The Surprising Uses For Everyday Household Products

Common household items aren’t just great for their intended purpose, but also because of their more versatile uses. For instance, floss not only cleans teeth, but it can also make eating cheese easier. Drano helps with not only sink clogs but also cement stains. Even duct tape has a super helpful use.

Keep reading for some truly ingenious hacks using everyday products.

Use Ketchup To Clean Silver Jewelry

Cleaning silver jewelry doesn’t have to require a special product. While it may seem counterintuitive, ketchup can do the trick! Simply pour ketchup into a bowl and dump the jewelry right in.


Let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes to allow the acid and vinegar in the ketchup to break down any dirt on the jewelry. Then, use a toothbrush to softly get off any stubborn bits of grime and wash it clean with warm water.