Check out these old tips from grandmothers that will help you avoid many problems in your household, and next time a few of this happens to you, just use it:
1- Dissolve stains with salt
Sprinkle salt on a stain as soon when it happens. The salt will absorb most of the grease in minutes.
2- Aspirin keeps roses from wilting
Add one-half a aspirin to a few water in a bowl and let them dissolve. Place your roses in the bowl and enjoy them for twice as long. Aspirin prevents water decay and also works for other flowers, specified carnations, chrysanthemums and gladiolas.
3- Define yourself directions with a wrist watch
Adjust the clock so that the hour hand is faces the sun. It divides the angle between the hour hand and the one o’clock mark by half. The line between that angle points south.
4- Dry nail polish can be diluted with nail polish remover
To bring a thick nail polish back to life, I simply added some drops of nail polish remover, and don’t add overmuch it will become too watery.
5- Save burned pans with salted water
Simply you can easily be cleaned by filling it with water and add several tablespoons of salt. Put it to boil for 20 minutes and the burned surface will disappear.
6- Use salt to prevent eggs from cracking
Add an heaping one tablespoon of salt to the boiling water before adding the eggs, salt will not affect the eggs cracking.
7- Apply an rubber band to teach your child to hold a pen the right way
Place an elastic band on your child’s wrist. Have him hold the pencil. Now turn it 180°. The pen will stay in the right position.
8- Clean your hands stained from berry juice or beet with lemon
Just cut an lemon in half and rub on the stained hands to remove those tell-tale stains, you can use lemon juice.
9- To avoid bread crumbling, use a hot knife
Before slicing it, first dip the knife into boiling water, and then wipe the blade and cut them.
10- Relieve mosquito bites with a potato
Rub one-half an potato on mosquito bites. Something in the potato keeps swelling to a minimum and relieves inflammation.