A rubber band is just a rubber band. A binder clip is just a binder clip. And when you are done with a roll of toilet paper you just throw the cardboard roll away, right? Wrong. There are so many more things you can do with these items than just what they were made to do. Here are 11 genius uses for everyday items you probably never knew about.
Let's face it, an iron and ironing board can take up a lot of space, they are annoying to use, and they wind up under a bed or in a drawer collecting dust. Now you can save time and space by straightening your hair and then using your hair iron as a regular iron to get rid of any creases in your clothes before you leave the house.
Instead of buying another cord that you already have three of but you are just too afraid to try to find it in your very scary drawer of cords, you can keep the cords organized with toilet paper tubes.
If the inside of your dishwasher is filled with lime deposits and iron stains, run it with a pack of Lemonade Kool-Aid! Your dishwasher will look and smell brand new. However, now you'll have to deal with the massive hole the Kool-Aid man left in your wall.
Burnt food at the bottom of a pot is literally the worst thing that can happen to a person. No exaggeration. Luckily, good ol' Coca-Cola can come to the rescue. Just soak all that nasty stuff in Coke for a few hours. It will loosen and you'll be easily able to scrub that pot clean. You might not ever want to drink Coke again after seeing what it can do to pots, but that's OK.