Try One of These 10 Ingenious Ways to Use a Sponge

These are 10 ingenious ways to use a sponge you absolutely need to try. You will be amazed how much you can do with a sponge!


Everyone has at least one sponge at home. It’s an essential cleaning toll that can also be use differently, it’s only a matter of creativity. Did you know, however, that you could do a lot more than cleaning up with your sponge? Here are 10 tips to discover and you absolutely need to test. You will be amazed how much you can do with a sponge!

11. Clean your window shutters

  • Take two sponges and in each of them make a small incision with a knife.
  • In the incision, insert your kitchen tongs.
  • Use it to clean your shutters.

10. Storing your needles

If you like to sew, you’ll love this trick. Store your needles by planting them in a sponge.

9. Soap Puff

  • Using a knife, make cut a small slice in a sponge.
  • Insert a small squared soap: you now have a puff that dispenses soap.

8. Keep your Plants Hydrated

To keep your plants well hydrated, put a sponge in the bottom of your pot and fill it with soil.

7. Sealing an Envelope

Soak your sponge and place it on the glue-coated rim of your envelope. Now you don’t have to taste the glue anymore.

6. Make Ice Packs

  • Soak your sponge with water and put it in a Ziploc bag.
  • Remove as much air as possible, close your bag and put it in the freezer.

5. Remove Nail Polish

  • Put a sponge in a small container and pour in your nail polish remover.
  • You just have to put your fingers in the sponge to remove your polish.

4. Wrist Rest Pad

Wrist rest pad can be expensive while a simple sponge can do the job.

3. Get Rid of Bad Smell

  • Sprinkle a sponge with baking soda.
  • Keep it in your fridge over 48 hrs.

2. Chairs Floor Protectors

Cut a sponge according to the area you have to cover. You can glue the pieces of sponge under your chair and table legs, for example, to protect your floor.

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