Life Hacks That Actually Work

Life hacks are hit or miss depending on who you talk to, but these ones are pretty useful! Even if one saves you some time and effort when you're in a pinch, it's worth it. 

No Iron? No Problem

The last thing you think of while traveling is your wrinkly clothes. Obviously, the more delicate fabrics will be wrinkled, and no one wants to see that! Your hotel might not have an iron at the ready, but don't worry, there's a hack for that! Using a simple flat iron will get your clothes looking spic and span. Flat irons are small and sleek enough that you won't even notice them in your luggage. Use the flat iron for collars, sleeves, pockets... Everything! 


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The More You Know

  • Turn on the sink water and the disposer and drop in a few ice cubes. Flying shards of ice work like a sandblaster inside the disposer.
  • Pump up the volume at any impromptu party by putting your smartphone in a bowl: The concave shape will amplify the music from its speaker.
  • If your ring gets stuck on your finger Windex will slide it right off.
  • If the grille on your bathroom exhaust fan is clogged with dust, try a trick that's faster and more effective than vacuuming. Here's how to clean a bathroom fan: Turn on the fan and blast out the dust with "canned air." The fan will blow the dust outside.
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