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


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Tip for Making a Portable Workbench

To make a simple portable workbench, all you need are two sawhorses and a pair bifold closet doors.

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Tip for Repairing Damaged Porch Railing

Here’s a simple way to repair a damaged wood porch rail using a couple of plywood forms, clamps, and some auto body filler.

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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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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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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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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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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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