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Surprising use for mayonnaise you probably haven’t tried

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Surprising use for mayonnaise you probably haven’t tried
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Mayonnaise isn’t just for sandwiches! The popular condiment can also come in handy around the house.

If you’ve ever had trouble getting a stubborn sticker removed from glass, plastic or anything else – mayo is going to make your life a little bit easier.

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Use mayonnaise as an adhesive remover

The oil in the mayonnaise works to break down the sticky residue in a matter of minutes.

Here’s what you do: Apply mayo to the sticky surface, wait 15 minutes and then wipe it off using a dry cloth. Repeat this process if necessary.

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While removing a sticker from my laptop computer, I found that it was best to use a paper towel or cloth to rub clean with a circular motion.

The magic of mayo also helped me get this price tag off a glass candle:

Have you tried this method to remove adhesives? Share your tips with Clark’s fans on Facebook and Twitter.

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Mike Timmermann About the author:
Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
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