Team MyUpBeat hasn’t been published an article on the best tips and tricks to simplify and improve your everyday life. In this article, we are going to list out 18 life hacks that will guide you on various things like, waterproof your shoes, grow roses from cuttings, amplify your phone’s speakers and more like that..
Let’s dive in already!
- 1. Grow roses from cuttings
- 2. Waterproof shoes
- 3. Dry your clothes faster
- 4. Smelly shoes
- 5. Tight shoes
- 6. Start a fire
- 7. Find small lost items
- 8. Time-marked water bottle
- 9. Remove toilet bowl stains
- 10. Unclog drains easily
- 11. Clean the shower head
- 12. Keep buttons from falling off
- 13. Body odor
- 14. Amplify your phone’s speakers
- 15. Make ice last longer in a cooler
- 16. Fresh breath
- 17. Wooden spoon trick
1. Grow roses from cuttings
Do you know you can grow roses from cuttings? Of course some of you might already know about it. Here is a great tip for those who know and also for those who don’t know. Before planting the rose, push the bottom ends of the cuttings into minor potatoes.
The nutrients and moisture in the potatoes allows the cuttings in developing healthy roots.
2. Waterproof shoes
Keeping the shoe waterproof is a big challenge when you don’t have a budget for buy expensive shoes. In order to do that, all you have to do is to use beeswax and a blow dryer. First spread beeswax al over the shoes and use the blow dryer to melt the wax until it disappears completely from your vision. That’s all! Your shoes are waterproof now.
3. Dry your clothes faster
Do you want to dry your clothes faster? It’s easy! Just place the wet clothes on a dry towel and roll it with a garment inside. Then pick it up and twist tightly and get the excess of water inside it, out. Once you have done that, hang the garment on a hanger to dry completely.
4. Smelly shoes
5. Tight shoes
Do you see your shoes are too tight to fit in to you? Here is how you can stretch them. Take each shoe and stuff it with a newspaper tightly and then leave the shoes to dry and then remove the newspaper after a while.
6. Start a fire
We are still dealing with the winter season. Anyway, here is a way to set up a fire in a different way. You can use your tasty snacks like chips, fat oil and the chemicals in potato chips to make a fire-starting material.
7. Find small lost items
We feel annoyed when we lose our favorite items. Use your vacuum cleaner to find out the tiny items that you can’t find. It can help you find them easily.
8. Time-marked water bottle
It is important to stay dehydrated all the time. Here is one such tip. To stay hydrated, draw lines on your water bottle with a pen and write the time at the marked places. Yo can use it a visual reminder to dink water later.
9. Remove toilet bowl stains
10. Unclog drains easily
Fill any plastic bag with white vinegar and then secure it to the shower head. Open it again after soaking it for a night. Check the next morning and it will look as a new one.
This is a very small thing, yet important one. In order to keep the buttons in place, use nail polish over the threads.
13. Body odor
It is not always a deo that can save you from bad smell of your body. Sometimes, you can use lemon or orange into two halves and rub it onto your skin. You will see the body odor disappear.
14. Amplify your phone’s speakers
Quality speakers are always expensive. Instead, use the drinking glass bowl to boost the sound similar to that of speakers. Place the phone into the bowl and that’s it.
16. Fresh breath
Fresh breath is something that brings people closer. I mean, who can come to you when you releasing bad odor from your mouth while talking? So, if you leave home, try chewing an apple. It saves you from bad breath.
17. Wooden spoon trick
This is an age old trick that I don’t think many remember. You can put a wooden spoon over a boiling water or boiling milk. When the water or milk starts to boil up too high and when it touches the wooden spoon at the top, it will pop the bubbles and stop it from overflowing.
Which of these life hacks do you already use to simplify your life? Do let us know in the comments section below.