One of the most multipurpose tools in your home is right inside your bathroom closet! Toothpaste, that you use everyday could be used for many purposes. So, what are the other functions of toothpaste other than strengthening and whitening our teeth? Let us see 5 purposes you probably don’t know that you can do with your toothpaste.
1. Make your shoes clean and brand new
Clean the white part of your shoes might be troublesome, even when you have already wash it thoroughly. However, your old friend, the toothpaste can help you! Just spread some paste on an old toothbrush and rub it clean. If you don’t have an old toothbrush, just use an old cloth. Both work just well. Then, you can wash your shoes with running water. Tips: use this trick first and then wash your shoes as usual for the best outcome.
2. Repair your scratched CD or DVD disks
This hack is great for your old CDs and DVDs! You might want to rescue your disks from scratches and play them once again. Well, here’s how: Get a piece of clean cloth and put some toothpaste on it. Buff the paste gently on the scratches and watch the magic happen!
3. Remove unwanted stains
You might have some leave some stains on your furniture, either by coffee or other liquids and the kids’ crayons or marker stains. You would probably want a quick and effective way to remove them without harming the furniture. Our friend, the toothpaste, is again to the rescue. Rub a generous amount of toothpaste on the stains. Then, wipe them off with a damp cloth. Voilà! P.s: Additionally, you can also mix the toothpaste with baking soda. How handy!
4. Polish your utensils
Toothpaste could also be use for whitening your utensils and other silver materials. Rub some of them on the utensils and clean them thoroughly. This hack would be great for a dinner party. It also works on other silver materials such as your water tap, belt, keys, and even motor chrome.
5. Erase that onion smell
Chopping onions could give you an unpleasant smell on your hand due to the juices. It can be rigorous to them wash off. However, don’t be afraid! Squeeze a couple drops of toothpaste and put them on your fingers. Rub them gently and leave them for a minute. Then, rinse your fingers using warm water. The smell will vanish!