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


Don’t Wipe! How to Scoop Wood Glue Residue to Protect Your Wood Grain

You could wipe away wood-glue residue with a damp cloth, which most woodworkers do, but then you’ll drive the glue into the grain. Here’s how to scoop out the glue.

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How to Stop a Closed Door from Rattling

Follow Joe’s advice to stop a door from rattling when it’s closed.

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How to Build a Storage Shelf Under the Kitchen Sink

Here’s how to build a shelf that will fit under the kitchen sink and will nearly double the storage space so you can organize all your supplies.

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How to Clean the Garbage Disposal in Your Kitchen

Want to find out how to safely and easily clean out your garbage disposal using only household ingredients and hot water? Watch this video to find out more.

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The Simple Way to Connect a Miter Saw to a Wet-Dry Vacuum

An old bicycle inner tube and a pair of scissors are all you need to connect your miter saw to your wet-dry vacuum.

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Use These 4 Items for an Economical, Professional-Grade Paint Job

Painting your home’s siding? Use this combination of tools to get a smooth, professional-grade finish every time.

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How to Preserve Paint with Plastic Wrap

Quality paint isn’t cheap — here’s a way to store and preserve it between projects.

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Scoring ceramic tile with a glass cutter to cut the tile to size.

How to Cut Ceramic Tile with a Glass Cutter

Find out how to cut ceramic tile by hand using a glass cutter, square, and wire clothes hanger. Watch this video to find out more.

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