5 Quirky Ways to Use Silica Gel Packets

We all have seen those tiny Silica Gel packs usually found in the packing of any new item that you purchase. We just throw them away, however, here are 5 reasons why you should keep them and use them.

Check out these 5 cool uses of Silica Gel packs.

1.  Keep your tools from oxidizing

Have a pack of silica gel in the toolbox to make sure that the tools remain moisture-free and do not oxidize.

2. Preserve your Christmas Ornaments

If you keep Christmas ornaments in a box with silica gel packets, they will remain new.

3. Keep Linen and Shoe closets free of moisture

Yes, simple slip some silica gel sachets here.

4. Camera and condensation

Once you have used the camera to take pictures in the cold, take out the battery, lens and memory card and place the camera in a bowl of silica gel packs to protect it from condensation.

5. Dry out wet cellphone

Remove the battery, and memory card and toss it into a bowl filled with silica gel. Let it stay overnight and it’s good to go next day.