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Apart from drinking a cup of hot coffee in the morning and rejuvenating yourself, have you ever imagined any other uses of coffee grounds? Coffee ground is not just for a cup of refreshing drink. It can be put to good use at home too. From deodorizing your refrigerator to cleaning the pans and the pots, coffee grounds have several uses. So, the next morning when you prepare the steaming hot coffee for yourself, do not forget to keep the coffee grounds aside. Here are 8 different ways of using coffee grounds in your home.

Prevent Wood Furniture Scratches with Coffee Grounds

Coffee grounds can help in cleaning at home.

Did your wooden furniture got banged up and the results are small ugly scratches? Any scratch on your wooden furniture might appear unpleasant to your eyes. The coffee ground can help you in getting rid of the scratches to some extent. Wondering how? For the scratches on dark wood furniture or the ones with espresso finishes, you can mix a little amount of water and coffee ground in order to prepare a paste. Then, apply the paste by rubbing it on the scratch. Finally, wipe the area with a towel. The coffee grounds paste stains the scratch on the wood making it less visible.

Coffee Grounds as Home Cleaner

The magical coffee ground has a great aroma.

Do you have heavily soiled pans and pots to clean each day? One of the most effective ways to clean heavily soiled pans and pots are the coffee ground. You may use both dry and wet coffee grounds to sprinkle and use a sponge to scrub the soiled surface. The countertops can also be cleaned effectively with coffee grounds but must be tried in small surface first.

Deodorize Refrigerator with Coffee Grounds

People often opt for baking soda to deal with the foul smell in the refrigerator. You may also check one of the articles on creative uses of baking soda on our website. But, the coffee grounds can also be a great deodorizer for your refrigerator. Take a cheese cloth to fill it with the dry coffee grounds. Then, place this ground filled-bag on any one of the shelves in the refrigerator to deodorize your refrigerator.

Coffee Grounds as Drain Cleaner

Coffee grounds as drink as well as for cleaning home.

The powerful fragrance and gritty surface of the coffee ground help in unblocking and refreshing the sink in your kitchen. You just need to let a cup full of coffee grounds boil in a pot of water. Then, just pour the boiling mixture into the sink drain to clean it.

Coffee Grounds as Garbage Bin Deodorizer

The nasty odors spreading out from the garbage bins can be absorbed with the use of the coffee grounds. Use a pair of pantyhose and fill it with dry grounds. Then, hang it inside the garbage bin hooking it to the lid.

Coffee Grounds are Bug Repellent

Did you know that the coffee grounds are also a great bug repellent? The coffee grounds have a very strong aroma which helps in keeping the insects and viruses at a safe distance from your home. You can just sprinkle some dry grounds all around the surface of your home. Keeping a bowl of coffee grounds out on the patio can also keep the bacteria and germs away.

Boost up the Seedlings with Coffee Grounds

Are you planting seedlings in your small kitchen garden or adding some greenery inside your house? The use of coffee ground in the soil or mixing it in the watering can boost the soil by raising the level of nitrogen in it.

Coffee Grounds to Control Fireplace Ashes While Cleaning

It is obvious to get fed up with the ashes flying all over your room while cleaning the fireplace. You may control it by sprinkling some damp coffee ground on the ashes. The dust can be controlled with it. Try out the above simple tips to make use of the coffee grounds and make your home a better place to live in. These are handy tips that you may use and see the changes yourself. Acknowledgments: “Featured photo”: by Couleur for source click here. “Picture no.1”: by Elias Falla for source click here. “Photo no.2”: by Congerdesign for source click here. “Photo no.3”: by Moreharmony for source click here.

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