It's time to load up on salt, but not in the kitchen. While salt is a cooking staple, it can work just as hard in other aspects of your life. Don't believe us? Just watch this video from 5-Minute Crafts about household hacks using salt. They've found means to use this everyday ingredient in ways we would have never guessed! From housework help to quicker clean-ups, salt is the ultimate tool to get the job done. Take a look at our favorite tips below:
Salt is coarse, which makes it especially useful as a cleansing agent. The particles work with your sponge to scrub away at stubborn stains without damaging the surface. Just see how well salt cleaned this burnt iron!
A dirty sponge is the sign of a job well done...until you're left wondering how you clean your favorite scrubbing tool! Soak a grimy sponge in salt water and pop it into the microwave for one minute. After a few squeezes, your sponge will be sparkling clean and ready to tackle the next mess.
Is there anything ickier than an egg yolk that missed the bowl and landed on the counter? The next time this happens to you, scoop a generous amount of salt onto the spill. The salt will absorb the yolk and thicken it too, making cleanup a one-swipe job.
These salt hacks sure have proved handy to us! To see hacks 4-5, take a look at 5-Minute Crafts' video below!