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11 Amazing Toothpaste Uses in Garden and Home

Check out some crazy, yet useful Toothpaste Uses in the Garden and Home that can help you in a lot of ways! We have included the best ones!

Toothpaste Uses in the Home and Garden
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Your home is surprisingly full of useful things that can come in handy in the garden and toothpaste is one of them! Sounds weird? Well, it’s not! Have a look at these¬†Toothpaste Uses in Garden and Home!

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Toothpaste Uses in the Garden

1. Polish Metal Pots

Take a dab of toothpaste on a soft cloth and rub it on your metal, copper, and silver pots to make them shine like new again! Once you are done, rinse gently with tepid water and wipe with a dry cloth.

For cleaning heavily tarnished copper pots, rub toothpaste and leave for a few minutes before wiping. Rinse with warm water.

2. Pest Control

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Toothpaste’s smell and taste repels pests from the garden. Simply draw a circle of pea-size toothpaste around the plants. This will prevent crawling insects like slugs from crossing over.

Ants also find the strong smell of the toothpaste repulsive, and it also keeps them at bay.

3. Heal Bug Bites From Itching

While working in the garden, people often get bitten by bugs. In such conditions, apply dime-sized toothpaste on the bite area to prevent rash and reduce itching. It will also ease out the irritation.

4. Prevent Poison Ivy Itching

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If you ever brush yourself accidentally with poison ivy, then don’t worry. Apply some toothpaste on the affected area to heal the itch.

5. Cure Bee Sting

Using alkaline toothpaste on the bee and hornet sting helps in neutralizing bee venom. Simply dab a small amount on the affected area.

Note: This remedy is only helpful in healing honeybee stings and does not work for sting from wasp species.

6. Clean Vases and Jars

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While growing cuttings or keeping plants in jars and vases, they develop a layer of calcium over time. Simply take a coin-sized dollop of toothpaste on a piece of cloth and rub their insides with it. It will make the vases look new again!


Toothpaste Uses in Homes

7. Clean Bathroom Sink

Drop a small dollop of toothpaste in the bathroom sink and scrub it with the help of a sponge or cloth. Rinse well with water, and it will shine again.

8. Scrub the Toilet

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Can you believe a small amount of toothpaste can clean your toilet? Just put a bit of toothpaste into the toilet and scrub away with the brush. It will clean the stubborn stains and leave a fresh aroma.

9. Clean Bathroom Mirror

Take a small amount of toothpaste on a damp cloth and wipe the mirror. Move hands in small circles, allow the toothpaste to dry, and clean with a dry towel.

10. Clean Shoes

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You can clean scuff from leather or vinyl shoes with a dab of toothpaste on a sponge or cloth. Work on small parts and scuff with a soft towel. Do not try this on suede leather shoes.

11. Clean Cell Phone Screen

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A small amount of toothpaste can buff away small scratches from the phone screen. Complete the cleaning process by wiping with a damp cloth and allowing the screen to dry.

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