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How to Dry Brush Furniture

How to Dry Brush Furniture

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Apply a layer of petroleum jelly to the threads of your outdoor light bulbs. It will prevent them from rusting and make them easier to replace when they blow out.

The next time you get a new pair of shoes or another product with a packet of silica gel inside, save the packet and stash it in your toolbox. Silica gel is a desiccant, which absorbs moisture and draws it away from your tools, preventing rust.

Drive a nail through the inner rim of your paint cans, and the paint will drain back into the can. (I do this. It works.)

Storing Paint Cans

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How to make a Barn Wood effect. Start with new wood. Then with the paintbrush, paint a layer of water and then a layer of stain and rub it off quickly with a rag to get that gray color. The water keeps the stain from getting too far in the wood so it’ll be gray not black.

10 Paint Secrets: what you never knew about paint. Great tips for the next project!

LiveLoveDIY: 10 Painting Tips & Tricks You Never Knew (Part Two)

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"My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.

Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

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Distressing furniture. Using fine steel wool helps to distress paint but does not leave lines like sandpaper.

Distressing furniture photoprops | Morgan Kervin Photography

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Removing Rust from Found Objects without Scrubbing | Hawk Hill

Time to take a peek at that compost pile you've been ignoring!! How to Compost your leftover paleo foods! (AND a DIY indoor or outdoor bin for under $ 10!)

9 Foods That Last Forever | Year Zero Survival | Survival Gear, Disaster Supplies, Survival Supplies, Outdoor Gear, Camping Gear, Disaster Preparedness, Camping Survival, Emergency Kits

Irish Spring Original Deodorant Soap / PLACE A BAR OF IRISH SPRING INTO YOUR VEHICLES TO KEEP MICE AWAY. MICE HATE THE SMELL! PLACE A BAR ANYWHERE YOU HAVE A MOUSE PROBLEM.

How to remove all writing off plastic containers to then use as storage or gift containers! WHAAAAAAAAAT?! Where has this been all my life?

Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing the right product to use. A team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters, electricians and fix-it gurus tell us what their favorite products are, and what they never leave home without.

The Essential Oil Mom: Sinus Infection My sister had the opportunity to put her essetnial oils to the test the other day when she had to deal with a terrible sinus infection. She gets them every once and a while and they cause so much pressure, her teeth even hurt!