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  • Zeke's Paint

    Do you use the nail trick? Puncturing a few holes in the rim helps drain your paint so it doesn’t collect in the lid ~ When you go to close your paint up, it makes for a cleaner seal. Ah ha! This blog also talks about mixing metalic paint in with your wall color, you can also use it in a layered effect.

  • M D R

    nail holes in paint can rim for a clean seal ~ DIY, Painting Tips

  • Donna Casey

    punch a few nail holes in the inner rim of a paint can rim to let paint drain & get a better seal - great tip from centsationalgirl.com (this whole blog post is also a great closet makeover worth seeing)

  • tvsvt

    The nail trick: Puncturing a few holes in the paint can rim helps drain your paint so it doesn’t collect in the lid. When you go to close your paint up, it makes for a cleaner seal.

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10-Second Nail Hole Fix! ~ from TheFrugalGirls.com ~ the easiest diy quick trick to patching holes in your walls! #thefrugalgirls

Drive a nail through the inner rim of your paint cans, and the paint will drain back into the can. "(I do this. It works.)"

Seal a plastic bag with the top of a water bottle or any plastic bottle and the lid.

To fill nail holes--- use white soap. It works like a charm! Remember for when you're moving out or moving in :)

Want to get rid of the holes caused by nails on the wall? Here’s an easy solution: All you have to do is get a bar of white soap and scrub across the hole until it’s filled. This is a great tip for when you’re moving out of a house and want the holes to be gone!

DIY Travel Cup or Mug | Cover with Press & Seal & add a straw. Convenient & easy tips & tricks for kids, camping & road trips.

Striking DIY Industrial Chic Vase made from old carpenter nails

Great trick! Remove a headless nail with vice grips and a pry bar.

How to remove nail polish from carpet. Seeing as I have a hot pink stain on my white carpet... this will come in handy