It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling down, your days are starting to getting shorter, and your home is starting to show its age. But, even if you don’t have a lot of spare time on your hands, there are still plenty, and I mean lots of things you can do to keep your home looking great this winter (or summer). This post will give you some quick and easy “hacks” that will help make life easier for yourself!
Using Soap to Quieten Down Noisy Wooden Drawers
We all have those draws that make a noise when we open them, but we don’t want to replace them because they are already old. One quick and easy way of stopping the noise is by applying a thin coat of soap on all the wooden parts that contact each other inside your drawer. The friction will be eliminated so that you won’t have any more annoying sounds!
Using a Blow Dryer to Remove Those Stickers Fast
This will save you so much time, especially if you have a lot of windows to clean. Place the blow dryer on the sticker, and with some patience, it will start peeling off!
Using Vinegar to Bring Back Showerheads
This simple trick is great for those who want to save some money and for people who don’t like the idea of throwing their old showerhead in the garbage. All you need is vinegar and a cloth or sponge- when cleaning your bathroom, dip it into the mixture and apply it to all surfaces on the surface of your shower head. The dirt will come straight off in no time.
Using Microwaves to Bring Back None Sticky Tape
Yes, a microwave, it turns out, can be convenient for cleaning. All you need to do is pop your tape in the microwave on a low setting and heat it for no more than 30 seconds, and you will have your good old tape back. Use with caution.
Using Baby Powder to Quieten Loud Floorboards
This will surprise you, but a baby powder will help to soften noisy floorboards. It’s as simple as sprinkling the powder on your wooden floors and then sweeping it in, giving you an instant fix for those squeaky noises that can be so annoying.
You can also use this trick with other types of flooring, such as vinyl or tiles.
Using a Potato to Unscrew Sharp Broken Lightbulbs
It can be dangerous to take a broken bulb at the best of times, but this tip will save you from a world of pain. Cut a potato in half and then push on the broken light bulb, and you are away.
Using NP1 Sealant to Fix Window Seals
This is a great fix. Using NP1 sealant on draughts your window creates where the seal is not doing its job is a must. Not just that, Np1 has so many other uses, from caulking to soundproofing, so it should be your go-to sealant. So go round your house and seal those windows with the sealant.
Use Cooking Spray to Fix Squeaky Hinges
Using cooking spray on those annoying hinges are a great tip. Not only will it fix the squeak but also keep them oiled.
Using a Rubber Band Will Help To Remove Stubborn Screws
So you have a screw that is rounded off. This trick will ll help. Put a rubber band in the screw head and put your drill in position, and the rubber band will grip on the head, and your crew will come out.
Using a Water-Vinegar to Remove Old Wallpaper
This trick is excellent for removing old and stubborn wallpaper because it’s a mixture of vinegar acidity, which loosens the glue.
Using Your Kitchen Tongs to Clean Your Blinds
Get your tongs wet, but not too wet. Spray them with window cleaner and then wipe them on the blinds to remove any dust or dirt that may have accumulated there
Using Candle Wax to Quieten a Squeaky Bed Frame
This is a great way to get the squeak out of your bed frame. Rub some candle wax on the metal piece that is causing it, and you will have a quiet bed again.
Using Glue to Keep Screws in Place
Ever have those screws that keep coming undone, rap some glue around the screw and then tighten. It’ll keep those screws in place.
Using Old Newspapers to Work out Where To Hang Pictures
Ever wonder where to put your picture frames? Why not try this old trick. Cut a strip of newspaper that is the same size as the picture, use some tap, and put it up on the wall. Try out the place you want them, and that’s the perfect picture placement.
Winter is around the corner. But, even if you don’t have a lot of spare time on your hands, there are still many things you can do to keep your home looking great this winter (or summer). This post will give you some quick and easy “hacks” that will help make life easier for yourself! These hacks may also be called tips because they’ll save you money in the long run by making it more efficient to maintain your house throughout all seasons.