Last Updated on December 14, 2018
You might be really surprised to find out that a whopping 9 million tons is the amount of discarded furniture we produce on a yearly basis and this is only office furniture. So, it is definitely no secret that this number is significantly growing!
However, it is always possible to put an end to this issue as long as you have the determination and creativity to do so! Interestingly, people are becoming aware of this issue and also of the big amount of money they waste in buying new furniture.
In fact, some of them have already started redecorating their old and used furniture instead of throwing it away! And guess what? You can do the same by learning more about these simple yet brilliant hacks that will make your old furniture stand out and look brand new!
Use Chalk to remove oil spills from Fabric
Life can be quite easy and less stressful when you live alone or with your partner. However, once you decide to give birth to babies or very simply adopt a pet, then things get a bit more challenging and complicated.
It’s true that life becomes sweet but really exhausting, especially when you have to clean the house a hundred times a day or sacrifice your expensive and most comfortable sofa.
Spills, for instance, are a normal thing but they are more likely to happen when you have kids and pets living with you in the same house! Still, worry not as this issue can be easily fixed with this simple yet effective hack :
– Grab a piece of chalk and then start rubbing it to your sofa’s fabric. Interestingly, the chalk will absorb the grease or oil.
– Make sure you let the chalk soak well.
– Grab a washcloth and use it to remove the chalk.
– Finally, open your living room’s window and let the fabric air dry.
Use Oil And Vinegar To Clean Old Or Damaged Floors And Wooden Furniture
This might sound like a silly joke but the truth is that this particular hack will blow your mind and will help bring life back to your damaged floor and old furniture. You just have to try it to believe! All you need is :
– ¼ cup of oil.
– ¾ cup of vinegar.
– A clean cloth.
Mix the vinegar with oil and use the concoction to transform your furniture and make it look as good as new. When applying this magical mixture, make sure you use the clean cloth to wipe the furniture. For better results, you can cover the wood with paint. This way, you allow the concoction effect to last or ‘’sits better’’
Use Lemon Juice To Get Rid Of Rust Stains From Metal
With the passage of time, rust stains automatically start forming, ruining our furniture, especially garden furniture. Luckily, there are some brilliant ways to get rid of them and make the furniture look brand new again! One of these smart hacks, we find this one and in which you can use lemon juice to make the rust spots disappear forever.
Very simply, you have to soak the metal parts of furniture you need to clean in lemon juice, leave it there from 5 to 10 minutes, and then use a scouring pad to gently scrub the rusty surfaces.
Use’’ Liquid Leather’’ To Bring Your Sofa Back To Life
Thinking about throwing your sofa away? Well, wait! Not before you try this hack! In fact, many people have used this trick before and were very happy and satisfied with the results. Go to Amazon or eBay and purchase ‘’ Liquid leather’’.