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Never Lose a Sock Again: 9 Laundry Hacks That Solve Common Problems



Never Lose a Sock Again: 9 Laundry Hacks That Solve Common Problems: From easier stain removal to faster drying, we’ve got all the laundry tips and tricks you need to know.

You can’t ignore that overflowing hamper forever. Whether you like it or not, you’re eventually going to have to do several loads of laundry. Luckily, there are some clever hacks for getting your clothes cleaner, brighter and fresher-smelling — not to mention solving some common laundry woes (like socks disappearing into your washing machine or dryer). 

The nine tips below will hopefully help you save some time and money as you do your laundry — or at least make your laundry experience easier. 

1. Make your laundry smell great without dryer sheets

We love using dryer sheets for all kinds of household uses, but we’re kind of done using them in the dryer: They can create a sticky film that covers the lint trap and the exhaust hose, blocking airflow. In the end, the dryer works less efficiently, and you use more electricity to get your clothes dry.

If static cling isn’t a problem, a drop or two of your favorite essential oil is a much easier, customizable and eco-friendly way to make your laundry smell great. Dampen an old, clean sock and dab it with two drops of rose, lavender or peppermint extract, then, turn it inside out and throw it in the dryer with the rest of your clothes. The oil will only leave residue on the sock, not your clothes or lint trap.

We like to experiment with oils from Plant Therapy and customize by mixing and matching their extract combinations.

2. Put foil in the dryer

If you do have trouble with static cling, you still don’t have to resort to dryer sheets. They’re single-use products that produce excess waste and emit potentially harmful chemicals into the air. 

To tame static in the dryer, just toss in a couple of balls of aluminum foil. The balls discharge static buildup, preventing your clothing from sticking together. They’re chemical-free and the same dryer balls can be reused dozens of times.

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Three balls of aluminum foil

Depending on the size of the load, you will need two or three foil balls, each between 2 and 3 inches in diameter. Use approximately 3 or 4 square feet of foil for each ball, compressing it as tightly as you can with your hands and making sure to press down any pieces that may snag on clothing or undo the ball.

3. Never lose a sock again

Don’t be resigned to winding up with unmatched socks. Just gather up all your dirty socks and throw them in a mesh laundry bag before putting them in the washing machine. 

laundry socks

Keep them in the sack when you dry them and only remove the socks when you’re putting them away. It’s a foolproof method to leave no sock behind.

4. Add a little blue to white your load

Mrs. Stewarts Concentrated Liquid Bluing

If you want your whites to be super-white, try bluing. Blue tint — sold as bluing, laundry blue, dolly blue and washing blue — can be found in most grocery store laundry aisles, and adds a little blue dye to a load of laundry.

Now, this isn’t like accidentally dropping a red towel into a white load: The addition of a slight touch of blue fools the eye into thinking the laundry is whiter and brighter. 

Bluing is a great way to brighten linens, towels, button-down shirts and even curtains that have yellowed.

Bonus tip: Hanging white laundry in the sun to dry can naturally bleach them without dyes. 

5. Turn that top inside out

Keep your favorite little black dress or distressed jeans from fading by simply turning them inside out before you toss them in the washer. That insures that the part no one will see gets more abrasion from the washing, spin and rinse cycles than the outside.

Pro tip: To keep your darks vibrant, wash them in cold water and hang dry. That will set the dye to the fabric, so it doesn’t bleed into in the wash water and fade.

6. Restore a shrunken sweater with baby shampoo

In the haste of getting the laundry done, we’ve all accidentally tossed a favorite wool sweater into the washer or dryer — only to find it come out four sizes too small.

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woman laments a shrunken sweater

Don’t send it to Goodwill just yet. Mix a solution of cool water and baby shampoo — or hair conditioner — in a bucket or sink and submerge the shrunken garment for at least 30 minutes. The shampoo will relax the wool fibers, letting you (gently) stretch the garment back to its original size. 

It’s not a foolproof method, though: If the fibers are fully felted (i.e., shrunken and tightly smooshed together) they can’t be stretched back to their original shape.

6. Dry clothes faster with a clean towel

Turning up the heat on the dryer will make your clothes dry faster, sure. But the more heat you use, the faster your clothes will shrink and wear out. And higher heat uses more electricity.

If you need to dry something in a hurry — especially a smaller load — add some dry bath towels into the load to absorb some of the moisture.

