Dryer lint is disgusting, and your first instinct is probably to toss it. But here's an idea: save it up and use it to start a fire in your wood stove fireplace. Here's how.
Dryer lint and egg cartons to start a fire in your fireplace. Who knew? Photos: dumbeast, Flickr; Getty Images
Nobody knows what to do with old dryer lint -- aside from the throw it away, of course -- but here's how to reuse it in a fun and creative way!
Save up your empty cardboard egg cartons
and mix a combination of melted candle wax and dryer lint into the egg cups. Break the cups apart and you have a dozen firestarters to toss into your wood stove or fireplace! Add essential oils
or other scents to the wax for an added bonus.
Watch this video to learn the right way to clean your dryer vent of lint (which can impede your dryer's performance if it builds up):
Got any other uses for dryer lint? Let us know in the comments below!