How to tape when painting and have it actually work.--I painted stripes on a wall and cussed it to no end. I swore I would never do stripes again although I love them. Now, I know I can do nice lines with no touch-ups! Thank you for this tutorial!
Instant Fixes For Nagging Problems Around the House
For mysterious, quantum-mechanical reasons, the screws that hold handles and doorknobs always eventually work loose. A few drops of thread-locking compound will permanently fix the problem, yet still allow you to remove the screw with ordinary tools if you need to later. A heavier-duty variety is also available for large bolts and machinery.
In this case, you'll want to prep the salad as though you're going to eat it. Chop the lettuce to your desired size, give it a good rinse, and then run it through a salad spinner—this part is important, because moisture is the enemy of crisp lettuce. Put your lettuce into a nice big bowl, and drape a paper towel or two over the top so moisture doesn't settle on the leaves while your salad sits in the fridge. Cover the whole thing with a really tight seal of plastic wrap, and store.