Friday, October 17, 2008

Some Useful Tips

Posted by: Leong Lei Siew

Ants Problem: Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole.

To get pure and clean ice: Boil water first before freezing

To make the mirror shine: Clean with spirit

To remove chewing gum from clothes: Keep the cloth in the freezer for an hour

To whiten white clothes: Soak white clothes in hot water with a slice of lemon for 10 minutes 10

To get maximum juice out of lemons: Soak lemons in hot water for one hour, and then juice them

To boil potatoes quickly: Skin one potato from one side only before boiling

To check freshness of fish: Put it in a bowl of cold water. If the fish floats, it's fresh

To check freshness of eggs: Put the egg in water. If it becomes horizontal, it's fresh. If it becomes slanting, its 3-4 days old. If it becomes vertical, its 10 days old. If it floats, it's stale

To get rid of mice or rats: Sprinkle black pepper in places where you find mice or rats. They will run away

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