Simple Solutions

Simple Solutions

Watch as home expert, Joe Truini, shares innovative tips to help you solve common household problems. Email your Simple Solutions tips to


Tip for Keeping Grocery Bags From Spilling in Trunk

Here’s a tip for keeping groceries from spilling all over the trunk using a rope and carabiners.

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dusting wand

How to Make a Dusting Wand

To make a simple dusting wand, all you need is a wire coat hanger and a cotton sock. Use it to dust things up high such as crown molding and fan blades.

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repair drywall hole

How to Patch a Hole in Drywall

Follow these simple steps to patch a hole in drywall.

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Tip for Cleaning Shower Walls and Doors

Use this mixture of vinegar and dish soap to scrub shower walls and glass doors.

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painting cabinet edges

Tip for Painting Edges of Cabinet Doors and Drawers

Here’s a tip for using cardboard egg cartons when painting cabinet doors and drawer fronts.

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Cleaning paint drips off hardwood floor

Tip for Cleaning Dried Paint Off Hardwood Floor

Here’s a tip for cleaning dried paint off hardwood floor. All you’ll need is an acne cleansing pad.

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Tarp clips and bungee cords keep the tablecloth from blowing away.

Tip to Keep Tablecloths from Blowing Away

Here’s a tip to keep your tablecloths from blowing away on a windy day.

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dish detergent, vinegar, epsom salt

How to Make a Nontoxic Weed Killer

Use this inexpensive formula of epsom salt, white vinegar, and dish detergent to make a nontoxic weed killer.

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