Chalk isn’t just for art. It has many uses! You will be surprised at how a stick of chalk can make your life a little easier. Check out all of its amazing secrets below!
Chalk Can Remove Grease Stains
It absorbs the grease. If you get some grease on a shirt, rub some chalk over the stain before tossing it into the washer.
Hide Water Stains
Rub some chalk over water stains until you are able to paint the defect.
Restore Tarnished Silverware
Using chalk can easily remove the tarnish from silverware. Just wrap a piece of chalk up with the silverware in some cheesecloth. Tarnish is caused by moisture and the chalk will absorb it.
Chalk Removes Stinky Closet Odors
If your closet or drawer needs a fresher scent, just wrap some chalk in a sachet and leave it there. This art tool will absorb the stink!
Fight Off Ants
Ants don’t like to walk over chalk. If you draw a line with chalk, they won’t cross. How did I not know this?
Use Chalk To Prevent Rust
Chalk actually prevents rust from forming. Toss some in your toolbox to keep your tools looking new.
Combat Slippery Screws With Chalk
If you have a stubborn screw, rub some chalk on the screwdriver tip to get it out easier.
Win The Battle Against Sticky Keys
If your key keeps getting stuck in the lock, rub some chalk on the edges to help fix the problem.
So, grab a box of chalk. It’s an inexpensive multipurpose tool to help you solve some everyday problems.
Do you use chalk for anything else? Please share your tips.
H/T: Faith Tap