Sometimes I discover a product that gets me so excited. It is not very often you find something with unlimited possibilities. A product that can fix pretty much anything, that you can create new things with, and improve how other things work. I have been playing around with Sugru for a couple of weeks and I love it! It is one of those things that once you have it, you think of a million uses for it.
This post is sponsored by Sugru but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own.
What is Sugru?
It is the world's first mouldable glue. Once it gets exposed to air, it cures in 24 hours into a flexible rubber. It is completely waterproof and long lasting which means it can be used outdoors as well.
In my secret garden, there is some ivy growing near the fence. I tried to tie it to the fence last year with string until it could get more established but it didn't really work well. I mixed some of the white with black Original Formula to create a gray color that matched the fence.
I made small hooks and added them to the fence. Once the 24 hour cure time had passed, I was able to add the ivy vines. When Sugru dries, it is still flexible, so it was easy to bend them a bit to get the vine securely in the hook.
It looks so much cleaner! It no longer is piling up on the ground.
Sugru Customizes Keys
I added the Family Safe, Skin Friendly Sugru to the top portion of some keys.
I also used metal stamps to label them but you could skip that step and just keep them color coded.
Sugru Creates New Knobs
Our bathroom light was missing a little knob that holds the light onto the plate. I was using a hex nut in its place but since it was silver, it stuck out like a sore thumb. I added some black Sugru over the hex screw and you can't even tell the difference between the original knob and the Sugru knob.
Our fan in the living room lost its knob and in order to turn it on and off and change the speed, we had to use pliers. I added some Sugru to the little green thing sticking out where the old knob was and it is as good as new!
Sugru Makes Phone Holder
When I bought my rowing machine, there was an option to buy a more expensive model that had a little thing on it that would hold your phone or tablet so you could watch shows while exercising. I'm too cheap to pay $50 more for such a small feature.
I was able to mold and add a little holder that perfectly fits my phone!
Sugru Adds Decoration
I added some white Sugru to some pots to customize them and make them a bit more fun! It is also helpful to add feet to pots for better drainage.
Sugru Fixes Tripod
I was able to fix the foot on my tripod that has been broken for years. I have tried using tape in the past but it always falls off or get bunched up.
Good as new and it just looks like the rubber ring so it blends in well.
Sugru & Shoes
My son has a favorite pair of shoes. He wears them when hiking, fishing, and doing jobs around the yard. He likes them because they are well worn and comfortable. When the shoe separated from the sole, he was upset. Even though I threw them away, he sneaked them back out and continued to wear them. I decided to see if I could fix them with some Sugru. It worked! And because the sole was black, you can barely tell!
Sugru Fixes Small Appliances
Don't you hate it when one rubber "foot" comes off and gets lost? Then it wobbles for the rest of its life. So annoying!
I added some to the bottoms of my appliances that had them missing and now they are level and stable :)
I hope these few examples have sparked some ideas of how you could use this in your own home. For more great project ideas sign up to the Sugru newsletter and get a 10% discount!
Other uses for Sugru:
Fixes Dishwasher rack when the rubber comes off the wire
Fix broken fridge cracked shelves
Add hooks and shelf bracket to tile so you don't have to drill
Fix Zipper when pull breaks off
Organize your cables
Add to pot handles to insulate them
Fix plastic toys
Repair fraying cords or ear buds
Add the the bottom of things to make more grippy (like rugs)
Add the hangers so clothes don't slip off
Fix leaking hoses
Add to corners of phones and cameras to protect when dropped
Make hooks to hang string lights
Add to shoes to prevent blisters
Replace nose pad on glasses
Fix woven plastic outdoor furniture
Add to backs of objects to be able to hang them on wall
Make sure to follow Sugru on YouTube for more project ideas :)
I really wanted some of you to be able to get your hands on this stuff so you could see how awesome it is so I asked Sugru if we could do a giveaway. FIVE of you will win some Sugru packs to try out.
Enter using the Rafflecopter widget. If you have any issues, please email me at notjustahousewife @ Yahoo . com
You must be at least 18 years old to enter. You must be a resident of the USA to enter. The giveaway will go from August 10, 2020 until August 17, 2020. The winner will be chosen by random.org and will be notified by email. The winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be chosen. The shipping of the prize is the responsibility of the company, in this case Sugru.
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