7. Use chalk or shaving cream as a stain remover

A grease stain can feel like a fatal wound for a beloved blouse or T-shirt. But if you rub a bit of chalk on the stain when it occurs, it’ll absorb a lot of the oil before you get a chance to toss the item in the laundry. It’s like having your own homemade Tide pen.

shaving cream

If you don’t have chalk, baby powder works in much the same way: Sprinkle the talc directly onto the affected area and let it sit overnight before washing.

Shaving cream is another great medicine-cabinet stain remover, especially if you’re traveling and short on supplies. Work a dollop into the stain, let it sit for at least 20 or 30 minutes, then blot it up.

8. Use ice cubes to get out wrinkles

Don’t have the time or patience to iron? Get the wrinkles out of your favorite dress shirt by tossing it in the dryer with a handful of ice cubes and running the tumble setting on high heat for about 12-15 minutes. The steam from the melting ice cubes acts as a natural wrinkle releaser.

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ice cubes

When the cycle is done, hang it up and smooth down the cuff, collar and seams by hand. 

You can also toss one or two wrinkled garments in the dryer with a damp bath towel and set the timer for five minutes on medium heat.

The important thing with either tip is to take the garment out right away or else it will just get wrinkled again: 

9. Wash your pillows to make them extra fluffy

To wash a synthetic pillow, toss it in the machine alone with detergent and some fabric softener. Set your washer to the “sanitize” setting — or the hottest wash cycle and fastest spin cycle available. 

When the cycle ends, put the pillow and a clean bath towel in the dryer and set it for 30 minutes on the sanitize mode or the highest heat setting possible. If it’s still damp, put it back in and select the damp-dry mode or set the timer for another 10 minutes. If it’s still not dry, run the dryer again but check on it frequently.

Fluffing pillow

To wash a down pillow, remove the cover and make sure there are no obvious tears that would allow feathers to escape. It’s actually better to wash down pillows two at a time (to balance the washer tub) and load them vertically to avoid being damaged by the agitator.

Wash on the delicate cycle using less detergent than usual, and run extra rinse and spin cycles to wring out as much soap and moisture as possible. Warm or even cold water will do less damage to the feathers in the pillow than a high-heat setting.

Dry the pillows on a low- or even no-heat setting for 15 or 20 minutes. It might take more than one cycle, but be sure to take them out of the dryer and fluff them between cycles.

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How to Create a Facebook Account




How to Create a Facebook Account

Facebook is a social media platform that offers free messaging and news feeds to its users. Almost all internet users have at least one Facebook account, it comes with a lot of features.

Facebook is regarded as the most popular social media platform in the world. It was launched in 2002, by its current founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg who is also the owner of instagram account.

How to Create a Facebook Account

Facebook ranks as the third most visited website in the world Trailing Tech Giants, Google and YouTube. Pinterest account is also among the list, although not very popular among Africans.

Having a Facebook account comes with a lot of benefits which include, cheaper way to connect with friends, serves as a means of meeting new contacts, offers the free audience to advertise your business on groups and to some, Facebook is a means of making full-time passive income through Facebook marketing, Dropshipping, and influencer marketing.

How to Create a Facebook Account

How to create a new Facebook account for your personal or professional use. It doesn’t matter the purpose for which you intend to create the account, the process is pretty much the same.

How to Create a Facebook Account

  1. Go-to the Facebook website, or open your Facebook application if you’re on a mobile device.
  2. Click on signup (create a new account)
  3. You can either register using your mobile number or using your email. There’s no preference as to the best to use. But if you have a Gmail account, I would recommend using your Gmail or email to create your account.
  4. After setting up your email, create a new password, then fill in the confirm password fields with the same details you entered and fill you name and date of birth.
  5. From there, you’ll fool in some basic information about yourself, such as full name, gender, date of birth, etc.
  6. Click on continue and agree to the Privacy policy page. Then click on save.
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Congratulations, your new Facebook account has been successfully created. You can now login to view feeds and edit your profile photo.

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Top 6 Most Expensive Phones In the World




If you think your phone’s expensive, then think again, New iPhones can cost in excess of $1,000, which is a lot of money for most people. But not for the owners of the phones on this list.

There are actually mobile phones, mainly iPhones, that are worth and have sold for over $1 million dollars

6 most expensive phones in the world:

  • Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 Million
  • Stuart Hughes iPhone 4s Elite Gold – $9.4 Million
  • Stuart Hughes iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition- $8 Million
  • Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 Million
  • iPhone 3G Kings Button – $2.5 Million
  • Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 Million

6. Diamond Crypto Smartphone – $1.3 Million

Most Expensive Phones - Diamond Crypto Smartphone

The Diamond Crypto Smartphone was once considered to be the most expensive phone in the world. 

