clever uses

Turn A Pringles Can Into A Sound-Boosting Phone Speaker

Your phone’s speakers are pretty small and probably can’t fill a room with sound. There are a few ways you can boost the audio, but one of the best might be using the trusty old Pringles can.


Deep Clean Greasy Stove Grates With The Help Of Boiling Water

Over time, stove grates take on a greasy, cruddy film. If you want to make them look like new again, some really hot or boiling water can help cut through the build-up and make the cleaning chore easier.


The Easiest Way To Squeeze Lemons For Seed-Free Juice

YouTuber ssgrey might have stumbled upon the easiest way to squeeze lemon juice, and thankfully he’s sharing it with us. You won’t get any seeds with this method, and you don’t need anything but a knife.


Open Chip Bags From The Bottom To Avoid Crumbs On Top

Don’t you hate it when you open a bag of chips into a bowl and the broken chips end up on top? Instead, open the bag from the bottom so the crumbs stay on the bottom and the flavouring is evening distributed.


Use A Plate Organiser In The Refrigerator To Add Extra Shelves

Corner cupboard organisers are great for, well, organising cupboards, but you can also use them in your fridge to make better use of space.


Transform An Old Refrigerator Into A Food Dehydrator

Food dehydrators are a great way to prepare tasty snacks, but they can be expensive. When the time comes to replace your old fridge, don’t immediately send it off to the dump — you can give it a new lease of life.


Remove Fresh Paint Fumes With Buckets Of Water

If you’ve just painted a room, obviously, it’s going to smell overwhelmingly like paint fumes. To help clear that smell out faster, just place a bucket of water in the centre of the room.


Add A Power Tool Holster To Your Ladder To Prevent Falling Tools

When you’re using power tools on a ladder at home, the last thing you want to do is have one fall and hit someone below. Instead of creating a hazard by setting it on top, add a holster to the side of your ladder for safer storage.


Turn Old Yoghurt Containers Into Handy Measuring Cups

Don’t throw away a yoghurt cup when you’re done eating. These plastic cups are perfect for measuring ingredients, and they have a few other uses too.


Make Invisible Bookends Out Of Two Sheets Of Paper

Fancy bookends look great on bookshelves, but sometimes you might want your books to stand upright on their own. Author Jack Heath shows you how you can stand your books up with just a piece of plain paper on each end.