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10 Easy Do-It Yourself Hacks You Must Try

Life has so much more than just be occupied by annoyance in time consuming and costly nonproductive tasks. We have compiled a list of 10 practical life hacks that can make your life so much fun and easier. Enjoy!


1. Hang Paintings

A painting does much more than just attract the eye of an art lover; it hides the wires, bad patches on walls and

even blends your tastes and craft works. Use them wisely, it can serve many purposes. It can even store your

special keys at the back.




2. Use Old Drawers

Old Drawers hold the saying ‘Old is gold’ in truest sense. You can make creative shelves, storage boxes and even

hanging pots stand of it. Just paint them on and put them in a corner, it will add spark to your room, or hang

them in bathroom to make a great organizer.



3. Multi-purpose Shoe Organizer

A hanging plastic shoe organizer has many benefits, it can be placed behind any door and it is perfect for any

kind of storage. It’s perfect for pantry, bathrooms and garage. It can even be handy to keep water bottles and

travel mugs from falling out of cabinets.



4. Are you tired of always setting clothes in your almirah

Make it easier by stacking them vertically to see them all. This requires much less maintenance, you just need

deeper drawers.



5. Bounce Batteries

Want to check about batteries – if they are still running, try bouncing them to see if they are still good. Drop

them on a table from about 6 inches. If they give small bounce and fall right over, they are good. If they bounce

around any more than that, they are dead or on the way out.


6. Cool & Quick

Wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage and put it in the freezer. In about 15 minutes it will be almost

completely ice cold.



7. Nail the borrower

Many friends borrow things from you, and you can’t remember who took what. Next time when you lend

something take a picture of your friend holding items you have lent them with your phone. You will find it very

handy to remember and even remind them down the road. Just whatsApp their images to them after a while – to

remind them to return the borrowed stuff.



8. Never throw a can again

Reuse and recycle cans, decorate them with paper and lace around them. They always come in handy providing

the much extra storage space.



9. Remove permanent marker from everything

To remove permanent marker from clothes use hand sanitizer, from walls use toothpaste or hairspray, from

wood try to rub alcohol, from carpet use white vinegar, from furniture use milk, from whiteboard use dry eraser;

and from ceramic or glass use one portion of toothpaste with one part baking soda.



10. No spills on kitchen stove

Tired of curry, milk or even soup spilling over the pan? Next time try placing a wooden spoon across the pan. Or

even grease oil around the rim of the pan from preventing milk to spill over.

There are always these pesky little obstacles in life that make everything so difficult – pot always boiling over,

zipper constantly unzipping itself or ice cream melting on your clothes. All these first world problems can easily

ruin your day. Luckily, internet is full of handy life-saving tips that can help you!



Now try to DO-It-Yourself .! Enjoy!