37 unusual ways to use Coca-Cola
The most unusual life hacks using Coca-Cola.
Coca-Cola is a beloved product worldwide. Millions of people every day drink a carbonated drink, despite the fact that he’s not really useful. But who stops when this water even has a huge fan clubs, forums, and online communities. You probably know that Coca-Cola can be used not only for its intended purpose. You wouldn’t believe how many in the world there are different ways to use this sparkling water. Coca-Cola even more popular than the legendary cleaner WD-40.
For example, Coca-Cola can help you clean a variety of surfaces not only at home but in the car. Including to remove rust from the body. We have collected 37 of the most unusual and useful ways to use drink Coca-Cola that will help you not only to get rid of stains inside the machine, but also clean the body surface. Through these ways of using sparkling water you will love her even more. So there you go.
1) Get rid of the pests in the garden
Coca-Cola is an effective means of pest control in your garden at the cottage. For example, the carbonated drink will help to rid your plants from slugs and snails. To do this, pour into several bowls of the drink and put them next to your flower beds. The smell of sweet fizzy drink will attract pests, and due to the acidity of Coca-Cola many of them will die. So you can without unnecessary chemicals to save your plants from pests.
2) Coca-Cola will help to defrost the windshield
Incredibly, Coca-Cola will also help to help you get rid of icy windshield in the winter. To do this, simply pour the soda on the windshield and wait a minute. You won’t believe your eyes – the ice will begin to dissolve very quickly. In the end, it will be easy to scrape off the remnants of melted ice and snow.
3) Coca-Cola can help clean pots and kettle
How do you remove limescale from a kettle? Use citric acid or Descaler? Forget. Use regular Coca-Cola. It is much better to clean your kettle. And how do you clean burnt pots? Soaked them all day then using an iron sponge for dishes, peel the burnt layer? Here’s an easier way: pour in a pot of soda a Coke and put it to boil.
As boiling burnt saucepan will gradually be purified.
4) Make the windshield of your car perfectly clean
Many motorists know what it’s like to keep meticulously clean the windshield, which, unfortunately, is clean only a short time after a car wash. Alas, this is annoying to many car owners who do not want to in front of their eyes while driving bothersome stains adhering to and various insects. Know how to quickly clear the windshield from stains and dirt without the use of expensive and often ineffective chemicals? Clean the glass with Coca-Cola. Only attention! Try to drink did not get on the paint of a car. So to clear the windshield of Coca-Cola, moisten a soft sponge or microfiber cloth.
5) Remove the rust from your car
Coca-Cola is very useful to remove rust from your car. The easiest way is to dip a crumpled foil in Coke and then use the wet foil to try to remove the detected particles of rust. Of course, this method is suitable only for those vehicles that have just started to develop tiny areas of surface corrosion. This method is a kind of scrub for the car.
6) Loosen rusty bolts
We wrote on pages of our Internet publication on the different ways to help loosen the rusted bolts in the car. A great way to loosen a rusted bolt is WD-40. But also with this easy to handle Coca-Cola.
For example, if a rusty bolt to Unscrew, but the process is very slow (bolt barely spinning), then slightly unscrewing the bolt, treat it soda and wait a few minutes while Coca-Cola is not absorbed by the rust. Further, the bolt will start to Unscrew much easier.
7) Remove spots from fabric seats of the car or home of furniture
Surprisingly, Coca-Cola (especially sugar-free /Light/) incredibly useful for removing stains from clothes or any fabric. Coke removes grease stains and even blood stains. The only negative (which is why we suggest you to remove stains with soda with light fabrics) is that the drink itself is dark and it is unlikely he will help you to clean light fabric.
8) Lubricate the creaking mechanism of the garage door or doors
If the garage door or car door began to creak, you may not use the expensive “Badescu” (WD-40), and buy cheap Coca-Cola, which perfectly cope with the task of removing scratches from different mechanisms.
