Paint brushes and rollers

If you’re painting and you need to take a break, but you’re not ready to clean everything up, wrap your rollers and brushes tightly with plastic¬†wrap.

When you’re ready to get back to work, remove the plastic¬†wrap and the paint will still be wet.

June 30th, 2015|Repair and maintenance|0 Comments

Extend the life of your tablet

If you leave your iPad or other electronic tablet in a hot car – especially on the dashboard – the tape inside gets brittle and breaks. Keep your tablet in a cool environment, and it will last a lot longer.

If it does stop working, don’t throw it out. The tape can be replaced.

June 30th, 2015|Repair and maintenance|0 Comments

How to clean glass on a woodstove

To clean soot-covered glass on a woodstove: moisten a piece of newspaper and dip it in cold ashes. Rub the glass. Something about the combination of the newspaper ink and the ashes causes the soot to melt away.

April 25th, 2015|Energy, Repair and maintenance|0 Comments