Is your ladder hiding out in the closet? Then it’s time to haul it out and make good use of it-as a piece of furniture, a planter, or even to serve a family meal.
Who doesn’t have extra mouse pads kicking around the home office? Here are some tips on what other things to do with a mouse pad. Use the extras to help you garden and keep your surfaces scratch- and scorch-free.
Got a bag of cumin you never use? Here’s some fun facts about spices. Put them to work outside the kitchen: wash your hair, deter pests, freshen your shoes, and more!
Empty margarine tubs are useful for holding everyday items, but did you ever try using them to make gelatin moulds? How about as a handy lunch box? Click through to read 5 of the clever ways you can put margarine tubs to good use.
Paper towels are handy for cleaning up messes. But did you know you can also use them to microwave bacon, keep produce fresh, and prevent cast iron from rusting?
Don’t throw away those extra twist ties you get when you buy garbage bags-they come in handy in a pinch. Use them to organize electronics cords, build a trellis, fix broken eyeglasses, and more.
Mustard isn’t just tasty on burgers and hot dogs. Did you know it can also soothe back pain, get rid of skunk smell, and more? Read on for a quirky list of things to do with mustard.
If you’re only using ice cubes to keep your drinks chilled, you’re only tapping a fraction of their potential. Here are five brilliant new ways to put ice cubes to work all around the house.
Can’t handle all your chores alone? Let your oven mitts help you keep your furniture spotless, tend your garden and fix your car.
Pepper can add some kick to your meal, but it can also be a mechanic’s best friend, a tool for laundry, and great for pest control. Click through to read five great uses for this hot spice.
Hair conditioner makes your locks shine, but it’ll do the same for your face, shoes, and tools too! Read on for more of hair conditioner’s great uses.
Petroleum jelly has been one of beauty’s secret weapons for many years. But this wonder jelly can do more than soothe chapped skin. It can give your leather jacket a makeover, protect your doorknobs from unwanted paint jobs, and so much more!
Pillowcases aren’t just for resting your head. Use them aroud the house to wash lettuce, wrap presents, and more!
Hydrogen peroxide isn’t just for hair-bleaching or teeth-whitening. It’s the perfect stain-remover, too.
The newspaper industry is dying, so put newsprint to use while it’s still around! Use those old broadsheets to dry wet shoes, remove oven residue, and more.
Onions might make you cry, but they can also help housebreak your dog, keep away pests, and much more! Click through to discover more amazing things to do with onions.
Get some pumpkin decorating ideas from Montreal’s Great Pumpkin Ball, participate in your own disguise a pumpkin project.
Candy tins are still as popular as ever. They’re one of the easiest things to recycle into something useful around the house. Check out our 5 suggestions and then come up with some of your own.
Fat fighter, heart protector, antioxidant provider… is there anything olive oil can’t do? This superfood has plenty of uses outside the kitchen. Here are some interesting suggestions, including how to use it to polish furniture and solve paint problems.
Wish everything could be as shiny and clean as your car? Buff up on your car wax. This handy little item can prevent bathroom mildew, fix your favourite CDs and even cover up stratches on furniture.