Life can be filled with small annoyances. Sometimes it’s hard to remember a few simple things that need fixing and sometimes they intrude unnecessarily, too. All of the hacks below are designed to lighten the burden of daily living. They help to make your life easier both at work and at home. (H/t: Brightside)
Getting rid of stains on leather
Mix water and some vinegar. Apply this mixture on a dirty piece of leather and gently rub it over the stain.
Keeping jewellery clean
Cover the inside part of a ring with clear nail polish. This hack for non-precious metal parts of jewellery allows you to never get marks on your fingers again.
Getting rid of oily stains on your clothes
Use baby powder to get rid of these stains. Make sure you rub it in well, and then remove and brush off any excess powder. Repeat until the mark is gone.
Getting rid of lint balls
Use a razor to get rid of lint balls on your clothes. A few tips: a) use a new razor, b) DO NOT press down too hard, c) it works best if you lay the fabric over an ironing board or solid surface.
Stopping jeans from fading
Add half a glass of vinegar to the washing machine. This hack stops dark jeans losing their colour when being washed.
Removing scuff marks from suede shoes
For scuff marks and blemishes that cannot be removed with the cleaning brush, rub an ordinary eraser on the affected area. Besides, you can scrape the area with an emery board.
Cleaning the white part of your sneakers
Mix some cleaning solution with baking soda in a bowl. Remove dirt using this mixture and an old tooth brush.
Removing sweat stains from your clothes
These stains can be removed using a mixture of lemon juice and baking soda.
Getting rid of the static on your pants
Try get rid of static? Place a safety pin on the inside seem of each trouser leg.
How to stop the zipper on your jeans from coming undone
Attach the ring from a key ring on the zipper. Then hook it over the button of your pants.