Sugru’ing the house
Published by António Lopes on December 3, 2014

I’m quite fascinated with Sugru, the magical mouldable glue that turns into rubber and that fixes (almost) everything. I bought a black and white 8-pack and used it to fix a bunch of stuff around the house.

Like this trash bin, in which IKEA thought it was a good idea to to have the nut and bolt that secures the side handles traverse to the inside, thus ripping apart every trash bag that I pull from it (when it’s full). Add a bit of Sugru and … no more ripping trash bags.

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Or like my toilet, where one of the supports had broken off. Add some sugru and… no more sliding toilet seat.

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Or like my dish rack, that made an infernal noise scratching the kitchen counter. Add some sugru and… no more screeching nails-like sounds.

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Or like my wife’s iPhone 4 USB charge cable, that has seen better days. Add some sugru and.. it will last for a few more years (which I can’t say of her iPhone).

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These were just some of the things I needed to take care around here. Head on to their website where they have dozens of different applications. They’re even doing an advent calendar thingy for Christmas.

Keep sugru’ing…

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