Sunday, January 25, 2009

Using Bounce Dryer Sheets Around the House....

Did you know that Bounce dryer sheets will….
*Chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them.
*Will repel mice.
*Take the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often.
*Repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season.
*Eliminate static electricity from your television (or computer) screen.
*Since Bounce is designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from resettling.
*Dissolve soap scum from shower doors. Clean with a sheet of Bounce.
*To freshen the air in your home - Place an individual sheet of Bounce in a drawer or hang in the closet.
*Put Bounce sheet in vacuum cleaner.
*Prevent thread from tangling. Run a threaded needle through a sheet of Bounce before beginning to sew.
*Prevent musty suitcases. Place an individual sheet of Bounce inside empty luggage before storing.
*To freshen the air in your car - Place a sheet of Bounce under the front seat.
*Clean baked-on foods from a cooking pan. Put a sheet in a pan, fill with water, let sit overnight, and sponge clean. The anti-static agent apparently weakens the bond between the food and the pan.
*Eliminate odors in wastebaskets. Place a sheet of Bounce at the bottom of the wastebasket.
*Collect cat hair. Rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce will magnetically attract all the lose hairs.
*Eliminate static electricity from Venetian blinds. Wipe the blinds with a sheet of Bounce to prevent dust from resettling.
*Wipe up sawdust from drilling or sand papering. A used sheet of Bounce will collect sawdust like a tack cloth.
*Eliminate odors in dirty laundry. Place an individual sheet of Bounce at the bottom of a laundry bag or hamper.
*Deodorize shoes or sneakers. Place a sheet of Bounce in your shoes or sneakers overnight.
*Golfers put a Bounce sheet in their back pocket to keep the bees away.
*Put a Bounce sheet in your sleeping bag and tent before folding and storing them. It will keep them smelling fresh.
*Wet a Bounce sheet, hose down your car, and wipe lovebugs off easily with the wet Bounce.


Lorri said...

Thanks for the info. I didnt know about the soap scum and I have tried everything. I ususally use those magic erasers for that. I will try it today.

English Cottage in Georgia said...

Wow! I had not idea that Bounce was to useful. I love the smell of lavender Bounce sheets as they spin in my dryer :-)

Jean said...

WOW! Who knew that they have so many uses! Thanks for sharing the information, I will try some of these.

Sue said...

Thanks for all that good info...Will try some of them..

Susan said...

Wow great to know! We have mosquitoes in Georgia... I can't go in the yard in the summer without getting chewed up by them!

RR Mama said...

I knew about the love bugs and the soap scum but wow, I had no idea about all of the other stuff!

Creative Chaos said...

Well Alrighty Then! I've just added another item to my shopping list! Who Knew!?!...I'm TOTALLY gonna' try these out! Thanks so much!


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