20 amazing reasons to keep silica gel packets

Silica Gel is not toxic. It is chemically inert, this means it won’t break down in the body and cause poisoning.

However, it is a dehydration product and that may cause irritating the throat and nose, stomach pain and constipation. Source

But, silica gel packets consider chocking hazard for younger children and pets.

How many times can silica gel packets be reused?
Silica gel packets can be used more than once!

After the silica gel absorbs moisture, it losses it’s effectiveness.

But the good thing is that you can reactivate JUST by heating it to 200°C for 2 hours to evaporate the water, then keep it in a sealed container until it is used again.

22 creative uses for silica gel packets:
1- Eliminate bacteria by using silica bag packets:
You can keep the clothes and shoes away from bacteria and unpleasant ardour by placing silica gel packets between them when storing, to reduce the high humidity in the air.

2- Get rid of bad odours in the car:
One of the most important uses of the white silica bag is to get rid of bad odours and high humidity inside the car by placing more than one silica bag in the sides of the car. Also in the winter, put the silica bags on the windshield to reduce the mist on it and make the vision clearer.

3- Rescue your mobile or any device damaged by water:
You can save the mobile phone that dropped in water by drying it with a towel first. Then remove the battery and the memory card, and place it in a plate with silica gel packets.

4- keep the photos for a longer time:
photos are prone to moisture damage, so be sure to put a silica bag with the photos in the box, or you can connect the images with a silica bag to protect them from the wet environment.

5- one of the uses for silica gel packets is keeping the important papers:
To protect important papers from damage such as birth certificate, marriage contract, land and real estate deeds, simply place a bag of silica with it.

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6- Keep curtains, towels and other textile materials from bad smell and mould:
When you store things made of fabric for a long time, it is preferable to put bags of silica to protect them from moisture and bad smell.

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7- Moisture absorption of glass and mirrors:
To keep windows from air conditioning, place silica bags on or near the corners of the windows to absorb moisture.

8- Maintaining electrical and household appliance:
It’s common that there’s some equipment in the house is rarely used, so it must be preserved from moisture, dust and damage by placing silica bags with it. You can use Silica packets to protect the toolbox and cabinets from rust as well.

9- keep the razors longer:
It’s one of the uses for silica gel, Wetness and oxidation Make razors rust, and to prevent them from rusting quickly, put silica bags with them in a plastic bag.

10- Storage of plant seeds:
If you have seeds of plants you want to grow next season, keep them with a silica bag to keep them from rotting.

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