Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Tuesday Tips: Dryer Sheets

We don't use dryer sheets regularly, but I still have a box of them in the laundry room. Here are some additional ways they (and even lightly used ones) can be redeployed:

Stick a couple in those smelly shoes overnight.

Wipe the surface of your TV screen or computer screen to remove static. (Makes sense, no?)

Use it in a sachet in your clothing drawers to keep socks and underwear smelling "out of the dryer" fresh. (A similar strategy it to put a sheet in the bag of your vacuum cleaner or under the seats in your car.)

I haven't tried this one yet, but sounds promising. Place a fresh sheet in the bottom of a pan with caked-on food. Fill the pan with lukewarm water and let sit overnight. It's supposed to be easier to clean in the morning. (If it doesn't work, I'll be sticking with this...

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