Ideas Using Sponges
Sponges are one of the most basic utensils in your house and they can be used in many more situations than cleaning stains and soaping dishes. Check out these very smart uses for sponges and make your life much easier!
Nail Polish Remover Jar
To this amazing life hack you will only need a small jar with lid, nail polish remover and a good sponge! Place the sponge really tightly inside the jar, leaving a space for you to put your finger. Now it is only pour the nail polish remover inside the jar and it is done!
Sponge for Cleaning Blinds
Window blinds get dirt and grime very fast and they are not the easiest item to clean inside a home. A creative idea is using two sponges attached to a food clip. Use a scissor to make two gaps in the edges of the sponges and fit the clip inside them. Now it is only cleaning! Easy and cheap!
Reusable Dryer Sheets Sponges
Save money (and the environment) with this simple life hack! Transform some sponges in reusable dryer sheets to help you with your laundry. It is only soak them inside a pot with a good fabric softener and close it to keep wet. When you decide to use, just remove the excess of the liquid and put on your dryer machine. After using put back again in the pot to have a new one.
No Messy Sponges Ice-packs
Soak a soft sponge in water, put in a Ziploc bag and leave in the freezer. When you need an ice pack, the plastic bag will prevent water from flowing while it melts and make a mess around the house. The sponge is also great for freezing food and beverages during a trip: just put the bag inside the Styrofoam or thermal bag.
Sponge Soap Dish
Save every bit of your soap with this creative idea! Transform a sponge in a soap dish only making a hole in the middle of it to attach your soap. This will save your money and avoid that mess of melted soap in your bathroom.
Sponge for Cleaning Grills
An easier way to clean a grill using a sponge is slicing the sponge (not until the end) making some small squares. Like this all the sides of the grill will be scrubbed and you will finish your work faster and easily.
Sponge and Magnets for Cleaning Vases
If you have vases that are really difficult to clean inside, you can use a sponge and a magnet to help you. Cut the sponge in the middle and make a gap in the lateral of the pieces. Place one magnet inside each gap and close it using strong glue. Now you can clean the inside part of your vase easily!
Sponge Floor Protectors Pads
Tired of those scratches on the floor every time you need to move your furniture from one place to another? An easy and cheap way to avoid the damage is cutting a sponge in small pieces and gluing them under the legs of your furniture. This will avoid scratched and loud noises!