Why buy a vacuum sealer when you can build one yourself?

A vacuum sealer is a useful, multi-purpose tool to have around the house. From keeping leftovers fresh to making important document waterproof and shrinking bulky linens for better storage, a vacuum sealer is a must-own item. But why buy one when you can make one yourself for a fraction of the price? YouTuber Home Invention illustrates how to transform everyday household items into a working vacuum sealer in a recent step-by-step video.