Introduction: 5 Simple Rubber Band Life Hacks
If you have a bunch of rubber bands and no idea what to do with them, you’re in luck! Try some of these rubber band hacks, and you’ll see just how handy they are.
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(00:12) Remove a Stripped Screw with a Rubber Band
A rubber band may provide enough grip to remove a stripped screw. Place a wide rubber band in between the screwdriver and the screw, then apply hard, but slow force as you turn.
(01:11) Bind Pages Together with a Paper Clip and a Rubber Band
The method is pretty simple. You make two holes in the pages (if they aren’t already there), loop a rubber band through the holes from the back of the pages, and attach each end of the band to each end of a paper clip.
(02:25) Open Stuck Jars with Rubber Bands
It’s a simple trick. When you’re faced with a lid that won’t budge, just wrap a rubber band around it several times to give you a better grip.
(02:57) Keep a Door from Locking when You Out or In
Wrap a rubber band around the knobs. After wrapping it on one side, twist the band to create an overlap and wrap it around the other knob. This will create a buffer and the door will not lock.
(03:35) How to Prevent the Breaking of a Charging Cable
Learn how to reinforce your charging cable in order to avoid its breaking. You will need a drinking straw and a rubber band.
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