Homemade tire bead sealant can be used on various types of tires. Using it is necessary for them to seal correctly and prevent rim and bead leaks. These sealants are designed to be drawn to area of the air leak and form a plug preventing more damaging from occurring.

Although you can purchase these sealants at the hardware store, you can also make your own right at home. There are several different recipes that you can use depending on what you have in your basement or garage.

Safety Precautions

With chemical ingredients, protective clothing is advisable. The least amount of protection should be a good set of gloves. They do include the same type of common cleaning materials, however, so the toxic effects are no more than using regular sealant and various cleaning solutions.