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How to Paint Vinyl Floors

Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels. Like the chicken coop, and the greenhouse ideas.

20 Inventive Ways To Upcycle Pallets (10) the photographed stadium seating could be a really good idea if we ever put the movie room on the basement

28 Amazing Uses For Old Pallets...pallets as daycare amusements...sanded and painted...can be used as shown, propping up books for story time and as seating, stacked to make forts or boats...

Using palates for furniture

Must remember this: door hardware update: oil-rubbed bronze spray paint.

Organize. Organize. Organize. I love her rainbow color coded scheme. :)

L O V E this idea for the garage! Or 2nd entry way

Under stairs spaces

retractable screen on garage door.

I love secret hiding spots! - "Old book spines glued to a box. Great idea for a hidden bookshelf storage."

Homemade carpet shampoo using water, vinegar, peroxide, and soap.

Apparently oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Definitely trying this.

Throw up carpet cleaner. Every mother and pet owner needs this. (One of those you hope not to ever need, but you know you will...) I'll be glad I pinned this one day...

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.

Homemade Carpet Powder. I think I'm going to try this! Some comments mentioned If you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Lots of Cleaning Secrets- this is probably the most useful list of cleaning tricks

21 Day Organization Challenge

Cleaning Schedule (Free Printout)

Use ice cubes to release furniture indentations in the carpet + other great cleaning tips

Learn how to clean your dryer duct, prevent house fires and save $$$.

ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.

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!! How freakin smart!

To fill nail holes--- use white soap. It works like a charm! Remember for when you're moving out or moving in :)

One easy trick to remove painting mistakes after they've dried without scraping!