One thing that you should know is that it seems that the list of things that we need to do around our homes is endless. For instance, there are holes in the walls to patch, clogged toilets to fix, foundation cracks to repair, broken floor tiles to replace, nail holes to fill and squeaky doors to fix among others. Here are some of the simple home repair hacks that you should try out before you call an expert.
The first tip is to unclog your toilet with hot water and dish soap. Where you will have to shoot some dish soap into the blocked and pour a pail of hot water. Then you give it time, and you will be surprised how effective it is. With this you will be in a position to save a lot of money that you would have paid the plumber to do the work.
Apart from that, you should also say no to fruit flies with apple cider vinegar. There is nothing more irritating like flies which are found everywhere in the kitchen. The best part of this is that you will not have to use fly swatter anymore being that there is a simpler method. One thing that you will have to do is to add unfiltered cider apple into some bowl of water, cover it with transparent plastic wrapping and poke some holes in it. This way the flies will get in, but they will never come out.
In addition, you should also fill a hole in the window with nail polish. Apply one coat and give it time to dry. Make sure that you repeat the procedure until the glass surface is flush with layers of transparent polish. Apart from that, you can use it to repair torn window screens. If you apply a thick layer of clear nail polish it will also create a barrier for the bug.
Besides, you should also stop rust in your toolbox with chalk. One thing that you need to know with blackboard chalk is that it is a material that sucks moisture and traps dampness. Because of that you should put several pieces of chalk all over your toolbox, and it will protect it from rust.
Apart from that, let us look at fixing a leaking shower head. If you have a leaking shower, you should not panic because we have the solution. You find that a shower can only drip after tightening because of the damaged gasket, worn out threads or it may have been fixed without a tape around the threads to close the connection.