10 Genius Plastic Wrap Home Hacks

10 Genius Plastic Wrap Home Hacks
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10 Genius Plastic Wrap Home Hacks

Plastic wrap was engineered to make our lives a whole lot easier. It can be used around the kitchen, to create art, to travel — the list goes on! We've compiled a list of our top 10 plastic wrap hacks to get you started.

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Plastic wrap was engineered to make our lives a whole lot easier. It can be used around the kitchen, to create art, to travel — the list goes on! We've compiled a list of our top 10 plastic wrap hacks to get you started.

Keep Products from Leaking When Traveling

Keep Products from Leaking When Traveling

No matter how big or small your liquid containers are, reduce the odds of messy travel. Unscrew the top of each container, place a small piece of plastic wrap over the opening & replace the top. Rest assured your luggage or carry-on will be dry when you arrive at your final destination.

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No matter how big or small your liquid containers are, reduce the odds of messy travel. Unscrew the top of each container, place a small piece of plastic wrap over the opening & replace the top. Rest assured your luggage or carry-on will be dry when you arrive at your final destination.

Prevent Freezer Burn

Prevent Ice Cream Freezer Burn

Freezer burn has never been credited for making things taste better! Place a layer of plastic wraps over the top of your ice cream container before putting the top on to increase its shelf life!

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Freezer burn has never been credited for making things taste better! Place a layer of plastic wraps over the top of your ice cream container before putting the top on to increase its shelf life!

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

Fruit Fly Trap

The scent from these unlikely paired household items will eliminate fruit flies in a flash. Add a dash of detergent & 1/4 cup of vinegar to a mason jar, top with plastic wrap and polk several holes in the top. Voila, your trap is set!

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The scent from these unlikely paired household items will eliminate fruit flies in a flash. Add a dash of detergent & 1/4 cup of vinegar to a mason jar, top with plastic wrap and polk several holes in the top. Voila, your trap is set!

Keep Flowers Fresh Longer

Keep Flowers Fresh

Plastic wrap and a moist paper towel are the perfect combination to keep flowers fresh! Wrap the stems with a wet paper towel, place plastic wrap over that and they will stay fresh much longer!

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Plastic wrap and a moist paper towel are the perfect combination to keep flowers fresh! Wrap the stems with a wet paper towel, place plastic wrap over that and they will stay fresh much longer!

Spill-Proof Kids Drink

Spill-Proof Kids Drink

If you're on the go and need a temporary spill-proof kids cup, just place plastic wrap over the top & make a small hole for the straw.

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If you're on the go and need a temporary spill-proof kids cup, just place plastic wrap over the top & make a small hole for the straw.

Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

Keep Bananas Fresh Longer

Prolong the life of your bananas by adding plastic wrap over the stems. They'll stay fresh much longer!

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Prolong the life of your bananas by adding plastic wrap over the stems. They'll stay fresh much longer!

Get More Use Out of Paint Rollers

Get More Use Out of Paint Roller

Keep paint from drying out between coats by wrapping rollers and brushes with plastic wrap. When you're ready to start back up, take off the plastic and keep creating magic!

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Keep paint from drying out between coats by wrapping rollers and brushes with plastic wrap. When you're ready to start back up, take off the plastic and keep creating magic!

Screen Protector/Water Resistant Phone Case

Screen Protector/Waterproof Phone Case

Who knew plastic wrap also doubles as a temporary screen protector or a water resistant cover?! In a pinch, wrap your phone with plastic wrap until your new case arrives, or to protect it from water on a rainy day, bath time with kids or a day by the pool. Better safe than sorry!

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Who knew plastic wrap also doubles as a temporary screen protector or a water resistant cover?! In a pinch, wrap your phone with plastic wrap until your new case arrives, or to protect it from water on a rainy day, bath time with kids or a day by the pool. Better safe than sorry!

Keep Jewelry from Tangling

Keep Jewelry from Tangling

Need to pack some jewelry for a trip and don't want it to tangle? Grab a piece of plastic wrap and lay it flat, then place your jewelry pieces on top. Press another piece of plastic wrap on top and lay it flat in your suitcase!

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Need to pack some jewelry for a trip and don't want it to tangle? Grab a piece of plastic wrap and lay it flat, then place your jewelry pieces on top. Press another piece of plastic wrap on top and lay it flat in your suitcase!

Easy Refrigerator Clean Up

Easy Refrigerator Clean Up

Save the clean-up for someone who has time! Line the shelves of your refrigerator with plastic wrap when adding something that has the potential to spill or make a mess. Simply remove the plastic wrap later for easy clean up.

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Save the clean-up for someone who has time! Line the shelves of your refrigerator with plastic wrap when adding something that has the potential to spill or make a mess. Simply remove the plastic wrap later for easy clean up.

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