Made for the laundry, but can do so many other things. Dryer sheets can be handy for other cleaning and household purposes. Here are some incredible ways to use dryer sheets around your home.
DUST CEILING FANS
For all those who are afraid to climb onto a ladder. Cleaning your ceiling fan has just become easier. Simply wrap a few dryer sheets around a paint roller.
Use this to clean your ceiling fan. This way your fan will be clean and you will be free of harm.
DIY CLEANING PADS
You can make your own cleaning pads for your Swiffer duster. Fill the cleaning pad area with 2 or more dryer sheets.
They will do an excellent job and save money at the same time. The fragrance it leaves will make your cleaning duties way easier, as you won’t need a deodorizer.
ELIMINATE SHOE ODOR
To eliminate the funky smell from your shoes, do this. Place a dryer sheet in the shoes before going to bed at night.
In the morning your shoes will be boasting a fresh odor. Leave a few sheets in the boys’ room. It will do them a lot of good.
Recycle your dryer sheets by using them to clean your bathroom faucets. You will be surprised by the shine that these little sheets will give to your watermarked and toothpaste smeared faucets.
Now you know what to do with your used dryer sheets. The best thing about it will replace paper towels which we all know can be costly.
No need to throw away dull scissors. This may sound impossible. Actually by using the dull scissors to cut a dryer sheet a couple of times, will sharpen the scissors.
Grab dull scissors and start cutting. You will be speechless at the results.
To circulate a fresh fragrance in the home or office. Remove the AC cap. Tape 2 dryer sheets onto the cap.
Replace the cap and turn on the AC unit. When the AC blows it will blow the fragrance from the sheets in the air. Therefore making the entire area smell great.
Reuse old dryer sheets to dust your electronic device. Dryer sheets are specially made to capture dust and lint. This type of duster would be the ideal thing to make your electronics look brand new.
PET FUR REMOVER
Just as your pet so do their fur, they stick to you. You can remove fur from your clothing by using a dryer sheet to get it off. Instead of wiping, make a pull.
This should do the trick. With your little furball around it would be wise to keep dryer sheets at hand reach.
OVEN RACK CLEANER
Your oven rack can get really greasy and sticky from all that baking. To clean, fill a large container with warm water.
Place your oven racks in then add soap and 6 dryer sheets. Leave this to soak for overnight. In the morning scrub with the dryer sheets and rinse.
Dryer sheets have a lovely fragrance. They really work well on making your clothes smelling wonderful.
Placing a few dryer sheets in your drawer will make your clothes smell as if they were just taken from the dryer. This can be used as a permanent deodorizer for your drawers.
REMOVE DEODORANT STAIN
Deodorant stains happen all the time. This can be at the most inconvenient moments when you really don’t have the time to change.
Grab a sheet of a dryer sheet and rub on the stain until its no longer visible.
DRY SPILL REMOVER
It happens all the time and to anyone. A dry spill is a huge task to pick up. Vacuuming will work but just in case there is no vacuum around.
Try using a dryer sheet. The spill still to it making it easy to wipe away. The ideal thing to have in the kitchen.
WIPE AWAY GREASE
Wipe away grease from oven and stovetops with dryer sheets. Simply wipe away the greasy mess from your very day use items in the kitchen.
This will ave you the trouble of going through the long process of cleaning them. Just a dryer sheet and a wipe and your job is done.
CAR ODOR REFRESHER
Refresh your car with only dyer sheets. If you are like me, if it smells good I will use it to refresh any and everything.
To make your car smell like it just came out of a dyer. Place dryer sheets under the seats or anywhere you find suitable in your car. You will be getting a lot of compliments, but its tour secret.
WASHER / DRYER CLEANER
Meanwhile, your laundry is being done. Don’t just hang around. Grab a few dryer sheets and get to work wiping down your washer and dryer.
At the end of the wash, not only your clothes will be smelling great but your washer and dryer will too.
RESTORE BURNT POTS
This happens to the best of cooks. Pots do get burnt. One way to restore the pot is to use dryer sheets. Pour enough water in the pot to cover the scorch.
