Huffpost Parents

Protect Your Car Door From Hitting The Garage Wall Using... A Pool Noodle (PHOTOS)

Posted: Updated:

You know that moment when you pull into the garage and you go to open your car door and boom -- it slams against the wall, causing some damage? Yeah, that's not a good feeling at all. Especially, when you don't have the time (or money!) to fix the nick or dent.

When searching for a solution for this problem, we came across a smart tip on Pinterest that suggested cutting a pool noodle in half and placing it on your garage wall to prevent the car door from hitting it. Hello, genius!

We went digging some more to see if anyone else has tried this clever trick and found a Reddit post by legoadan, who uploaded photos of how he created his own car guard using the swim toy.

From what we can tell it looks like it works pretty well, and is definitely worth giving a try if you have a small garage or just want to make the space safer for your car. Ah, another fine repurposing idea!

Click through our slideshow to see photos from legoadan and be sure to head over to his Reddit post to read more.

Have something to say? Check out HuffPost Home on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.

**

Do you have a home story idea or tip? Email us at homesubmissions@huffingtonpost.com. (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)

Also on The Huffington Post

17 Crazy/Brilliant Life Hacks (PHOTOS)
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Protect Your Car Doors from Your Garage with a Pool Noodle

Dog's Paw Car Door Protector - Protect Your Car Door From Your ...

Protect Your Car Door from Hitting the Garage Wall - YouTube

(VALET EDITION) - Car Door Protector, Car Door ... - Amazon.com

Ten Ways to Protect Your Car in a Parking Lot - Yahoo! Voices ...

Prevent Car Door Dents and Dings - The Best in Vehicle Door ...

Would Your Car Doors Protect You from Bullets while Driving ...

Car Door Guard™ - Kurgo Products

Magnetic Car Door Protection, Car Door Protectors, Car Door ...

How to protect your car from door dings! | Atlanta Paintless Dent ...