Bet you didn’t know that rubber bands had so many unexpected uses. Here are 10 rubber band hacks that can help you solve everyday problems.
1. Open Tight Jar Lids
Sometimes a jar lid can be too tight and you are unable to open it no matter how hard you try because it is stuck. In order to open tight jar lids, you can tie a rubber band around the lid to have a stronger grip helping you to open it more easily.
2. Take Selfies
If you don’t have a friend to take a picture of you, you can tie your phone to any object and click away.
3. Make More Storage Space
If you have less space in your bag to keep all your clothes, you can use rubber bands to wrap your clothes and make more room for them.
4. Prevent Your Cables from Getting Damaged
You can use a rubber band at the ends of your charger cables to prevent them from getting damaged.
5. Turn Magazine/Book Pages
Magazine/book pages often get stuck so you can use a rubber band to turn the pages of a magazine easily by tying it on the tip of your finger.
6. Keep Pot Lids from Moving
Many times the lid of a pot keeps getting displaced while you are moving the pot from one place to another. In order to keep the lid from moving, you can tie a rubber band around it.
7. Wipe the Excess Paint Without a Mess
You can tie a rubber band in the middle of a paint container so that you can wipe the extra paint which is on the brush onto the rubber band.
8. Keep Your Clothes Intact on a Hanger
Sometimes when you use a hanger for your clothes they keep slipping down or off. In order to keep them from falling down again and again, you can use a rubber band at both ends of the hanger.
9. Chopstick Holder
If you don’t know how to eat with chopsticks or if it is too uncomfortable for you, then you can tie a rubber band around the end and this will make it easier to use them.
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10. Avoid Book Pages from Being Crumpled
When you keep your books in your bag, at times the pages get folded which could be very annoying. By tying a rubber band at one end of the book you can avoid that from happening.