Paper Coffee filters are for more than just making wonderful coffee. Here are a few other ways to use them in your home.
Hacks with Paper Coffee Filters
Use coffee filters as Dish Protectors
Keep your dishes safe from scuff marks by placing a disposable paper filter between each dish. Consider even using cone coffee filters, by cutting them in half along their seams.
Grease A Pan with a Coffee Filter
Place some oil or butter in a pan and smear it around with a coffee filter.
Make an Odor Eater
Place some baking soda in a coffee filter, close it up with a rubber band and place it where you want to get rid of odors.
Use a coffee filter like a paper towel for Quick Spill Clean Up
Use a coffee filter to quickly soak up spills.
Use coffee filters to soak up grease
Place a coffee filter under items that are greasy to soak up that grease. They are a great absorbent paper for these grease clean ups!
Prevent splatters in your microwave
Cover with another coffee filter to protect your microwave from splatters. You can also use it to dab up extra grease.
DIY Dryer Sheets
Place a few drops of essential oil onto a coffee filter and place in your dryer to use as a dryer sheet.
Use coffee filters in flower pots
Place a coffee filter in the bottom of your flower pot. Fill with dirt and place a plant of your choice in the flower pot. The filter will let the moisture out but keep the dirt in.
DIY Bath Tea using a filter
Place Epsom salt, essential oil, and some lavender flowers (or flowers of your choice) in a coffee filter. Close with a rubber band and toss into your bubble bath. It’ll release the salts but keep the flowers inside for a no mess clean up.
DIY Fragrant Sachet with a filter
Place baking soda, essential oils, and flowers of your choice in a coffee filter. Close with a rubber band and place in your drawers and closets.
Use a filter as a Cleaning Rag
Use coffee filters to clean your sinks, faucets, counters, mirrors, and more. What’s great is they are lint free.
Use a filter for Eco Friendly Lunch Wrap
Pack your sandwich in a couple coffee filters and close with a rubber band. This will prevent your bread from getting soggy. You can also pack other items in coffee filters and close with a rubber band. This is eco friendly and if you’re like my son… you won’t have to worry about losing your storage containers.
Use filters for Quick Snack Holders
Place a variety of snacks in coffee filters for serving.
Create a tea bag with a filter or Use it as a strainer
You can use a coffee filter as a strainer. For this one I placed loose tea into a coffee filter, stapled it closed, and steeped it in my hot water.
As you can see, coffee filters are great substitutes for many tasks in your home. When you are unable to get out to purchase others items, your paper coffee filters act as a great filter paper. They are a great value and great for many things besides using in your coffee brewer to make the best coffee. If you do use them for coffee, would you like to know what to do with the coffee grounds? Check out my post Helpful Ways To Use Coffee Grounds & Coffee Beans
Do you like coffee? Check out my post How Do You Make a Perfect Coffee at Home
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