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Hacks about things in the home, as opposed to the workplace or the street. Please also use another applicable tag (e.g., [bathroom], [kitchen], etc.), as THIS TAG IS AMBIGUOUS.

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You could simply add a couple of stickers or markings on the twisty thing that would make you know if it is in the correct position or not, it would make it easier to identify from a distance away whe …
answered Mar 8 '15 by MrPhooky
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Quite a simple method that would get rid of any salt in the water is to simply boil the water and collect the condensed water vapor in a separate cup / container. Things you would need: Saucepan wi …
answered Feb 10 '15 by MrPhooky
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There are a couple of things that you might have in your household that could replace normal road salt. Table salt You can use normal table salt and apply to afflicted areas, a table spoon or two pe …
answered Feb 26 '15 by MrPhooky
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I used to have spiders coming into my home, admittedly they were not poisonous as they were mere house spiders, however I am sure this technique will work for you as it did for me! Conkers If you …
answered Feb 3 '15 by MrPhooky
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So recently whenever I've been ironing my shirts for work I have found that when I do the collar of cuffs, the iron will sometimes leave a brown stain, almost as if it is burning the shirts. I don't b …
asked Jan 15 '15 by MrPhooky
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My first answer here isn't so much a hack as it is using something that is on the market to achieve what you want. Have you ever heard of paper shredding scissors? Basically they are a pair of scissor …
answered Feb 3 '15 by MrPhooky
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If you wash the shirt and hang it up on a proper hanger immediately after it comes out of the washing machine, make sure it is hung in a warm environment (airing cupboard) and once it is dried it will …
answered Mar 11 '15 by MrPhooky
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Now and again I like to watch a video on my phone, I also want to have my hands free to do other things or just simply because it more comfortable but I find due to most phones not being particularly …
asked Jan 23 '15 by MrPhooky
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I use Blu Tack quite a lot in my day to day work - keeping things in a fixed position while working on them etc... But I have noticed that after a couple of weeks of usage they become quite dirty eith …
asked Feb 5 '15 by MrPhooky
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Sometimes I come across a keyboard where one of the legs on the bottom have come off leaving it wobbly and somewhat irritating to use. Are there any simple fixes for this avoiding a new keyboard?
asked Jan 23 '15 by MrPhooky
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I know this may come across a somewhat trivial response... But have you tried folding them up before putting them away? I like to make sort of towers with my sheets in order to keep them all together …
answered Feb 27 '15 by MrPhooky
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A simple solution that does really help in a room like this is to have the window open, but also have the door open. This will allow the hot air to have somewhere to go rather than just circulate ar …
answered Mar 24 '15 by MrPhooky