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47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

How to paint bathroom tiles:Use the Rust-Oleum Specialty Tub Tile Refreshing Kit acts and looks like porcelain and ceramic. This specialty epoxy paint product is recommended for tiles that have a high glaze finish, and where oil-based paints will not properly bind to the surface of the tile.

from The Family Handyman

Garage Security Tips

Lock the track on your home's garage door when you go away on vacation. Not that we have a garage, but for future reference

from Eatwell101

DIY Ideas: 5 Extraordinary Things to Make with Wine Corks

wine cork backsplash for behind Per's wet bar.... good idea I have been saving all these corks for something....

Throw-up carpet cleaner. Every mother and pet owner needs this. (One of those you hope not to ever need, but you know you will...) I'll be glad I pinned this one day...

Downspout runoff can cause flooding around the foundation of your house and lead to foundation damage and wood rot. These common problems can be prevented and fixed with a NDS catch basin set under the downspout to catch the water and divert it away from the foundation of your home. Check it out here! http://www.ndspro.com/drainage-systems/catch-basins-and-grates/catch-basins-and-grates-category-overview

Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains. - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins