Dustpan-As-Funnel Is How MacGyver Would Fill A Bucket

Filling up a bucket of water is awkward and frustrating when it doesn't fit in your sink. Redditor mrfitzy shows us a genius way to fill it up hassle-free. All you need is a dustpan.

Just put the dustpan in the sink, handle facing outwards, and let the water flow into the handle (like a funnel) and out of the sink, into your bucket. This will work a bit differently for everyone depending on the size of your sink and dustpan, but with a few modifications, we were able to make it work using Dachis' abnormally large sink (and tiny dustpan).

If you're really lucky, you'll get something like the image above — where the dustpan fits perfectly in the sink and you can let it sit while it fills up. If not, though, you can do what we do in the above video, and hold it while the bucket fills to the brim. Hit the link to read more.

LPT: Use a (clean) dustpan to fill a container that doesn't fit in the sink [Reddit]


Comments

    http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2012/01/use-a-dustpan-to-fill-sink-unfriendly-containers/

    de ja vu?

    Nice work. Even used the same picture.

    thanks what a great idea,never would have thought of it,no more spilt water.

    or you know, u could take it to an outside tap and not be a lazy sod...

      what if there's something wrong with the outdoor tap? What if there isn't one? God, think will you?

      Once again someone who hasn't read the name of this site.

    Hmm, I think the LIfehacker submitters need to communicate with each other better. This isn't the first duplicate article of late.

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