When rewiring a lamp, tape the new wire to the old one. As you pull the old electrical cord out, the new one automatically follows it in.
K. Paul PennsylvaniaDirect-a-Drip
If you discover an under-the-counter drip but don't have time to fix it right away, you can prevent water from pooling with a piece of string. Tie one end of the string to the pipe where the drip forms and let the other end dangle into a cup. Drops of water will follow the string.
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Teresa Kolibaba OregonNo-Mess Mud
Here's a clean and easy way to patch those wall cracks with joint compound. Simply put some "mud" into a plastic sandwich bag. Cut off one corner of the bag, then squeeze the compound into cracks and other tight places.
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