Watch This: How to Hide Wire Shelves With Dollar Store Products

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Wire shelves are unattractive, difficult to fully wipe down when you want to deep-clean them, and annoying to deal with when half the items in your pantry or closet fall over because of the slots.

Wire shelves are also seemingly ubiquitous. You likely have some in your home. And you likely wish they were more practical.

The good news is that with a little time and a couple of bucks, you can make custom-looking shelf inserts that will not only disguise wire shelves but also make them easier to deal with by overlaying them with a flat, slot-free surface.

Watch this video from Do It On A Dime to learn how you can make these ingenious custom ledges with two items that you can buy at a dollar store:

For more dollar-store wisdom, check out “7 Ways to Save Even More at Dollar Stores.”

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