your hands with a little apple vinegar.


To avoid tears while cutting onions:
Chew gum.


To boil potatoes quickly:
Skin one potato from one side only before boiling.


To boil eggs quickly:
Add salt to the water and boil.


To check freshness of fish:
Put it in a bowl of cold water. If the fish floats, it's fresh.


To check freshness of eggs:
Put the eggs in water. If it becomes horizontal, it's fresh. If it becomes slanting, it is 3-4 days old. If it becomes vertical, it is 10 days old. If it floats, it's stale.


To remove ink from clothes:
Put toothpaste on the ink spots generously and let it dry completely, then wash.


To skin sweet potatoes quickly:
Soak in cold water immediately after boiling.


To get rid of mice or rats:
Sprinkle black pepper in places where you find mice or rats. They will run away.


Submitted by Angela Kueh from: www.FunAndFunOnly.net

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