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{DIY} Strip Paint-Caked Door Hardware    How to do it: Buy a thrift-store Crock-Pot and fill it with water and 2 tablespoons of liquid laundry detergent. Drop in hinges, knobs, and escutcheons. Heat on medium overnight. By morning, the paint will be falling off the metal.

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{DIY} Strip Paint-Caked Door Hardware Buy thrift-store Crock-Pot and fill with water and 2 tablespoons of liquid laundry detergent. Drop in hinges, knobs, and escutcheons. Heat on medium overnight. By morning, the paint will be falling off the metal.

Antique Door Knob Hanger (One Room Challenge: Week 5) | DIY beautify

Antique Door Knob Hanger (One Room Challenge: Week 5)

After seeing what she does, I will never clean my pots and pans the same way again!

After seeing what she does, I will never clean my pots and pans the same way again!

Before you start painting a room, read our nine helpful tips for keeping your project clean and organized. Great tips!!!

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Paint-Can Tip Banish messy spills and drips when using craft paint. Slide a rubber band over the open can, then gently wipe the bottom of the brush against the band each time you dip.

How to paint a tissue paper faux finish. This tutorial teaches all the steps and tips for adding dimension to any ceiling or focal wall. Painting tips and more faux finishes at theMagicBrushinc.com

Tissue Paper Faux Finish 101: A Tutorial

How to paint a Tissue Paper Faux Finish to texture to a ceiling, feature wall or any wall. This is one of my favorite timeless faux finishes.

Apparently Mr Clean Magic Erasers are just this stuff called Melamine Foam. You can buy it in bulk on Amazon for way less!

Who knew? Apparently Mr Clean Magic Erasers are just this stuff called Melamine Foam? You can buy it in bulk for WAY less than Mr Clean brand name!

Put holes in the trim part in four different spots to let the paint drip back into the can.

Storing Paint Cans ~ Puncture and drain the can rim. Use a small nail to drive four holes in the rim of the paint can. Let the paint drain back into the can and seal the lid with a block of wood and a hammer. Store the can upside down.

How to Turn a Hard Wired Light Fixture into a Plug In Light Fixture at The Happy Housie

How to Turn a {hard wired} Light Fixture into a Plug In

How to turn a hard wired light fixture into a plug in fixture: featuring an outdoor light fixture turned indoor wall sconce used in our Command Center closet.

A dripping faucet or a pipe with a slow leak may seem harmless, but even small amounts of wasted water can quickly become expensive problems. Save yourself money and headaches by learning how to stop water leaks—and possible damage—before they start.  Click through for a variety of ways to limit wasted water and help ensure your home is ship-shape!

A dripping faucet or a pipe with a slow leak may seem harmless, but even small amounts of wasted water can quickly become expensive problems. Save yourself money and headaches by learning how to stop water leaks—and possible damage—before they start.

25 Things You Should ALWAYS buy at a thrift stores and ideas on how to repurpose them | DuctTapeAndDenim.com

Thrift Store Shopping, 25 Things You Should ALWAYS Buy at Thrift Stores, Thrifting Tips!

5 gal water, 1/2 cup fabric softener. Swish and done

Expert Advice: Cleaning Paint Brushes

Painting expert Brian Santos reveals his special method for cleaning paint tools. Read more in his new book, "Painting Secrets.

AMAZING! How to Restore Hardware in 5 Minutes (No painting, no wax!) Bar Keepers Friend!  via RainonaTinRoof.com

How to Restore Hardware in 5 Minutes with 1 Product

How to paint an AGED FAUX Finish on Lincrusta wallpaper --or the paintable embossed wallpaper you can buy at Home Depot or Lowes - Awesome look!   (this wallpaper is great to use on upcycled furniture or to make covered canvas art panels!!)

How to paint an AGED FAUX Finish on Lincrusta wallpaper. Or the paintable embossed wallpaper (like you can buy at Home Depot or Lowes). Wallpaper can then be used on upcycled furniture or to make covered canvas art panels.

How to clean hardware - Boil them for twenty minutes in solution of water, 1 cup vinegar and a teaspoon of salt.   This treatment will get rid of any old crud on them and remove all those years of greasy fingerprints.   (thank you Martha Stewart for this trick- If you try it, you will NEVER want to touch an old door knob again. They are NASTY).  These guys went from black and sticky to shiny and sterile.

How to clean hardware - Boil them for twenty minutes in solution of water, 1 cup vinegar and a teaspoon of salt. This treatment will get rid of any old crud on them and remove all those years of greasy fingerprints. (thank you Martha Stewart for this tri

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