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.


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.


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

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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