Dryer sheets may help keep static from your clothes, but they also work in some unusual ways as well. Have a look at ways you can clean with dryer sheets as well as some other uses below.
Picks up pet hair
Thanks to its anti-static properties, dryer sheets work great at removing pet fur from clothes and upholstered furniture.
Scrubs away soap scum
The next time your sink, faucet, tile, and shower door needs a good clean, skip the bleach and grab a dryer sheet to wipe up the grime. Lightly wet the sheet and scruba-dub-dub away that soap scum.
If taking off your shoes makes you wrinkle your nose, put a dryer sheet in your sneakers or boots to freshen things right up.
Learn the best ways to clean white shoes here.
When your hair feels a little electric, take a dryer sheet and give it a quick, couple of swipes over your head to tame those flyaways. Choose an unscented sheet that won’t clash with your deodorant or perfume.
Removes deodorant marks
White streaks on your shirt got you down? Grab an unscented dryer sheet and lightly rub or dab at those deo marks until they’re gone.
Learn other ways to get rid of stubborn deodorant stains here.
To keep insects from bugging you, tuck a few dryer sheets in your pocket or lightly rub it on your skin to keep those pesky skeeters away.
Cleans electronic screens
To keep delicate electronics shiny and dust free, swipe a dryer sheet across your screen to clean and cut through the static.
Instead of throwing away dull scissors, carefully rub a dryer sheet on the blade or cut through the sheet a few times. Those snips will sharpen up long enough for you to use before getting them professionally sharpened.
Cleans windshields and grilles
Before running the hose to give your car a bath, try dampening a dryer sheet and rubbing it over your windshield and grille to remove sticky bug guts, dirt, and pollen.
Removes food residues
Stubborn stains on pots and pans are no joke, especially on those well-loved baking sheets.
Remove dark stains, spots, and food residue by filling your pot or pan with hot water and placing a dryer sheet in the middle to soak overnight (you can also add a squeeze of dish soap to the mix). The next day, dump out the water and scrub out the stains with the wet dryer sheet.