Some driers have a small dust cover and an interior dust grate, which is difficult to clean. Clean the outside screen with dampened fingers. Here’s how to clean the pesky interior grate. Using ordinary packing tape, tear off 6-8 inches and make the ends meet to form a loop. Lightly push the tape loop into […]
After soaking the label off a jar you want to re-purpose, there is often a very sticky residue left behind. To remove all traces of that adhesive simply apply a liberal dose of WD-40 to the glue. In a minute or so, it will come off completely when rubbed with a paper towel.
The augers feeding those little pellets into the firebox can rub against its housing causing annoying rumbling sounds. The best way to eliminate the noise without gumming up the works is with an occasional spray of powdered graphite onto the depression in the pellet hopper. It’s the same stuff farmers use to keep their grain […]
Every now and then, hammering a nail or driving a screw turns downright ugly. Nails bend and screws strip or break. How do professional woodworkers manage to work easily with nails and screws day after day? The answers are already in your home. They are common items you might toss out without a second thought, […]
We’ve all struggled to add or remove a key from a spiral ring. This is a great idea or a wonderful, surprise “stocking stuffer,” if there is someone on your gift list with arthritis. Just got your nails done? Grab a staple remover and insert that new key without damage.