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Do not throw away these sachets, they could be extremely useful to you

By Andrew Alpin, 3 March 2017


Have you noticed those small tiny white bags placed in a new pair of shoes or even when you purchase a water flask? One little white sachet with what appears to be tiny stones inside will always be placed inside. Silica gel packs are placed in several products and are usually thrown away. But Stop!! The next time you come across a silica gel packs in any product; don’t throw them away as they could be of immense use to you. Here’s how.

The benefits of Silica gel packs are many as they contain silicon dioxide to absorb moisture and keep products dry. The same principle can also be used for various purposes.

1Silica gel packs in towel cabinets prevents dampness

Keeping silica gel bags in towel cabinets can prevent dampness during rains.

towel cabinets

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2Prevent foggy car windows

Silica gel packs placed near your car windows prevents fogging of the car window.
Prevent foggy car windows

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3Drying out a phone

If you have accidently dropped your phone in water, place them inside a silica gel pack to dry out.

Drying out a phone

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4Preservation of old photos

Old photos deteriorate with time due to moisture. Keep 3 or 4 silica gel sachets in your box containing your precious photographs keeping them as good as new.

Preservation of old photos

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5Increase life of razor blades

The life of your razor blade can be prolonged if you keep it in a box along with a silica gel pack.

Increase life of razor blades

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