When we see a PVC pipe, we often think of plumbing or electrical wiring. But you may be wondering, what is PVC pipe used for besides those two uses? Here are 15 clever and creative PVC pipe hacks you can do at home.
Use PVC To Grow A Mini-Farm
There are a lot of ideas on this site about farming/hydroponics and utilizing PVC to get it done that are all great, including a wall of succulents and tubes to grow strawberries!
Fab Art DIY has a whole list of great ways to utilize minimum space to create a fruitful PVC pipe garden! Check it out here.
Kitchen Tool Organizer
This project uses smaller pieces of PVC pipe. Cut up some pieces of PVC pipe and use velcro to adhere it to the inside of your cabinets for convenience.
Smart PVC Pipe Uses: Laundry Sorter
Make laundry easier on yourself.
Make a laundry sorter to get the job done. Get the details on how to build one here.
Projected Raised Garden Bed
This is another smart use of PVC for gardening.
Prevent pests from getting at your vegetables and herbs by creating this covered raised garden bed with PVC pipe. Get the instructions here.
Self-Watering Vegetable Growing Table
Do you need a shelf that’s perfectly customized for your desk?
Make some PVC pipe shelves for yourself. Learn how to make it here.
Succulent Table Planters
Use PVC pieces to make these awesome succulent planters. All they need is a coat of paint.
Get the instructions here.
Need some cubby storage for your pegboard? Here’s one of the coolest PVC storage rack ideas you can use. Use a PVC pipe and place it over your pegboard hooks. Get details on this project here.
Dremel Drill Press
You don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy drill equipment. You can make a dremel drill press with some PVC pipe. Learn how here.
Strong Baby Gate
You can make a customized baby gate from PVC pipe.
It will be nice and strong and you can make one for less than half the price that you would buy it in the store. You’ll find a tutorial here.
No pool? No problem! Make this sweet misting stick to help you cool off with some PVC pipe. You’ll find a tutorial for making one here.
Bubbling Pipe Lamp
Why have a boring lamp when you can have a cool one? Learn how to make this funky bubbling one here.
Portable Vertical Garden
Create a garden anywhere in your home with a portable vertical garden. Just follow the steps here and give it a nice coat of paint.
Just because you’re camping in the backyard doesn’t mean you can’t watch a good movie.
Just create an iPad holder/mount from a PVC pipe. Learn how to make one here.
With these PVC hacks, you will never underestimate the power of that pipe again. There are so many PVC pipe uses if you only know how to maximize it. All you need are some genius ideas and crafty hands.