Try Wrapping Your Key In Glue and String To Deal With THIS Common Problem: 7 Ways (with Pictures)

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Pankaj Kumar

- January 18, 2017


Having an extra house key available is an great idea, but it’s important that they’re kept in a place that’s easy to access but hard for a would-be intruder  to find.

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 Fortunately, these tips will help you to find great hiding spots that are also useful.

You’ll also see some incredible approaches to store your daily-use keys so that you never lose them again!

Using masking tape, secure a key to the bottom of a rock in your yard.

losing keys solution-secure a key to the bottom of a rock

You’ll want to make sure the rock isn’t too close to the door the key opens.

To keep a key out of the components (they can rust!), secure the lid of a prescription bottle to a rock using superglue…

losing keys solution-secure the lid of a prescription bottle to a rock using superglue

…then keep the key in the bottle which should fit into the ground if you dig a small hole.

To make sure that you always have a house key on your car, try this trick.

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You’ll want to make sure you have access to a screwdriver, though. Otherwise, this could be a frustrating place to store a key in an emergency.

If you’re managing lots of similar-looking keys, try colored string and superglue around the center of the key. Different colors for different uses!

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Nail polish works great, too, though it might chip off over time.

losing keys solution- Nail polish

You can protect it with a little bit of scotch tape, though.

In case you’re experiencing difficulty using your key thanks to a frozen lock, no worries…

losing keys solution-frozen lock

… simply put some hand sanitizer on the key to melt the ice!

The solution is mostly alcohol, so it accelerates the process of melting any ice you wouldn’t otherwise reach.

Use LEGOs and a wall-mounted LEGO board to create the perfect convenient resting place for your keys.

losing keys solution-Use LEGOs

 


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