Amazing Recycled Pallet Beds Ideas That You Need To Try 43
Amazing Recycled Pallet Beds Ideas That You Need To Try 43

20+ Amazing Recycled Pallet Beds Ideas That You Need To Try

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Many things in the UK are delivered on wooden pallets. Items purchased in retail outlets, building materials and much more, make their way to your home on a bog standard wooden pallet. Very often they get left behind by the delivery company or you come across them in the most unexpected places. Well did you appreciate what a valuable item they can be, and how they can be used in a variety of situations. All that is usually required is a little bit of imagination, possibly a lick of paint or coat of varnish and a few simple tools. If you need a little inspiration as to what can be done with this frequently discarded item, then read on.

Wooden pallets are not usually made of the highest quality wood but they can be re-used in a variety of ways, and save you a few bob and give you a sense of pride in your own bit of recycling craft work. Even if you don’t have any pallets lying around, you could find a local company who will be only too happy to part with their pile of unwanted pallets and may even offer you some money for doing so. One word of warning, if you are going to use the wooden pallets for an outside project, you would be wise to treat the wood with some kind of protection.

Instead of throwing your wooden pallets away, reuse them as an attractive coffee table, shelves, cupboards, chairs, sofa and bed bases and many other pieces of furniture for your home. Outside they can be used as decking, garden furniture even a swing chair. All that is required is a few nails and a hammer and possibly a saw. The slats of wood can be taken apart and reassembled or used just as they are. You need to be wary however, as these pallets are sometimes treated with harmful chemicals. It is wise to check where your wooden pallet has come from and what it was used for. Always thoroughly wash with soapy water and allow to thoroughly dry before using it in your home. If you are unsure of its origins you would be wise to seal the wood with a varnish coat or paint.

There are other household items that can be reused so let’s take a look at a few of them. Rather than disposing of your aluminium cans in the recycling bin why not them to good use as plant pots.With a thorough clean and the removal of the labels a quick lick of paint will turn them into an attractive waterproof container for your plants. They can also be turned into storage containers for things such as pens and pencils or cooking implements. Another item that is often put out for recycling is empty wine bottles. While the majority are boring shapes some are very unusual and could be put to good use as candle holders or even the base for a lampshade

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