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Don't Use Smelly Glue Burlington IA

Your smelly glue may be OK; a bad odor does not necessarily mean the glue has gone bad. But consider what your project is worth and whether you want to risk joint failure for the price of a bottle of glue.

Lowe's
(319) 752-3333
3435 Agency
Burlington, IA
Hours
M-SA 6:30 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Burlington - Auth Hometown
(319) 753-6580
2700 Mount Pleasant St Ste 32
Burlington, IA
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:8-18
Sun:11-17
Store Features
Mon:9-19
Tue:9-19
Wed:9-19
Thu:9-19
Fri:9-19
Sat:8-18
Sun:11-17

True Value Hardware
(319) 752-1584
608 S 9th St
Burlington, IA
 
Standard of Beaverdale
(319) 754-5174
11194 Twin Ponds Dr, Hwy 34 Exit 258
W Burlington, IA
 
Klines True Value
(319) 394-3625
530 Main St
Mediapolis, IA
 
Keystone
(319) 754-7558
2880 Mt. Pleasant St.
Burlington, IA
 
LOWE'S OF BURLINGTON, IA.
319 752-3333
3435 AGENCY BURLINGTON, IA, 52601
Burlington, IA
 
Kmart 7002 / Cross Merch
(319) 752-5466
3200 Agency St
Burlington, IA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Monday To Friday Working Hours is :8-22 and for Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Fastenal- West Burlington
319-752-4109
1301 Broadway Street West Burlington, IA, 52655
West Burlington, IA
 
Ft Madison - Auth Hometown
(319) 372-0871
704 Avenue G
Fort Madison, IA
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:23-16
Store Features
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:23-16

Don't Use Smelly Glue

Don't Use Smelly Glue

Buying glue by the gallon costs less, but  it may not be a good investment if you use glue infrequently. After a while, leftover glue can develop a bad smell. According to the folks at Franklin Adhesives, your bestbet is to toss the old stuff and buy a fresh bottle. Glues have a preservative in them to keep bacteria or fungus from setting up shop. But the
preservative only delays the inevitable. Your smelly  glue may beOK; a bad odor does not necessarily mean the glue has gone bad. Butconsider what your project is worth and whether you want to risk jointfailure for the price of a bottle of glue. Most woodworking glue has a one-yearshelf life. Even though it's tempting to buy a big bottle tosave money, it's better to buy glue in a size youknow you'll use up in a year. Here's a good tip: Write the purchase date on the glue bottle. That way, you'll know when it's time to buy fresh.

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