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10 Clever Uses For PVC Pipe

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10 Clever Uses For PVC Pipe

PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is an incredibly common plastic used primarily in construction and as piping in water distribution systems. PVC is strong, lightweight, and inexpensive, which is why it’s so highly regarded within the building industry and by professional plumbers. (However, be sure to read up on its possible health risks before using it in your home!)

If you happen to have gotten your hands on some of your own PVC piping, you may be looking to put it to good use. So here are a few fun ideas:

1. Cord Cleanliness

You can use a short length of PVC mounted to the wall (perhaps behind or beside your entertainment center or desk) as a place to tuck all your extra cords. They’ll fit inside and instantly “tidy” up that messy look that seems so unavoidable in these sorts of places. Similarly, you can use longer lengths of pipe and actually run it along the wall, from the appliances all the way to the outlet. Running multiple cords through the pipe will, again, keep an otherwise unsightly necessity looking neat and clean.

2. Cord Storage

You can use a short length of PVC to store all your extension cords without them ever tangling. Just wind the extension cord up as normal, than slip the loops of cord through the pipe, so a bit sticks out on each end. This is especially handy if you have a number of extension cords, since it allows you to stack them efficiently yet prevents them from ever tangling.

3. Hand Protection

You know when you have to carry a heavy bag for a long distance, and the handle begins to cut into your palm? Man, that hurts! But it can be prevented by using a short piece of PVC. Remove a thin section along the entire piece, so that you can slip the entire handle of the bag into the piece of pipe. Now the wide, curved pipe will rest in your palm, and you’ll never have to endure that dreadful digging-in again.

4. Rodent Runs

Many families keep small furry friends like rats, mice, or hamsters. These little guys just love a bit of pipe for sleeping in, running through, etc. If you have curved end pieces you can even build an elaborate maze!

5. Summer Sprinkler Play

You can build awesome water playgrounds by using bent connector pieces to create cool three-dimensional structures. Just use a drill to make a series of holes along the pipes, and attach the open end to your hose. This works best with the thinner piping.

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4:52AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013


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7:35AM PDT on Oct 27, 2012

pretty cool. thanks

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6:28PM PDT on Oct 17, 2012

I use a short piece with cap for sawzal blades.

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