The answer to most of our worldly problems: duct tape. Seriously, is there anything duct tape can’t fix? While you might be used to using duct tape for most of your quick household fixes, there are also some more obscure uses for duct tape that many people don’t know about! For instance, these eight creative ways that you can use this magical tape around the house. Watch the video below to see what duct tape can do for you.
All hail duct tape! Sure you can use it in the million ways you ALREADY use it around the house, but now you can use it to do any of these eight tricks that promote safety, organization, and creativity.
Rock on, duct tape.
Ever wanted to carry around a portable, foldable cup? I mean, who doesn’t? Great for emergencies or just for keeping around the house for various uses, you can make this tape container in any size your heart desires.
DUCT TAPE ROSES
This unique gift is a fun craft that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or to adorn an already-wrapped package. Who wouldn’t want to get a bouquet of these adorable roses?
STAY SAFE ON STAIRS
Use glow tape to illuminate stairs! This way, when you run down for a late-night snack, you won’t have to flick on the all the lights OR fall down the stairs…neither of which is good.
DIY LINT ROLLER
Trying to go out but notice your clothes are covered in pet hair or lint? Wrap some duct tape around a clean paint roller and you have a mega-sized lint roller that will span the entire width of your clothes!
SAVE YOUR FLOORS
When it’s time to shift some furniture, couch legs have this nasty tendency to scratch wooden floors. Use duct tape to cover the bottom of your couch legs in a pinch and prevent your floors from getting scuffed up.
MARK YOUR SUITCASE
There is nothing worse than grabbing the wrong suitcase at the airport. Mark yours using a few pieces of bright duct tape and never run around the baggage claim again!
FOLD TEES LIKE A PRO
This hack is AMAZING. No more messy tees in your drawer. Use a cardboard box and five pieces of duct tape to create an amazing tee shirt folding machine.
KEEP DUCT TAPE ORGANIZED
The one thing about duct tape is that it’s hard to rip off without a scissor, so we highly suggest this little trick. Take a piece of parchment paper and put a piece of duct tape across it. Then cut both the parchment and the tape so you have easy-to-pull-off strips of tape at the ready.
Do you like these duct tape hacks? Do you have tips of your own? Share them in the comments section below.