25 Awesome Life Hacks You Won’t Believe You Lived Without

Posted by , Updated on March 13, 2018


Everyone wants to solve problems and make life easier. Because of that, most people end up spending a lot of money on gadgets and tools they don’t really need. However, there are actually plenty of free life hacks that help make life better for everyone. From organizational help to merely fixing a toilet, we want to help simplify your life. Ready to make things easier for yourself? Here are 25 Awesome Life Hacks You Won’t Believe You Lived Without.

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Waterproof Your Shoes

canvas shoesSource: https://diyprojects.com/diy-waterproof-canvas-shoes/

Once canvas shoes get wet, it seems like they stay wet forever. However, if you take an unscented candle and rub it thoroughly against the shoe and proceed to melt it with a hairdryer, the wax will disappear and act as a protective coating to the shoe.


Sore Throat Remedy

marshmallowsSource: http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20640098,00.html#marshmallows-0

There are a number of different remedies to help relieve a sore throat. However, you probably never considered eating marshmallows to help it. That’s right, the gelatin in marshmallows coats and soothes a sore throat.


Lose Weight

cup of teaSource: http://www.healthywomen.org/content/article/how-drink-green-tea-weight-loss

If you’re struggling to lose weight, drinking 2.5 cups of green tea a day could help. Studies have shown people eating a regular diet that drank green tea lost 2.9 pounds in a 12-week period.


Remove Ink Stains

wd 40Source: http://www.healthguidance.org/entry/14499/1/How-to-Get-Ink-Stains-Out-of-Fabric.html

If you have large ink stains on fabric, try using WD-40. WD-40 is an industrial strength solvent that can help remove it. Just be careful; it’ll damage delicate fabrics.


Stop Moisture Damage

silicaSource: http://www.makelifelovely.com/2013/01/6-uses-for-silica-gel-packets-dont.html

If you find those tiny Silica packets from the clothes or other products you bought, don’t throw them away. Instead, find places that might get moisture damage like a bathroom drawer, and put them in there instead.

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