Dryer Sheets Are Perfect For A Lot Of Things Outside The Dryer
Dryer sheets can do even more AFTER the laundry is done. A used one can wipe up detergent spills, clean out the lint trap, and wipe down the machines.
20 Uses For Dryer Sheets Outside The Laundry Room
Latex paint comes off the bristles of brushes easier if you soak them in warm water with a dryer sheet in it.
Dryer sheets can do even more <i>after</i> the laundry is done. A used one can wipe up detergent spills, clean out the lint trap, and wipe down the machines.
If you store items (in your home or elsewhere), dryer sheets are perfect for keeping the musty smell out.
You can also use them in crafts! They give a great textured look to collaged greeting cards, plus they'll be scented.
Freshen the whole house by tucking a sheet into HVAC vents.
Be laundry fresh -- everywhere.
A dryer sheet makes scrubbing cooked-on food off pots and pans much easier.
If you don't like the smell of old books, you can keep a strip of dryer sheet between the pages. It doubles as a bookmark.
Keep used sheets in a diaper bag to roll up with soiled diapers, masking the smell immediately.
A dryer sheet cut to fit and placed inside shoes combats odor.
Pull a threaded needle through a dryer sheet to keep the static down and the thread from getting tangled.
You can also fold them into luggage when traveling to keep things fresh -- especially if you're going to be re-wearing outfits.
A dryer sheet in a vacuum's dust bag makes everything fresher. Just make sure this won't be a fire hazard first!