Monthly Archives: December 2015

Duct tape, the hundreds of uses

This stuff is better than sliced bread as the saying goes. Here is a list of things I have used duct tape for , note not all are advisable but here goes:

  • emergency broken car window
  • patching holes in glass windows
  • duct taping my¬† wallet – note check that your cash doesn’t stick in it
  • motor seat rip repairing
  • as a plaster over cut , remember the tissue on the cut first
  • rv fridge shelves door repairing
  • heard it this stuff goes on every space mission
  • making bicycle rack for carrier
  • for repairing and in fact even making shoes
  • repairing leaking boat or kayak
  • making a kiteduct flow
  • repair your vacuum hose
  • hem your pants or dress
  • repair the book binding
  • ever heard of a duct tape car roof rack , it can be done
  • for waxing ( ouch !)
  • to make a drinking cup
  • holding plugs in socket
  • for taping door side-view mirror on car after knocking it off against a pole
  • in fact you can even tape a car door back on after an accident , just don’t expect it to open easily
  • water sealing just about anything
  • feel like a fashion designer , well you can make pants , top , hat and jewelery
  • halloween costumes , complete with swords or tin hats
  • patch holes in your meshing or tent canvas
  • even make toys
  • repairing sewerage piping

Some other uses which i have not personally tried out :

  • vet used duct tape and pvc pipping to make a cast for a calf
  • sticking down tiles
  • sticking up signage
  • bathtub repairs
  • repair bicycle tyre
  • repair your plastic bumper
  • put up curtains without screws
  • jeans zipper broken , tape it up
  • duct tape boxes together to make clothes shelving
  • repair canopy for your soft top
  • make a ladder with sticks
  • chair seat lattice work
  • fixing holes in dry-walling
  • duct taping the tv antenna at just the right angle to get reception
  • in fact make an airplane skin
  • upholstery repairs
  • turn your beer can into a mug of beer with a handle. ductmirror

So do you have any suggestions of your own to add , well let me know