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 simplesolutions@todayshomeowner.com


Applying silicone caulking to cabinet door.

DIY Silicone Cabinet Door Bumper Pads

Find out how to quiet noisy cabinet doors by making your own cabinet door bumper pads from silicone caulking. Watch this video to find out more.

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Joe Truini with plastic storage container with rolls of foil.

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Door Storage Container

Watch this video to find out how to turn a plastic storage container into a kitchen cabinet door rack for handy access to rolls of aluminum foil and plastic wrap.

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Using a magnet inside a plastic bag to pick up metal shavings.

Easy Metal Shavings Clean Up Tip

See a simple method to clean up metal shavings in your shop in no time using a magnet and plastic bag. Watch this video to find out more.

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Window squeegee and dog on carpet.

Easy Way to Remove Pet Hair from Carpet

Watch this video to find out how to use the rubber blade on a window squeegee to make removing pet hair from carpet fast and easy.

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DIY stepped plant container display rack made from stair stringers.

DIY Stair Stringer Container Garden Display Rack

Container gardens are a great way to grow flowers and other plants in your yard. Watch this video for an easy to make DIY display rack for plant containers using precut stair stringers.

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Using drill to power drive a screw hook.

How to Install Screw Hooks Fast

Screw hooks are great for hanging up tools and other items in your workshop or garage. Watch this video for a fast and easy way to power drive screw hooks into a wall stud or ceiling joist using a drill.

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Using vinegar in a plastic bag to clean a clogged showerhead.

How to Clean a Clogged Showerhead

Showerhead spray nozzles can become clogged over time with mineral deposits found in tap water. Watch this video to find out how to clean a clogged showerhead using vinegar.

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Homemade scrub brush drill attachment chucked into drill.

Homemade Scrub Brush Drill Cleaning Attachment

Watch this video to see how to turn an ordinary scrub brush into a power cleaning attachment for your drill that gets the job done in half the time with no elbow grease!

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