Household Life Hacks
Many people today have forgotten how to deal with everyday difficulties on their own. Some people often call specialists simply to hammer a nail, let alone more complex tasks! Fortunately, we have some useful household life hacks prepared for you.
For those who can’t call themselves a craftsman, but also don’t want to contact experts for every reason, there are articles like this!
Household Life Hacks for Everyday Situations
A plain tennis ball can help you deal with spots and scratches on a wooden floor. Attach a mop handle to it to easily wipe the surface!
Dents on the carpet can be removed with ice. The ice should melt right in a dent, completely wetting it. Now all you have to do is give it a dab with a sponge.
A twisted chain from the toilet tank can be replaced with a plastic straw. The water will stop running!
It is easy to unscrew rusty screws if you lightly pour them with vinegar before that.
Lubricate the creaky hinges on the door with petroleum jelly and the sound will disappear.
Sliding patio door started to stick? Most likely, the wheels are clogged. Unscrew the screws at the bottom of the door, clean the wheels and the track, lubricate them properly and the problem will disappear.
Do the doors often open by themselves? The problem is in the hinges. Remove the hinges, unwind and lubricate them. That easy!
If the door lock sticks slightly when opening or closing, most likely you began to use it, before the paint has dried out. Waxing can temporarily solve the problem. Otherwise, it would be nice to sand a badly painted place and paint it again with acrylic paint.
If the key doesn’t turn in the door lock, the lock must be lubricated. Oddly enough, graphite powder should be used here, because oil will only become a magnet for dirt.
A waterfall gushing from a drainpipe? It’s definitely clogged somewhere. Rinse it with water, and use a wire hanger to remove blockage.
If the faucet is leaking, turn off the water, unscrew it and lubricate the O-ring. So it will work longer until you find a replacement for it or the faucet.
If a radiator doesn’t heat, it may still be filled with air. Open the bleed screw, let the air go out and then try to let the water in.
A loosely hanging switch can only seem that way. Check if the screws aren’t too short. Quite often the probl
em lies in there.
Filler for wood will help you eliminate any cracks or dents on the skirting boards.
It’s easy to fix a clogged sink by pouring in half a cup of baking soda and half a cup of vinegar. Just remember to remove the plug first!
As for a creaky hardwood floor, baby powder will save the day. It will sink into the cracks and the boards will no longer rub against each other.
Perhaps you should blame not fully screwed in water valve for the low water pressure in the toilet!
The smell of mold from the washing machine disappears if each time after washing, you leave the door half-opened for a while. Well, once a month it would be nice to wipe the door with a mixture of water and vinegar.
You can remove the lime settled on the sink by spreading paper towels sank in vinegar on top of the stains for some time.
Does the cabinet door shut loudly? A small layer of hot glue will solve the problem. Having dried, it will become an excellent filler.
We believe that these household life hacks will come in handy to you!