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

Six-pack carton filled with spray paint cans and glue bottles.

Spray Can and Glue Bottle Storage Tip

Watch this video to find out how to organize and store spray cans and glue bottles using six-pack drink cartons to make it easy to find what you need and take it with you on the job.

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Wiping copper bottom of pot with sponge dipped in hot vinegar and sprinkled with salt to clean it.

How to Clean Copper Pots and Pans the Easy Way

The copper bottom on copper-clad cookware can become stained and tarnished over time. Watch this video for an easy way to clean copper cookware naturally using vinegar and salt.

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Using sandpaper to sharpen a chisel.

How to Sharpen a Chisel with Sandpaper

Find out how to put a sharp edge on a dull chisel the easy way using a piece of sandpaper. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a coffee filter to line a flower pot.

Other Uses for Coffee Filters Around the House

Coffee filters are great for a number of other uses besides filtering coffee, including cleaning glass and lining flower pots. Watch this video to find out more.

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Plastic shopping bags stored in an empty tissue box.

Tip for Storing Plastic Shopping Bags Neatly

Plastic shopping bags can be reused in a number of ways, but it can be hard to store them neatly. Watch this video for an easy tip on how to store plastic shopping bags so they’re always ready for reuse.

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Attaching plastic tubing to caulking tube nozzle.

How to Apply Caulking in Hard to Reach Places

Watch this video to see how to make an extension for a caulking tube nozzle from flexible plastic tubing to make it easy to caulk hard to reach places, such as behind a toilet.

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Desk organizer inside kitchen cabinet with wire rack on it.

Using a Desk Organizer for Kitchen Storage

A standard desk organizer is great for storing flat items, like cutting boards and cookie sheets, in your kitchen for easy access. Watch this video to find out how.

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Using a cordless drill to attach a piece of vinyl downspout a wall stud.

Workshop Gutter Downspout Dowel Storage Tip

See how to keep wooden dowels, pipe, and small moldings neatly organized and ready for use in your shop by mounting a piece of vinyl downspout to the wall.

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