The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from.
"This is where it’s important to buy the right paint – over the past several months I’ve used enamel paints by Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams (Pro Classic) for furniture and both have really fantastic water based enamel alkyd formulas – they will give you a very hard finish like you’d get with oil based paints."
Great Uses for Dryer Sheets 1) Use in your bathroom. Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle. Cuts through bathtub scum. 2) Use to get sticky dust off furniture, blinds and baseboards. 3) Cleans stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4) Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. The paint come right off. 5) Clean dead bugs off your car. 6) Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7) Run a dryer sheet over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. 8) Keeps mosquitoes away.