10 Uses for Cleaning with Nail Polish Remover

Nail polish remover isn’t just for removing chipped polish from your nails! Check out these 10 ways you can use nail polish remover around your home!

Did you know that there are many uses for nail polish remover? From cleaning up your sneakers to restoring your floors, nail polish remover has proven to be a great cleaning product!

10 uses for nail polish remover11. Remove Stains From China

Remove coffee or tea stains from your china by soaking a cloth in nail polish remover and wiping it over the stain. Rinse with soap and water. Make sure to avoid china with decorative patterns, which could be ruined.

2. Restore Floors

Get rid of shoe marks on tile, laminate, and concrete floors by dipping a cloth in nail polish remover and simply wiping the marks away. Avoid using on wood.

3. Whiten Sneakers

Wipe the whites of your sneakers with nail polish remover to remove scuffs and stains. Rinse with a damp cloth to remove any residue.

10 uses for nail polish remover24. Remove Permanent Marker 

Nail polish remover can take off even the most stubborn permanent marker or any ink stains on walls or hands.

5. Clean Razors

Nail polish remover acts as a disinfectant, so you can dip your razors in it to sanitize them, and get rid of any soap scum on the blades. This way, you can make your razors last as long as possible.

6. Labels and Stickers

Remove labels and stickers from jars by dipping a cloth in nail polish remover and scrubbing the sticky residue away.

7. Remove Paint From Windows

If you’re painting your windows and you accidentally got some stray paint on the glass, nail polish remover can take it off. Apply a small amount of nail polish remover to the paint and let it sit for about 5 minutes before wiping it away.

10 uses for nail polish remover48. Remove Leeches

Yes, you read that right! If you’ve come home from a nice walk in the woods and found a leech stuck to your skin, nail polish remover will get rid of it! Pour the nail polish remover over the leech and he’ll let go of your skin in an instant!

9. Welding Plastic

Acetone can fuse most plastics by simply applying a drop to the plastic and holding it in place until it dries. Great for fixing Barbie dolls who have lost a limb!

10. Keyboard Cleaner

If you’ve got a dirty, white keyboard and want to make it look new, dip a cotton swab in remover and run it over the keys. Take care not to get any in between the keys. You’ll be amazed at the difference!

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2 thoughts on “10 Uses for Cleaning with Nail Polish Remover

  1. Joan

    One thing that is critical to using fingernail polish remover/acetone: It melts most all plastics and rubber if it’s in contact for more than a few seconds! You must work very fast and very gentle if you use it. I’d recommend another cleaning agent for anything valuable.

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