Fix it with Magnets

  1. When to Use Ring Magnets Instead of Countersunk Magnets

    When to Use Ring Magnets Instead of Countersunk Magnets
    Countersunk magnets are a form of ring magnet (although we also sell countersunk blocks!) with one angled side to take in a screw flush up against the side, allowing it to be anchored onto another surface. They’re ideal for hanging artwork and keeping doors and drawers closed. On the other hand, traditional ring magnets have concentric, non-angled holes. They’re not as strong as, say, disc magnets, but they are versatile and can slide quite easily onto rods and tubes. Continue reading →
  2. 4 Magnet Hacks for Your Laundry Room

    4 Magnet Hacks for Your Laundry Room
    If there’s one thing we know, it’s that magnets can be used for all kinds of hacks around the home — especially when we’re looking for temporary fixes or ways to make the most of small or awkward spaces. This week, we’re sharing four magnet hacks for your laundry room. Continue reading →
  3. Caregivers: You Can Use Magnets to Organize Medical Supplies

    Caregivers: You Can Use Magnets to Organize Medical Supplies
    If you’re an at-home caregiver, you likely have to organize a lot of medical supplies. Doing so can become a job in and of itself. Not only do you need to stay well-stocked, but you need backup equipment and backups for your backups. For some people, access to medical supplies can be a matter of life and death. Whether you're looking to upgrade your organizational system or you’re just starting out, there are ways to implement magnets as a tool to organize medical supplies. Continue reading →
  4. DIY Crafty Magnetic Curtain Hacks

    DIY Crafty Magnetic Curtain Hacks
    There’s a lot you can do with magnets and curtains. If you’re decorating a new house, sprucing up an old one, or setting up a showroom or retail space, curtains can pull the decor together. They can give you privacy, show off your style, and help regulate the temperature and lighting in the room.  Curtains can, of course, become a nuisance, too. Whether you don’t want to drill into your wall to hang a rod, the curtains themselves aren’t staying put (in an open or closed position), or you just want a more stylish way to pull the fabric back and let the light shine in, we have a magnet hack for you.  Continue reading →
  5. 5 Renter-Friendly Magnet Hacks for Your Apartment

    5 Renter-Friendly Magnet Hacks for Your Apartment
    While living in an apartment or other rental property, you may face a few challenges when it comes to organizing and decorating your space. At Apex Magnets, we’ve shared quite a few ways to use magnets to your advantage at home. Now, we’re sharing additional magnet hacks and tips for apartment living that don’t require much time or materials. Check out our 5 magnet hacks for your apartment below or visit the fix it with magnets section of our blog to learn more!  Continue reading →
  6. Fix it With Magnets: Around the House Quick Fixes

    Fix it With Magnets: Around the House Quick Fixes
    Magnets are magnificent tools! They can take on all sorts of difficult tasks, but they’re especially useful for quick fixes around the house. Over time, we’ve written about some of these helpful fix-it situations, but we’ve put together a more comprehensive list of the best ones here and filed them under three categories: Securing things, making things safe, and organizing a mess. So, whenever you’re ready, get to fixin’! Continue reading →
  7. The Benefits of Magnet Fishing

    The Benefits of Magnet Fishing
    A lot of people go magnet fishing as a way to treasure hunt for fun, but it’s also an ecological hobby and service to nature. You’re not just finding exciting historical items or mysterious odds and ends—you’re essentially doing a “deep” clean of the rivers, lakes, oceans, and waterways you love.  First, the basics: all you need is a neodymium eyebolt magnet (optimum pull strengths will vary), nylon rope (better for underwater use), gloves, and maybe, a grappling hook (to help haul in heavier items). For more information or a little refresher on how to get started fishing with Apex magnets, see our previous blog on the topic! Continue reading →
  8. Hang with Apex Using Countersunk & Hook Magnets

    Hang with Apex Using Countersunk & Hook Magnets
    Say goodbye to nails and sticky adhesives that leave marks on your walls and say hello to hook magnets and countersunk magnets! Not only will these strong magnets stay put on the wall, but they’re also easily adjustable and removable if you move or change your mind.  Both countersunk and hook magnets are great choices as they have strong pull force capabilities. Remember, the size of the magnet isn’t the only thing to look for — even tiny magnets can hold a lot! Instead, look at the size and pull strength of the magnet to make sure it’ll hold your object. If you need help finding the right size, give us a callContinue reading →
  9. This Stainless Steel Gaming Desk Utilizes Magnets & You Can Make Your Own

    This Stainless Steel Gaming Desk Utilizes Magnets & You Can Make Your Own
    We’ve long been sharing ways to "fix it with magnets," so we love seeing companies and designers utilizing the power of magnets to make their customers’ lives easier. Secretlab recently became one of these companies when they expanded beyond gaming chairs to their newest gaming accessory — a magnetic desk! Continue reading →
  10. How They Used Our Products: Gold Panning with Magnets!

    How They Used Our Products: Gold Panning with Magnets!
    At Apex, we serve customers who use our magnets in a variety of industries and applications. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority, so that’s one of the reasons why it is so exciting to hear back from customers who took creative measures to utilize the strength of our product. We recently got an amazing message about how one of our customers uses our magnets in their gold panning business!  Continue reading →

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