Dr. Oz: Aluminum Foil for Cleaning
As part of the series New Uses for Everyday Things, Dr. Oz shared some great uses for aluminum foil. Nicole says we can use aluminum foil to clear out dirt and grime from our pots and pans. Nicole said it’s an old family secret. Her grandmother taught her to do it after her family would have a big Italian dinner.
Just wad up the tinfoil and scrub the pot really well. Try to ignore the terrible metal scraping noises, which will happen. Nicole didn’t have a tip for that. She did suggest adding vinegar and baking soda to it to help if the grime is really stuck.
Dr. Oz: Aluminum Foil Can Help Move Furniture
Rhonda suggested using aluminum foil for moving furniture. This is genius in my opinion. Just wrap squares of aluminum foil around the feet of your furniture, with the shiny side on the inside. The dull side will slip easier than the shiny side. This will help you move your furniture around easily.
Dr. Oz demonstrated it with Rhonda’s help by moving a couch without the foil and then a couch with the foil. It was obvious how much better the couch moved with the foil,
Dr. Oz: Aluminum Foil for Wrinkle-Free Clothes
Brenda had a solution for getting wrinkles out of clothes. It can take up to 15 minutes to iron one shirt. Brenda’s solution was to cover the top of the ironing board with aluminum foil, with the shiny side up. Place an ironing board pad on top of the ironing board and then iron as usual. It is key to put the aluminum foil between the ironing board and the iron board pad. Doing this, Brenda ironed her shirt in just three minutes.
Dr. Oz: Aluminum Foil Can Sharpen Scissors
Then Dr. Oz talked to a woman who uses aluminum foil to sharpen scissors. Foil it in half and cut it diagonally with the scissors. Repeat again and again until the scissors are sharp again. It’s that easy!