5 Things To Do with Socks
When a pair of socks has split up for good, you can put the single sock to use around the house. Here’s how.
Use Old Socks to Protect Stored Breakables
If you want to protect a precious vase or your bobble head collection, wrap it up! Slip the item into a sock to help protect from breaking or chipping.
Use Old Socks to Cover Kids’ Shoes When Packing
When kids insist on bringing along their favourite old sneakers on holiday, cover each one with an adult-sized sock before throwing them in the luggage to protect the rest of the clothing from dirty smells.
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Use Old Socks to Make a Wash Bag for Lingerie
Protect your precious delicates in the washing machine by first slipping them into a sock and tying the end.
Use Old Socks to Polish Your Car
A large, old, soft sock makes a perfect hand mitt for buffing or waxing your car.
Use Old Socks to Wash Small Stuffed Animals
Does your child’s favourite stuffed fuzzy need a bath? Slip small stuffed animals into a sock and tie the end to prevent buttons, eyes, and other decorative items from coming loose.
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