7 Glue Gun Hacks That Will Make Life Super Easy!
My dad has played the role of carpenter, plumber… basically fixer of all things broken. My mom always speaks highly of him when it comes to fixing anything because she’s never had to call for professional help! When I recently stumbled upon my dad’s construction kit, the only thing that made any sense to me though, was a glue gun.
The DIY junkie that I am, I’ve always had a glue gun in my stationery cabinet, but the only thing I used it for was… uhm… to stick things together. Well, turns out there’s a lot more you can do with this gadget. Here are 9 cool glue gun hacks you need to try.
1. Add grip to your slippers
Use your glue gun to apply glue in a zig zag pattern to the sole of your flip flops. It’s the perfect way to make them anti-slip for the monsoons!
2. Prevent clothes from falling off the hanger
Apply some glue on the edges of the hanger in order to prevent spaghetti tops or silk fabrics from slipping off.
3. Create a cover for your knives
You can use a glue gun to create a sheath for your knife. I mean, prevention before cure any day!
4. Downsize your ring
What if he proposes to you with a ring that’s a little too big? Well, rather than waiting till it’s resized at the jewellers to flaunt it, why not try this cool glue gun hack to downsize your ring!
5. Make your own makeup brush cleaner
Cleaning your makeup brush is a chore and a half, let alone the ordeal of scrubbing it on your palms till all that gunk comes off. Here is a fuss-free way to clean your brushes on a surface that will ensure all the residue makeup comes right off.
6. Create a phone cover
If you’re like me, and need a new phone cover every month, then this hack is perfect for you! You can create your own phone cover using a glue gun, and paint it in any colour you like!
7. Create an anti-slip door mat
How many times have you slipped on the mat outside your bathroom? Use a glue gun to create an anti-slip surface under your mat and breathe easy!