Ever buy something that you never use and wonder why you purchased it in the first place? Have you bought something that gets used, but are annoyed that you can only use it for one purpose? Kitchen tools, utensils and appliances can be used in unusual ways to help you not only make the most out of your purchases, but also to save you time and money. Here are 15 kitchen hacks, sure to provide some new ways to clean, organize and work in the busiest room in your home.

Cleaning Hacks

Get your garbage disposal in great shape by combining ice, lemon and salt and pouring it down the drain.

Dryer sheets aren’t just for the laundry room anymore. Scrub your pots and pans with these sweet-smelling sheets for sparkling cookware.

Why waste your money on deodorizing products when you can utilize materials sitting around your home?

If your oven is dirty, baking soda can help eliminate years of food and grime.

Dishes coming out of the washer dirty or filmy? Try putting a bowl with vinegar into the wash.

Food Hacks

Some foods make it a hassle to cook with, especially the dreaded ginger root. Use a spoon to make peeling ginger less of a chore.

This one can be tricky, but will help greatly once you are done boiling.

Flambeing tends to scare off a lot of cooks, use this tip to make the process easier.

Organization Hacks

Refrigerator lights go out all the time, eliminate the need for new bulbs with LED tape.

Internet routers can be found in nearly every home these days, and luckily they don’t need to be seen to be used. Hide that ugly box to keep your home looking neat.

Hanging towels come in handy all the time, reuse old door knobs to create hanging spots where needed.

Got too many shoes and flip flops taking up space? Use a letter organizer to help sort your kicks.

If you are always misplacing your cleaning products, a simple tension rod can ensure they stay in the same place.

Hopefully these tips will help you save time, keep your kitchen in order and get the most out of your appliances. For more information, give us a call today at (702) 515-1515.