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New Uses for Aluminum Foil

Why are people so much smarter than me. This seems like the dumbest smartest thing of all time.

from The Family Handyman

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Cut the bottom section from a stiff wire coat hanger and bend it so each end straddles the rim to fit inside a paint can. Let the wire overlap the sides and tape it to the can to keep it steady when you rub off the excess paint. When the job's finished, remove the wire and wipe it clean to be ready for next time.

from This Old House

Fix Now, Save (A Lot) Later

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.

Genius! Now I don't have to use a cup that DOES fit in the sink to fill buckets. Why the heck didn't I think of this!