Simple Remedy for Separating Stuck Glasses – A little household tip that will easily separate drinking glasses and keep them from breaking.
I get so flustered, I tell my kids over and over “don’t stack the glasses” and they still do. Luckily I have this little trick in my arsenal. I learned it before having them. My mother-in-law actually taught it to me, she discovered it the hard way, after cutting herself.
I’m happy to say, that however many time my kids stack the glasses, I have never broke one trying to separate them using this helpful household tip.
The most common way to separate glasses is to wiggle and twist them praying that you break the seal and not the glass or your hands.
Here’s a better way:
Fill the top glass with some cold water, the colder the better.
Then place the stacked glasses in a bowl or sink of hot water, the hotter the better.
Wait a minute or two and gently pull the glasses apart.
*This works just as well with glass bowls or measuring cups.
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Karina Russell says
Makes perfect sense! Thanks.
Vel Criste says
Great tip! Thanks!
Rea T says
great tip robin! i would have break one of those glass, haha♥
thanks for sharing!
Katherines Corner says
great tip .Thank you for sharing your sweet blog at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. ♥
The cold/hot combination did not work….glasses are really stuck together. Even tried soap, then WD-40 with no success. Glasses now in freezer. If this fails, which glass would you suggest to break in order to save one glass, outside or inside?
Those glasses must really be stuck! Sorry that this didn’t work for you.