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Chalk Dehumidifier

A bundle of chalk hung in a closet will absorb extra moisture and keep clothing fresh and dry, and takes up much less room than an electric dehumidifier. Mount a hook in the closet, out of the way of clothes or linens. Fasten a rubber band around a dozen pieces of chalk, and cover band with ribbon, allowing enough loop to hang chalk.

Comments (7)

  • virginiafgallagher 30 Jan, 2010

    keeps your silver from tarnishing too!!!! I hope my kids colored side walk chalk will work because that is the only kind I have. LOL

  • pcdew 30 Jan, 2010

    If this works, it is one of the most inexpensive and easiest "fix it" solution I've seen. Even if you try it and doesn't quite do the job, you haven't lost much money.

  • TesoroFino 30 Jan, 2010

    Also good for storing jewelry!

  • abir 29 Jan, 2010

    great idea sure i ll try it

  • khsully 29 Jan, 2010

    Who knew????? What a clever idea. How long does it last?

  • evieccurtis 29 Jan, 2010

    Will this expire over time? I am wondering how often it would need to be replaced.

  • craftymom1 29 Jan, 2010

    Never thought of this and I teach school so chalk is very accessible. One day chalk will not be found in classrooms because of whiteboards