At times certain small things can help a lot in doing some unusual tips and tricks for household benefits. You will be amazed at how the toothpaste that you use every morning to make your teeth shine bright and clean can be used in several other ways. Toothpaste is actually a multi-functional product. Keeping your teeth clean is undoubtedly important, but this product has certain magical mixture of abrasives, fluoride, and detergents which can be used for a variety of purpose. Presenting below the various ways by which the tooth paste can be used to clean things around the house and make other things shine, and also how it gets rid of bug bites and other skin allergies.
Tooth paste for Cleaning and Stain Removal
- Cleans Piano Keys: One of the easiest ways to make the pale, yellow keys on your old piano look new is to clean them up with some toothpaste. Use a soft toothbrush with little toothpaste, scrub a little, wipe them down with a damp cloth. The keys on the piano are actually elephants' teeth. This cleaning also works well on modern pianos even though these keys are covered with plastic rather than the real ivory.
- Removes Scuff Marks: You can just use a dab of toothpaste to remove scuff marks from your favorite pair of leather shoes. After dabbing toothpaste, rub the area with a soft cloth, and then wipe clean with a dry cloth.
- Restore a badly scratched CD or DVD: While some damage is beyond hope, a little toothpaste rubbed into the scratched surface can sometimes smooth the disc so you can view your movie or hear your music once again.
- Cleaning Rubber Shoes: Use toothpaste to clean your rubber shoes. After scrubbing them, take a damp cloth to clean it off and they'll look almost new!
- Crayons on Painted Walls: Rub a damp cloth and some toothpaste on your marked-up wall. The fine abrasive in the toothpaste will take away the crayon marks every. Rinse with a clean wet cloth.
- Clean Your Watch Band: A little toothpaste will allow you to scrub all of the dirt away from your watch band. Rinse carefully and dry it with a soft cloth.
- Make Your Diamond Ring Shine: Take a new toothbrush with little toothpaste on it and run it over your diamond ring to make it sparkle. Clean off with a damp cloth.
- Toothpaste as Baby Bottle Deodorizer: If your baby's feeding bottles start smelling like sour milk, then scrub the bottle inside with little toothpaste.
- Toothpaste Goggles and Mirror Defogger: To prevent fogging in goggles, coat the goggles with toothpaste and wipe off. Similarly you can also clean up a fogged-up bathroom mirror. Spread a little non-gel toothpaste onto the mirror and wipe it off.
- Cleaning and Shining Chrome: Use a little non-gel toothpaste, smear it on the chrome piece and polish with a soft, dry cloth.
- Cleans Your Bathroom Sink: Non-gel toothpastes work just as good as any other bathroom cleaner when it comes to cleaning out your sink. It is seen when kids use toothpaste, they are bound to drop gobs of it in the sink while brushing their teeth. In such a case, don't let the toothpaste go waste. Just take a sponge or cloth and make good use of their waste. Rinse it out and see how your sink shines.
- Hang Posters on the wall: Just put a little paste in each corner of the poster and a few in between on the edges. Put your poster up and it will stick like magic. When you get ready to remove it will come off easy with no holes.
- Fill in holes in the wall: Do you have any nail holes showing in your wall. Not to worry . Just put some toothpaste in the hole and let ir dry. Once dried, you can paint it.
- Toothpaste as Air Freshener For Your Car: Squeeze a small amount of toothpaste on a paper towel. Fold or roll the towel and place it under the car seat. When the car is left in the warm sunshine it will heat up and the toothpaste will release a nice mint smell into your car. Replace as needed.
- Silver Cleaning and Polishing: Toothpaste is also good for removing tarnish on silver. Coat the silver with toothpaste and then place it under warm water for some time. Rinse well.
Tooth Paste for Skin Remedies
- Scrub Nails with Toothpaste: Fingernails and toenails can be scrubbed using toothpaste and a nail brush.
- Overnight pimple cream: If you see a small pimple coming out just prior to a day before a special event and you want to look good, then your toothpaste will come in handy. Just put a little of it on the spot. It reduce the redness and dry out your greasy disaster. Toothpaste is an effective, safe remedy for spot-treating acne.
- Bee Sting ointment: A touch of toothpaste can take the pain off from bee bite, and soothe the wound. Be sure to take the stinger out first of course.
- Bug Bite Relief: Instead of scratching those irritable bites until they swell up and become unbearable, dab a little toothpaste on it and forget about your itchy worries.