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


How to Clean Baseboards with Fabric Softener

Use a solution of liquid fabric softener and water to clean baseboards. Watch the video to learn more.

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Pool noodle door bumper

How to Make a Door Bumper with a Pool Noodle

To prevent damage to your vehicle doors and the walls of the garage, create a bumper out of a foam pool noodle. Watch the video to learn more.

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Cutting tennis ball to create a scuff remover

Tennis Ball Scuff Mark Remover

Use a new tennis ball to erase scuff marks left by shoes on hardwood floors. Watch the video to find out more.

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Attaching self-adhesive hooks upside down to hold garbage bag in place.

Tip for Securing Kitchen Trash Can Bags

Find out about an easy DIY way to hold plastic trash can bags in place to prevent the bag from sliding down into the can. Watch this video to find out more.

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Oak breadbox with tambour door on kitchen counter with power strip and phone charging inside.

DIY Breadbox Charging Station

Watch this video to see how to convert a breadbox into a convenient charging station for recharging cordless devices such as phones, cameras, and tablets.

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Using the wire wheel on a bench grinder to remove brass finish from hinges.

Removing Brass Finish from Plated Door Hinges

Find out how to remove the brass finish on plated door hinges to give hinges the look of brushed nickel. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a vacuum cleaner crevice tool to remove lint inside a dryer.

Clothes Dryer Lint Removal Tip

Watch this video for tips on how to remove lint from inside your clothes dryer and reduce the amount of time it takes to dry your clothes.

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Pouring kitty litter on oil on a concrete garage floor.

How to Absorb Oil Spills in Your Garage or Driveway

Find out how to soak up oil spills on a garage floor or driveway the easy way using kitty litter. Watch this video to find out more.

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