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8 Pet-Themed New Uses for Old Things from Real Simple--very practical Cat Hair, Clean Tips, Removal Pet Hair, Dogs Owners, Rubber Gloves, Clean Ideas, Hair Removal, Households Tips, Real Simple
Hair Dryer as Sticker Remover - A little hot air quickly loosens price labels—with zero fingernail-chipping frustration.
Better than vacuuming That's right. We've found another use for duct tape—cleaning. The stickiness of duct tape makes it perfect for a makeshift pet hair remover and this method is faster than vacuuming. It also works on seats in vehicles. A sponge or cloth wrapped with duct tape works great for getting into corners.
Smart Dishwashing Tip Dishwashing gloves protect hands from dishwater, but when you raise your forearms, the sudsy liquid rolls back over the gloves and soaks your elbows and sleeves. A simple solution: Fold over the bottom few inches of the gloves to make a cuff for each. Any water that pools there will return to the sink.
Car Wax as Sink Polish - Polish faucets, sinks, tile, even shower doors with Turtle Wax, which leaves behind a protective barrier against water and soap buildup, so your hard-earned sparkle will last past the next tooth-brushing.