01/8Items to put in your fridge that are not food

Items to put in your fridge that are not food

Beverages, food products and frozen foods are some of the common items one stores in their fridge. But this cool storage space in your house can be used for so many purposes. Have you ever thought of storing your clothes or lipstick in this chilly location? If not, then you are missing out on a whole lot of benefits of having a fridge. Sure it's a place to stock up on yummy good, but if you think outside the box a little you'll realise it can be used for so much more. Here are a few non-food items you can put in your fridge today.


02/8Sticky envelopes

Sticky envelopes

Say you've received an envelope and it's absolutely gorgeous and you want to keep it for yourself but it's glued shut. And now if you were to open it, it would tear in the most absurd fashion. So, just stick it in the fridge and the glue will harden and open up.


03/8Nail paint

Nail paint

Not only does storing your nail paint in the fridge slow down its discolouration process but will also keep it fresh and flowing. So, make sure to store them in the fridge now onwards.


04/8New candles

New candles

No, we're not mistaken. Storing your new candle in a fridge overnight will prevent wax drips and will also ensure that the wax burns down slowly so that you can enjoy your candle to the fullest.




Everyone knows you have to store batteries in a cool place. That makes the fridge an ideal location. Makes sure you set your fridge at around 40°F. This helps because the temperature will prevent electrolyte fluids from decreasing. Translation - Electrolyte fluids is what allows the current to surge into objects that are operated by batteries.




Freezing your clothes may sound really bizarre. However, it can help tackle common issues we all face. If you got chewing gum stuck on your clothes or something wax-like has fallen on it, toss those clothes in a bag and stick it in your freezer. The will cause what you want to get rid of to harden so it can be easily chipped away. Once that's done, give your clothes a clean in the washing machine.




Your bed sheets are one of the most important items you need to make sure is clean. You sleep on them after all. If you want to get rid of dust mites, kill them off in cold temperatures. All you have to do is take all your pillowcases and sheets and put them in a plastic bag. Toss the bag in the freezer and leave it overnight. You'll notice this process can make your sheets extra clean and pleasant to sleep on.




Lipsticks can go bad after a while. This is because it contains oils that can spoil due to oxidation. If you are trying to hold on to lipsticks you love but rarely use, this might be a good trick to keep handy. Store these products in your fridge for a while to keep it cool. Only ensure to protect your lipsticks from the "sweating", that is the droplets that can form on the product in the fridge.