Amazing Ways To Use Salt Around Your Home

Incredible | 10/18/19

We all know that salt helps bring out delicious flavors in food, but there are so many other ways that you can use salt around your home. Salt is a staple ingredient in most kitchens. There are so many household issues that can be solved with a sprinkle of sodium chloride. Did you know that you can use salt to clean out your coffee maker?

According to Food Microbiology, salt is a powerful antibacterial and antiseptic. You can use salt in incredible ways on food, clothes, and even kitchen appliances. Read on to learn why salt is your new best friend.

Salt Water Can Check The Freshness Of Eggs

One egg floats in a glass of water while the other sinks

Eggs should sink in salt water if they’re fresh. Dissolve two tablespoons of salt into two cups of water, then drop an egg into the solution. If the egg sinks, it’s good to eat. If it floats, it might be time to buy some fresh eggs.

Salt raises water’s density enough so that bad eggs will float. When eggs decay, they release gas pockets into their shells which makes them less dense than salt water.