Things are possible when it's 100 degrees.
To get something out of a heat register or under the fridge add an empty paper towel roll or empty gift wrap roll to your vacuum. It can be bent or flattened to get in narrow openings.
In my never ending quest to find new uses for old items, I came across a multitude of creative ways to repurpose today's worn out nylon pantyhose
- Tie up tomato vines and other plants to keep them off the ground.
- Fill a tube with old soap slivers to use every last bit of lather.
- Corral bath salts the next time you soak in the tub.
- Store wrapping paper. Use one roll per leg and hang them in a closet. The edges won't fray and they will stay organized.
- Cover your rolling pin with a tube of pantyhose to prevent wet flour from sticking.
- Next time you lose something small and valuable, wrap a piece of pantyhose over the nozzle of your vacuum cleaner. Sweep it over the floor and your lost item should stick to your new pantyhose filter.
- Crumple up a pair and use as a pot or dish scrubber.
- Fill a leg with lavender or cedar chips and hang in your closet.
- When repotting houseplants place a circle of pantyhose in the bottom of the pot to prevent soil erosion.
A big difference can be made in the appearance of your home with the use of natural lighting, and also has proven health benefits. Having more light in the home increases productivity and makes you feel better! Having skylights is a great way to utilize day lighting, but if your home doesn't have them there are still ways to use natural light. Get rid of heavy draperies. Use curtains that are more transparent to let more light in. Opt for no curtains or a valance. Consider adding transom windows above your current windows. It is also a good idea to utilize large windows, or any window in the home as a focal point. Bringing more natural light into the home is like bringing the outdoors in! When staging your home to sell, potential buyers love a home that is light and bright!
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