14 Ways You Can use Sugru Moldable Glue Around the House

Sugru, in short, is taking the world by storm. This wonder product, a moldable type of glue that you can work the same way you would work with putty, can not only be used to make repairs around the house, but can also be used to create things as well. The product is not really a glue, the way we think of glue, but more of a moldable plastic, that you can work with for about 30 minutes before it starts to cure. The best thing about the product, is that it can be used with wood, plastic, glass, ceramic and yes, even metal. When it is fully-cured, Sugru is a silicone rubber that is flexible.

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Repair the Dishwasher

Sugru can be used to make repairs to your dishwasher whether you have rusty or broken racks, or a hole has somehow appeared in the cabinet or the door of the dishwasher. Using Sugru will seal any cracks or holes, preventing water from leaking from within the cabinet of the appliance.

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Fix your shoes

If you have a favorite pair of running shoes and the toe guard is damaged whether from activity or perhaps the family dog decided to check on them, use this product to make the necessary shoe repairs. It also works great if your boots or other shoes decide that they have had enough and want to start splitting at the seams.

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Children’s Coat Hooks

You can create coat hooks that are fun and functional in your child’s room with this product. Simply use small amounts of it on the feet of plastic circus animals and attach them to the side of your child’s wardrobe or dresser. They can even be attached directly to the wall.

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Bathroom Accessory Installation

If you want to hang additional bathroom accessories but are worried about damaging the ceramic tiles, worry no more. It forms a strong bond and will help you install bathroom accessories with no drilling required.

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Cable Organization

Sugru is great for more than just repairing things. It is so versatile, that you can use it to create as well. All of the cables that are used for electronics can turn a desk into a real mess. You can create custom cable clips that will organize those cables for you and keep them from getting jumbled up. It comes in several different colors so you can create clips that will blend in or stand out, whichever you prefer.

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Luggage Repair

A good piece of luggage doesn’t come cheap, so you want to make it last as long as possible. Unfortunately, there will likely come a time when the stand on a wheeled piece of luggage will break. It can help you to repair that piece of luggage, making the stand just as strong as it ever was.

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Pot Grips

Some of those stainless steel pots and pans that you love using often get too hot to remove from the stove with your bare hands. You then risk using a towel and causing a fire to remove the hot pot from the flame. Using Sugru, you can create grips for the pots that are heat-resistant and prevent you from getting burned.

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Plastic Toy Repair

Children have their favorite toys and when one gets damaged, to them, it may be the end of the world. Repair toys easily with the use of this product, making your child happy once again. Simply color match the sugru as necessary, allow the compound to cure, and you’re done.

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Desk Organization

You can organize your desk/work area by installing jars with lids under your shelves. Simply attach the lids to the bottom of the shelves using Sugru. Fill the jars with whatever you need to store, then twist the jar into place on the lid. This is a fantastic way to make use of space that would have otherwise gone to waste.

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Keep Your Yarn from Tangling

People that like to crochet and knit, like having multiple skeins of yarn in their work baskets so they can change colors quickly. Now you can keep the yarn from tangling by making clips on the side of your basket out of Sugru and feeding the yarn through them to prevent tangling while you’re working.

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Organize Pot Lids

Organize your pot lids and make them easy to find using Sugru on the inside of your cabinet doors. Never waste time digging for a pot lid again. This is a quick and easy project that will add a little additional storage space in the kitchen.

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Replace Missing Zipper Pulls

When the zipper pull comes off your favorite coat, jacket or sweater, there’s no need to go to the expense of having the old zipper removed and a new one put on. You can simply use it and a paper clip to take care of the problem. Older folks can go a step beyond that and make the existing zipper pull larger so that it’s easier to grip and pull, making it great for those with arthritic conditions. It’s even great for light pullchains or anything similar.

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Shelf Magnets

Cleverly use the space under a shelf by attaching strong magnet with this product. Your keys or other objects that have metal in them can hang from the magnets. This keeps things out of the way and makes them easy to find when you need them.

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Shower Hooks

It’s tricky to mount anything on tile, so when you need a hook to hang your loofah or washcloth on, don’t fret. All you need is this product to create shower hooks that will help you stay organized without having to drill holes in your tile.

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