Stretch A Rubber Band And Fix Your Problems

HouseholdHackerPublished: June 21, 2016Updated: June 22, 201631,010 views
Published: June 21, 2016Updated: June 22, 2016

Rubber bands were patented in 1845, however rubber base products date all the way back to 1600 BC, so let’s find some nifty, quick uses for this amazing product and make your life just a little bit easier.

Soap dispensers are awesome and you can make one last almost twice as long just by adding a rubber band to the pump mechanism, just twist it around until you cover most of the empty space.
This will cut off the amount of soap that is being dispensed by about half.

It is not hard to fold a bag of chips or any other bag, but next time you do this wrap a simple rubber band around it to keep your food nice and fresh, without allowing air to enter inside the bag.

Rubber bandscan be used to keep things in place, for example when your cutting board is slipping or when you don’t want to carry a wallet and can attach the cash and credit cards with a rubber band to your phone, and keep it all in one place.

Very often we cannot open jars because the lid is too tight. Just place a rubber band around the lid. This will give you that grip that you need to pop the damn thing open.

If your hose got a little damaged, wrap five or six rubber bands around the crack and that will solve your problem for a while, and if it doesn’t just add more rubbers!

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