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


Shelves between studs in workshop.

DIY Workshop or Garage Storage Shelves

Find out how to easy it is to turn exposed stud walls in a workshop or garage into storage shelves for boxes of nails or screws, spray paint cans, and hand tools. Watch this video to find out more.

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Nickel on the end of a metal chair leg.

How to Keep Metal Folding Chairs from Damaging Floors

Metal folding chair legs can quickly wear through the protective rubber tips and damage your floors. Watch this video for a simple way to protect your floors that only costs a nickel!

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Joe Truini using a coat hanger wire to clean between oven door glass.

How to Clean Inside the Glass on an Oven Door

Watch this video for a simple tip that allows you to clean between the double glass panes on an oven door without having to take the oven door apart.

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Using wire from a coat hanger to clean the holes on dishwasher spray arms.

How to Clean Dishwasher Spray Arms

Find out how to clean the holes in the spray arms on your dishwasher to allow the dishwasher to work better and get dishes cleaner. Watch this video to find out more.

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Unwinding masking tape from roll.

How to Rejuvenate Old Rolls of Masking Tape

Watch this video to find out how to rejuvenate the dried out adhesive on old rolls of masking tape so the tape will unwind easily from the roll.

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Using a plastic putty knife to remove hardened candle wax from a dining room table.

How to Remove Candle Wax from Furniture the Easy Way

Watch this video to find out how to remove candle wax from a table top or other furniture the easy way using ice and a plastic putty knife.

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Drilling hole with drilling jig.

DIY Jig for Drilling Perpendicular Holes

Find out how to make a simple DIY jig that lets you drill perfectly perpendicular holes the same depth every time. Watch this video to find out how.

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Wooden shovel handle with the straight grain of the wood facing up.

How to Replace a Wooden Shovel Handle the Right Way

Find out how to replace a wooden shovel handle the right way by orienting the grain of the wood to make it stronger. Watch this video to find out more.

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