A cold glass of Coke on a warm day is one of the best things you can have to quench a thirst. Over the years people have however found a number of very interesting uses for Coke.
After you have read this you might start thinking that it is something that every handyman should keep ready with his stash of duct-tape and Q20.
Fact #1: Insect Repellent
Put some Coke in a bowl about an hour before your outdoor party and place it away from where you and your guests will be. Any unwanted insects and bugs will be too busy drinking the sweet and acidic soda to bother you and your guests.
Fact #2: Removes Stains From Clothes
Fact #3: Loosens Burnt Stuff
Burnt on food can ruin a good pan if you can’t get it off. To save your good cookware, pour some Coke in the pan and let it soak overnight. The next morning, all that burnt food should come right off.
Fact #4: Makes Your Car Battery Last Longer
Corrosion on a car battery can cause problems with your vehicle, however if you simply pour some coke over the battery terminals you can clean it up in a flash.
Fact #5: Removes Marker Stains
If someone accidentally got marker on your carpet, pour some coke over it and then scrub with a soapy solution. The marker stains should come out easily.
Fact #6: Cleans Stained China
You can soak your vitreous China in Coke for a few hours, and those set in stains should come out easily.
Fact #7: Eliminates Grease Stains
If you ever get grease or oil on your clothes while cooking, simply pour some Coke in the washer with the clothes. (And maybe wear an apron next time.)
Fact #8: Fixes Bad Dye Jobs
If you ever find yourself with a horrible dye job, soak your hair in Diet Coke and remove any permanent hair dye with ease.
Fact #9: Removes Gum
Soak the gum and the hair in Coke for 15 minutes and then the gum will wipe out easily.
Fact #10: Strips Paint
If you soak a towel in Coke and then lay it over the paint for a few hours, the paint will come off when you remove the towel.
Fact #11: Cleans Oil Stains
All you have to do is pour the coke on the stains, let it soak and then rinse it all off, including the oil stains with some water.
Fact #12: Cleans Coins
After a while, pennies can become pretty gross. To clean them up, simply put them in a bowl with some Coke and in a few hours, they will come out looking like new.
Fact #13: Kills Snails & Slugs
The high acidity of the soda makes it incredibly effective when trying to kill the pests.
Fact #14: Cleans Tile Grouting
Tile grout can be one of the most difficult places to clean, but a can of Coke makes it easy. Simply pour the Coke on the floor, let it sit for a few minutes and then wipe the coke and dirt away.
Fact #15: Cleans Chrome
Simply pour the Coke onto the dirty chrome and wipe with the aluminium foil to make that chrome shine like new.
Fact #16: Cleans a Toilet Bowl
Cleaning the toilet is easily one of the least desirable chores there is, so this quick tip makes it incredibly easy. Simply pour a can of Coke into the bowl and let it soak over-night. The next morning, scrub the toilet with a brush and it all away.
Fact #17: It Can Dissolve a Tooth