Questions tagged [adhesive]

Hacks related to the application, removal or maintenance of anything related to adhesives.

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Best bandage adhesive (brand) and baby oil (brand) combo for bandage covering the eyebrow?

I'm about to apply a bandage that will cover my eyebrow and read on this site it'd be best to use a certain brand of adhesive tape and then a brand of baby oil to make the removal less painful. I ...
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How can I stop a comb from falling out of clothing pockets?

My dad has a long habit of combing his hair every few hours, but all his shirts' and pants' pockets are open as in this picture: no zippers or buttons to fasten the pocket. While on the job, he can'...
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What can I use to rejoin porcelain broken pieces?

Background: I have in my room a porcelain statue given to me by my mother. This morning, I forgot the statue's location and it fell to the ground. Fortunately, it didn't break completely, but its ...
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What sort of adhesive should I use to run a wire along my car's plastic trim?

I replaced the stereo in my car, and the set came with a microphone that I've hung from my rear-view mirror. It has a long, thin wire coated in plastic insulation that needs to run to the head unit. ...
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How to remove marker and paint from wall?

Children have a bad habit to remove any where with permanent stuff like markers and paint. It is not easy to remove that stuff from wall. It looks so ugly. How can I remove these things from the wall?
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How to remove gum from hair? [duplicate]

Once my little brother fell asleep with gum in his mouth. The gum got stuck to his hair so that we had to cut some of his hair to remove it. Do you know an alternative way to remove it safely?
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Need help identifying a substance

A couple years ago I bought a universal windshield mount that will hold a cell phone or GPS that used a suction cup to stick to the windshield. On the suction cup was a clear gel substance that has ...
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Tape up plastic without a ladder

I want to put up some plastic to temporarily block a leaky window sill, about fifteen feet off the ground. I'm thinking of using masking tape. Are there any tools I could use to do this? I do ...

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