Are you storing rice for rainy days and they are becoming food for insects? Is your red chilly powder turning stale before you expect? Well, there must be several other such things that are making you mad. There are secret home hacks that can turn your home to a better one. These are tips that are passed from grandmothers to mothers and then to us…. You can watch amazing videos about such hacks.
Here are amazing home hacks that you didn’t know
1. Keep grains fresh
To avoids insects to feed on your grains add some fresh Neem leaves in your rice/dal/pulses buckets. The bitterness of Neem Leaves will keep insects away from your rice bucket. If you do not get Neem Leaves then you can add some dries red chilies in the bucket to avoid insects.
2. Let apples retain their color
You must be tired of apples turning red after they are cut. You might be wishing to garnish your dish with sliced apple but cannot as they turn red. Now you can try this simple step. Make syrup of honey and water, 2 table spoon honey and half cup water. Brush the honey water syrup on the apple slices. They will no more turn red and retain their original color.
3. Don’t break glass with hot water
If you pour hot water in a glass tumbler then most probably you will break it immediately. To prevent that put a steel spoon in the glass tumbler before pouring hot water. The spoon will absorb the heat and the glass will not break.
4. Let new clothes not lose brightness
When you wash your new clothes for the first time, they lose brightness as the color leaves the cloth. Do you want to avoid it? Well, soak the new dress for 30 minutes in salt water before the first wash. This will help retain the color of the new cloth.
5. Hate sticky Okras?
While chopping ladies fingers your knife must be getting sticky. This also makes the dish soggy and not crispy? Rub a lemon on the knife edge before cutting ladies fingers. They will not stick to the knife and turn crispy when fried.
6. Is your room smelling of cooked food?
When guests come you must be cooking many dishes for them. After your cooking is over the entire house smells of the cooked food. Only spraying room freshner will not work. What to do? Once your cooking is over take pan of water and add coffee to it. Let it boil for a while. Your room will smell fresh now. Now you may spray room freshner. If the odor is too strong then instead of coffee you can add few tablespoon of vinegar in water.
7. Keep green chilies fresh
It is very common that green chilies get rotten very soon. Before you refrigerate it, break the strands along with the bud of the chilly. Then keep them in a separate box. They will last for long than expected.
8. Keep fruits fresh
When you keep your fruits in a fruit basket they tend to rot very fast. Try and avoid keeping bananas in the fruit bowl. Keep bananas separately. This will allow you to keep all fruits fresh for long.
9. Brunt frying pan?
A brunt frying pan is often seen in kitchens. How do you deal with it? Well, here we have a simple solution for it. Add some water and few teaspoons of vinegar in it. Now place the pan on the gas and let it heat for a while. With a serving spoon remove brunt places on your pan and see the magic.
10. Want your perfume to last for long?
Before you apply your perfume on your wrist and neck, apply Vaseline. After applying Vaseline spray your perfume. This will allow the smell to stay day long.
11. Wish to dry nail paint faster?
Only girls know how pathetic it is to wait for the nail paint to dry. So, next time dip your fingers in ice water and it will dry in minutes. No more waiting for your nail paint to dry.
12. Tangled earphones?
Who likes tangled earphones? No one for sure. When you do not need your earphones just roll it on your finger and clip it with a hair clutch.
13. Watery eyes while cutting onions?
Well, you must find a way to avoid watery eyes while you peel onions. Take off the first layer of onion and place it in a bowl of warm water for 5 mins. Now, you will no more have watery eyes while cutting onions.
14. Stinking refrigerator?
If you are getting a bad smell when you open your refrigerator then we have a solution for you. Cut a lemon in two equal halves and place it in your fridge. You will no more get the smell.
Now you know different home hacks that will change your life. Happy Living..