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16 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life

18 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life

18 Rubber Band Uses To Help With Everyday Life

The simple rubber band has to be one of those nifty little items that costs next to nothing and yet has so many uses. i always keep a bag of them in my draw just in case i need them. You already know that rubber bands work great for holding things together, and are also can be fun to shoot at each other(like we all used to at school 🙂 .

Did you know there are many other uses for the little contraptions that have become a universal household name? In case you didn’t know, here are some other practical uses for rubber bands you may find helpful in everyday life.

dishwasher Savior:

Do your best wine glasses keep getting broken in the dishwasher? Secure them with rubber bands.

dishwasher Savior:
photo:stevenandchris

Secure Pot Lid:

keep the lip down, secure it using two rubber bands. This also comes in handy if you’re transporting pots, Brilliant!

Secure Pot Lid:
photo:Vanessa Beaty

Keep Books Closed:

Put a rubber band around the book to keep it closed and prevent any possible damage during transport.

Keep Books Closed:
photo:Andres Rodriguez

Keep Clothes on Hangers:

Stop your clothes from sliding off their hangers by wrapping rubber bands around both ends of the hanger.

Keep Clothes on Hangers:
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Keep Door Unlatched:

If you’re moving into a new house, gardening outside, or doing anything else that requires you to keep going in and out through a door with your hands full, use this rubber band trick to keep the door open so that you can get through hassle-free.

Keep Door Unlatched:
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Quick and Dirty iPhone or GPS Mount:

Don’t want to splurge on a GPS or phone mount for your car? You can easily connect your smartphone or GPS to your rear-view mirror using just two rubber bands. It’s cheap, safe, hands-free, and easy to do!

Quick and Dirty iPhone or GPS Mount:
photo:makemodhack.com

Use a Rubber Band as a Slip Guard:

Sure, you could probably use a strip of duct tape, but a rubber band can be almost as useful when it comes to customizing your computing work-space.

Use a Rubber Band as a Slip Guard:
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Best Ways To Remove Stripped Screws:

Struggling to remove that screw? A wide rubber band placed between the head of the screw and the screwdriver will help fill the gaps, thus allowing you to at the very least, loosen the screw. Make sure to apply pressure and turn slowly.

BEST WAYS TO REMOVE STRIPPED SCREWS:
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Pack Snugly

Pack Snugly

Let’s face it, most women don’t really know what it means to pack light; packing always seems to become a stressful affair when trying to fit everything in, and deciding what to part with. If you need more space than you seem to have in your suitcase, roll your clothes up into tight little bundles and secure them with rubber bands.

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One comment

  1. One of my favorite uses it to wrap a rubber band around the end of a pencil when the eraser has been used up, it can be used to erase pencil marks when writing.