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Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things (2005)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0762106492, Paperback)Save the day with over 2,300 clever, ingenious, smart ways to use everyday household products—all guaranteed to save you time and money!
Did you know that tea can hide gray hair? Or that aspirin can revive a dead car battery? How about the power of table salt to make panty hose last longer? Or that shaving cream can remove rug stains? Yes, there’s a treasure trove hidden in your pantry, medicine cabinet, garage, and basement. This remarkable book shares amazing secrets to save you time and money—and shelf space in the process. Fully illustrated and written in a clear, down-to-earth style, this practical guide contains over 2,300 handy tips about using more than 200 common household items like aluminum foil and dental floss in exciting new ways. Don’t spend your hard-earned money on expensive storebought products. Restore, replace, repair, or revive practically everything in your home with this indispensable handbook that features:
• Nearly 400 full-color illustrations
• Easy A-to-Z format to find items easily
• Clear, step-by-step instructions
• At-a-Glance section provides the Best Uses for every item
• Hundreds of sidebars full of extra tips and informative ideas
• Complete index for cross-referencing
Throughout, Did You Know?, Science Fair, and Kids’ Stuff sidebars add to the wonder and fun of this easy-to-use reference. From Alka-Seltzer to baby shampoo, pepper to pillowcases, vinegar to yogurt—discover the untold value of hundreds of everyday items with Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things.
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Provides a collection of household hints involving unexpected uses for common items from meat tenderizer to yogurt, arranged alphabetically, along with lists of the most useful things to have on hand for different jobs and other details.
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