household hacks

How To Remove Super Glue From Practically Anything

How To Remove Super Glue From Practically Anything

If you’ve ever accidentally broken an irreplaceable commemorative plate or needed a quick way to fix the between-the-toes part of your flip flops, chances are you’ve used Super Glue (yes, it’a an official brand name, like Xerox or Kleenex). And while that one little tube can take on a lot…

Use Magic Erasers To Clean Sneakers And Keyboards

Use Magic Erasers To Clean Sneakers And Keyboards

We know Mr. Clean “Magic Erasers” as the white pads with a shiny bald man telling you to remove scuff marks from walls. But these little scrubbers — known generically as melamine foam sponges — can clean so much more than walls and baseboards.

How To Properly Load A Dishwasher

How To Properly Load A Dishwasher

Some people (notably university roommates and coworkers in the office kitchen) think you can throw plates and silverware hither and thither in the dishwasher, what does it matter, it’ll all get cleaned in the end. But such is not the case.