Pool Noodles are everywhere and these little tubes of foam are amazingly versatile to DIY your home! You will be amazed at how many things you can do with a pool noodle.
We all know these little tubes of foam are great for floating with or beating your sibling over the head with but did you also know that they can be one of the best things to DIY with around your house! There are all kinds of uses , but I’m going to share with you some of my favorites using pool noodle in your home!
I just painted my laundry room and I was so annoyed when the brushes slid down into my paint pan when I propped them on the side and get all yucky. Here’s how to use a pool noodle on your paint tray to keep brushes and rollers from falling into your paint. The real bonus is you won’t be looking for that paint key anymore!
I wish I had thought of this when my kids were young. I hated having to rest or hang over the shower door track. It hurt! Use a pool noodle to cover the shower door track so it’s safer for the kids and more comfortable for you.
Make a pool noodle door stop to protect tiny fingers from getting smashed. It’s also great for when your kids become teenagers and think that door slamming is the best thing ever!
Tidy your extension cords with a small piece of pool noodle. Just cut a slit in them and stuff the cords inside. Now they are tangle free and you can clean up that messy drawer or shelf now!
Protect your car doors with this pool noodle hack by attaching it to the wall. This will prevent dings in your doors and on your garage wall.
Got a draft coming in under your door? This great idea turns your pool noodle into a DIY draft dodger.
This idea is another one of those why didn’t I think of that moments! I had the big metal and plastic flip rails for my kids that cost about $30-40 each. Who knew you could make a Pool Noodle Bed Rail this easy and it’s much easier to take on road trips as well. You’ll want to use the extra large pool noodles for this project.
Use Pool Noodles on counters, coffee tables, and fireplaces to protect your kids from sharp edges by making baby bumpers with them. You can remove them easily when company comes!
Protect your boots and keep them looking great all year by making these no-sew boot trees with pool noodles and some scrap fabric.
Get rid of creases on your pants with pool noodles on your hangers or your drying rack. Just take a knife and cut a slit in a section of noodle and slip it right over the rack or hanger and that is it! No more creases.
Want more great ideas for using pool noodles around your home?
Check out this video from Shake the Future!