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Household Tips

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| 47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership |

how to fix almost anything that could go wrong in your home Pin and read later

49 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet and hiring a handyman!

Plug Hub Under-desk Cord Management Station by Quirky

Duh!!! Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall.

40 Days of Organization: The idea is to get your house deep cleaned and organized without feeling overwhelmed. It's just one thing everyday - and hopefully that one thing won't take you more than an hour.

Home Owner's Manual: Annual Home Maintenance Calendar - Really good information to know! So many of these things can get overlooked, but if you stay on top of them, they probably make a world of difference in your home's health and efficiency.

Pool Noodle Car Door Guard....great idea!

Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by its width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft.

This site has a TON of painting tips! Must go to this site before painting anything.

Such a neat site-- you can totally customize your dream house and see how much it would be to build!!!! This is going to entertain me for quite some time.

This is a really great DIY site. This article is about making your home more energy efficient DIY style - but there's tons of stuff. Built in book cases, DIY furniture - everything.

10 things to check before buying a home. Someday I'll be glad I pinned this.

How to remove scratches from leather.

Homemade goo gone. Just two ingredients you probably already have!

Top 10 Carpentry Tips and Tricks

Top 10 Skills You Need To Survive Homeownership. How to stop a leaky faucet, figure out your breaker box, hardwire a light fixture, etc.

tips & tricks for around the house: MY MOUTH LITERALLY DROPPED!! I've been having to listen to the clunking for 2 hours every time I wash my shoes!!!!

Pinhooks. Hangable push pins. A simple way to organize.

I have wasted countless gallon ziplock bags when traveling - just unscrew the lids and put some plastic wrap over the opening then screw the lid back on for a much easier spill solution! Life hack

Simple but brilliant ideas

Longest list ever of things to think of having installed when building your dream home (outlets in closets, venting away from where curtains hang, audio wired outside, plumbing considerations). awesome list

Nerd pro-tip: Put a power strip in the top drawer of your nightstand to charge/organize/hide your electronics.

Remembering this when i paint my new house -- To get rid of paint fumes... add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Need this now!!!