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Tips to Solve Small Problems

Tips to solve small problems. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)
Tips to solve small problems. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Sometimes you may be troubled by the small things in life. Here are some tips to help solve these small problems:

How to fix soup if it is too salty

Put some chopped potatoes into the soup for a couple of minutes and then take them out. They will absorb some of the salt and the soup will taste better.

What to do if your shoes smell bad

If your shoes are wet or smell bad you can sprinkle some baking soda inside. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

If your shoes are wet or smell bad, you can sprinkle some baking soda inside. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

If your shoes are wet or smell bad, you can sprinkle some baking soda inside. The baking soda will absorb the moisture and remove the foul odor.

How to make flowers last longer

Adding some beer to the vase will make the flowers last longer. Beer has ethanol, sugar, and other ingredients that provide nutrients for the flowers.

How to clean old photos

Use a cotton cloth dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean old photos. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Use a cotton cloth dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean old photos. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Use a cotton cloth dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean old photos. The photos will look like new without being damaged.

How to remove that moldy smell

If drawers, wardrobes, or suitcases smell moldy, place a piece of soap inside to remove the odor.

How to clean the oil cup inside a kitchen hood

Put some water in the cup before you use the hood. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Put some water in the cup before you use the hood. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Put some water in the cup before you use the hood. It will be is easier to clean it out.

How to make a zipper work properly

If a zipper gets stuck, waxing and wiping it with a piece of cloth will make it work properly.

How to restore a woolen sweater

If the cuffs or neckband of a woolen sweater lose their flexibility, soak them in hot water for 20 minutes and then dry. This will restore the flexibility.

How to clean gold jewelry

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Gold jewelry will lose its luster after being worn for a long time. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Gold jewelry will lose its luster after being worn for a long time. Wiping it with a soft cloth dipped into toothpaste will help to restore the shine.

Translation edited by Kathy McWilliams

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