10 Mind-Blowing Hacks To Help You Defeat Summer

Hack your way through another summer.

1. Need a place to store your pool towels? Wine racks are perfect!

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2. If you’re lounging around outside and need to do some emailing, use a spare box to create a personal workspace.

3. When you venture outdoors, use a liquid soap dispenser to consume suntan lotion more precisely.

4. If you’re tired of scratching a mosquito bite, rub some apple cider vinegar or lemon juice on it.

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5. AC units can be really expensive, so team up your mini fridge and fan for a quick fix.

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6. If you want to make a poolside cocktail, try carving out a watermelon and adding a tap for easy access.

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7. Attract birds to your yard with a soda bottle and wooden spoon bird feeder.

8. If the AC unit above your apartment keeps dripping loudly by your window, put down a sponge to stop the insanity.

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9. Summer gnats are the worst. If they’re swarming in the kitchen, coat your sink in olive oil.

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10. And if you’re on the beach without a cup holder, fear not. You have two on your feet.

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Get through the summer like a genius with #mikehacks.

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