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Know the Reasons Why We Should Never Throw Away Silica Gel Bags

Kris Evangelista

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Maybe everyone has already encountered a silica gel. Have you ever wondered about its use?

This is a tiny pack that can be seen inside a shoe box or gadgets after purchasing it from a store.

Not everyone knows what that bag is for. It is often times discarded right away perhaps because of the package warning “do not eat” or “choking hazard”.

For those who do not know the importance of these packs, watch the video and take note of its important uses.

Watch Why You Should Never Throw Away Silica Gels:

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These small packs contain silicon dioxide which keeps its surrounding dry. It is neither poisonous nor hazardous but it can cause choking. It may be used in your gym bag to prevent bacteria and foul odor in your bag. Bacteria love a moist environment, and keeping your bag dry will prevent bacterial growth.

Use silica gel to absorb water inside your phone, it's more effective than rice.

Use silica gel to absorb water inside your phone, it's more effective than rice.

If you happen to drop your cellphone in a bucket of water, you can still save it. Just make sure to turn off your phone and dry it with cloth then surround with silica gel to absorb the moisture inside the cellphone.

Put silica gel on your photos to preserve quality.

Put silica gel on your photos to preserve quality.

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Old photos are usually placed in a box or inside a shelf. One can place this packs of silica gel to prevent moisture from damaging these pictures and preserve these memories.

It will remove the fog on your windshield, you will no longer need to clean your windshield before leaving the house.

It will remove the fog on  your wildshield, you will no longer need to clean your windshield before leaving the house.

It may also be placed around a car’s wind shield to prevent window fogs from building up on the glass.

Put your razor and blades inside a pouch or box with silica gel inside to prevent it from rusting.

Put your razor and blades inside a puch or box with silica gel to prevent it from rusting.

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Remember to put silica gel inside your gym bag, luggages, shoes, cabinets and more.

Remember to put silica gel inside your gym bag, luggages, shoes, cabinets and more.

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Storing these inside your gym bag, shoes and cabinets will absorb dampness and odor. It will also preserve the quality of your things from molds due to moist or leakage.

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Now that you know their uses, I’m sure you could imagine how this could come in handy in your everyday life. It’s amazing to think that silica gels seem valueless but truthfully have a lot of major uses. Just bear in mind to keep it away from children. Always keep it and don’t throw it away, use it to protect and preserve some of your valuables.

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