Another one of those "duh, why didn't I think of that?" tips: When painting, wrap a rubber band around the can over the opening. Then you can dip in the brush and wipe the excess paint off onto the rubber band, rather than the edge of the can.
Stretch a rubber band over your gallon of paint to swipe the extra paint off of your brush. (If I manage to do this without spilling the entire gallon of paint getting the rubberband on, it's truly a genius idea.
How to clean baseboards and keep them from getting dirty in the first place! Vacuum them, wash them, then rub them with a dryer sheet to keep dirt from sticking to them. Then just dryer sheet them every so often as maintenance.
How to easily paint around a toilet. A tip from House of Hepworths. Here’s an easy quick tip that saves loads of time and your sanity. Remove the toilet lid, take a kitchen garbage bag and put it over the entire tank, then tape it in place.
Ways to Clean Dried Paint From a Paint Brush: It is best to clean your brushes before the paint dries, of course, but if your brushes have dried paint on them, you can still salvage them and put them to good use again.
Revive Old Paintbrushes.Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles. Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles.
this is a great idea! especially if the child is in daycare!Ever wonder if your child has already been given her medicine? In this case, it was twice/day for 10 days. Just an idea - use a sharpie & mark it right on the bottle!
Showerhead Cleaner cup baking soda cup white vinegar plastic bag large bag twisty tie Let sit several hours or overnight. Showerhead Cleaner cup baking soda cup white vinegar plastic bag large bag twisty tie Let sit several hours or overnight.
Well now here's a neat idea-- Magnetic vent covers. Place over vents in unused rooms to send heat where its needed. More effective than closing vents! Reusable magnetic vinyl covers wont scratch and can be easily trimmed to fit.