What is Silica Gel?
Silica gel is made synthetically from sodium silicate that can be found inside your new shoes, camera box, and bag. A desiccant that induces a state of dryness in its vicinity. Though it has “Throw away” and “Do not eat” phrases written on it, it is actually non-toxic. Yet, they present a choking hazard and must be kept away from children below 12 years old.
There are shocking number of its uses, here are some of those:
Get rid of nasty odor and prevent bacteria on your gym bag; throw two or three S.G. packets. Also, you can put it on your drawer to keep your clothes away from bacteria.
Save your wet phone; put it in a jar full of S.G. packets and leave for 24 hours. It’s more effective than rice because it absorbs the water quickly.
Save old photos from sticking together; put a few packets in a box of old photos.
Use S.G. packets to defog your foggy windshield. Put a bunch of it under your windshield.
Use S.G. packets to extend the life of your razor blades. It absorbs the moisture faster that causes it to rust.
Keep your important documents safe. Put a couple of it inside a box or envelopes with your important documents to ensure protection.