When defrosting meat in the fridge, take it out of the packaging, place on a plate and loosely cover with plastic wrap to allow some air flow.
Line dessert moulds with plastic wrap to prevent the dessert or cake from sticking to the bottom, or for an interesting patterned effect. For a greater effect, scrunch plastic into a ball, then unfold and line the mould.
Cover the end of curtain rods with plastic wrap when threading lace curtains to protect the material.
For a deep conditioning hair treatment, shampoo, condition, then wrap your hair in plastic wrap for 30 minutes to one hour.
To prevent ice-cube trays from sticking to each other and the freezer, place a piece of plastic wrap between each ice-cube tray.
When house-painting, wrap paint brushes and rollers in plastic wrap overnight to prevent them drying out and the bristles hardening.
Line paint trays with plastic wrap for easy, no-mess cleaning or to prevent colour mixing when you need to change paint.
When re-painting your bathroom, wrap taps with plastic wrap to prevent paint staining them.
Materials like putty or your kids’ play dough will last longer if you wrap them in plastic before storing in an airtight container.
When moving house, wrap plates, bowls and glasses in plastic wrap under the newspaper. You won’t have to re-wash them before putting them away. – Lifestyle Reporter