Anyone that has a dryer has probably used dryer sheets. These fragrant sheets are used in the dryer to make our clothes smell fresh. The dryer sheets come in different fresh scents.
Using dryer sheets in the dryer is the most popular way to use them. There are also many other ways to use dryer sheets and these ways are considered to be common uses. They can be used on a daily basis. Here are 5 common uses for dryer sheets that you might want to consider.
Dryer sheets in suitcases – this is the perfect way to use dryer sheets. When packing a suitcase for a trip stick a dryer sheet among the clothes. The dryer sheet will keep your clothes smelling fresh. Clothes will lose their fresh washed smell when their packed in a suitcase. The clothes sometimes won’t even smell clean. Make sure to always bring dryer sheets with you when traveling.
Dryer sheets in your car – the car we drive might not always smell fresh. The car often times has a dirty smell and this can be caused by dust that has settled and by things like food or drinks that have spilled on the floor or seats of the car. An easy way to get rid of the dirty or musty smell in your car is to use dryer sheets. You can place them in several places throughout your car which will make your car smell fresh at all times. This will help mask cigarette smells which can really leave an odor in a car.
Dryer sheets to clean your iron – if you use an iron you know what a dirty iron can do to your clothes. A dirty iron can leave streaks and dirty spots on clothes which can be frustrating. Cleaning the plate on your iron just got easier, all you need is a dryer sheet. Put the iron on the lowest setting and wipe the bottom of the plate with the dryer sheet. All of the dirt and residue will come off on the dryer sheet. Your iron is now clean and ready to be used.
Dryer sheets to freshen your shoes – shoe odor is sometimes hard to handle. Shoe odor is caused by sweaty feet that don’t get enough air. Washing your shoes will take care of the problem but washing them continually will not be good for them. To handle the shoe odor in between washings just put a dryer sheet in each shoe when their not being used. The dryer sheets will help absorb the odor. You can even rub the dryer sheet on the padding inside your shoes.
Dryer sheets to help repel insects – instead of using those insect repellents that smell bad to get rid of any insects you don’t want around you just use a dryer sheet. The dryer sheet smells better then the insect repellent. There is two ways to use the dryer sheets. You can rub the dryer sheets over your exposed skin or you can put a dryer sheet in a back pocket and in a shirt pocket. Make sure that they stick out enough so that the scent can be detected. The flying and biting insects do not like the smell of the dryer sheets and will stay away from you.
There is so many other common uses for dryer sheets. These are just some of them. Doing some research will help you find more ideas that might better suit you and your family.
Dryer sheets are an all purpose product. The things that can be done with them are amazing. You can get a lot of uses out of dryer sheets for very little money. Make sure to always keep some on hand for when the opportunity comes along to use them.