9) to Relieve irritation from insect bites and jellyfish of the sea
Many in the peak summer season go to the sea to relax after a hard working year. Unfortunately, often the trip South ends with jellyfish stings or mosquito. It is fraught with irritation of the skin. Of course, after serious bites require medical help. But as a first aid you can treat the bite of unsweetened sparkling water Coca-Cola light. No, of course, all the drink will not remove the burn or irritation from the bite, but you will be much easier.
10) Clean the car engine
Every car owner wants his car hood space shone as when purchasing a new car in the showroom. Alas, the engine surface quickly becomes dirty. Yes, of course, regularly wash the surface of engine using a variety of expensive cleaners. But you can use Coca-Cola, which copes even with very heavy contamination in the engine compartment.
11) Use Coke for cooking at the picnic
Coca-Cola is also a fantastic addition to many recipes of cooking. For example, this carbonated drink you can use for making mustard or as a marinade for steaks and kebabs. Coca-Cola is soften and marinate the meat. It is always better to use unsweetened soda light. If you mix Coke with ketchup, you can make a great sauce for grilling.
12) Clean the old coins and jewelry
Would you believe Coca-Cola’s and such. If you have old coins or old jewelry, then the world famous soda will help you regain that valuable things glow and Shine.
To do this, mix the beverage with soda and put coins or jewelry. You will be surprised how quickly grime will start to lag with the surface of coins and jewelry.
13) Clean the workbench in the garage
Many motorists have a garage, where they like to spend time tinkering with his car. Many of the garage has shelves and workbench, which is often heavily contaminated. But no worries – Coca-Cola perfectly to a dirty table and in the garage. Pour the soda into the bottle with the spray and take the rag from microfiber. Believe me, the process of cleaning the table and shelves in the garage will be much easier.
14) Coca-Cola as fertilizer in the country
Want to accelerate the growth of plants in the country? Coca-Cola will help in this. Believe it or not, if you feed your plants Coca-Cola, their growth will be accelerated due to the fact that sugar present in soda, will accelerate the growth of microorganisms in the earth, and the acidity of the drink will improve the quality of the soil.
15) Coca-Cola will help remove hair gum
Probably every parent knows how hard it is to remove from the hair of the child chewing gum. And again, in this case, come to the aid of Coca-Cola, which will quickly soften chewing gum.
16) Rinse the hair with
If after painting the hair you don’t like the color then you can try using a little fizzy drink to wash away the paint. This method is especially effective if you dye your hair with light hair (conditioner etc.). Use to remove temporary hair dye and only diet Coke (Coca Cola Light).
17) How to use Coca Cola to remove from carpet marker
We are often upset small children who like to draw anywhere. For example, many parents are faced with a dirty marker carpeting. Especially like the “art” upset if the baby soiled carpeting in the car. But do not worry – if your carpet is dark, Coca-Cola will easily cope with the removal of children’s drawings made with marker or crayon. Unfortunately, because of the color of carbonated drink to remove the marker with a light surface, you have to use other cleaning methods.
18) cleaning the toilet
What household chemicals do not exist in the world to clean the toilet. You cannot believe only in our country sold nearly a hundred different tools for cleaning bathrooms. And most interestingly, most of the funds in their composition contain the same chemical surfactants.
But did you know that you can clean the toilet with Coca-Cola?
To do this, add a drink into the bowl and wait 5-10 minutes, just as you are, for example, for cleaning use Domestos or toilet duck. Then just rinse off the soda and all.
19) top Dressing for your flowers
Coca-Cola also can be an amazing way to extend the bloom of your flowers in the garden. However, this method is suitable only for certain colors. For example, it is known that, feeding gardenias and azaleas soda, you will increase the time of their flowering. And it’s all thanks to the nutrients that it contains Coca.
20) Get rid of pesky insects at a picnic
We all love to get out of town for kebabs. But one thing that constantly upsets during the picnic. We are talking about pesky insects. Especially dangerous are ticks and wasps. But you can spare yourself from these creeping and flying insects, if the pre-put around the glade bowl with a poured in them Coca-Cola. The smell of the soda will attract insects that will not you to it to relax in nature.
21) Coca-Cola eliminates nausea
If you get carsick, Coca-Cola light can help you get rid of this horrible condition. However, in order for this method to be effective, it is desirable to remove the gases from the drink.
