Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How To Make Things Last Longer

Here are some tips to save money and help the environment by learning how to extend the life of some of your stuff.

A simple way to stretch the life of all your clothes? Skip the dryer. If you are not a resident in a high rise where strictly no-sampayan rules apply, hoist up a few more clotheslines so more clothes items can be hang to take advantage of our hot tropical sun.

Food spoilage is often the result of improper storage. Learn how to store the foods that you eat regularly.

Stick candles in the freezer a couple of hours before you use them. This will cause the wax to burn slower and more evenly.

Follow the manufacturer's recommendations for flipping and rotating your mattresses to prevent premature sagging.

Vacuum the condenser coil every three months (once a month if you have pets)

Revive dried out markers by storing them vertically (tip down) for a day or two. If that doesn't work, try dipping the tips in alcohol for a few minutes.


Elvirah said...

Cool and easy tips to follow to make things last longer. Thanks for sharing them.

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