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Things You Can Do With Old Toothbrushes

Old toothbrushes are less effective in terms of cleaning your teeth to the fullest. So the first choice will be disposing of them at the earliest. But what if this random object can turn into a useful one? Before throwing away the used toothbrush, you must think twice about the benefits it can bring to you. It is a wonderful little tool that can be of multiple uses to you. However, throwing away toothbrushes also contributes to the degradation of the environment as it contains plastic. So why don’t you try some DIY hacks and make your old toothbrushes into a useful product? Here are some things which you can do with your old toothbrush.


Cleaning In The Kitchen

You can use your old toothbrush to clean your kitchen appliances, such as microwaves, toasters, coffee machines, etc. You can easily scrub off stains and crumbs that are hard to reach. In this way, a little toothbrush can make your job easy in cleaning the nooks and corners of the kitchen too.

Cleaning In The Bathroom

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Often bathroom tiles get dirty easily. A toothbrush will easily wipe away all the specks of dirt accumulated between the tiles. You can use this toothbrush to clear out the grime between bathroom tiles with the help of baking soda and water. In addition, you can use the toothbrush to clean the taps, faucets, and other bathroom components.

Apply Hair Dye

Sometimes, your hair dyeing kit doesn’t have little separating combs. In that case, you can use an old toothbrush to apply dye to your hair. It will work better than those little combs. And after using it once, you won’t miss those combs.

Clean The Chopping Board

Sometimes the bits of food get stuck at the edge of the chopping boards while cutting. You can use a toothbrush to clean this, and you will be amazed that it cleans it thoroughly.

Use As A Paint Brush

You can give this old toothbrush to your kids to use as paintbrushes and bring out different effects; for example, your kids can make colorful toothbrush rainbows. 

Wall Hook

You can boil toothbrushes and bend them to repurpose them into wall hooks. If you love creative work, you can try some DIY hacks using a toothbrush. It will look creative and unique.

Remove Crayon Marks From The Walls

If you have little kids at home, they would have painted all your walls with pretty crayon drawings. An old toothbrush can help you remove those marks by adding a bit of shaving cream to it. Thus the toothbrush turns out to be of good use.

Clean Your Hairdryer

Cleaning your hairdryer and maintaining it is a bit of a difficult task. Regular use of a toothbrush to clean the vent of your hair dryer helps prevent clogging up.


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