The internet is full of some pretty neat tricks and life hacks to make your life convenient. So here are 15 awesome life hacks that will make several tasks at home very convenient such as drying clothes or even making your mobile volume louder. Read on.

1 Grow roses from cuttings

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Did you know that you can easily grow roses from cuttings? Just before you plant them, push the bottom ends of the cuttings into small potatoes. The nutrients and moisture from the potatoes will let help the cuttings to grow healthy roots.

2 Waterproof shoes

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Among life hacks, here’s how to waterproof your canvas shoes. All you need is a blow dryer and some beeswax. Spread the beeswax all over the shoes and then use the blow dryer to melt the beeswax till you can see it any longer, your shoes will be waterproofed.

3 Dry your clothes faster

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If you want to dry your clothes fast and don’t have access to a dryer, then do this. Just take the wet clothes and place them on a dry towel. Then roll the towel with the clothes inside. Pick up the towel and the twist it tightly and squeeze out all the excess water. Once you’ve drained the excess water, you can hang out your garment on a hanger to dry completely. It will dry faster.

4 Smelly shoes

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If your shoes smell real bad, then here’s what you can do about them. Place some dry tea bags inside each shoe which will absorb the smell. If the shoes are both smelly and wet, then fill them with a mixture of rice and baking soda and leave for a few days. It will dry out completely and also be smelling fresh.

5 Tight shoes

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Among life hacks, if your shoes are bit too tight which is what happens with new shoes, then here is a good way to stretch them. Just take some wet newspaper and stuff them in each shoe as tightly as possible. Then let them dry out and after that remove the newspaper.

6 Start a fire

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Chips are a great way to start a fire especially if you are out camping and have forgotten your fuel. Chips contain ingredients like fat, oil and chemicals which are perfect materials for starting a fire.

7 Find small lost items

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You can use your vacuum cleaner to find things that you may have lost such as earrings. All you need to do is to cover the end of the vacuum cleaner using a sock or even pantyhose. Then start searching by running the vacuum over do that the item will get stuck in the sock.

8 Time-marked water bottle

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One of the best life hacks to get your water intake. This is a great way to keep track of how much water you drink every day. Just draw lines on your water bottle with a permanent marker pen and then also write the time beside the marked levels. The marking will become a visual reminder for you to help you achieve the daily requirement of water. This is good for people who drink less water because they forget.

9 Remove toilet bowl stains

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It isn’t easy to remove toilet stains and commercial cleaners are quite expensive. What you can do is just buy a can of Coca Cola and empty it out into the toilet bowl and let it remain overnight. Then wash it out with water and soap and flush the bowl. It will be clean.

10 Unclog drains easily

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Among life hacks, you can pour hot water down the drain for a minute. Then take 1 cup of baking soda and sprinkle it down the drain. After that pour in one cup vinegar into the drain and flush again with hot or boiling water. The drain will get free.

11 Clean the shower head

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The best way to clean your shower head so that the holes are all unclogged is to fill a plastic bag with vinegar and then dip the shower head into it and secure with a rubber band. Let the shower head sock in vinegar overnight and then remove the next morning. It’ll work as good as new and look clean and spotless.

12 Keep buttons from falling off

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The easiest way to keep buttons from falling off and in place is to paint them with some clear nail polish over the threads. This will prevent them from falling off.

13 Body odor

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This is among the good life hacks for body odor. Body odor is a big issues with many people who in spite of their attempts at hygiene still have body odor. It could also be that you forgot your deodorant. So if you don’t want to smell like you just came out of the gym, the take a fresh orange or lemon, cut into two halves and rub it on your skin. The odor disappears.

14 Amplify your phone speaker

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Don’t you just hate the fact that your cell phone speaker is to low and that you might have forgotten your headphones. Well, to remedy that, place your phone into an empty glass and the sound will get magnified.

15 Open a stuck lid

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Among life hacks, there are many ways to open a stuck lid but this is the best and most well-known effective methods to do so. You can use duct tape but if you don’t have tape on hand, then just run hit water over the lid for a minute, then wipe it dry and then open it. It will open easily. You can also soak the lid in hot water for the same effect.