Food and Drink

7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your SodaStream

Save serious money with this hack.

SodaStream hacks

Everyone loves a good life hack, which is why we’re letting you in on the SodaStream spring cleaning life hack, that anyone can use in their homes.

From eliminating stubborn carpet stains to cleaning car windows, access to SodaStream’s sparkling water on tap can change how you clean and save you serious money on expensive cleaning products.

1. Clean Jewellery

Using sparkling water is a great way to bring the sparkle back to your favourite pieces of jewellery.  Soak your sterling silver jewellery in a bowl of SodaStream sparkling water for up to five minutes. This will loosen and remove grime and dirt from your accessories. For an added benefit, you can also lightly scrub your jewellery with a toothbrush to remove any stubborn particles.

2. Remove fabric stains

Whether you have a stain on your carpet or on your favourite t-shirt, Soda Water can be a great tool for lightening the appearance of stains. If the stain is still fresh, firstly blot up as much of the stain as you can. Once complete, pour your Sodastream sparkling water over the stain. This will remove the stain whilst also counteracting any lingering odours.

3. Bring life to plants

SodaStream’s sparkling water is not only the drink of choice for humans, but for plants too. Carbonated water is filled with a range of minerals that can breed life into your green-leaved friends, including; sodium chloride, potassium sulphate and disodium phosphate. A study done by Colorado University even indicated that plants grew faster with sparkling water.

Simply spritz the leaves and soil of your plants with SodaStream’s sparkling water until damp.

4. Eliminate rust

Did you know that the carbonation in sparkling water has the ability to reduce or reverse corrosion caused by iron oxidation (rust)? Simply soak the rusty items in sparkling water for a few hours and let the fizz do its magic. Say goodbye to your rusty garden tools.

5. Clean car windows and mirrors

From mud, dirt and everything in between, the windows and mirrors of your car will often catch everything the environment throws at it. Use SodaStream’s carbonated sparkling water on your windshields and mirrors the next time gunk accumulates. Simply spritz on the sparkling water solution with a spray bottle, leave for a few minutes and wipe with a microfiber cloth for the best result. 

6. Remove porcelain stains

If your glassware is looking a little drab, why not try sprucing it up with Sodastream’s sparkling water? Fill teacups and coffee mugs with SodaStream’s sparkling water and leave overnight. The minerals in the carbonation will help loosen up any brown stains left behind from tea and coffee. Lightly scrub and rinse in the morning for fresher porcelain.

7. Spruce up old pots and pans

Nobody wants to spend hours in the kitchen scrubbing grime off of cast-iron pots and pans. Speed up the cleaning process this spring by simply pouring sparkling water over the pan while it’s warm. The carbonation of the water will help keep the leftover mess from sticking to the iron, making it easier and more time-efficient to clean.

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Food and Drink

Red Rooster Is Serving Free Chicken and Piping Hot Cash This Christmas in July

Get your early dose of festive cheer.

Red Rooster Christmas in July
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The cold weather in most parts of Australia coinciding with EOFY celebrations is the closest thing that we’ll get to snowy Christmas vibes. And if you’re in dire need of some festive cheer after the first six months of 2023, grab your ugly sweater and head to your nearest Red Rooster for Xmas in July deals.

From June 29 – July 31, 2023, Red Rooster is serving up free food items, a chance to win $10,000 or one of 10 merch packs valued at $400 and other fun prizes. All you have to do is sign up as a Red Royalty member and spend $5 on at a location near you or online.

Each week there’ll be new delicious deals and prizes to win. The week one deals have already dropped and they’re looking pretty tasty. You can get access to them via your Red Royalty account. The more you purchase, the more chances you have to win.

Spoiler alert: you can get 10 chicken nuggets for free, right now. Brb running to Red Rooster.

Terms and conditions apply. Visit Red Rooster’s Christmas in July to see all the deals.

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