Home Life Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner

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Whether you’re looking to get your house spotless in a hurry or just want to add some extra aesthetic appeal to your space, there’s an easy way to tackle all those tasks. Sit back and relax with the time you’ll save after adopting these home hacks.

Unclog A Stuck Drain With Coffee

Coffee grounds can be mixed with dish soap and boiling water to unclog drains. Mixing the grounds with soap and adding the mixture into your drain, following it up with a lengthy pour of boiling water, the combination of which will break up whatever's clogging your pipes.

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Remove Scratches On Furniture With Toothpaste

We all end up with small scratches in the finishes of our furniture from time to time. However, before you go spending hundreds of dollars to get your couch refinished, try using some toothpaste to get those marks out. Using a pea-sized amount of non-gel paste, rub the scratch in a circular motion until it buffs out, and then clean the remainder with a damp towel.

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The More You Know

  • Simply store your ice cream cartons in ziplock bags to keep them as soft and easy to scoop as they were the day you bought them.
  • Bubble wrap is a powerful insulator. While on the road, keep your Chunky Monkey from melting by wrapping the pint in plastic bubble wrap. It’ll stay firm for hours.
  • If you have greasy fingerprints on your doorframes or walls, there's a simple fix. Just rub a piece of chalk gently over them, let it sit for 10 minutes, and the chalk will absorb the oil, allowing it to easily wipe away.
  • If your toilet bowl could use a cleaning but you're out of traditional cleaner, use mouthwash instead.
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