Dryer Sheets

by Smart_Uses

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Repel mosquitoes
Repel mosquitoes on your patio by placing several dryer sheets around areas where people will be.


Freshen the air
Freshen the air by placing an individual dryer sheet in a drawer, hanging in a closet, locker at the health club, gym bag, at work, or under the seat of your car or truck.


Prevent thread from tangling
Run a sewing needle through a dryer sheet before sewing to prevent the thread from tangling.


Prevent musty odors
Leave a dryer sheet inside luggage or travel baggage to prevent musty odors.


Eliminate static electricity
Eliminate static electricity from the TV or computer screen by rubbing a dryer sheet across the screen.


Dissolve soap scum
Dissolve soap scum from shower door and tile walls. Clean the surfaces with a dryer sheet.


Repel bees and bugs
Repel bees and bugs by tucking a dryer sheet in your picnic basket or under lawn furniture. You can also rub a dryer sheet directly on your bare skin.


Combat static
Combat static on your clothes, stockings, or hair, by patting with a dryer sheet.


De-stink your pets
De-stink your pets by wiping down incoming dogs or cats (especially wet ones) with a dryer sheet before they enter the home.


Make cooking clean-up easier
Soak cookware with burnt or baked-on foot in warm water with a dryer sheet or two. Makes clean-up easier. Also works on cook tops and dingy cabinet doors.


Collect pet hair
Collect pet hair by rubbing the area with a dryer sheet. The sheet will magnetically attract the loose pet hairs.


Clean window blinds
Wipe window blinds with dryer sheets to clean them and keep dust from resettling on them.


Clean up sawdust
Wipe up sawdust from drilling or sandpapering using a dryer sheet. The dryer sheet will attract the dust like a tack cloth.