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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How to Choose a Paintbrush

When you’re choosing a paintbrush for you next project you’ll want to consider the size of the brush and the type of material it’s made with. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Antique Glaze Clay Pots

Want weathered clay pots? You no longer have to wait for Mother Nature.

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How to Upcycle a Colander into a Hanging Planter

You see an old colander — we see a front-porch planter. Here’s how to make it!

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How to Glue Wood Without Ruining the Grain

Tempted to grab a towel and wipe excess glue between joints? Resist the temptation! Here’s a better way — and it protects the wood grain.

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How to Make a Sprinkler for Your Lawn or Garden

Want to irrigate your garden and save a few bucks? Grab a plastic bottle and a hose — we’re making a sprinkler!

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How to Build a Storage Shelf Under the Kitchen Sink

This tip will nearly double the storage space under your kitchen sink.

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Air compressor hose stored on garden hose reel.

Storage Solutions for Air Compressors

Watch this video to find out how to keep air compressor hoses stored neatly in your workshop or garage using a garden hose reel.

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How to Make an Affordable, Non-Toxic Household Cleaner

Make this natural, eco-friendly household cleaner that costs just pennies an ounce.

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