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Surprising Uses for '''Chalk'''

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Surprising Uses for '''Chalk'''

Perhaps you think you’ve graduated from chalk — after all, who needs the stuff when you’re no longer interested in playing hopscotch?!
But chalk isn’t all fun and games. Indeed, there are several practical and clever ways to use chalk around the house. check out some of them.


1- Prevent Musty Closets. A bundle of chalk in a closet will go a long way in preventing the mustiness that all too often occurs in closets.

2-Remove Grease Stains.
Removing grease stains is often tricky business. Rub chalk on the clothing item’s affected area and let it sit for about 10 minutes. This should help absorb some of the grease. Before throwing it in the washing machine, wipe off the excess dust.

3- Stop Silver from Losing its Luster. Keep a bundle of chalk in the same place that you store your silver. It’ll absorb the moisture and prevent the silver from tarnishing.

4- Clean Pewter. Make a paste with a ground-up piece of chalk and vodka. Rub on pewter, rinse it off, and polish.

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