The phone was designed by Aloisson and manufactured by JSC Ancort. 

The majority of the mobile phone is made up of solid platinum, whilst its logo and home button are made from rose gold. 

As well as that, the phone has fifty diamonds studded into it, including 10 rare blue cloured diamonds.

The small amount of wood that’s featured on the sides of the phone is made from Macassar Ebony. 

Apart from the super luxurious aesthetics of the phone; the software it uses has been developed to include a special encryption technology to keep the owner’s sensitive information safe. 

5. iPhone 3G Kings Button – $2.5 Million

Most Expensive Phones - iPhone 3G Kings Button

The fifth most expensive phone in the world is the iPhone 3G Kings Button, coming in at a whopping $2.5 million.

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The phone was deisnged by Austrian designer, Peter Alisson, and is made up of, 18-karat yellow, white and rose gold.

The white gold strip, which runs around the entire edge of the phone, is decorated with one hundred and thirty-eight diamonds. 

Perhaps the most significant and extravagant feature of the iPhone is the 6.6-carat single-cut diamond that’s been used to replace the iPhones original home button.

If pressing a 6.6-carat diamond to move your apps around isn’t luxury, then I don’t know what is!

The phone is considered to be one of the most beautiful phones in the market, and very popular with phone fanatics. 

4. Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme – $3.2 Million

Most Expensive Phones - Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme

Similar to the 3G Kings Button, the Goldstriker 3GS Supreme has many of the same features but includes more carats. 

The phone is another successful creation from Stuart Hughes and is made from two hundred and seventy-one grams of twenty-two-karat gold. 

The bezel of the iPhone contains one hundred and thirty-six diamonds and the Apple logo on the rear of the phone is studded with fifty-three diamonds.  

Now, similar to the Kings Button, the Goldstriker also has a single-cut diamond for a home button, but this one is a whopping 7.1 carats. 

If the phone doesn’t do it for you on its own, then its packaging and the way it’s presented, might!

When you purchase a Goldstriker iPhone 3GS Supreme, you’ll be given a solid granite box; made from one single piece of granite, embellished with top-grain leather and Kashmir gold. 

How’s that for presentation?!

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3. Stuart Hughes iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition – $8 Million

Most Expensive Phones - Stuart Hughes iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition

Coming in at number 3 is yet another iPhone design collaboration from Stuart Hughes. This iPhone 4 Diamond Rose Edition is the third most expensive phone in the world.

To keep it exclusive, only two phones have been manufactured to date, each one was completely customised for their owners. 

The phone is made from solid rose gold and includes five hundred 100 carat diamonds, and the Apple logo is decorated with fifty-three diamonds. 

Like the previous two phones on our list, the home button is made from a single-cut pink diamond of 7.4 carats. 

If you’re into your packaging, then you’ll be pleased to know that $8 million dollars will also get you a solid granite presentation box, like the Goldstriker Supreme and Kings Button. 

2. Stuart Hughes iPhone 4s Elite Gold – $9.4 Million

Most Expensive Phones - Stuart Hughes iPhone 4s Elite Gold

Continuing his dominance in the luxury phone market, and making yet another one of the worlds most expensive phones, Stuarts Hughes’s next iPhone is worth a staggering $9.4 Million.

Being the second most expensive phone in the world comes with a lot of expectations. With that said, the Elite Gold iPhone 4 certainly doesn’t disappoint.

The handmade phone is coated with five-hundred, one-hundred-carat diamonds and its rear panel and logo are made from twenty-four-carat gold.The logo also contains fifty-three diamonds, to give it that extra wow factor, and the home button is made from an 8.6-carat single-cut diamond. 

If you were to lose or misplace that 8.6-carat single-cut diamond; then you’ll be happy to know that your $9.4 million dollar investment also gets you an additional 7.6-carat single-cut diamond, as a backup!

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Now, to top it off, the phone comes in one hell of a box. In actual fact, it’s more of a chest. It’s made from solid platinum with actual polished pieces of original T-Rex dinosaur bone.

It’s finished off with several rare precious gemstones like Opals, Star Sunstone, Rutile Quartz, Charoite and Pietersite. 

1. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond – $48.5 Million

Most Expensive Phones - Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond

The worlds most expensive phone is the Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond Edition, costing an unbelievable $48.5 million. The Falcon Supernova is a customized iPhone 6, introduced in 2004, that’s covered in twenty-four-carat gold and decorated with one massive pink diamond on its rear.

