Uses for Bounce Fabric Softener


Note:  The following are not recommentations.
They are posted here for interest only.
Many have not been tested in the Printlace household.
And all this time you've just been putting Bounce in the dryer! Fights Pests: It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them. Spread sheets around foundation areas, or vehicles. It keeps mice from entering. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season. Place sheet of Bounce in back pocket to repel bees. As Freshener: It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. Eliminate odors from dirty laundry by placing a sheet at the bottom of bag or hamper. Sheet of Bounce in drawer, closet or vacuum cleaner freshens the air. Prevent musty suitcases. Place sheet inside empty luggage before storing. To keep sleeping bag and tent smelling fresh, place sheet inside before storing. Freshen air in your car by placing a sheet under the front seat. A sheet at bottom of a wastebasket will help eliminate odors. Place a sheet of Bounce in shoes or sneakers overnight to deodorize them. Cleaning: Clean baked-on-foods. Put a sheet in a pan, fill with water, let sit overnight and sponge clean. The anti-static agent apparently weakens the bond between the food and the pan. Dissolve soap scum from shower doors and sinks. Clean with a sheet of Bounce. Magnetically attract loose pet hair by rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce. Wet a Bounce sheet, hose down your car, and wipe love bugs off easily with the wet Bounce. Other Household Uses: Eliminate static electricity from television or computer screen. It keeps dust from resettling. Eliminate static electricity from venetian blinds. Wipe the blinds with a sheet of Bounce to prevent dust from resettling. Since Bounce is designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from resettling. Run threaded needle through a sheet of Bounce to prevent thread from tangling. Wipe up sawdust from drilling or sand papering. A used sheet of Bounce will collect sawdust like a tack cloth. Eliminates static cling from pantyhose. Rub a damp, used sheet of Bounce over the hosiery. Collect cat hair. Rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce will magnetically attract the loose hairs. Freshen the air in and around your home. Place an individual sheet of Bounce in a drawer or hang in the closet. Put Bounce sheet in vacuum cleaner. Prevent musty suitcases. Place an individual sheet of Bounce inside empty luggage before storing. Freshen the air in your car. Place a sheet of Bounce under the front seat. Eliminate odors in wastebaskets. Place a sheet of Bounce at the bottom of the wastebasket. Eliminate odors in dirty laundry. Place an individual sheet of Bounce at the bottom of a laundry bag or hamper. Deodorize shoes or sneakers. Place a sheet of Bounce in your shoes or sneakers overnight. Put a Bounce sheet in your sleeping bag and tent before folding and storing them. Keeps them smelling fresh. Note: All of these have not been tested in the Printlace household; but the suggestions tried have worked nicely.

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