Clean the Drain
This DIY drain cleaner won’t cost you a fortune and you’ll definitely have the ingredients stored away in your pantry. To make this household cleaner, all you need to do is put one cup of salt with one cup of baking soda mixed in a big bowl, and add half a cup of vinegar.
Best to be careful as these ingredients will bubble up when mixed. Then pour right down the drain, followed by a cup of hot water. The mixture will unclog any problems you have down your drains and won’t cost a pretty penny.
Freshen Your Dairy
For centuries salt has been used as a preservative to help store food for longer. Adding a pinch to your milk and yogurt will help them stay fresher for longer and won't spoil their taste.
You can even do this with cheese by dipping napkins in salty water and swaddling your cheese in them. It will keep the mold at bay and can do wonders for your fridge.
Get Rid of Snails
If left unattended, snails and slugs can wreak havoc on your precious greenery so it's best to deal with them before it's too late!
Keep them away from your plants by scattering salt around the edges to stave off any unwanted pests.
Easily Clean Egg Spills
Whenever you drop an egg on the floor, it spatters all over. You're left with one less egg and a sticky mess that's difficult to clean. While we all know this feeling, we didn't know how easy salt could make cleaning up.
Simply dust salt over the mess to help soak up any moisture from the yolk, which will also stop further spreading while you wipe up the egg.
DIY Fireplace Extinguisher
Fireplaces bring to mind a cozy evening spent with family and friends, but extinguishing them when you're ready for bed is another story.
One way to get your fire to stop blazing is to throw loads of salt over the wood. This will stop the flames and help with cleaning up the embers afterward as you won't have much soot or residue left behind.