UNCOMMON USES FOR COMMON BATHROOM ITEMS.
FOGLESS BATHROOM MIRROR: If you would like to see your reflection in the mirror after a shower to shave or do your hair try this tip next time. Before you get into the shower coat the mirror with non-gel toothpaste and wipe it off with a soft cloth. When you get out of the shower the mirror will be clear.
SINK CLEANER: While you are at it….the same tube of non-gel toothpaste, can clean your sink. Rub the toothpaste on a sponge, scrub sink, rinse and the sink will be shiny and clean. The toothpaste will also kill any odor coming from the drain pipe.
TOILET BOWL CLEANER: Drop a few Alka Seltzer tablets into the toilet, wait for 25 minutes and with a few swipes of you toilet bowl brush you will have a sparkling clean toilet bowl. Plop, plop, fizz, fizz oh what a relief it is!
JEWELRY CLEANER: While you are at it….. put an Alka Seltzer tablet in a glass of water and place dirty jewelry in the cup. After about 10 minutes remove the jewelry, scrub with an old toothbrush, rinse and wear.
PAINLESS BANDAGE REMOVAL: Apply baby oil to the edges of a bandage before pulling it off. You will avoid pain and hair removal.
PICTURES STUCK TOGETHER?: Unstick a photograph by sliding a length of dental floss under the corner of a photo that’s stuck to an album page or another snapshot. Work the floss between the two surfaces to separate them without damaging the picture.
BATHROOM FUN FACTS:
Americans use 433 million miles of toilet paper a year. (enough to stretch to the sun and back)
The average home sink has 100,000 germs per square inch and the average home toilet seat only has 100 germs per square inch.
Paper towels decrease hand bacteria by 29 percent, a hand dryer increases it by 162 percent.
The first toilet cubicle in a row in the least used and usually the cleanest.