Open Stuck Jar Lids Using A Simple Hack


We all run into those jars that we have in our kitchen that for some unknown reason we cannot get to open. Our DIY will show you how to make that a thing of the past and have you opening those tight lid jars in no time.

What You Need

  • The jar you can’t open
  • Duct Tape
  • This Tutorial and you

 

Step One

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Image courtesy of DIY Hacks and How Tos 2

We first start off by grabbing our duct tape and tearing off one foot of material.

 

Step Two

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Image courtesy of DIY Hacks and How Tos 2

Now wrap about two-three inches of the duct tape around the edge of the lid. Then fold an inch or so of duct tape down on the lid to hold it in place.

Step Three

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After step three what we will do next is fold the remaining duct tape in half to make it more studier for the next step.

Step Four

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So for this step we will grab the jar with one hand and with the other hand we will grab the remaining duct tape. Now pull on the duct tape and watch your stuck jar lid now come loose.

 

Notice: Some jar lids don’t want to open

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If you have a stuck jar lid that won’t open using the tutorial above do not worry as you are not the only one. What we do in these cases is simply using multiple layers of duct tape to get the job done. Using multiple layers of duct tape will make your DIY stronger and has worked on getting even the toughest jar lids come loose.



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