Unusual life hacks using home appliances – how many have you tried?

Unusual life hacks using home appliances – how many have you tried?

Would you ever think of using your home appliances in any other way than what they are designed for?

Well, it seems that up and down the nation we have been discovering unusual, and some may say ingenious, ways to use our home appliances. We’ve taken a look at some of the more extreme examples, and some that will come in very handy!

Use your slow cooker as a foot spa

We would never recommend this as a good idea, but apparently using your slow cooker as a foot spa is really easy. Instead of adding your usual meat or veg, add warm water and your favourite oils and minerals and you are ready to get relaxing! Not sure we’ll be trying this one out anytime soon.

Remove crayon marks with a hairdryer

This one is definitely one to remember. If your kids are prone to leaving works of art on your walls using crayon, then worry no more, we have the tip for you. Simply heat the crayon marks with a hairdryer and wipe clean with a baby wipe. The crayon will come right off and you won’t need to redecorate, brilliant!

Cook salmon in a dishwasher

Another strange one, have you ever heard of cooking anything in a dishwasher? Apparently, there are some people who cook using their dishwasher on a regular basis. If you want to give it a try, wrap your salmon and any seasonings in an airtight foil parcel. Pop it in an EMPTY dishwasher and run a full cycle.

Put clothes in the freezer to remove chewing gum

This is a great one that really works. Simply pop an item of clothing that has gum stuck on it in the freezer and freeze for two to three hours. When removed, the gum should scrape straight off. You can also use the freezer to stretch out new shoes. Simply fill some bags with water and squeeze them into the tightest part of the shoes and pop them in the freezer. As the water freezes, it will stretch out your shoes.

Boil vegetables and eggs in a coffee maker

We’re not sure about this one, but if you want to give it a try, it seems quite simple. Add your veg or eggs to the coffee jug and fill the tank with water. The water will heat up and fill the jug. Leave your veg or eggs in the jug until they are cooked, and hey presto, veg and eggs cooked in a coffee maker! Just remember to give it a good clean before your next caffeine fix!

Source – idealhome.co.uk

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