Tips for making household tasks easier – we all want as many as we can get. Here are five ways to use sponges and make cleaning and other jobs easier. Try cutting a hole in a big fat sponge to accommodate a bar of soap for your next bath. Or, grab a utility knife and score a scrubber sponge to ease cleaning an oven or grill rack. Cutting a slit in a couple of sponges and slipping them over your kitchen tongs can facilitate cleaning window blinds. You can even make reusable fabric softener squares with sponges and a plastic container. When the work is all finished and you’re ready to change your manicure, sponges can help with nail polish removal too. Small hacks, big advantages for cleaning!