How to Use Bubble Wrap Around the House: 5 Easy Hacks

Julien K., Hometalk Team
by Julien K., Hometalk Team
1 Material
10 Minutes

Let's be honest, bubble wrap isn't just intended for wrapping delicate items and moving. It's also meant for popping!

But, did you know there are even more ways to use bubble wrap around the house? Check out these 5 helpful hacks.

Lining a produce draw with bubble wrap

Hack 1: Line your produce drawer to prevent bruising

When you have fruits and vegetables rolling around your produce drawer in the refrigerator all day, you're bound to have some bruised items.

Bubble wrap hack

Cut a piece of bubble wrap to the size of your produce drawer and slide it into the bottom. Fill with your favorite fruits and veggies and you'll find things no longer roll around!

Cleaning the floor with bubble wrap

Hack 2: Clean the floor without a blister

Mopping or scrubbing the floor takes some major muscle. With that tight grip and pressure needed to get a good scrub going your hands can end up with painful blisters.

Rolling bubble wrap around a handle

Problem solved! Wrap a strip of bubble wrap around the handle where your hand grips your cleaning tool and secure with tape. Watch the video below to see how I wrap my mop.

DIY insulated freezer bag with bubble wrap

Hack 3: Create your own Insulated Freezer Bag

Do you want to keep things cold on the car ride home from the grocery store? Create your own reusable freezer tote bag but lining a fabric shopping bag with bubble wrap. It will help keep the items cold on the way home from the grocery store.

Toilet with condensation

Hack 4: Fix a toilet with condensation.

Is your toilet constantly sweating? If your water tank is causing a small amount of water condensation or build-up, bubble wrap can solve that problem too.

Lining a toilet tank with bubble wrap

Line the inside of the tank with sheets of bubble wrap and they will help limit the condensation.

How to use bubble wrap in the home

Hack 5: Fix a noisy toolbox.

Are your tools constantly rattling when they slide around in your toolbox? Simply line your toolbox with bubble wrap and your tools will no longer move. Say, "goodbye" to the sound of crashing and banging on the job site.

How to use bubble wrap

What do you think of these bubble wrap hacks? Let me know how you use bubble wrap in your home in the comments below.

Suggested materials:
  • Bubble wrap   (The Dollar Tree)
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  • Gra9904075 Gra9904075 on Aug 30, 2017

    Where's the video showing how to line the toilet to prevent condensation?

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