Open A Sealed Envelope By Putting It In The Freezer

If you want to get into an already-sealed envelope without ripping it apart, all you need to do is pop it in the freezer for an hour or two.

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Whether you forgot to include something with your letter or you have more nefarious schemes, this method should open up an envelope as if it were never sealed shut — with less mess than the more popular steaming method. Just throw it in the freezer for an hour or two and the envelope should open right up, with no one the wiser. Hit the link for more clever freezer uses.

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    Would the CO2 fire extinguisher down the hall work as well, like with chewing gum?

    A more useful tip off that list is to freeze your sheets/towels/clothes before hanging or storing to kill off any insect/dustmites in the fabric. This is especially useful if you suffer from allergies.

    Wouldn't the dust mites just return to the tower once its out of the freezer or do you propose we leave all out clothing in the freezer instead of the wardrobe?

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