50 Genius DIY Home Hacks Ideas Every Busy Homeowner Should Know

11 How to make coffee without a coffee maker

How to make coffee without a coffee maker11. How to make coffee without a coffee maker: At my work we have a Mr Coffee, and it works great. We’ve also got a $5,000 espresso machine, it too, works great. Sometimes though, I just want one d… (via Instructables)

12 Use a Paper Clip to Put on Bracelets the Easy Way

Use a Paper Clip to Put on Bracelets the Easy Way12. Use a Paper Clip to Put on Bracelets the Easy Way: Despite thousands of years of use and design, women’s bracelets can be pretty tricky to put on, often requiring some tricky maneuvers or a two-person effort. MacGyver’s favorite tool, the paper clip, to the rescue. (via LifeHacker)

13 To soften butter quickly, place it between two sheets of wax paper

To soften butter quickly, place it between two sheets of wax paper13. To soften butter quickly, place it between two sheets of wax paper (via Simply Recipes)

14 How to Unstick a Door

How to Unstick a Door14. How to Unstick a Door: A door that swings freely in arid winter conditions can jam in summer’s humidity. Take note of the sticking points. If the door hinges are solidly anchored and properly mortised, it’s likely the house has settled, there’s too much paint on the door, the door is swollen, or all of the above. TOH general contractor Tom Silva likes a gap, or reveal, of about to 3/16 inch the thickness of a nickel between door and jamb to accommodate seasonal changes. (via This Old House)

15 Baby Oil as Paint Remover

Baby Oil as Paint Remover15. Baby Oil as Paint Remover: The secret talents of household staples. (via Real Simple)

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