1. Use lighter fluid to wipe away rust
Lighter fluid is inexpensive, easy to find and has many surprising uses around the house but it is highly flammable and can be hazardous to your health if inhaled or ingested. Always use it in a well-ventilated area, and do not smoke around it or use it near an open flame.
Got lighter fluid to spare? One of the best ways to put it to work around the house is to remove rust marks on stainless steel. Just pour a little lighter fluid onto a clean rag and rub the rust spot away. Use another rag to wipe away any remaining fluid.
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2. Got chewing gum in your hair? Reach for the lighter fluid!
Gum in the hair is a pain in the neck to remove, but here’s an easy solution that really works. Apply a few drops of lighter fluid directly to the sticky area, wait a few seconds and comb or wipe away the gum. The solvents in the fluid break down the gum, making it easy to remove from many surfaces besides hair.
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3. Use lighter fluid to remove labels with ease
Lighter fluid will remove labels and adhesives from almost any surface. Use it to quickly and easily remove the tape from new appliances or to take stickers off book covers.