15 DIY Magnetic Strip Hacks
Magnetic strips can help bring order to your kitchen, workshop and even in the bathroom. Not sure how you'd use one? Here are 15 ways you can use a magnetic strip around your home.
Hold Knives and Kitchen Utensils
One of the most common ways to use magnetic strips is to hold kitchen knives and utensils in the kitchen. Magnetic strips work great in small kitchens, because they help get items off the countertop so there’s less clutter.
Wrangle Hair Accessories
Tired of having all those hair pins and barrettes scattered all over the bathroom counter? Here’s the solution: Attach a magnetic strip to the wall and stick all those accessories on it for instant organization.
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Keep Tools Handy
If you have just a few basic tools you like to keep them handy for DIY projects, use a magnetic strip for tools under a shelf. Keep a couple screwdrivers and pliers handy (maybe in the hall closet for instance) so you don’t have to dig through the garage or basement every time you need something for a quick fix.
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Get those toothbrushes off the bathroom counter! This magnetic toothbrush holder can hold nearly every toothbrush design, including battery-powered toothbrushes.
Keep Grooming Tools in One Spot
Keep all those personal grooming tools in one place. A magnetic strip in the medicine cabinet can be used to store tweezers, clippers and small scissors.
Turn the back of a cabinet door into a family message center. For just about $20, you’ll be able to keep track of your family’s events, make lists and write messages.