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11 Genius Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Paper Towel

Mind. Blown.

1. Remove wax from hard surfaces by covering it with a damp paper towel and heating with an iron for a few seconds.

2. Place a damp sheet or two under your chopping board to stop it from slipping around.

3. Heat a wet paper towel in a sandwich press for a couple of seconds to clean off crusty cheese.

4. For speedy chilled drinks, wrap the bottle in a damp paper towel and chuck it in the freezer for 15–20 minutes.

5. Stop oil drips from making a mess in your pantry by wrapping a folded paper towel around the bottle and securing with an elastic band.

6. ~Magically~ remove jar labels by wrapping them in a vinegar-soaked paper towel for 5–10 minutes.

7. Keep herbs fresher for longer by storing them in a damp paper towel in a resealable bag.

8. Use a damp towel to wipe away pet fur from clothes or furniture.

9. Use a butter knife covered with a damp, soapy paper towel to clean slots and other hard-to-reach places.

10. For simple steamed veggies, wrap in a damp paper towel and microwave for a couple of minutes.

11. Then for a speedy microwave steam clean, zap a damp paper towel for two minutes. Once it's cool enough to handle, wipe away that grime.

Who woulda thought?! Viva paper towel cleans even better when wet. Discover even more ways to #TryVivaWet.