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Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere! So easy.

Anti-slip remedy for rugs! Rather than buying expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere!

Du Scotch, pour ne plus jamais peindre les ferrures !

How to Paint a Door on Hinges

How to paint the door.and NOT the hinges - could have used that little tip a long time ago! Painters tape over the hinge and then use an Exacto knife to trim away the excess.then paint! sounds easier then taking the door down.

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.

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." (tips, household hints, DIY, good ideas)

Easier than tape. Why didn't I think of this?

No more oops! moments when painting, if you cover doorknobs and hardware with aluminum foil.(I would still put tape around the base of the knob where it meets the door, then the foil to protect the knob)

How to caulk - This was the best ever! I've done a caulking job before that we had to take out. I tried it this way and it looked very professional. A+

Getting good caulking lines.like I need anymore help as I am soooo good already and so proud of my caulking ability :) great idea tho! I do love perfect caulk lines and I notice them right away when they suck!

Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new.

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.

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)

Keeping Legos Clean. Do this with many toys, especially after play dates with sick kids! FANTASTIC idea -- 55 Must Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks. You can also clean in the dishwasher.

50 Household Tips Every Homemaker Should Know - Over the years I’ve collected hundreds of little household tips that make life easier that I just have to share. Some are silly and some are life savers but at the end of the day, I will try anything once.

50 Household Tips Every Homemaker Should Know - Over the years I’ve collected hundreds of little household tips that make life easier that I just have to share. Some are silly and some are life savers but at the end of the day, I will try anything once.

Oranges burn like candles and smell nice! Who knew? For rea

Apparently oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Who knew? I bet these smell amazing! Trying to find cheap smell good things for the fall/holiday season.

Store wrapping paper

toilet paper holder cuffs for the wrapping paper. toilet paper holder cuffs for the wrapping paper. toilet paper holder cuffs for the wrapping paper.

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