Its also coated in platinum and features hack prevention technology to keep the owner’s information safe from unwanted prying eyes.

The Pink Diamond Falcon Supernova is the prised position of Asia’s richest man’s wife, and Indian cricket team owner, Nita Ambani. It’s not the nicest looking phone on the list in, but it’s still the most expensive phone in the world, so it gets it kudos for that

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Best Types Of Aluminum Roofing Sheets Available In Nigeria And Their Prices 2023.




Best Aluminum Roofing Sheets In Nigeria And Their Prices.

With increasing rate of construction in Nigeria, a lot of builders including engineers are much more interest in knowing the cost, quality of various building materials available in the Nigerian market.

In today topic we are not going to stress you with too many talk, we are strictly going to discuss Best Types Of Aluminum Roofing Sheets In Nigeria And Their Prices, which many of you will find interesting as we begins, Especially those who had just built their houses to roofing level.

Types Of Aluminum Roofing Sheets In Nigeria And Their Prices.

Honestly the Types Of Aluminum Roofing Sheets Available In Nigeria are the same everywhere except for the price which varies from citie to cities and season of the year in which the building is ongoing.

Below are Best Types Of Aluminum Roofing Sheets Currently Available In Nigeria And Their Prices.

So far we have studied carefully with customer’s report most of the various types of roofing sheet out there and we have come up with analysis on each of them from their prices, quality and most importantly durability. Going with the trend, Stone Coated Roofing Tiles are currently the latest in town with a longer life span. It is said to have a life span of 50years without rusting, fading off or cracking. Most user have also confirmed based on experience, the claim that the Stone Coated Roofing Tiles is sound proof.

There are up six types of Aluminum Roofing Sheet Available in Nigeria, They come in different gauge ranging from 0.45mm,0.55mm,0.70mm, and 1m.

  • Normal or Industrial 6 (Longspan) Roofing Sheets.
  • Metra (Longspan) Roofing Sheets.
  • Steptiles Roofing Sheets.
  • Metcoppo Roofing Sheets.
  • Shingles Roofing Tile ( Stone Coated Step Tiles )
  • Romano Roofing Tile ( Stone Coated Step Tiles )
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NOTE: Before we proceed with the Price, you should know that the prices are not stable due to the exchange rate in Nigeria.

Prices For Long span Aluminum Roofing Sheets

  • For 0.45mm Guage Aluminum Roofing sheets (Long span)- 1,530 per meters
  • For 0.55mm Guage Aluminum Roofing sheets (Long span)- 1,930 Per meter

Price For Steptiles Roofing Sheets.

  • For 0.45 mm Aluminum Step Tile Roofing Sheets (Step tiles) – 1620 Naira per metre
  • for 0.55mm Aluminum Step Tile Roofing Sheets (Step tiles) – 2100 Naira per meter

Prices For Met-coppo Roofing Sheets.

  • For 0.45 mm Metcopo Aluminum Roofing Sheets – #1680 Naira per square metre
  • for 0.55mm Metcopo Aluminum Roofing Sheets – #2200 per meter sqm

Price List For Stone Coated Step Tiles Roofing Sheet

On This Stone Coated Step Tiles Roofing Sheet are treated specially because of it quality and it’s better customer’s report.

Stone Coated Step Tiles Roofing Sheet are divided into three they are

  • Shingles Roofing Tile
  • Romano Roofing Tile
  • Bond and Classic Design Roofing Tile

Please that for any of this stone coated step tiles, to know the original, the name of the manufacturer must be boldly stamped on it.

Bond and Classic Design Roofing Tile

0.55mm thicknesses= N2,900 Persqm

Prices for Shingle Design

  • 0.55mm thicknesses = #3,200 persqm

Romano And Milano Design

  • #3,200 Naira persqm with 50 years warranty (manufacturer name boldly stamped on it for confirmation)


  • Ridge cap-#1,700 per meter
  • B.B.C-#1,700 per meter
  • Valley gutter(Aluminum )-#1,600 per meter
  • Side cap-#1,700 per meter
  • Facial board-#2,500 per meter
  • Treated nails -#8,000 per 5kg
  • Repair kit=#5,500 per set
  • Installation by certified installer- #200 msq
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NOTE: please always remember that prices are not stable due to the exchange rate in Nigeria and due to different cities and locations where your building project are ongoing.

Are you an Aluminum seller and you want your business to be promoted on our website? Would you love to have your office/contact address paste on the page to directly link customer to you? Contact us on Whats-app Via +2348114958825, our prices are very encouraging.

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