Chas' Crazy Creations
Chas' Crazy Creations
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Wire Hanger Hacks

8 Materials
15 Minutes

Most of us have moved away from wire hangers in our closet. I have saved some and wanted to share a few ways to use them around your home.

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wire hanger hacks

Clean out Nozzles -

Straighten the hook part of a hanger and use it to clear out silicone, chalk, and other glue bottles.

wire hanger hacks

Re-string A Drawstring -

Straighten out a hanger and make a small hook on the end. Attach the string that needs to go through to the hook via tape, safety pin, etc and push wire through the clothes. Once you have the string through, you can pull the hanger out.

wire hanger hacks

Unclog A Drain -

Using the unwound hanger with the hook on the end (like the drawstring), push the hook side down into the drain, and carefully pull back up. You'll pull up hair and all kinds of gunk plugging your drain.

wire hanger hacks

Make A Reading Material Rack -

Bend your hanger in this shape...

wire hanger hacks

Place a command hook or other hook of your choice on the wall and place your reading material into the hanger.

wire hanger hacks

Towel Rack -

Bend a hanger in this shape...

wire hanger hacks

Hang up your hanger and place a towel inside it.

wire hanger hacks

Outdoor Hanging Plant Holder -

Bend your hanger into this shape...

wire hanger hacks

Place your flower pot inside the circle and hang up outside.

wire hanger hacks

Hang Up Shoes -

Bend your hanger in this shape and you can hang shoes in your closet, or outside after washing them to dry.

wire hanger hacks

Hanging Trashcan -

Bend 2 hangers into 90 degree angles and curve up the end facing you. Set into this position...

wire hanger hacks

Loop a plastic bag around them and hang it up outside. You now have a portable trashcan.

wire hanger hacks

Make A Wreath -

Bend your hanger into this shape ...

wire hanger hacks

I have made many wreaths with this wire form. For this one I clipped clothespins onto the hanger, and placed a mirror in the center and tied that into place with fishing line.

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