Introduction: 6 Under-appreciated Things About Petroleum Jelly
Every house has a jar of good ol' Petroleum Jelly. Yet this jelly is very under appreciated for all of it's great uses.
Here are a few of the most interesting!
Step 1: Loosening Stuck Drawers
Have a stuck drawer? Use petroleum jelly to prevent it from sticking and make the drawer move smoother.
Step 2: Prevent Light Bulbs From Sticking
A common problem with outdoor light bulbs is having them stick to the fixture. If this happens trying get out the bulb might end up in it breaking. Put some petroleum jelly around the threads before putting the bulb in to allow for easy removal later.
Step 3: Open Your Shower Quicker
Having a hard time rushing out of the shower? Put some petroleum jelly on your curtain rod for your shower to open it lightening fast!
Step 4: Remove Squeak From Door Hinges
A bit of petroleum jelly on a door hinge can take away that annoying squeak. Then you can sneak around your home effectively.
Step 5: Starting a Fire
You can use petroleum jelly to help you start a fire. It works pretty well with stuff that is having a hard time starting.
Step 6: Replacement ChapStick
If you run out of chap stick, Petroleum jelly is a great lip moisturizer. Just apply liberally to the lips and BAM no more chap-ness.