Like it or not, winter is coming. It’s on our doorsteps. And no, this not a Game of Thrones scenario, but a real big deal: rain, frost, snow, common colds, flu… These are just a few of the things that winter brings with itself.


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The popular youtubers, named HouseholdHacker, made an awesome video with very interesting and practical solutions for the winter. We already tried some of them, and we’ll try them all, as they sure come in handy! Keep on reading and find out what we’re taking about!

Great Tricks For The Winter! They’ll Help You Go Thru Winter More Easily
1. Make Your Own Water-Proof Shoes

This trick is very handy for winter days. Especially if you own a pair of shoes that’s made of textile. Here’s what you need to do: Take one small candle and rub it on the fabric, until you get a thick wax layer on the exterior of the shoe. Then, take a hairdresser and turn on the highest heat option. Heat the layer of wax until it melts completely. Then, leave your shoes aside to cool down. And that’s it, now you have your water-proof shoes!

2. Brush The Snow

If fresh snow is causing you problems on your pavement, don’t use a shovel, as you usually do. Instead, use a broom and brush off the snow. This requires much less effort, doesn’t it?

3. Cooking Oil For The Shovel

If you’re struggling with a snow build up in front of your house, use a shovel. Improve this cleaning technique with a small trick, that’ll make the cleaning easier and much more simple. The secret to this trick is cooking oil. Spray the shovel with some cooking oil, to prevent the snow from sticking to it. For sure, you’ll get the job done faster!

4. Save Energy After Cooking

Baking some pastry in the oven makes the perfect winter ideal. In addition, to exploit the heat energy when you’re done with the baking, simply leave the oven door slightly open. This way, the heat and smell will spread all over your kitchen.

5. Treat Common Colds And Flu: Shower Bomb Remedy

Common colds and flu are an inseparable part of winter. Usually, a warm shower is much appreciated when you’re sick. With this showering trick, you can get better much faster! Make an enjoyable showering bomb as a remedy. For this remedy, you’ll need 5 tablespoons of Vicks VapoRub, half a cup of baking soda, one cup of corn starch and 2-3 tablespoons of water.

Procedure: Mix the ingredients in a bowl, so that they combine. Mix them with your hands, until you get a moldable texture. If you don’t get the right texture at first try, don’t worry. Just add a little more water. Then, take an ice mold and fill it with the mixture. Press it nicely, so that you fill every gap. Put the ice mold in the freezer and leave it for a couple of hours, or until the mixture thickens and becomes solid. Then, the next time you’re about to take a shower, take one square of the shower remedy and put it on the soap holder. Melt it a bit with warm water. Hop in the shower. The Vicks steam will significantly improve your symptoms.

There are five more of these tricks. Watch the following video and see how amazing they are!

Reference: HouseholdHacker