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Furniture can be moved with ease
To transfer large pieces of furniture across an even floor, put tiny pieces of foil beneath the legs. Place the silvery part of the foil on the floor. The shiny side is actually much more slippery than its shiny
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Fix loose batteries
Are the flashlight or remote or even your kid’s toy running only intermittently? Examine for the compartment of your batteries. The springs that keep your batteries could loose their tension over time, which can let the batteries fall off. Fold a small piece aluminum foil until it’s an area that is thick enough to hold the slack. The pad should be placed between the spring and battery.
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Don’t dye your glasses
You’re looking to keep up with your reading in the time it takes to color your hair. But , it’s impossible to see without your glasses If you apply them on, the dye may cause a stain on them. Solution: Cover around the glasses’ temples in aluminum foil.
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Clean your fireplace
Are you looking for a quick and easy method to remove the ashes the fireplace? Put a second layer of aluminum foil with a heavy duty coating on the fireplace’s bottom or beneath the grille made of wood. After a day or once you’re certain that the ashes are all cooled, simply wrap it up and then discard it.
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Attach an patch
An iron-on patch can be an easy fix for small holes in clothes, but only if it doesn’t become stuck to the ironing board. To prevent this from happening, you can place an aluminum foil piece underneath the hole. It won’t adhere to the patch and you’ll be able to easily slide it away when you’re done.
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Cleanse your iron
Are you seeing starch build up in your iron, causes it to stick? To remove it, simply run your iron hot over the foil of aluminum.
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Tree trunks should be protected
Mice as well as rabbits and other animals frequently eat branches of trees in winter. A simple and effective method of deterring them is to cover the trunks of trees with two layers of heavy-duty aluminum foil during the late fall. Make sure to take off the foil when spring arrives.
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Make a sun-box for plants
A window that is sunny is an ideal spot to keep plants that enjoy lots of light. But, because the light is always coming at the same angle, the plants will turn towards it. For your plant to be bathed with sunlight from all directions you can make a sun box take both the upper and lower side of cardboard boxes and line the remaining three sides and the bottom with aluminum foil, shining side down, then tapering or gluing it in the desired position. Plants can be placed in the box and place it in front of an open window.
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Create an incubator for seeds
For plants to get from seeds a sound head startby lining an aluminum shoe box with foil shining side up, leaving about 2 inches for the foil to spread beyond the sides. In the bottom, poke several drainage holes. the bottom of the box, encapsulating the foil. Fill the box about half full with potting soil and then plant seeds. The foil in of the container will absorb heat to keep seeds warm while they germinate while the foil on the outside of is reflective on the sprouts that are just beginning to emerge. Set the box in an open window that is sunny, and make sure the soil stays moist and watch them develop!
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Untangle cuttings and grow
Make sure that the plant cuttings are healthy and clear by putting with a container that is covered by a sheet of aluminum foil. Just poke some holes through the foil and then place the cuttings into the holes. You can also get an additional benefit as the foil slows down the rate of water loss, meaning you’ll be able to add water less often.