Uses for Used Dryer Softener Sheets (Aired on 3/27/17 – GMAZ (3TV/Phoenix) – 8:20am)
Clean paint brushes
Soak used paintbrushes in warm water with a used dryer sheet, and within a couple of minutes you’ll be amazed at how easily the paint washes off.
Remove soap scum in the bathroom
Used dryer sheets are amazing at getting rid of soap scum. All it takes is just a few drops of water on a used dryer sheet and soap scum build up on your shower doors, shower curtains, ceramic sinks, or tiles practically slides off!
Pet hair removal
Swipe dryer sheets across flooring, furniture, stuffed toys, lampshades, even your clothes, to clean up leftover pet hair!
Clean up dry spills
Flour on the kitchen floor can be difficult to clean because it’s so fine. Dryer sheets are able to get the flour to stick to it, making the clean-up a lot easier. This works for almost any dry, grainy spill and even short hair clippings.
Leave the sand at the beach
Used dryer sheets are great for getting dry sand off skin. Wipe yourself down with a dryer sheet and the sand will disappear. To carry them to the beach store in a cardboard toilet paper roll. It’s easy to pop into a tote.
Hair static electricity
When your hair is full of static, press a dryer sheet through the bristles of your hairbrush or comb and brush your hair! All the static is gone!
An end to tangled sewing thread
Keep a used dryer sheet in your sewing kit. Thread a needle and poke it into the sheet and out the other side before knotting the thread. The thread will not tangle.
De-squeak your shoes. Are your new rubber-soled shoes squeaking all over the office? Quiet them down by rubbing the bottoms with a dryer sheet.
Keep dirt from running out of flower pots
A used dryer sheet in the bottom of a pot will help keep the soil from falling out of the drainage holes.
Tuck a dryer sheet in the waist of your clothes are on a picnic table. It will repel mosquitos and other insects.