Extend the life of your brushes

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Have you just bought a new broom? If you want it to last longer, soak its hair in a bucket of hot, salted water. After about 20 minutes, remove the mop and let it dry. Really easy! With this method, you will be able to keep your broom over time and you will save money. However, you will still need to apply the trick once a week to achieve lasting results.

According to some specialists, the same results are obtained using a solution of soapy water and ammonia, but ammonia is a dangerous product. Also, whether you have children or not, go for the maintenance trick of the salt broom. To disinfect the broom, you can even rinse it with vinegar water before allowing it to air dry.

Hold artificial flowers in place

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Salt is a great way to keep artificial flowers looking lively. Fill a vase or other container with salt, add a little cold water and organize your artificial flowers. The salt will solidify and the flowers will hold up! This little trick works with all artificial flowers. However, in order for your fabric artificial flowers to last over time, you will need to use a blow dryer to get rid of various dust and dirt before spraying saltwater on them.

As for artificial plastic flowers that last over time, you can apply the same maintenance tips. In any case, avoid vigorously rubbing the artificial flowers so as not to damage them. In addition, for your own good, prioritize lukewarm saltwater for cleaning artificial flowers, other products can seriously harm your health!

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