16 Great Uses For Silica Gel Packets

Did you ever find a strange packet in a new box of shoes or in the pockets of a new blazer and you just threw it away? Big mistake! Those packets contain silica gel pellets, which help absorb moisture, among other things. What if we told you that there are 16 great uses for these packets? Watch the video to discover all the best tips and tricks! 

And here you thought those little pouches were useless — best of all, they're free! It's important to note that while the bags say "Do Not Eat," the product isn't actually toxic. All you need to know is: it's not food and if swallowed, it can cause suffocation, so please keep it out of reach of children and animals. If the bags become wet and soggy after using them, don't worry: just pop them into an oven set at 250°-300°F. Once dry, they're like new again. Now you know, so the next time you find these packets in your shoe box, don't toss them out, because as you can see, they have so many great home uses!


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