DIY Household

Repurpose broken pants hanger clips

Pants hangers are incredibly useful. Not only are they great at hanging pants, you can use them to hold recipe books and a host of other things. But what about a broken one? What could you do with that? Let me show you. You can repurpose broken pants hanger clips like this. First make sure […]

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Drilling above your head

Drilling above your head is a pain in the ass. Your arms quickly hurt and you get covered in mess. It goes in your hair, in your eyes, mouth and nose. But it does not have to be that way. I can’t really do anything about your arms hurting. Well apart from a little advice […]

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How to sharpen scissors

Scissors are an essential item in every household. They are used in making, fixing, cooking and a million other things. But over time they lose their sharpness. If you have ever tried to sharpen scissors, you know it can be awkward at best. So to answer the question, how to sharpen scissors, this is how. […]

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How to measure awkward objects accurately

Typically when this question comes up, we are talking about extension leads with the holes on the back. They are awkward to measure and it’s easy to get wrong. Yes, I have seen the trick where you photocopy the object you are wanting the holes for. But, what if the photocopy does not come out […]

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Protect your vehicle when parking

A couple of old tyres at the end of your garage/drive will protect your vehicle when parking. No more scratches or dents. If you are feeling really handy, you can cut them in half and mount them on the wall for added protection. Protect your vehicle when parking

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How to remove wood scratches

This may sound a little odd. Also, it won’t work with deep gouges or cheap wooden furniture. But if you have a decent piece of furniture that has been scratched, this could be the solution you want. It’s a pretty simple one too. Just use a walnut to remove the scratch. Obviously the walnut needs […]

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Create a retractable USB cable

All you need for this is: A USB cable (duh), a pencil and a hairdryer. It would also help if you had a couple of rubber bands but they are not essential. ¬†Wrap the USB cable around the pencil. Secure ends of pencil with rubber bands to stop USB cable slipping off. Heat the USB […]