Originated From

How can you keep salt in the box fresh & dry in humid climates?

   How can you keep salt in the box fresh & dry in humid climates?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

2 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest

Add some rice to it.  Very helpfull.
Best regards,

Love is the battery of life....

The last anser is an old wives tale and I find it surprising how many people believe it without thinking.

Test it for yourself, put a teaspoon of rice, a teaspoon and a teaspoon of wateri in salt in a cup, swirl around for a few seconds, You will find that the salt has absorbed the water and the rice is barely damp.

Rice is far less hyrgoscopic (able to absorb water) than salt. The only possible benefits would be : 1 to keep the rice dry, or 2 to use the rice grains break up the soggy salt when shaking the shaker.

Living on a boat, the only answer that I have found is to keep the salt in an airtight container (there are no cool dry places on a boat in the tropics)

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: Keep increase in pay to yourself

samhow to ask employee not to tell everyone about his raise and to keep it to himself?

Asked: synthetic motor oil dry out v.cover gaskets

synthetic motor oil dry out v.cover gaskets

Asked: What to do for itchy dry crusty bumps looks like ...

Dog has itchy dry cauliflour looking bumps inside her ears

Ask a Question... We'll forward it to people who know

More Questions

Humidity in an appartement

Anything to help dear. Seen it used in big houses (I mean big) and small houses and apartments and when anyone has too much humidity I recommend this instead of buying expensive dehumidifiers. Much cheaper and easier to hide! Good luck!

Climate controlled storage

Yes it is good for the goods that you have. You can save your material from natural calamities and you will get it on rental. Store-11 will help you for this...!!!

"SWAMP COOLER" and Humidity

You have someone check the cooler for leaks or if it needs new pads and such. I grew up with swamp coolers, and regardless of the humidity, they don't shoot water out unless something is wrong.