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A cool way to store putty
Here is a tip for storing putty
A tidy work area is a safe one
Keeping your workspace tidy will save you time and be safer
Baby proofing cabinets with VELCRO
For cabinets like mine that are not suitable for the commercial ...
Blocked or clogged Toilet
Clogged toilets are fixed in a snap using this tip:
Use this tip when working on blocking plumbing lines:
Fix the bottoms of your broken chairs with ease using this tip:
Buy your tools wisely
Here is a tip when it come to buying your tools
Carry a large door or rectangular object
You can single handedly carry a large rectangular object like a door ...
Checking a level for level
Here is a good way to check that your level is level
Here is a clever way to store your chisels
Clogged up metal files
Tip to stop a metal file clogging up
Cure for rusty tools
Here is a good idea for looking after your tools
Dissolve rust from bolts and other metals
Here is a great way to remove rust using simple household items:
DIY. 22 DIY tips for the handyman in all of us
Here is a collection of 22 must know tips for the handyman in all of ...
Do you need larger rubber bands
Here is a good idea for making your own large rubber bands
Use this tip when you want to see how far you can drill into a board:
Drilling concrete or masonry
Use this tip if you need to drill in concrete or masonry block:
Drilling holes in ceramic
Drilling holes in ceramic is easy using this tip:
Easy foam rubber cutting
Here is an easy way to cut foam rubber
Easy rubber cutting
Here is an easy way to cut rubber
Emergency cure for dripping tap faucet or ceiling
Here is a quick cure if a drip is keeping you awake
Extra reach while nailing
If you have a nail to hammer in and the position is just out of ...
Use this tip when working on faucets and handles:
Cut back on the number of filters you use in your furnace or air ...
Fix a crack or hole in your fiberglass tub fast so you can still ...
Use this tip when fixing or taking a sink apart:
Flat pack furniture
Help for that flat pack hell..
Prevent fires from spreading in your kitchen using this tip:
Get some free advice
Here is a sure way to get free advice
Giving bricks a facelift
Give your bricks a facelift using this easy tip:
Glass Cutting. Tips for cutting Glass
Learning how to cut glass can be a great way to save money
Hide a hole in linoleum flooring
Fix holes in your linoleum using this great tip:
How to Choose a Contractor
Whan all else fails call in a contactor
Installing Fiberglass insulation
Have less itching after installing fiberglass insulation with this ...
Keep your silicone sealant - Caulk fresh for longer
Here is a tip to make your silicone sealant last for longer
Keep your tools shiny
Keep your tools shiny and great looking using this tip:
When working alone with a ladder try this tip:
Use this tip if your sink faucets or handles are leaking:
When you have a leaky pipe, use this tip while waiting for the repair ...
Loosen stiff drawers
Fix those wood drawers that don't open easily with this tip:
Low water pressure in the shower
If you have low water pressure in the shower use this tip:
Maintain your drains
Keep your drains from clogging up using this easy tip:
Make an emergency funnel
Make your own funnel when you are in a hurry:
Make it easier to drive a screw
Here is a tip to make it easier to drive a screw
Mess when drilling holes in brick walls
Here is a great tip for when you are drilling in walls
When working or mixing plaster use this tip:
Nailing into plaster
Put nails in plaster without cracks using this tip:
Nailing long boards
Use this tip for nailing long boards without them splitting:
Need an Emergency mallet?
Here is an idea if you are in need of a hammer or mallet
Noisy water pipes
Fix that pounding noise when you turn the water off using this tip:
Oil hinges with out leaving a mess using this tip:
Old wicker or cane furniture
Rejuvinate old wicker furniture and cane furniture
When installing new pipes or fixing leaking pipes use this tip:
Keep your plywood from splitting when cutting it using this easy tip:
Quiet Down the Noisy House
Tips to reduce noise in your home
Remove a broken light bulb
Here is a clever way to remove a broken light bulb
Remove carpet tape and carpet adhesive from floors
Here are a few ideas for clening up the mess left by carpet tape and ...
Remove old veneer
Remove old veneer using this tip:
Repair a poorly fitting furniture joint
Here is a very clever way to repair a furniture joint
Repairing, filling reinforcing items
Here is a tip for repairing filling or strong bond gluing of items
Rope ends fraying?
Here is a good way to stop rope ends from fraying
Sanding, smoothing with abrasive paper
Here is some advice about the use of sand paper
Sawing made easy
Here is a clever tip for sawing wood
Scratches in glass
Fix scratches in your windows using the great tip:
Scratches in light colored furniture
Cover scratches in your wood tables or chairs quick using this tip:
If you have found a hole in your screen use these tips:
Temporary small plumbing leaks can be fixed using this tip:
Keep wood from splitting using this easy tip:
Squeaky bed springs
Fix those squeaky bed springs using this tip:
Put a stop to a squeaky door using this tip:
Stop screws splitting wood
Here is a simple idea to stop screws from splitting wood
Store your razor blades safely
Store your razor blades safely:
Do your doors get a bit swelled in the heat of the summer? Use this ...
Take great care when using a brad gun
Here is some advice on the use of brad guns
Thaw frozen water pipes
Thaw frozen water pipes safely using this tip:
There is space in your Attic
Here is some advice that is over your head
Loose tight screws using these tips:
Tip Top Radiators
If you have radiators in your home, put aluminum foil between the ...
Tips for hanging pictures
Hang your pictures using this great tip:
Think you have a leak in your toilet? Use this tip first:
Tough screw to undo?
Here is a good way to loosen a seized screw
Trouble with your Ball cock
Here is some advice if your ball cock is giving you trouble
Using Baking Soda as a Fire Extinguisher
Fire? Grab the baking soda....
Loads of advice to help you use glue with ease
Use this tip to fix a bubble in your veneer on cabinetry or dressers:
What should I have in my toolbox ?
Here is a list of items you should have in your toolbox
Use this tip to help cut costs in heating during the winter due to ...
Wooden slats on beds
Keep your bed from moving using this simple tip:
Working with scaffolding
When working on the outside of your house or garage, use this tip for ...
Wrench too big?
Here is a tip if your wrench or spanner is too big
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