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20 Surprising Uses for Wax Paper

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Around the House.

10. Use in Place of Swiffer Sheets. if you’ve run out of dry sheets for your swifter, use wax paper instead. Cheaper and just as effective!

11. Shine up Fixtures Fixtures. Rub chrome fixtures with wax paper after cleaning. The wax will coat the fixtures and prevent water stains.

12. Stop a Door from Sticking. Rub a sheet of wax paper along the edge of the door. It help stop it from jamming in the frame.

13. Protect Colored Candles. To stop the dye in candles from bleeding, store them wrapped in wax paper.

14. Lubricated Clothing. Curtain and Shower Rods. Stop all that annoying squeaking by rubbing the rod with wax paper.

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Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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2:20AM PDT on Jul 23, 2013

Thank you :)

7:23PM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

interesting. i'll have to try some of these

5:43PM PDT on May 13, 2013

yes, helpful!

8:18PM PDT on May 3, 2013

Thank You for this article!
Nice tips!

6:56PM PDT on Apr 24, 2013


1:17PM PDT on Apr 23, 2013

knew some of these but not all.thanks.

1:07PM PDT on Apr 23, 2013

my great-grandma taught me most of these :)

4:14PM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

Details - This is a thin tissue paper infused with paraffin, a petroleum-derived product much like that in a (non-bees) wax candle, but more highly refined for FDA-approved food use

11:29PM PDT on Apr 19, 2013


4:37PM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

Great idea

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