These 17 New Uses For Aluminum Foil Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

You know that you've got a roll of tin foil on hand for wrapping up leftovers and baking a turkey, but chances are, you are not using your aluminum foil to its full potential. It's a household heavy hitter, so start putting it to work. 

1. Ball up your foil and toss it in the dryer for a chemical-free dryer sheet.

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2. Mix it with baking soda, salt and boiling water and use it to polish silver.

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3. Use it to make a barrier for doorknobs, hinges and other things you want to cover while you're painting.


4. Use it to scour rust from metal with water.

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5. Wrap the edges of a plastic bag together, seal with foil and use an iron to reseal bags.



6. Pour grease from the pan into a shallow bowl of foil. Let it harden and you can just throw it away, keeping it out of your sink entirely.

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7. You can hack AAA batteries if you're out of AA batteries by bridging the gap with a little tin foil.

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8. Clean a grill with no chemicals by using a wadded up ball of tin foil.


9. Roll your hair into pinwheels and wrap them in foil. Use a straightening iron to curl them for long-lasting waves.

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10. Wrapping the ends of a banana in tin foil will help them last longer.

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11. Wrap the edges of your pie crust in tin foil to keep them from burning while you bake.

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12. Use foil to scour stubborn pots and pans.

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13. Make several cuts in a sheet of tin foil to sharpen dull scissors.

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14. Slipping a sheet of tin foil under heavy furniture will help it move more easily.


15. Cut your ironing time in half with aluminum foil

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16. Cover leftover pizza in a foil dome and reheat it for maximum crispiness.

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17. Use it to fashion a makeshift funnel to prevent spills.


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