Add to this dish soap and let it sit overnight. The next morning scrub with the dryer sheets and rinse to remove loosen residues.
It is possible to vacuum and deodorizes at the same time. To do this, add a few dryer sheets in the vacuum bag and vacuum your carpet.
Your carpet will be clean and to add to that. It will be smelling magnificent.
SEWING MADE EASIER
Tangled threads can make sewing very difficult. To keep the thread from becoming tangled.
Run it through a sheet of dryer sheet before sewing. The sheet is coated with silicon that will make the thread smoothly go through the fabric.
REDUCE STATIC CLING
Static clings can be very embarrassing. Clothes rolling up without you touching or rolling it, or undies clinging to the back of your clothes without you knowing its there.
You can stop this by tossing a few dryer sheets in the dryer the next time you do your laundry.
CALM SCARED PETS
Its an electrical storm and Spots hair is just standing like a porcupine. He is scared out of his wits. Rubbing a sheet of UNSCENTED dryer sheet on his furry coat will make him relax.
He will be riding out the storm like a brave little pup. NEVER USE SCENTED DRYER SHEETS ON ANIMALS. IT MAY JUST GET INTO THEIR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
REMOVE BAKED ON FOOD
There are many ways to remove baked-on food. This one is quite a brain teaser, but it does work. For baked-on food, soak the pan in warm water for 15 minutes.
Scrub using 2 dryer sheets. The tough food will melt away leaving your pan looking as if it was never used.
Going on a trip? Clothes locked in bags for a long time will carry a musky odor. To keep clothes smelling fresh, place dryer sheets in the bag when packing.
This is a way to go idea as your clothes will smell like freshly done laundry.
Old books that sit on the shelf for a very long time will carry a moldy odor eventually. Make your bookshelf maintain its original lovely fragrance, here is what you will need to do.
Place a few dryer sheets in between the books to freshen them up. Books need a little attention too.
KEEP BEDS FRESH LONGER
Top secret! How do I keep my bed smelling amazing, and I am also able to keep my linens on longer?
Place a few dryer sheets under your sheets and pillowcases. This will make them smell like freshly washed linens. It will give you a perfect rest too.
HIDDEN BATHROOM DEODORIZER
To make your bathroom smell like your laundry room, yep your laundry room should be smelling great, it has all the good fragrances.
Place a dryer sheet inside your toilet paper roll. let it remain there to deodorize your bathroom.
TV SCREEN CLEANER
Not all dusters are excellent for cleaning your tv screen. Using the wrong duster can make your screen even worse than before.
If you want a smear-free screen, try dusting with an old dried dryer sheet. Avoid using a damp dryer sheet as this can damage the screen.
CLEANS STUFF ANIMALS
Most of us just love having our stuff furry friends around the house. These gather dust and will carry odors overtime.
Get them clean and ready to be cuddled. Wipe your stuff toy with dryer sheets. The sheets will absorb the dust and leave stuffy smelling great.
To freshen up your purse, and to reveal an amazing fragrance when you open. Cut small pieces of dryer sheets and place them neatly in your purse.
Your purse will be smelling great so too everything else in it.
We all know that sofas cannot be washed, but how do you keep them from smelling musky. The answer is quite simple. Use dryer sheets to clean your sofa. You will be amazed by the fresh linen odor that will come from your sofa. No more smelly or sweaty sofa.
BATHROOM CLEANING WIPES
To keep a clean, and wonderful smell in your bathroom. Simply keep a box of dryer sheets at hand.
Use these to wipe spills and mirrors. They will do a great job of keeping your bathroom clean longer.
Incredible Dryer Sheet Hacks You Will Want To Try
Alternative uses for dryer sheets around your home.
- How to use dryer sheets:
- DUST CEILING FANS
- DIY CLEANING PADS
- ELIMINATE SHOE ODOR
- SHARPEN DULL SCISSORS
- PET FUR REMOVER
- OVEN RACK CLEANER
- FRESHEN CLOTHES DRAWERS
- REMOVE DEODORANT STAIN
- DRY SPILL REMOVER
- CAR ODOR REFRESHER