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When painting , place a rubber band around the open can so you can wipe the excess paint off the brush and not the side of the can every time you dip.  This keeps the can’s lip clean – no build up of paint to have to clean up.

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Stretch a rubber band over the top of a paint can and use it to wipe excess paint from your brush. Now, the can will be a breeze to seal back up!

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Foil-covered doorknob protected against paint. Clever!

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Final Frame: Organizing Computer Cables with Binder Clips

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Use Clorox toilet cleaner with bleach to clean grout.... I tried this today and it worked like a charm!! My floor hasn't looked this good since I moved in!!

Keep the stove top clean by applying a thin layer of car wax, then wipe it off. It keeps food from sticking. Anything that sticks easily wipes away with a magic eraser!

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Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries. I need to remember this.

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Keep Your Kitchen Sponges Dry and Grime-Free with Binder Clips

Keep kitchen sponge dry and grime free

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Hair Dryer as Sticker Remover - A little hot air quickly loosens price labels—with zero fingernail-chipping frustration. Where has this trick been all my life?

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Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen.

dryer sheets to clean baseboards--not only cleans up, coats them to repel hair and dust