20 Awesome Life Hacks You Wish You Knew

There are many items you probably already have lying around your home that can be used for different purposes other than the obvious choice. Have you ever thought of using a coffee lid as a paint splatter shield? Or using a pair or kitchen tongs for squeezing lemons? Below, you will find many more awesome tips and tricks just like these. They will save you time, money and give you a chance to repurpose some of your everyday items.

magnet glued on hammer holds nailsdreamalittlebigger

Glue a magnet to the end of your hammer to stick your nails to. Very handy!

hanger holds cook booksopposingviews

A hanger with a recipe book attached is a fuss-free way to make your favorite meals without getting food splattered all over your book!

make floors silentwonderfulengineering

Squeak free floors!

wine bottles water plants while on vacationfrugalupstate

This is great for when you go on vacation. Add some water to empty wine bottles and place them upside down in plant pots. This will ensure your plants remain hydrated while you’re away having fun!

hang heavy items with easethisoldhouse

Hanging a plywood strip on a wall will take a heavier load than you might expect!

unstick a doorthisoldhouse

Using a planer, shave off a small amount from a wooden door edge to leave enough room for contracting and expanding during hot and cold weather.

replace a broken tilethisoldhouse

Removing a cracked tile is easy when you know how. Firstly, get the surrounding grout raked out. Next, cover the surrounding tile edges with protective tape. Then drill evenly spaced holes into the broken tile (as above) and working from the middle out, tap the tiles with a hammer and a narrow tile chisel.

another use for flower potsmarthastewart

Cover picnic food with clean flower pots to keep everything bug free.

coffee lid as paint tin splatter shieldrealsimple

Old coffee lids make great paint splatter shields.

soap pump kids toothpaste dispensersisterswithaprons

Messy kids will love this toothpaste dispenser made from a thoroughly cleansed soap dispenser.

cleaning fireplace glass with easediyhsh

Wood ash and a paper towel is all you need to clean the glass in your fireplace.

easy peasy lemon squeezymarthastewart

Strong tongs and a sieve give you perfectly squeezed lemons with no fuss.

spaghetti to light candlespinterest

Pasta noodles are handy candle lighters. No more burnt fingers!

stocking and vacuum to find small objectsinstructables

An old stocking over your vacuum attachment will enable you to pick up little objects such as beads or screws.

soda pop tabs on hangersmadamchino

Soda pop tabs on hangers give you much more space in your closet.

shower hooks for hanging jeanspinimg

Shower hooks are perfect for hanging jeans.

tennis or badminton racket earring caddybrit+co

A tennis or badminton racket is a creative way to hang your jewelry.

comb nail holderrealsimple

Want to keep a nail or screw straight? Just use a toothed comb. Easy!

Pringles pasta storebrit+co

Clean Pringles tubs are great for storing pasta!

coke toilet cleanerviralnovelty

Pour cola into your toilet bowl and leave for 30 minutes before flushing. Your toilet bowl will be gleaming! (Slightly worrying for your teeth, though!)

Source: Awesome Inventions

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Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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