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15 surprising household uses for Coke

Who knew one of the world’s most enjoyed drinks could be such a practical household staple?!

Here are 15 practical ways you can use Coke in and around the house:

  1. Remove grease stains from clothing and fabric: empty a can of Coke into your load of washing along with the usual detergent and run it through a normal cycle.
  2. Remove rust with a sponge or tinfoil dipped in Coke. It also loosens rusty bolts.
  3. Remove blood stains from clothing and fabric. (Same method as with grease stains.)
  4. Remove marker stains from carpet: apply Coke, scrub and then clean with soapy water.
  5. Clean oil stains from a garage floor: let the stain soak, then hose off.
  6. Clean burnt pans: pour Coke in the pan or let the pan soak in Coke, then rinse.
  7. Descale a kettle. (Same method as with burnt pans.)
  8. Clean car battery terminals by pouring a small amount of Coke over each one, scrubbing with an old toothbrush and rinsing with water.
  9. Clean your car engine. Let an old towel dipped in Coke sit on engine parts for a while. Remove towel and wipe parts clean with a clean cloth dipped in water.
  10. Clean tile grout: pour onto kitchen/bathroom floor, leave for a few minutes, then wipe up.
  11. Remove stains from vitreous china by letting chinaware soak in Coke for a while. The stains should come off easily now.
  12. Got a dirty pool? Adding two 2-litre bottles of Coke will clear up rust and dirt.
  13. Clean your toilet: pour Coke around inside of bowl, leave for a while, then flush clean.
  14. Polish chrome: pour Coke onto the chrome surface/object, crumple up some tinfoil and use it to scrub rust away. Rinse with warm water and wipe dry.
  15. Remove gum stuck in hair. Dip that part of the hair in a glass of Coke and let it sit for a few minutes. It will be much easier to pick the gum out of the hair now.

Source: PreventDisease.com  


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