22) Coca-Cola will help to make vintage photo
Want to make paper photographs similar to the old photos? Not a problem. Will come with all the same Coca-Cola. Pour into a bowl the drink and drop it into a photograph. Give a few seconds for photos to soak in Coca-Cola. Next, remove the picture and wipe it dry. In the end, you will get a vintage photo.
23) Clean the battery terminals
Coca-Cola will help you to remove oxidation on the high-voltage battery cables and clean the terminals of the battery itself.
24) Coca-Cola removes the smell of gasoline
We all know how hard it is to erode the smell of gasoline. Even after a few washes in the washing machine clothes, stinking vapors of gasoline, continues to be the source of the terrible smell. But it doesn’t matter. To help in this challenge you will also receive Coca Cola.
To do this, during washing, add in the washing machine a glass of diet Coke.
25) Polishing chrome elements in the car
Would you believe Coca-Cola is a great tool that helps to clean chrome elements in your car. Including soda washes perfectly and the chrome on the rims.
26) Cleaning of wheel discs of carbon brake pads
Also Coca-Cola copes with the removal of shavings from the brake pads that constantly settles on the rims.
27) Coca-Cola will help you to make beautiful curls
Coca-Cola in its composition contains phosphoric acid, which, as is well known, enhances the natural curls of your hair. In the end, your hair will kudravets a natural beautiful way. This is the cheapest way to do the hair.
28) Clear glasses with Coca-Cola
If your points are dirty, with the help of Coca-Cola you can easily clean them from dirt and stains. To do this, pour a glass of soda. Next, wipe the glass with a dry microfiber cloth, and then rinse with plain water. Then again wipe the glass dry.
29) Remove with Coca Cola oil stains in the garage
If you spill oil on the floor in the garage scratching their heads, how to remove oil stain, help will also come Coca-Cola, which copes with oil stains due to content in soda is phosphoric acid. To clean the garage floor from grease, pour half the night Coca-Cola. In the morning rinse the floor with water.
30) Coca-Cola can help to contain the great lawn at the cottage
Every cottager knows it’s not enough to put a good lawn in the garden. It must also contain constantly taking care of him. For example, did you know that Coca-Cola can help you to improve the growth of the lawn and as long as possible to keep it in good condition?
For this mix Cola with beer. Then add half a Cup of ammonia and half a Cup of liquid for rinsing the mouth, which will help the solution to penetrate the root system of the lawn. Cola and ammonia will contribute to the healthy growth of grass.
31) Cola helps to relieve asthma symptoms
In 2010, a study was conducted in which it was found that caffeine helps to expand the Airways, improving breathing in asthma attacks.
Caffeine is similar to theophylline – a drug used for the treatment of asthma symptoms.
Caffeine may improve lung function for up to four hours. We all know that Coca-Cola contains in its composition a lot of caffeine. So this drink is a little bit can really ease the asthma attack.
32) Coca-Cola get rid of hiccups
Each person has a way to get rid of hiccups. But, judging by the numerous messages in the Network, the most versatile means of getting rid of hiccups is Coca-Cola.
33) Coca-Cola as the body lotion gives the skin a smoother appearance
A Network write that diet coke softens the skin and makes it smooth.
34) Coca-Cola can reduce constipation
It is reported that Coca-Cola can really help with constipation. However, the effect will depend on the individual characteristics of the organism. It all depends on how your body tolerant to caffeine. We all know that caffeine really helps to eliminate constipation.
35) removing the glue
Due to the chemical properties of Coca-Cola you can use it to destroy the adhesive. For example, Cola will help you to easily remove glue residue from Wallpaper.
36) Prevent blockages in the sink and tub
Many of us often use various household chemicals to eliminate clogs in the bathroom and in the sink. But you don’t have to spend money on expensive products. Buy a bottle of Coca-Cola and you will see how easy this drink will remove the clog.
37) Coca-Cola eliminates headaches
This drink was originally invented to eliminate a headache. The fact that caffeine copes in some cases, anesthesia of the head. Caffeine also perfectly enhances the action of such drugs as aspirin and ibuprofen