How to Make Your Own Vacuum Sealed Storage Bags



Vacuum sealed storage is useful because it reduces the size of clothing, blankets, quilts, towels etc. and enables them to be stacked evenly. If you cannot find, or afford, the real deal, here is how to make an equally good substitute of your own.

Steps

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    Put your linen, blankets or clothing into the extra strong garbage bag.
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    Pull the open end of the bag together and form a small circle shape.
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    Place the vacuum cleaner pole into the circle shape and hold it firmly around the pole.
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    Suck out the air by turning on the vacuum cleaner.
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    Remove the pole whilst carefully holding the opening tightly together.
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    Affix a minimum of 6 rubber bands to the seal the opening.
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    Label and place into storage.

Things You'll Need

  • Extra strong garbage bags
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • 6 rubber bands per bag, minimum
  • Clean clothing, linen etc. for storage

Article Info

Categories: Home Organization & Recycling