Unusual Uses Of Aluminum Foil

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We all have a roll of aluminum foil in our houses which we use for wrapping our food items and keeping them hot or just use it to store food in the refrigerator. But do you know about the unusual uses of aluminum foil? Well, read on to know more.

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Aluminum foil is one of the most versatile materials which is commonly found in every home. It is recyclable, shiny, and it is super useful.

Some of the following uses of aluminum foil may surprise you. It can be used to clean many household items, plus there are many uses of aluminum such as it protecting items, fixing things, sharpening stuff, polish, steam and even used as scrub. It can also be used to soften brown sugar.

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Read on to know a few more hacks we have of using aluminum foil in this article and save some time!


Use As A Piping In Cabinets

You can include a piping of aluminum foil in the corners of the kitchen cabinet and drawers. It is not only easy to clean the foil with a sponge, but will also help to reflect light in a cabinet's dark corners.


Keep Silverware Untarnished

Are you worried of maintaining the polish of newly cleaned silverware? Worry not, just wrap the silverware in a sheet of aluminum foil to deter it from tarnishing. Make sure that there is no air present when you wrap it.


Clean The Grill

You don't have to worry about cleaning your grill with all harsh items that make your palms hard. All you need is a ball of foil as it helps to clean the grill easily.


Reheat Crispy Things

Do you want to reheat your favourite pizza or pie but are scared of it getting burnt? Then just use aluminum foil. Keep the slice of pizza directly on the foil and fold the edge covering the crust to protect it from the heat. It doesn't burn the edges.


Scrub dishes

Just like steel wool, a ball of aluminum foil helps to clean your cookware. It can give a good scrub, specially for hard burnt dishes like glass casserole or iron skillets. This is another use of aluminum foil.


Scare Away Birds

If you need to scare away the birds from your favourite fruit plant then make few strips of aluminum foil and hang it on the tree. It helps to scare the birds.


Iron Clothes Faster

We all know that aluminum foil reflects heat, so can try to place a sheet of aluminum foil under your ironing boards sheet, as it helps to iron quickly and it smoothens the wrinkles a bit quicker.
Note: Make sure you do not touch the iron board for a while after using it.

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Story first published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 22:32 [IST]
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