20 Awesome Uses for Magic Erasers
If you aren’t familiar with magic erasers, you are totally missing out. It is my main go cleaning item when it comes to housework. When I first heard about them (many moons ago) I was a total skeptic. There was no way I was going to spend money to try out some sort of “magic” sponge when I could just use a rag I had laying around the house.
I ended up receiving a few of them for FREE in the mail and decided I might as well give them a shot. I mean they were free after all, I would be silly not to. Now I see they are so perfect for general cleaning, scuff marks off the floor and wall, or removing grime from the shower. But, there are a ton of other ways to use these handy dandy tools. Here are just a few:
-Remove toilet bowl rings- cut off a piece of the Magic Eraser and let it sit in the toilet overnight
– Remove paint scratches on your car from minor fender benders
– Remove cooked-on stains in pots and pans
– Remove rust from most surfaces
– Clean pool liners
– Clean your dishwasher interior
– Clean plastic coolers inside and out
– Remove nail polish spills or stains
– Remove hair dye from counter tops
– Remove food stains inside plastic food containers
– Remove adhesive residue after removing stickers
– Remove tarnish from silver
– Clean splatters inside the microwave
– Clean the outdoor side of window sills stained from leaves, dust and dirt
– Clean oven shelves & the grates on the grill
– Clean window screens (even when they are still in the window)
– Clean car tires, including white walls
– Remove grass stains from shoes after mowing the lawn
– Remove paint overspray that has dried
– Remove dark paint on light-colored carpet
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Neva Hurlbut saysMarch 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Wow! I never knew you could do so many things with the! I’ve just been glad that they help me get my daughter’s “art” off the floor and walls. Do they really work for toilet bowl ring? I will have to try it.
Bob saysApril 20, 2014 at 1:53 am
The Mr. Clean Magic Eraser is made from raw material manufactured by the largest chemical company in the world – BASF in Germany. The raw product is called Basotect. Please tell your readers to be wary of cheap Chinese knock offs which are available online and in some discount retail stores. Chinese melamine has been tested and may leave behind dangerous levels of chemicals in the residue. Our company, Spongeoutlet.com, is located in New York State and produces sponges made from Basotect, the identical material to the Magic Eraser. We sell these safe sponges for as little as $0.29 per sponge and shipping is free. If you have any questions about these amazing sponges, feel free to email us at email@example.com.
Jess saysJuly 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm
Also… Dry erasers will clean dried dog slobbers off of microfiber couch, sofa, chairs….
Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai saysSeptember 17, 2014 at 12:34 am
Wow… what a list! I can;t wait to give a few of them a try. Especially the screens and window sills. PINNED! 🙂
Life With Lorelai
Dee Dugdale saysNovember 1, 2014 at 3:24 pm
The best use is to clean composite kitchen sinks. Nothing seems to get them clean especially if they’re dark in color. A composite kitchen sink looks like some kind of plastic with a texture.
Kelli saysDecember 10, 2014 at 9:19 am
one more use for magic erasers: if you use a self-tanner product (cream or spray) and you find it’s uneven, take a clean (unused) damp magic eraser and lightly rub at the darker areas. You can even it out this way.
Bob saysDecember 21, 2014 at 9:36 pm
I have been in this business for 10 years. Now that is one I have never heard before!
Denise saysJanuary 5, 2015 at 9:56 pm
my favorite use is to clean light switch plates, especially the ones leading from garage to the sink. Dirty/greasy marks come right up.
Carrie This Home saysJanuary 9, 2015 at 3:11 pm
I need to get a Magic Eraser…like now! Pinning this to my cleaning boardl Thanks for sharing this at the Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop. I hope we’ll see you back on Sunday night!
Bob saysJanuary 12, 2015 at 12:02 am
For sponges made from the identical material as the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser at a fraction of the cost – go to http://www.spongeoutlet.com
Bob saysFebruary 21, 2015 at 5:12 pm
Go to http://www.spongeoutlet.com to get eraser sponges made from the identical material as the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser for as little as $0.29 a piece with free shipping!
Gail Akeman saysApril 13, 2015 at 5:24 pm
Thanks for the new tips. I like the eraser.
Pamela Smith saysApril 13, 2015 at 10:50 pm
Thanks for the tips! These erasers really are magic! I have a scratch on my car and I am going to give this a try! I am visiting from You’re Gonna Love It today.
Heaven saysApril 14, 2015 at 11:32 pm
I love Magic Erasers but I had no idea you could use them on carpet! Awesome! This is pinned.
Latisha saysApril 15, 2015 at 5:11 am
Cool post. I love magic erasers. My house need some right now. Crayons on the walls and nail polish spills all over the floor. Thanks to my firecracker toddler. Blessings.
Missi saysApril 15, 2015 at 8:13 am
Yes! Been there, done that! Thanks for stopping by!
Linda@MixedKreations saysApril 15, 2015 at 12:22 pm
Cool! I’ve never really used magic eraser much. But going to get me some now. First thing I’ll try is the toilet ring (-; Thanks for sharing! Pinning to save the list!
Brandi Clevinger saysApril 16, 2015 at 8:01 pm
I use magic erasers for everything! Seriously…if it’s there and I don’t want it to be, I try a magic eraser. I buy them in bulk at Costco. Thanks for sharing your tips! I found your post at Inspire Me Mondays!
All that's Jas saysApril 21, 2015 at 8:58 am
Whaaat? Who knew (besides you, lol)? That is awesome! Thanks for sharing. Found you on Totally Talented Tuesdays and would love to invite you to share this amazing post at our Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop! Hugs 🙂
Heidi saysApril 21, 2015 at 7:20 pm
Congratulations on being featured on Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop! Thanks for linking up with us!
Paula K saysApril 22, 2015 at 9:56 am
I read online on Everyday Cheapskate that you can buy this eraser material in sheets and cut your own and is so much cheaper…..but I have never looked for it or tried it…..
Missi saysApril 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm
Oh that would be amazing!!
Bob saysJuly 9, 2015 at 5:02 pm
Hey Paula – as the largest private labeller of these products in North America – if someone is selling sheets – it is forbidden by the manufacturer. You can go to our website – however – and purchase sponges that are identical material to the Magic Eraser for as little as $0.29 persponge with free shipping. Please do not buy sheets (or spognes) made from Chinese melamine. Sponges made from Basotect (Magic Eraser) are safe to be used in the presence of food, children and pets.
Edna Williams saysJanuary 15, 2016 at 2:11 pm
The Magic Eraser really is awesome! Thanks!