7 Home Hacks That Make Maintenance Easier

No one said home maintenance was easy, but these hacks make tackling tricky household problems a cinch.
Products that address specific home maintenance issues are not always kept on hand in our homes. Luckily, there are many everyday items that can address common household problems -- like chalk! A few pieces placed in your toolbox will absorb rust-causing moisture. Pssst, white chalk works too!
FYI, chalks' moisture sucking powers can also banish stinky mildew odors in closed spaces like closets and cabinets.
Got a small hole in your drywall? A drywall repair kit costs around $10. But you can put that cash back in your pocket if you have spackle and a cosmetic wedge on hand.
You can use a cosmetic wedge to makeover damaged drywall. Want to learn how? Check out our blog post.

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  • Deirdre Sullivan Deirdre Sullivan on Feb 10, 2015
    I once used one of my dog's chewed up plastic toys to fix a hole in drywall. Heck it worked!

  • Debs Debs on Mar 26, 2016
    Thank you for the very helpful hints, I am saving this one for sure!