Spreading Salt Around Your House

Salt is an important ingredient in the kitchen, because it helps enhance the taste of the recipes. But in addition, it is used for centuries as a cleaner in and around the house. Check out these amazing salt-based tips!
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Keep away ants
Ants make their home with you? To keep them away from your closet or your windows, put some salt on the edges and corners. In addition, the salt will reduce the humidity in your home.
Polishing utensils silver, brass or bronze
Moisture and repeated use of utensils may cause dulling or the appearance of dark spots on their surface. To clean and restore their luster, the best solution would be to use salt, natural and non-abrasive. Just prepare a paste of equal amounts of salt, flour and vinegar and gently rub your utensils to dissolve dirt and stains accumulated on their surface. They will be like new!
Wash the windows
Constantly exposed to moisture water and dust, windows sometimes become difficult to clean despite your best efforts. To remove stains and stubborn limescale on your windows, the windows of your car or even your shower, you just have to use salt. Prepare a solution of one quart of warm water and one or two tablespoons of salt and pour it into a spray bottle. Spray on the glass and rub. The result is ... brilliant!
Unclog drains
Hair, soap scum and dirt build up in your drain and can clog, which gives off a nasty odor. For lead, the clean and neutralize odors, mix a quart of warm water with a handful of salt and pour the mixture into your drain. The salt will help melt the fat accumulation responsible for its obstruction.
Vibrating colors
With time, it becomes difficult to maintain the brightness of the colors of the different tissues. To clean and restore the color of your favorite clothes or curtains bleached by the sun, soak them in a tub of water with a large amount of salt for several hours before rinsing. This technique is also effective to fix the color of your tissues and prevent them bleed during the first wash.
Dry your winter clothes
If you dry your clothes outside in the winter, you have probably faced the gel on the cloth. To avoid this, simply add a handful of salt water to your final rinse. This trick will also allow you to soften your laundry.
Rejuvenate your skin
To preserve the beauty of your skin, it is important to get rid of dead skin cells and dirt that accumulates in the pores and prevents the skin to breathe. It is therefore advisable to regularly perform a full body scrub. To do this, mix a sufficient amount of natural fine salt with olive oil or other vegetable oil of your choice, to prepare a natural exfoliating and moisturizing.
Against sore mouth
If you have a toothache, canker sores or mouth sores, salt will be of great help. Due to its antiseptic properties, it helps eliminate harmful bacteria responsible. Prepare thinner mouthwash with natural salt in a glass of warm water and swirl it in your mouth for a few minutes focusing on the painful areas. For quick results, use it three times a day.
Whiten teeth and protect your oral health
Natural salt is also effective to whiten teeth and remove stains that tarnish your enamel. Mix it in equal amounts with baking soda and brush your teeth with this solution once a week, no more (baking soda is abrasive). Not only will you reach the natural whiteness of your teeth, but you also protect your mouth bacteria due to antibacterial properties of your two ingredients.

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