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Dryer sheets sure do come in handy when it comes time to do laundry. If you’re like me, you probably have your fair share, and it will take awhile to get through all of them.
It’s hard to pass up a good sale, especially when they are FREE or close to it. Did you know that dryer sheets have several purposes other than laundry?
They can still be good even after use in the dryer too, so think twice before throwing them out and consider how else they can be used!
Dusting: Swiffer Dusters can come in handy but consider using dryer sheets on baseboards, furniture, and more for a less expensive cleaning option.
Pest Control: These sheets work well as a bug repellent for gnats and other pesky creatures. Tuck under furniture or in a picnic basket to be bug FREE! They also help repel rodents too!
Shower Scrubber: Wet the used sheet and scrub the bottom of the shower floors to keep it free of mildew and soap build-up.
Windshield Washer: Wet down your car and scrub the windshield to get rid of unwanted bug matter and other build-up on the car.
In Your Shoes: Toss a dryer sheet in the toes of your shoes to minimize odors!
Sewing Help: Store your needles in a dryer sheet while threaded to keep them from tangling.
Bookmark: Keep in photo albums or books to keep them smelling fresh and to combat the musty paper smell of used or old books. They can be used as a bookmark too.
Clean Paintbrushes: Soak your used paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and latex paint will come off in under a minute.