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6 Effortless Life Hacks to Make You A DIY Boss!

23 November 2017

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DIY doesn’t have to be a pain, read our DIY life hacks, which you should know to make life easier next time you pick up the hammer or paint brush!

Remove paint from your hands

 

Cleaning your hands after painting can be a nightmare! But did you know that by using vegetable oil, it’ll easily remove paint from your skin, not only is it environmentally friendly, it’s better for your skin, too!

How to Fix A Loose Hammer Head

 

Ever had to use a hammer with an unsecured head? It can make even the simplest jobs a strain, an easy solution is to drive a large nail halfway into the top end of the handle and then bending it downwards. The head will be secure and will be much easier to use!

How to Fit a Screw in Hard-to-reach Places

 

Holding a screw into place near a corner can come with a plethora of challenges! Luckily there’s a simple “hack” to solve this issue. Simply grad a pocket comb and use it as a “third hand”

 How to re-using old paint

Paint can accrue a skin once it’s been stored for a while and can become clumpy and useable. The solution to this is to first remove the skin from the surface and stir the paint thoroughly. After this, use an old pair of nylon tights to sieve the paint, after this it’ll be good as new!

How to hammer nails without risk

 

A&E is full of novice DIYers who accidentally hammer their hands! By using a hair or paper clip, you can hold a nail in place without the risk of hitting your fingers! Simple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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