Coffee Day: Six unusual uses for coffee

Coffee Day: Six unusual uses for coffee

These six tips will change your life forever!

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The 29th of September marks the celebration of National Coffee day, and who doesn't enjoy a cup of aromatic brewed coffee beans to wake them up in the morning?

There are many other uses for coffee, either from the usual consumption as a hot beverage or cooking/baking ingredient. Coffee can become a very handy house tool for your everyday tasks!

Here are six unusual and beneficial uses for coffee:

1. You can fix furniture

Does your dark wood furniture have any cracks, nicks or gouges that you wish to get rid off? Instant coffee is the solution! Simply mix 2-3 tablespoons with water to make a thick paste; for wood with red tones, add a few drops of iodine.

Put the paste on a small putty knife or a disposable plastic knife and use it to fill the crack. Remove any excess around the edges with a barely damp cloth. Let the paste dry completely, then buff with furniture wax.

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2. Clean your car

Yes, it sounds crazy but it's true! Place a small open container filled with freshly ground coffee beans where it won't get knocked over. The grounds will absorb any strong odors you bring into the car, keeping it smelling fresh and clean.

3. You can fertilize your plants

The acidity, aeration, nitrogen, phosphorous, and trace minerals the coffee grounds provides helps fertilize plants and keeps them alive for longer. Dig about 3/4 cup of grounds into the soil near the roots, repeating once a month. Fertilizing even acid-loving plants with coffee grounds too frequently could increase soil acidity to undesirable levels.

4. You can make a face scrub

Coffee grounds make a great exfoliator. Simply rub the moist grounds in gently to get rid of dead skin, then rinse.

5. Coffee can make your hair glossy

Applying "extra-strong" coffee to your hair while it's dry and clean will make it shinier. Keep the coffee in for about 20 minutes, then rinse. Repeat for seven days to get the best results.

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6. Coffee can keep your cords detangled!ย 

Dreading to take out those Christmas lights because they're in a mess? Here's how to keep them detangled suing coffee: Find an empty coffee tin and lid. Slice the plastic lid of the can with a sharp knife and insert one end of the cord.

Wrap the cord of lights around the can, taping the end to the can to keep everything in place. Before putting on the lid, fill the can with extra bulbs and an extension cord. No tangles, no misplaced accessories.

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