Steam is one way to unseal an envelope: boil water and hold the envelope in the steam. Only use this method on envelopes addressed to you; opening mail that doesn't belong to you is a federal crime.Continue Reading
Fill a tea kettle or electric boiler half-full of water. Turn it on or place it over a heat source, as appropriate, and wait for the water to boil so steam escapes through the spout.
Wear a glove to protect your hand. Hold the envelope in the column of steam for about 15 seconds to dissolve the glue, then open the envelope.
Run a thin bead of glue along the inside edge of the envelope flap. Press the flap down to reseal the envelope.
The standard measurement for a business-sized envelope is 4 ⅛ inches by 9 ? inches. It is designed to hold a tri-folded standard 8 ?-inch by 11-inch letterhead or typing paper. Business-sized envelopes are also referred to as number 10 envelopes.Full Answer >
A C5 envelope is a rectangular envelop that measures 162 by 229 millimeters, or 6.4 by 9.0 inches. It can hold a piece of A4 (or letter-sized) paper folded in half or a piece of unfolded A5 paper.Full Answer >
Find free envelope templates on GreetingsIsland.com and ThePaperMillStore.com, as of 2015. Templates on GreetingsIsland.com include instructions for folding and gluing the envelope. ThePaperMillStore.com features templates in Word and PDF format.Full Answer >
Standard envelope sizes can vary by country, but the standard business envelope size in North America is 4 1/8 by 9 1/2 inches, or the #10 envelope. Other common envelope sizes include catalog envelopes measuring 6 by 9 inches, 9 by 12 inches and 10 by 13 inches.Full Answer >