With a Grain of Salt

It has fostered trade and started wars. Once a currency, it’s now a commodity.Salt is more than a flavoring for food: the tiny white granules also have hundreds of other uses around the house and yard. Try using salt to:

  • Remove the acid taste from coffee by adding salt, like sugar, until your Java is just right.
  • Repel ants with a sprinkle of salt on the nearest anthill. Ants, like slugs, hate the taste of the stuff and will head the other way.
  • Prevent wilting lettuce in green salads with a quick shake.
  • Remove scales from fish by soaking them in saltwater – go figure.
  • Polish teeth with a pinch of dry salt in a pinch. (Baking soda works, too.)
  • Clean your oven with a mixture of salt and vinegar to get out some of the most formidable stains. Eliminate oven odors with a mix of salt and cinnamon.
  • Whiten your bathtub or toilet bowl by mixing salt with turpentine and scrubbing.

If you have any other uses, Please Post!

About Leah Roycroft

Sales and Marketing Director for MaidPro NJ-NY-PA-DE

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