Are you a keen home cook? Or perhaps you love arts and crafts. If so, chances are you’ve used some glass jars and bottles in your time. From holding marmalades and preserves, to candles or craft supplies, there’s all kinds of ways to use jars and bottles. But if you’re working with perishable goods, or looking to keep things secure, you’re going to want to keep your jam jars sealed. There are many ways you can do this, from home-made solutions to twist off jar lids. But what’s the best way to keep jars sealed?


Different Ways to Make Jam Jar Lids

When preparing to seal jam jars with your produce, the first thing you’ll want to do is sterilise them. Fortunately, you don’t need a whole lot of equipment or fancy chemicals to do this. First, simply clean them thoroughly in hot, soapy water. Be sure to give them a good rinse. Then, place the glass jars on a baking sheet and place them in an oven at 140C. Ensure you keep any rubber seals out of the oven. Your glass jars should soon be dry, clean and ready for sealing. Small jam jar with white lid on a rustic table.

One popular way to seal jam jars is to use a wax disc and a bound cloth. Once you have tightly compacted your produce into the jam jar, you can place a wax disc on top of it. This will create an air tight seal. Then, you would simply pull a circular piece of cloth over the jars opening, and pull the edges down around the rim. You then tighten it around the jar neck with string, a band or even glue.

This method certainly does the trick. But if you’ve bought jam jars in bulk, or are looking for a simpler solution, you might prefer to use twist off jar lids. Readymade jam jar lids are the easiest way to ensure you get an air-tight seal. As well as this, their durable material makes them easy to sterilise. And if you still want that home-made touch, jam jar lids can easily be combined with decorative fabric covers.

Get Your Jam Jar Lids from The Bottle Jar Store

At The Bottle Jar Store, we sell all kinds of glassware for all kinds of customers. Whether you’re a business or a hobbyist, our products can help you package your fine produce. As we sell plenty of jam jars in bulk, it only makes sense that we should offer a great range of jam jar lids. If you’re working with jam jars, it’s likely you’re going to want plenty of lids.

Being able to bulk buy lids makes them a much more practical sealing solution than other methods. Also, our lids come in a range of diameters and depths, to match the many jars we sell. As well as this, there are an array of colours to choose from, to match your branding or your personal taste.

With all this choice, you’re bound to find something that strikes your fancy. So be sure to give our full range a browse!

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