15 Unconventional Things You Can Do With Silica Packets

15 Unconventional Things You Can Do With Silica Packets
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Silica packets are tiny packets of gel that come within new shoes and bags. But, if you thought their use ends right when you open up the shoe or bag package, then you're in for a big surprise! Here are fifteen unconventional ways of using silica packets, and these will surely pleasantly surprise you!

Awesome ways to use silica gel packets!

Awesome ways to use silica gel packets!

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1. You can use it to get rid of the smell of old books, if you want to, of course!

1. You can use it to get rid of the smell of old books, if you want to, of course!
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All you need to do is place the books in a bag with a packet of silica gel enclosed.

2. Keep makeup and travel bags dry.

2. Keep makeup and travel bags dry.
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A few packets of silica gel in the zipped bag will do the trick.

3. Helps keep condensation off of your camera lens.

3. Helps keep condensation off of your camera lens.
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Keep you camera lens and memory card in a bag with silica gel to dry them off.

4. Assists you dry flowers faster.

4. Assists you dry flowers faster.
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Silica has the property of absorbing moisture from its surroundings, and hence can be used to dry flowers faster.

5. Keeps you gym bag from smelling.

5. Keeps you gym bag from smelling.
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Silica avoids bacterial growth due to moisture by getting rid of the moisture.

6. Save a wet cell from death.

6. Save a wet cell from death.
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Just like rice, silica gel too can be used to save wet phones.

7. Keeps your dog food herbs and spices dry.

7. Keeps your dog food herbs and spices dry.
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Tape a packet of silica under the lid of the container, and that should do it!

8. Makes your razor last longer!

8. Makes your razor last longer!
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Keep your razor sealed in a Tupperware container with a packet of silica gel to keep it from blunting out too soon.

9. Keep the photos safe over a long period of time.

9. Keep the photos safe over a long period of time.
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Keep physical copies of photos fresh by placing a packet of silica gel in company with the photo.

10. Keep camera equipments dry.

10. Keep camera equipments dry.
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Drop a few packets of silica gel in your bag pack and that'll be all.

11. Clear up that foggy windshield.

11. Clear up that foggy windshield.
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Silica gel placed on your dashboard will keep the glass dry.

12. Prevent tools from oxidizing.

12. Prevent tools from oxidizing.
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A few packets in the tool box will keep them as good as new.

13. Keep the seeds free of moisture.

13. Keep the seeds free of moisture.
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Don't lose your seeds to moisture any more! Just place a packet of silica with them!

14. Keep linen closets dry.

14. Keep linen closets dry.
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The trick's the same! Just keep a packet of silica gel in there!

15. Preserve Christmas ornaments.

15. Preserve Christmas ornaments.
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A few silica packets with the Christmas ornaments will keep them as good for the next Christmas!