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7 Genius Ways To Use Aluminum Foil Around The House

Aluminum foil: Not only is it a great “Weird Al” Yankovic song; it’s also your secret weapon for various household chores. Here, seven totally ingenious things to do with it.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Get rid of shower rust

Before you replace that old, brown shower rod, try balling up foil and rubbing away the rust. (We were shocked by how well this works.)

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Sharpen your favorite pair of shears

Scissors dull? Slice through a sheet of tinfoil. They’ll be sharper in seconds.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Keep a room toastier

The next time your house feels like Antarctica, wrap foil around a piece of plywood and stick it behind a cast-iron radiator to amplify heat.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Rid your clothes of static cling

Just say no to skirts that cling to your underpants. Throw a crumpled ball in with a load of clothes, and it’ll work exactly like a dryer sheet.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Spiff up old gold or silver jewelry

Line a bowl with foil, fill it with hot water, and add a tablespoon of (bleach-free) powdered laundry detergent. Soak that necklace in the mixture for one minute–and it’ll come out good as new.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Iron clothes faster

Tuck a sheet of foil underneath an ironing board cover. It’ll reflect and double heat from the iron, cutting ironing time nearly in half.

7 Genius Ways to Use Aluminum Foil Around the House

Scare pets away from your Christmas tree

Crinkle scraps under the tree skirt, and behold as Fido freaks the hell out when he steps on them.

Originally posted 2015-11-28 23:08:00.

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