We often throw away the wood ash from fire pits and fireplaces. However, these tips will make you save them for the best purposes.

  • Evacuate ants: You can fend off ant invasions with the help of wood ash. This will definitely evacuate ants in your yard.
  • Make compost: You can also make compost out of wood ash. This will help in increasing the quality of the compost.
  • Melt the ice: You can melt ice after sprinkling some wood ash on the ice. One will never have to overcome the problems of icy yards anymore.
  • Manage oil spills:  This may sound new to you, but sprinkling some wood ash on oil spills will help you soak them.
  • Increase soil pH levels: Due to its alkaline properties, wood ash helps in balancing the pH level of soil in your yard and garden.

  • Insect repellant: Wood ash helps to repel insects and keep them away from the nooks and corners of your house.
  • Save seeds:  Storing seeds in wood ash helps in preventing fungus and insects.
  • Clean wounds: Wood ash can help you clean your tissues and heal any sort of wound in a short time.
  • Clean glass: You can clean hard glass with wood ash and be pocket-friendly.
  • Make cheese: As bizarre as it may sound, a few coats of wood ash will save cheese from losing its flavors and will also prevent unwanted organisms.

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