You Won’t Believe These Surprising Uses for Elmer’s Glue

cleaning a record with elmer's glue
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When you purchase a bottle of Elmer’s — aka white school glue — you probably use it as intended. I mean, that’s what people normally do, right?

But I’m here to tell you that this back-to-school basic has so many more uses beyond sticking two pieces of construction paper together. Many, many more.

I’m willing to bet that you haven’t seen many of these glue hacks before. Between crackle paint finishes, preventing burn blisters from developing, to banishing blackheads, this little bottle of glue is full of potential.

Read on to see all the ways you can use Elmer’s, and why every home should have a stash!