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Uses for Talcum Powder

Talc is a very soft mineral that is known for its ability to repel water and absorb oils. There are many uses for talcum powder in addition to diaper rash and cosmetics. This is a guide about uses for talcum powder.


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April 29, 2008

If you have musty books, sprinkle talcum powder between pages, wrap the book in brown paper and store for several days. Remove and brush out powder.

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May 4, 20060 found this helpful

Locate which plank is squeaking and sprinkle some talcum powder in the cracks. Let it sit for a while so the talcum powder can work itself between the cracks.

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February 8, 20170 found this helpful

This is a guide about using talcum powder to deter ants. Ants will avoid walking through this soft mineral powder.

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March 2, 2009

To prevent refrigerator or freezer seals from sticking and cracking, wipe the seals with talcum powder on rag every 12 months. This will also saves money on replacement.

By George from Portarlington, Victoria, Australia

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