What is the best way to store Legos? Use a Drawer System

A store-bought drawer system with clear plastic bins is a fantastic way to keep Legos organized, visible, and easily accessible. Use a different drawer for every color, component, or set, and attach labels to each bin to make sorting even easier (especially if the bins aren’t clear).

How do you store a lot of LEGO sets? 

  1. Store your Lego in a bag.
  2. Put Lego away in a zip-up bag.
  3. Create a Lego workshop.
  4. Sort your Lego into storage drawers.
  5. Store Lego in a plastic storage box.
  6. Make Lego instantly accessible with flip-out drawers.
  7. Store your Lego in bigger Lego.
  8. Display (and store) your Lego creations.

How do you store little Legos? 

What can you do with a lot of LEGOs? 

What to Do With Old LEGO
  • Donate to Charity. Charities and charity shops are always looking for donations, especially for children’s toys.
  • Give to a Local School.
  • Hand it Down.
  • Don’t Recycle!
  • Sell it On.
  • Sell your LEGO to Zapper.

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What is the best way to store Legos? – Additional Questions

How do you make a LEGO brick sorter?

What do people store their LEGO in?

The first stage in LEGO storage is the most important—keeping those sharp plastic bricks off the floor. The best solution for many builders is a shallow, clear plastic bin that’s large enough for the pieces you already have, with some space to grow.

Do you keep Lego sets together?

It definitely takes up a lot of space, but the sets are easy to put together. However, it does impede creativity because putting the pieces back where they go would be challenging. Totally mixing the sets together into one big bin (like I did when I was growing up) is totally out of the question.

Can Legos be glued together?

Le-Glue – Non-Permanent glue for LEGO Bricks

It is a water-soluble adhesive, designed to hold your plastic building blocks together. Le-Glue works with all types of building bricks including LEGO® and Mega-Bloks®. Simply dip a brick into the glue and stick it in place, it is that easy to use!

Should you store Lego sets?

It all depends on how you build: If you or your child really likes to build sets…as they are designed, packed, and sold by LEGO… storing by set is a great solution. If you or your child likes to free-build creations from their own imagination, storing by color might work better.

Is it better to sort Legos by size or color?

Even if you aren’t keen to organize your bricks, it’s probably a good time to organize your parts into broad groups when your collection grows too large to fit in a single container. Most LEGO builders recommend that you start by sorting your LEGO parts by category rather than by color.

How do you declutter Legos?

How hot is too hot for Legos?

LEGOs aren’t likely to melt under normal conditions, but they can melt in extreme heat. Most modern LEGO bricks are made from ABS plastic, which has a melting point of 221⁰F (105⁰C). And at 320⁰F (160⁰C), LEGOs will have surpassed the melting point and the plastic will be liquified.

Can LEGOs be stored in garage?

Fortunately, Lego is a pretty resilient toy. Nonetheless, you need to take some precautions when storing it long term. Avoid dumping your Lego sets in the attic or in some boxes in your garage. Summer heat will discolor the bricks and might affect the shape of some pieces, rendering them unusable.

Will boiling water melt LEGO?

The boiling temperature of water is 212 Fahrenheit (100 Celsius). The melting point of ABS plastic (the material LEGO is made of) is 176 Fahrenheit (80 Celsius). Therefore LEGO should NEVER be put in water that reaches boiling point or anywhere close to it.

Can you freeze LEGO?

Generally yes, as long as: there are no electronics inside (like Power Functions, Mindstorms, etc.) the temperature stays below freezing. you allow plenty of time in dry environment to thaw out.

Is it OK to store LEGO in the loft?

Avoid storing Lego bricks in your attic. The daily temperature range and extreme heat of summer can potentially damage the bricks. Remove all batteries from Lego electronics before medium or long term storage.

Does LEGO go brittle?

Members posted a great number of heartbreaking images with shattered LEGO parts. To respond to these issues, the LEGO elements quality team made the following statement: “The LEGO Group has been working hard to address reported issues with reddish-brown bricks becoming brittle and breaking under use.

Can Legos get wet?

No problem! Standard LEGO® bricks are not harmed by water. Some specially designed one-piece boat hulls will even float on the surface of water, although most LEGO® creations will not.

Can I put Legos in my fish tank?

The very short answer is “Yes!”. The longer answer is this: LEGO can go in an aquarium. Of course, you can dunk anything in water. The question is, “can LEGO be put into an aquarium with fish in it, and will the fish be unharmed?” Again, the answer is “Yes!

Do Legos sink or float?

Lego bricks and Lego boats will often float, but not always. Legos are made of ABS plastic, which is slightly more dense than water and does not float by itself. However, some Lego bricks (and boats) are able to float when they have the right buoyancy, density, and surface tension.

Can I wash LEGO in the washing machine?

Please don’t put your LEGO® pieces in the washing machine or dishwasher, and don’t try to dry them in the oven, the microwave or with a hair dryer. When the bricks get really hot they may change shape, which means they won’t work anymore!

Why do white Legos turn yellow?

Our quality team found out that exposure to direct sunlight, temperature variations and extremes, and exposure to cigarette smoke are some of the reasons why our super LEGO bricks can change color slightly over time.

How do you clean a large amount of Legos?

Washing a bulk haul of loose bricks

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Then place your bricks inside a large plastic bin, add a few drops of mild dish detergent, and fill the container with cold or lukewarm water. Swirl the Lego soup a bit with your hands, and let it sit for around 20 minutes.

Is there a LEGO vacuum?

How do you keep LEGO dust free?

How To Keep LEGO Dust Free (and quickly clean it off)
  1. Keep your room vacuumed.
  2. Use an air filter.
  3. Keep your LEGO in a dedicated space.
  4. Put your LEGO in a display case.
  5. Cover your LEGO with a sheet.

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