10 Ways to Use Sand
Have some extra sand lying around, either from your kid’s sandbox or an outdoor project? There are lots of useful things you can do with the help of a little sand. Check out some of the ideas from This Old House.
- Clean Up An Oil Leak: sprinkle some sand onto a garage floor spill and let the grains soak up the oil. Then you can sweep the mess away.
- Steady an Item for Repair: bury the bigger part of a broken item, i.e. a coffee mug, halfway in a container of sand to hold it in place while you glue it back together.
- Clean a Narrow-Neck Container: Mix a little sand and soapy warm water in your container, swish the solution around to loosen residue, and then rinse thoroughly.
For 7 more great ideas, head over to 10 Uses for Sand.