Rubbing Alcohol Hacks That Will Have You Asking, “Why Haven’t I Tried This Before?”

Rubbing alcohol isn’t just for cleaning scrapes and cuts. While it is a great disinfectant, the first-aid staple is so much more. From getting rid of pesky insects to eliminating that funky smell coming from your sneakers, rubbing alcohol has many useful hacks.

Not only will these innovative uses save you a trip to the store, but they’ll also save you money and, hopefully, make your life a bit easier. Here are some quirky hacks using rubbing alcohol.

Remove Annoying Stickers From Hard Surfaces

Remove Annoying Stickers From Hard Surfaces
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Linda Cummings Schwegler/Pinterest

It’s always fun to buy new things for your home. But one thing that isn’t fun is the pesky price tag that may or may not give you a hard time when you try to remove it. The good news is there is an easy way to remove those annoying stickers.

Dampen a paper towel with rubbing alcohol and rub the sticker off. If that doesn’t work, try leaving the soaked towel directly over the sticker for a few minutes. It will come off in no time!