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New Uses for Aluminum Foil

Use aluminum foil instead of painter's tape over awkward fixtures...GENIUS.

This Old Housefrom This Old House

Fix Now, Save (A Lot) Later

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.

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

Apartment Therapyfrom Apartment Therapy

Use Plastic Wrap to Help Paint Tricky Places Family Handyman

Use Plastic Wrap to Help Paint Tricky Places

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The Easiest Way to Spray Paint Drawers

Spray painting drawer fronts can be tricky.  If you pull the drawers out, then you will need to mask the entire drawer, except the drawer front. Then, you will also have the added problem of spraying the inside of the dresser or piece, which can cause the drawers not to …

Easy Craft Ideasfrom Easy Craft Ideas

Learn how to paint easy

craftinhouse: Tutorial : Folk art (roses)

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

10 Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

10 TIPS FOR A PERFECT PAINT JOB: Professional painters share their secrets for producing a great-looking interior paint job. The work will go faster with less hassle too. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine: February 2007 Tip 1: Roll paint along the edges for consistent texture....

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10 Tips for a Perfect Paint Job

Photo 1: Cut, then pull

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25 DIY Fundamentals

25 DIY tips everyone should know

50 great household hints- seriously the BEST tips I've ever read! #11. Burned a pot of rice? Just place a piece of white bread on top of the rice for 5-10 minutes to draw out the burned flavor. Be careful not to scrape the burned pieces off of the bottom of the pan when serving the rice. #17. To keep potatoes from budding in the bag, put an apple in with them.

One Good Thing by Jilleefrom One Good Thing by Jillee

Bathroom Cabinets Makeover - My First "Grown-Up" DIY Project

#Get rid of that builder grade oak! Use GEL stain.

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Workshop Organization Tips

Workbench with lumber storage space. This simple workbench doubles as a storage rack for those long pieces of lumber and plywood that tend to clutter your workshop. At the heart of every small shop is a multipurpose workbench. Build this workbench with tons of storage space underneath.