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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.

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Why didn’t someone tell me sooner? Part 4

The easiest way to hang a picture

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New Uses for Things in the Bathroom

Comb as Nail Holder - Protect your fingers while hanging a picture.... Genius!

Fabulous way to keep cushions on chairs without all those ugly strings from the ties hanging out or ripping off the cushion

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Fix Now, Save (A Lot) Later

I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

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How I Make My Home Look Professionally Cleaned (in under an hour a day!)

Great tips for making your home look professionally cleaned... includes free printable cleaning schedule! Perfect for a working mom or stay at home mom.

Life Hack: How to Hang Perfectly Level Decor on Walls. This would have saved me SO much time and frustration if I would have known about this trick before now!

Tired of guessing at the location when installing picture hangers on the wall? The problem can be solved by applying tape to the frame’s hanger, and then pushing a thumbtack through the tape as shown here. Perfect Placement. Next, position the frame and push the tack into the wall to get a precise hole for mounting your picture hanger. Remove the tape and the tack, and you’ll be able to hang the frame exactly where you wanted it.

How to Paint a Perfect Line on baseboards and trim especially. Not sure I would do this EVERY time I painted, but it makes perfect sense, great tip.

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35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects

Use a banana to fix a DVD, mayonnaise to remove water stains from wood surfaces, and 33 other tips

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New Uses for Things in the Living Room

Clothespin as Nail Holder: Avoid hammer accidents (and protect your thumb!) when hanging a picture by using a clothespin to securely hold the nail instead of your two fingers.

21 Things Your Burglar Won’t Tell You! Put your car keys by your bed at night. If you hear someone breaking in, just push the panic button on your key fob. All the neighbors will hear. Lots of good ideas to keep safe in this post.