Written by Doris Donnerman (last updated March 1, 2021)
Having trouble opening a tin can? Try one of these tips:
A caution for any time you're opening a can: Watch out for any metal scraps that may fall into the tin. You don't want to bite in to any of those!
If it seems like jars are getting harder and harder to open, there are a couple things you can try:
Don't have a bottle opener handy? Check your corkscrew. Corkscrew handles are often bottle openers, too. If you don't have one of those either, you can remove a bottle cap without an opener by using locking grip pliers or the strike plate opening of a doorframe (the plate that receives the door latch). You can also fit a coin between the lip of the cap and a hard, firm surface, and then hit the top of the bottle with your clenched fist.
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