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8 Plastic Wrap Hacks That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier

Written by Grace & Silas
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Usually plastic wrap is used for covering leftovers and well.. that’s just about it. But like any awesome household item, it has more than just a couple uses. Plastic wrap is a handy product that can save you on big messes, organize your life, and keep things fresh. And with just a little bit of creativity, you can use it to make your life more convenient.

Down below, I found some awesome plastic wrap hacks and tips done by some awesome bloggers. They’re great ways to keep things good and hassle free. So go ahead and check them out and let me know if you have any plastic wrap tips and tricks yourself!

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Protect Phone with Plastic Wrap

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Found from Buzzfeed: See Source Below

If you’re out for a run or just want to take a walk in the rain, then make sure to waterproof your phone with plastic wrap. Pretty simple right?

Keep Jewelry Untangled During a Move

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Found from Good Housekeeping: See Source Below

Packing jewelry can be a hassle because it always seems to get tangled up. But a great way to prevent this is to layer plastic wrap around it to keep it in place.

Plastic Wrap Your Paint Cans

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Found from Real Simple: See Source Below

To keep that paint you just used for your living room fresh, seal it with some plastic wrap and then hammer the lid back on just in case you need to touch up the walls at some point in the future.

Protect Things from Paint Splatter

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Found from Buzzfeed: See Source Below

Now whether it’s a toilet or a door knob, an easy way to protect things in your home from paint splatter is to cover it with plastic wrap. And once you’re done, you just peel it off and throw it away. Pretty easy.

Protect Your Belongings

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Found from PopSugar Moms: See Source Below

If you’re traveling, be sure to place a bit of plastic wrap underneath the lids of bottled liquids. This way things don’t splatter around your suitcase and ruin your clothes or just create a bit of an inconvenient mess.

Store Your Plastic Wrap in a Magazine Holder

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Found from DIY & Crafts: See Source Below

Now whether it’s plastic wrap, tin foil, or wax paper, you can use a magazine holder to hold all three. It’s a simple storage solution and gives you more room to store junk in your drawers (because that’s what they’re kinda for right?)

The Perfect Poached Egg

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Found from Buzzfeed: See Source Below

Apparently Buzzfeed has found the perfect way to poach eggs without trying to stir it gently in hot water. Definitely a no mess approach. Check out the tutorial down below!

Plastic Wrap Banana Stems

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Found from Somewhat Simple: See Source Below

To keep your bananas fresh longer, wrap the tips of the stems in plastic wrap to keep the ripening gases from escaping.


Using simple around the house items can save us some much money. There’s no need to waste your money on “As Seen On TV” products that might or might not work. Yes, ther are things out there that can actually do the trick and help you on storage or keeping things fresh. But why spend twenty bucks when you can just go to your kitchen and use a household item and use that twenty bucks on something more important?

Now if you have any favorite plastic wrap hacks yourself, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to hear about them.

Sources

Protect Phone with Plastic Wrap: Buzzfeed

Keep Jewelry Untangled During a Move: Good Housekeeping

Plastic Wrap Your Paint Cans: Real Simple

Protect Things from Paint Splatter: Buzzfeed

Protect Your Belongings: PopSugar Moms

Plastic Wrap in a Magazine Holder: DIY & Crafts

The Perfect Poached Egg: Buzzfeed

Plastic Wrap Banana Stems: Somewhat Simple

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