Fix it with Magnets

  1. Uncommon Uses of Magnets

    Uncommon Uses of Magnets
    While magnets are useful for everyday applications, such as organizing a cluttered bathroom or kitchen, they can also be utilized in some more unconventional ways!  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite not-so-common uses for magnets that’ll show you that magnets are for more than hanging photos on your fridge. Continue reading →
  2. Keeping Your Cabinet Doors Shut with Magnets

    Keeping Your Cabinet Doors Shut with Magnets
    If you live in an older home that has settled, you may find that some of your cabinet doors won’t stay shut no matter what you try. Instead of ripping out and replacing all of your cabinets or packing your bags to move out, we have a quick, temporary fix to keep those pesky doors closed, with magnets, of course. Last year, we created a more permanent DIY: a magnetic cabinet latch solution using countersunk magnets. In this blog, we’re putting together a simple magnet hack that won’t involve power tools (or any tools, really!) Continue reading →
  3. 4 Uses for Cylinder Magnets

    4 Uses for Cylinder Magnets
    If you’re looking for a large pull force relative to the size of a magnet, cylinder magnets are the way to go. Their shape gives you plenty of space to grasp the magnet, which comes in handy in various applications such as these four below: Continue reading →
  4. 4 Uses for Bar Magnets

    4 Uses for Bar Magnets
    Neodymium bar magnets are one of the most common shapes of magnets, being used in experiments and everyday items regularly! Bar magnets range in size, from 1/2”x1/8”x1/8” to 2”x1”x1”, and in pull force, from 0.95 pounds to 90.28 pounds per magnet. What makes them different than other Apex magnets products is that they are magnetized through the length of their body. In addition, the poles are on each end with the weakest part of the magnet in the middle, meaning that they may not be as successful in holding onto a magnetic surface. Continue reading →
  5. 3 Ways to Use Cube Magnets

    3 Ways to Use Cube Magnets
    All of our magnets have their own uses and capabilities. Cube magnets, for instance, are popular on dry erase boards and artwork displays, as they are easy to handle. They’re also ideal in classrooms and other experimental environments. Here are three ways you can utilize cube magnets. Continue reading →
  6. How To Use Sewing Magnets in Adaptive Clothing

    How To Use Sewing Magnets in Adaptive Clothing
    According to a  2016 U.S. Census Bureau report, more than 14 million people with disabilities in the U.S have difficulties with things like dressing themselves. Companies like Magna-Ready and Magnaclick are making adaptive clothing for people with joint pain, arthritis, and disabilities, as well as those who just have trouble dressing.  Adaptive clothing has also been recently added by companies like Target for those with sensory issues who are sensitive to certain textures and materials. Continue reading →
  7. Magnets in the Bathroom

    Magnets in the Bathroom
    Whether you have a tiny bathroom or even a master suite, we could all use some extra organization in one of the most used rooms in our home! You don’t need to buy furniture to have an organized space, instead, use some of these ideas below to incorporate magnets in your bathroom. Continue reading →
  8. 5 Uses for Block Magnets

    5 Uses for Block Magnets
    Block magnets are one of the most popular and versatile magnets we sell at Apex Magnets. When compared to a disc magnet of the same thickness, they have more surface area resulting in a stronger magnetic pull—the pull force of our block magnets ranges from 0.6 pounds to roughly 1,082 pounds! We also sell a variety of countersunk blocks with holes that allow you to use screws, nails, or bolts to attach the magnet to a different material. Continue reading →
  9. Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Using Magnets

    Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Using Magnets
    By adding some magnets into your spring cleaning routine, you’ll find yourself creating a beautiful space you can enjoy all year round. Take these extra steps this “spring cleaning” season to transform your kitchen into your favorite room (if it isn’t already!). Continue reading →
  10. 3 Ways to Use Sphere Magnets

    3 Ways to Use Sphere Magnets
    Sphere Magnets are small but mighty! Their unique shape and the lines of force they generate provide the highest local gauss readings (the invisible strength) of all magnets. Their greatest strength, however, comes with a trade-off: since they lack surface area, it’s harder for them to grab onto certain surfaces. This means sphere magnets work best when being used with other sphere magnets. These unique magnetic balls are most commonly used for classroom demonstrations, DIY projects, and workplace fun -- Continue reading →

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