Unpacking? Receiving a lot of packages? Whatever the reason you’ve got plenty of bubble wrap around, don’t just toss it. Resist the urge to pop the bubbles, because there are plenty of clever ways to put bubble wrap to use. Click through to check out some ideas.
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Around the House.
1. Insulate Drafty Windows. Here’s any easy fix for keeping your home warm and your energy bill down this winter: use bubble wrap! Spray some water onto the window and stick the bubble wrap, flat side facing you, on it. It’s an especially good trick for windows where you love the natural light, but also want your privacy.
2. Protect Walls. Do you have a door that hits a wall when it’s opened? Protect the wall from damage by putting a little bubble wrap where the handle hits it.
3. Protect Your Car Windshield in the Winter. When the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, the last thing you want to do in the morning is get all that snow and frost off your windshield. With a little bubble wrap in place before a winter storm, though, you won’t have to worry — not only will it insulate the windshield and prevent frost from forming, but it’ll also make snow removal a cinch.