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Spray Can and Glue Bottle Storage Tip

By: Joe Truini
Six-pack carton filled with spray paint cans and glue bottles.

Using a six-pack carton to organize spray paint cans and glue bottles.

Cardboard six-pack drink cartons are great for organizing and storing spray paint cans and glue bottles in your garage or shop.

Begin by using duct or packing tape to reinforce the carton for long-term use, then fill it up with cans or bottles. The handle on the carton makes it easy to store and carry the cans or bottles to the job site.

Watch this video to find out more.

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Joe Truini: The challenge every do-it-yourselfer faces is what to do with all the cans and bottles that you need to maintain your home. Well, here’s one idea. We’re going to use an empty six-pack carton to organize these.

First thing I do, since these are made for temporary use, is I put a couple of pieces of tape along it—either duct tape or packing tape—just to reinforce it so it doesn’t fall apart. And then we’re going to use the six compartments, where ordinarily you’d have the bottles, to put in the cans. It could be glue or spray paint, spray adhesive.

The nice thing about this is you can organize them by all different types of materials or maybe as all glue in it or all spray paint. And then you can very neatly store it on top of a cabinet, on a shelf, and it’s always ready when you are.

And the really great thing about it, also, is that it’s portable, so you can take the entire six-pack, and take it right to your job.



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