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Add a tablespoon of vanilla extract per pint of paint and mix it in REALLY well. It doesn't affect the paint but it will get rid of the smell and you will be able to breath more easily with your next painting project.

Remembering this when i paint my house -- To get rid of paint fumes. add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Wonder if it works

How to Remove Paint From Hardware | The Family Handyman

How to Remove Paint From Hardware

How to remove paint from hardware. Hot water in old crock pot paint stripping. Soak painted hardware in hot water to loosen many layers of paint and make cleaning much easier. Works on most paints. Not so on finishes like lacquer.

this actually worked incredibly well. We have always cleaned accidents with vinegar, so I basically just sprinkled the entire bedroom with cinnamon, let it sit for a few hours then vacuumed it up. It smelled delicious and no peeing since (about 3 weeks so far). I imagine it will need to be refreshed periodically, but so far so good.

How to: Stop Pet Accidents!

How to keep pets from urinating in the house or unwanted places. Mix together: 1 tbsp Eucalyptus or Cinnamon essential oil 1 tbsp Cayenne pepper 2 c Water Clean soiled area & spray mixture. Re-spray every 24 hrs until dog loses interest in the area.

soak old paintbrush in hot vinegar for 30 minutes and good as new! I need to remember this!

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.

Great tips on painting a room quick and easy

How I paint walls

Very detailed step-by-step instructions for painting front door. Best primer, paint, brushes, process...

How To Paint Your Front Door

Like this yellow door. Very detailed step-by-step instructions for painting front door. Best primer, paint, brushes, process, etc.

OK, everyone. I’m back. What a week I’ve had! Here’s a little recap of what’s been going on: -Decided to finally go and set up my domain (.com) and be like a real grown-up blogger, took the most complicated route to do that possible and failed miserably. My blog seems to have been down on …

One easy trick to remove painting mistakes after they've dried without scraping! -pour lots of rubbing alcohol on the paint splatter and let soak for about 30 seconds then wipe up.

Stuffy nose relief

When toddler or baby is stuffed up from a cold, this is an amazing way to give them relief throughout the day or as they sleep. Add a tablespoon of Vicks and a tablespoon of water to your candle/wax warmer. Simple, easy and effective.

DIY The Best-Kept Silver Tarnish Remover: 1 cup boiling water, 1 tbs baking soda, 1 tbs white salt, 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1 sheet of tinfoil, shiny side up, bowl. Directions included!

The best-kept silver cleaning secret. Must remember this for next time! 1 cup of boiling water 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 tablespoon white salt cup white vinegar 1 sheet of tinfoil, shiny side up

The easiest way to hang a picture! Why didn

How to hang a picture w/ two hangers: Put tape on the picture. Put tape on the wall using a level. Attach picture hangers to the wall according to the marks. Pull off the tape. Hang the picture!

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