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After a similar issue, this is what I found effective: Find a large funnel, perhaps 20 cm (8 in.) across, and tape it to the hose of a shop vac that can handle water. Place the funnel on one spot at a time to pull up water, shutting the vacuum before moving to another spot. (The force can pull up carpet if used injudiciously.) Use many large, fluffy towels, ...


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Sometimes when you buy multivitamins there is a small packet of silica gel. I would say it is food-safe. I have been using one in my large salt canister for years. My salt shaker manages without one. If the humidity is really troublesome, you can remove the packet as needed and dry it out in a low temp oven for 30 minutes.


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Would a liquid spray work? Dissolve the salt in water and use a fine spray on the food when you need salt.


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You may opt for purchasing coarse salt which, just prior to use, is milled to finer grains in a salt grinder. Their working principle is very similar to pepper grinders (torsion of the upper part into the opposite direction in respect to the lower part of the grinder), and thus equally sold in pairs with pepper grinders, too. They are available in ...


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As this is the Life Hacks site (not a shopping site) I won't answer the XY problem but address the clumping or clogging of salt, which is the actual problem that needs to be solved. Table salt used in shakers is different from cooking salt. Various anti-caking agents are used, such as calcium or magnesium carbonate, and sodium aluminosilicate. If you are ...


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I think your best bet is going to be to found in a system that people who are deaf use. They have a system that can light up a small square light when motion is detected. It's is actually all designed by a deaf guy and his whole company employs all deaf individuals. Not only do you get a solution to your problem but you support a good company. here is the ...


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The safest way to dry a wet carpet is to crank up the heating to full power. The warm air can retain more moisture than cool air and slowly draws the moisture from the carpet. Frequently (3 - 5 times a day) open all the windows as far as possible to let the moist, warm air out and let cool, dry air in. If the ambient air is very moist where you live, you ...


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Some years ago, I stained some clothing with curry and nothing would remove the stain. Then, it accidentally got left on the washing line for 2 or 3 sunny days in a row - and the stain magically disappeared. My assumption was that UV light is capable of chemically altering the organic compounds a lot quicker than the equivalent man-made dyes. It might be ...


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What about a standard door alarm sensor but instead of triggering a sound alarm, it starts a light flashing in front of you. There may be wireless versions but for wired you just run whatever length you need along the baseboard. I have not wired anything like this myself but I know it is a common type of alert used by deaf people so it must be available ...


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Depending on the type you buy, many blackout curtains and blinds will also include sufficient insulation to help with noise reduction and temperature control.


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