Design & DIY

4 surprising uses for beeswax at the cottage

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As if bees weren’t already useful enough by pollinating plants and making sweet, delicious honey (which can never spoil, by the way), their wax also has countless uses around your home or cottage. From keeping bolts from loosening (just rub some on the threads) to unsticking zippers and preventing shoelaces from coming untied (thread your laces through a block of it and see for yourself), you’ll wonder how you ever got along without beeswax. Here are a few of our favourite applications at the cottage.