We all know toothpaste is for oral health but it turns out that it’s much more than that. It amazed us with all its cleaning abilities. Keep reading to discover the uses of toothpaste other than oral health.
Wipe away water stains: A problem that we all confront. When we forget to use a coaster we end up with annoying water stains on the table. Even though they look like they are going to stay there forever they are not! You can revive your wooden table by gently rubbing white toothpaste into the table. Scrub it until the stains disappear.
Clean your carpet: If your carpet has coffee, wine or pet stains toothpaste might be what you are looking for. To get rid of the stain use white toothpaste. Rub the toothpaste into the stain with a white, soft, clean cloth. Rinse it with warm water, let it dry and vacuum. If the stain is stubborn and you don’t know what to do ask for professional help from Justmop. Their professional carpet cleaning team will make your carpets brand new!
Wash moulded bottles: Sometimes we ignore our water bottles or find your baby’s bottle hidden somewhere with water in it. When you open the bottle the smell would be unbearable. Don’t throw it away just because it stinks. Dump whatever you forgot in the bottle, add a little toothpaste to the bottle and fill it with hot water. Shake very well and then rinse. The bottle is ready to be at your service again.
Remove crayon from the walls: This hack is very well known. But if you haven’t heard of it before you will thank us when you try. When your little ones decide to become artistic you end up having their artistic works on your walls. If you decide to remove the art from the walls all you need is an old toothbrush or a white and soft cloth and of course toothpaste. Rub the toothbrush or the cloth covered with toothpaste into the crayon stains. Rinse with another clean cloth and warm water.
Shine your chrome faucets: There are a lot of shining tricks out there for chrome appliances and toothpaste is one of them. If you run out of other products that you usually use for cleaning why not give toothpaste a try? Rub the toothpaste onto the chrome faucet with your fingertips and then wash it away.
Clean your iron: If you neglected your iron for too long it probably has mineral stains on the bottom. Before starting cleaning make sure that your iron is cold. Rub the bottom of your iron with a soft cloth and toothpaste and clean it with a damp cloth.
Whiten your sneakers: Basic toothpaste works like a magic when you have dirty sneakers. Grab an old toothbrush and work the toothpaste on the plastic sides of your shoes. You can wipe it away with a clean cloth to finish up.
Whiten yellow piano keys: If you have an old piano in the house and if it’s old enough it might have yellow keys. To whiten the old piano keys use a soft dampen cloth and rub the toothpaste into the keys. Finish it with a clean cloth. Surprise surprise!
Bonus: The list goes on but we tried to pick the best hacks for you. We have a few more bonus hacks that toothpaste will make you smile.
- It’s not impossible to remove ink stains. Put some toothpaste on the stain, let it dry completely and wash the shirt.
- If you like to wear swimming goggles but annoyed by the fog clean them with toothpaste. The thin layer left by toothpaste will prevent them to get foggy again.
- Rub your car headlight with toothpaste and then with a clean dampened cloth. They will be clean and shiny.
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