Aluminum foil does more than just wrap up food. It's a wonder material that can do everything from polishing silver, eliminating static in the dryer, and even remove rust.

It's so versatile we've come up with 17 aluminum foil hacks that will make your life easier. Enjoy!

1. Use aluminum foil as a dryer sheet

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via The Creek Line House

Ball up two sheets of aluminum foil and throw it in your dryer for static-free clothes.

2. Use aluminum foil to polish silver

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via Green Bride Guide

Use baking soda, salt, aluminum foil, and boiling water to easily clean up tarnished silver.

3. Protect your door handles while painting with aluminum foil

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via Lifehacker

Wrap aluminum foil around your door handle to keep it free from splatter and accidental painting.

4. Remove rust from metal with aluminum foil and water

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via Feed the Birdies

Rip a piece of foil in squares, dip in foil, and then start rubbing. Watch the rust disappear!

5. Seal plastic bags with aluminum foil and an iron

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via Lifehacker

Keep food from spoiling with this simple trick.

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6. Easily dispose of cooking grease with aluminum foil

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via My Life as a Mrs.

Pour the grease from the pan into a bowl lined with aluminum foil. Once it hardens, close the foil up and throw it out.

7. Run out of AA batteries? Use AAA batteries and a bit of aluminum foil

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via pinterest / Sara Linna

Use the foil on the '+' ends of the battery.

8. Use aluminum foil to clean your grill without chemicals

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via food52

Ball up a sheet of aluminum foil, and use your tongs to scrape off the char. 

9. Use aluminum foil to curl pin-straight hair with a flat iron

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via Happy Little Hummingbird

The foil will help heat the hair and keep it curled longer.

10. Use aluminum foil to keep your bananas from browning too quickly

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via The Pinterest Experiment

Wrap aluminum foil around the stems of your bananas to keep them from ripening right away.

11. Use aluminum foil to protect your pie crust

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via A Real-Life Housewife

Wrap aluminum foil around the outside of your pie crust to keep it from burning.

12. Scrub stubborn pots and pans with aluminum foil

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via My American Confessions

Ball up some foil and use it to scrub off baked-on messes. Caution: do not try this with non-stick pots and pans!

13. Use aluminum foil to sharpen your scissors

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via Mrs. Polly Rogers

Are your scissors feeling a little dull? Make cuts into a sheet of aluminum foil and it should be good as new.

14. Move heavy furniture with aluminum foil

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via Lifehacker

Slide aluminum foil under the corners and it should be able to slide with ease into its new home.

15. Cut your ironing time in half with aluminum foil

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via Elizabeth St.

Place a long strip of aluminum foil on your ironing board under the cover. Now, in one easy step you'll be able to iron both the front and the back of your garment thanks to the foil's heat absorbing properties.

16. Reheat soggy pizza on the stove with a frying pan and aluminum foil

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via Food Wishes

Place your pizza on the frying pan, and cover in an aluminum foil dome. Turn your stove up to medium and you should have crisp and delicious reheated pizza in no time.

17. Need a makeshift funnel? Use aluminum foil.

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via Lifehacker

In a pinch, aluminum foil can be rolled up into a funnel.

Collage sources: 1) Sara Linna 2) food52 3) Happy Little Hummingbird