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14 ways to use beer in your household

Not much is known about the uses of beer apart from drinking. But your favourite brew can be used in various other ways. The beverage is an earth-friendly alternative to improve your gardens and lawns and much more...

india Updated: Aug 19, 2011 17:26 IST

Not much is known about the uses of beer apart from drinking. But your favourite brew can be used in various other ways. The beverage is an earth-friendly alternative to improve your gardens and lawns or dealing with a host of pests, reports Fox News.



The 14 different ways in which beer can be used in your household are:



1. It can be used to trap slugs and snails in your garden.



2. To trap fruit flies in your kitchen.



3. Use it to distract bees and wasps from your outdoor gathering.



Beer4. Get rid of mice.



5. Beer can be used as a cockroach trap.



6. Use it to fertilize your gardens.



7. Fertilize your indoor plants with beer.



8. It can be used to get rid of brown spots in your lawn.



9. Beer can be used for removing stain from your clothes.



10. Restore some of the polish and colour of your furniture with the help of the beverage.



11. Use it to clean gold jewellery.



12. Polish brass pots as the acids in beer work wonders on most metals.



13. Use it to loosen rusty bolts as the acids in the beer dissolve enough rust to allow you to get them loose.



14. Use full, unopened cans of beer in construction of walls, the beer absorbs the cold and you won't freeze in temperate climates (due to the alcohol content).



Hmm... and you thought it was only for drinking!