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Uses for Salt: Doing the Laundry

Ironing and Salt


Ironing is not always a fun task. Salt can make it easier.

Cleaning: An iron with rough or sticky spots on its surface can be cleaned by running it, set at low, over a piece of paper with salt on it.

­Starch: Add a dash of salt to the laundry starch to keep the iron from sticking to clothing. This will also give a smooth finish to linens or fine cottons.