removing paint from hardware.

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.

Upholstering Instructions at Better Homes and Gardens. In a nutshell: Strip the chair of its original fabric and use the pieces as pattern. Then pin the pieces wrong sides out onto the chair. Remove pinned cover and sew it together, with welting reinforcing the seams. Put sewn cover back on the chair. It should fit like a glove!

Soak a paper towel in vinegar and wrap around sink fixtures for about an hour to remove hard water stains

Who came up with this? Amazing!

How to remove water stains / rings from wood furniture

GENIUS! to put screw or nails in the right place, photocopy a template.

Miracle stain remover! Even removes yellow underarm stains on t-shirts.

branches in a pot filled with rocks for weight, then use spray foam (from hardware store) and let dry. then pinch off tops and add green moss.... easy as pie to keep the branch in place this way. Would be cute with white spray painted branch and lights added for holiday fun.

Remove hard water deposits

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"Glass Bottle Cutting- You can soak a piece of yarn in nail polish remover, tie around bottle, light with a lighter, let burn all the way around for about 10-15 seconds then dip in bowl of cold water perfect spilt every time."

Clean your washing machine, chore to add to spring cleaning list: fill up, add 2 cups vinegar, let soak for an hour, run complete cycle. Then fill back up add 1-2 cups bleach and soak for 1 hour, run cycle. Use sponge or Q-tips with straight vinegar for stubborn spots, nooks & crannies.

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wipe down metal objects with vinegar before painting to keep the paint from peeling - I need to remember this

Sidewalk deicer- For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks

This site tells you how to fix ANYTHING in your house! One day I'll be happy that I pinned this :D

Do It Yourself Hard Water Stain Remover! Only TWO Ingredients!!!

Home Tips - Some of this stuff is just too cool, I can't believe I never knew this before..

Wooden hinges

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