If you’re a handy person, you know certain products are a cure-all for many different problems. For example, if it wasn’t for duct tape, my house would be completely falling apart. Other people use Windex for everything from cleaning floors to repelling bugs. I’m always on the lookout for these cure-all solutions because they can save so much time, money and energy.
Hydrogen peroxide is something almost everyone has in their house, but hardly anyone knows about its endless possibilities. Most families keep it under the sink and rarely bring it out, which is a shame because, if you know how to use it, hydrogen peroxide can solve a ton of everyday problems. Did you know that a small dab of peroxide can whiten your teeth? Or that with peroxide based solution, you can give your hair a brighter look?
We put together a list of 15 genius ways to use hydrogen peroxide that will make your life a whole lot easier. Try some of these for yourself and make sure to let us know how it goes.
1. Remove Stains
If you soak your dirty clothes in hydrogen peroxide before throwing them in the wash, that gross stain will come off a lot easier.
2. Clean Hardwood Floors
If your kitchen floor could use some sparkle, simply pour a mix of hot water and peroxide down and you will be amazed at the result.
3. Grow Plants
With just a pinch of hydrogen peroxide, you can kill off any fungus that might hinder your plant from growing.
4. Natural Highlights
Save yourself an expensive trip to the salon by mixing a solution of water and peroxide. Spray it on your hair before you brush and you will end up with beautiful, natural highlights.