Duct tape is the absolute darling of DIY, crafts, home, and garden. This staple is one of mankind’s more interesting inventions. It started with a violent and bloody beginning in the battlefield, and turned into many humorous uses later. Today, we have put together some creative uses for duct tape to show you how it can make your job easier.
During World War 2, Johnson & Johnson developed a strong fabric-based waterproof adhesive tape to keep moisture out of ammunition cases for military of the United States. At a later point during the last half of the 20th century, it extends its application to duct work. That’s how it got the name of duct tape. Nowadays, duct tape has become an indispensable household item.
Due to its flexibility and durability, there are so many great uses for duct tape. As a matter of fact, there are very few problems that can not be solved with a roll of duct tape. Duct tape is great for making do with what you have. It can also be excellent emergency hacks to fix broken stuff. For example, got a broken planting pot? Duct tape can give new lease on life and keep your pot out of the rubbish heat.
Although some may think duct tape crafts and fixes are low and tacky, we do see many excellent jobs. For example, taping together a dress for prom, repairing a wall, crafting a flower, etc. You should definitely keep a roll of duct tape at home, in your tool box, craft room, car trunk, or back pack.
If you don’t see the potential of the tape yet, we have gathered this wonderful collection of creative uses for duct tape. We now pass it along to you. It will for sure transform the way you look at this junk drawer staple.
Scroll down for all the ideas and find some inspiration and start taping.