Fix it with Magnets

  1. 4 Things You Can Hang On The Wall With Magnets

    4 Things You Can Hang On The Wall With Magnets
    Redecorating helps keep a room fresh and interesting. Whether it’s your office space or your living room, there are endless opportunities to change things up. The walls are a great place to start when redecorating. But if you’re renting a space or don’t have the right equipment, you probably don’t want to put holes in the wall. So, in order to make sure you get your security deposit back, use magnets instead of nails or screws. From posters to organizers, here are a few ways to hang things on your wall with magnets. Continue reading →
  2. Use Magnets to Winter-Proof Your Home

    Use Magnets to Winter-Proof Your Home
    Keeping your home warm during the winter months can be tough, especially if you live in a more spacious house. However, there are a few tricks that homeowners can use to keep the cold out and possibly lower the heating costs. In this blog, we have collected a few ways that people can use magnets to winter-proof their homes. Continue reading →
  3. Storing Holiday Items with Magnets

    Storing Holiday Items with Magnets
    As the holidays wind down, you’ll soon have to take down all those Christmas, Hanukkah other themed decorations hanging up around your home. Putting holiday items in storage can be hard work. And if that isn’t enough, getting them out the next year can be even harder, especially if you don’t have an organized system to store them. Continue reading →
  4. 5 of the Most Creative Uses of Magnets in 2014

    5 of the Most Creative Uses of Magnets in 2014
    We may hear about researchers studying some hyper-specific aspect of magnetism, and not realize the importance or real-life applications of that research. However, studying magnetism and transferring that knowledge into a real-life application has created some amazing things. For instance, what if Raymond Damadian never invented the magnetic resonance imaging machine, also known as MRI? Now, most innovative magnetic creations don’t necessarily start with their creator thinking of magnets. Often, it starts out with a problem and sometimes, after exploring several solutions, creative thinkers discover that magnets may be a viable solution. In this article, we are taking a look at the past year and highlighting the most creative uses of magnets that we’ve stumbled upon. Continue reading →
  5. Magnet Experiment: How Magnets Could Clean Up Oil Spills

    Magnet Experiment: How Magnets Could Clean Up Oil Spills
    Until we no longer rely on oil, it will still be pumped and shipped around the world. The ugly truth about that is that using oil can lead to messy spills that are damaging to the environment and wildlife living in the area. Plus, cleaning up oil spills while trying to preserve and help the ecosystem is a difficult task. One physicist named Arden Warner has been studying some possible, effective and non-damaging ways and he may have come up with the solution-magnets. We previously talked about how his method would use high powered magnets, but now you can see for yourself how the method would work with this simple science experiment. Continue reading →
  6. How to Build a Magnetic Murphy Desk

    How to Build a Magnetic Murphy Desk
    In a small house or apartment, space can be tight. If you’ve lived in a small home, you’ve probably come up with a few tricks of your own to amplify the space that you have. One idea to help save space is to build a Murphy desk. You may have heard the term “murphy” used when referring to the bed━the Murphy bed, named for its patented inventor, William Lawrence Murphy. The bed folds up to fit into a vertical wall, and this DIY follows the same concept. You can fold the desk up when you’re not using it and pull it out when you need it. Continue reading →
  7. Magnetic Storage Solutions For Fall

    Magnetic Storage Solutions For Fall
    There is no more denying it━autumn is officially here and if you’ve been procrastinating putting away your summer items and other gear there are a few tricks that you can use to make the task a little easier. You can use these tips and tricks to store away summer items, while making room to display your fall attire and other belongings. Continue reading →
  8. Hanging Up Fall Decor with Magnets

    Hanging Up Fall Decor with Magnets
    With Labor Day weekend underway, fall is right around the corner. For some, this may mean filling your home with autumn smells, like apple pie and cinnamon and/or the bright leaf-like colors of red, orange, and yellow. If you like to give your home a seasonal touch by decorated it with festive decor, there are a few things that you can do to make decorating more fun and little to no work. Here are a few DIYs and tricks for using magnets to hang up your fall decor: Continue reading →
  9. Using Magnets in Home Improvement Projects

    Using Magnets in Home Improvement Projects
    The sun is shining and the temperatures are warm, making summer one of the most ideal months to make those little fixes or big improvements to your home. If you’re taking advantage of the weather, here are a few magnetic ideas that you may want to add to your list of home improvement projects! Continue reading →
  10. Build Your Own Magnetic Stirrer

    Build Your Own Magnetic Stirrer
    Magnetic stirrers are often used in labs for buffer solutions, protein dialysis and other biology or chemistry experiments that require constant stirring for long periods of time. This type of stirrer is often used because it limits the risk of contaminating the chemicals and liquids being tested. It also prevents settling and allows for hands-free stirring for experiments that require a homogenous mixture. Continue reading →

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