To help loosen tightly screwed on lids of jars, wrap a rubber band around the lid and try twisting again. The rubber band provides the added grip needed to loosen the lid. Better Grip, Good Ideas, Households Hints, Housewife Tips, Home Tips, Rubber Bands, Tights Lids, Great Ideas, Jars Lids
Coming in and out with your hands full? Loop a single rubber band around a door's inside and outside knobs, twisting it as you do so that the "X" presses the latch open. Once finished, hang the band on the inner knob for the next time.
Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily: place one around the jar lid and another around the middle of the glass. The rubber provides friction to prevent your hands from slipping.