Helpful Household Hints
For All Around Your Home

See these helpful household hints for all around your home, including ingenious tips, tricks, fixes and uses for everyday items. You can share your own hints below too.

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I just love to learn new household remedies for around the home, because I like to be able to do things myself, especially using objects and items I already have laying around.

This is your chance to share more ideas and helpful household hints with me, and all the readers of this website, because there are always new ideas and things to learn.

You can already share your homemade cleaners recipes here, and your stain removal tip here, but a lot of tips and suggestions just don't fit in these categories, so I created this section of the site.

You might have a great idea or home remedy for unsticking a stuck zipper, fixing scratched glass, or using duct tape to patch an object in your home. Whatever it is, I would love to hear it here.

Remember, the best tips and hints will get featured on the site, so send me your best stuff! You can skip down to submit your hints right now.

Below are the best tips and hints already submitted, along with topics where I'm asking for even more tips and hints to be submitted.

Do It Yourself Fixes Around The Home - Ideas And Tips

Fix Furniture Scratches Naturally With A Walnut
Fixing Stuck Zipper {Home Remedies}
candle in glass candleholder
How To Remove Melted Candle Wax From Glass Candle holder
girl blowing bubble
Remove Gum From Dryer

melted crayons
How To Remove Crayon In Dryer
tree sap
Remove Tree Sap From Car
hardwood floors
Hardwood Floor Scratches: How Reader Got Rid Of Them
gum on shoe
How To Remove Gum On Shoe

Homemade Remedies For Around Your Home

share your rust remover recipes
Share Your Rust Remover Recipe
homemade deicer
Homemade Deicer Recipe
how to make shoe polish
How To Make Shoe Polish Using Olive Oil
rust stain on bathtub
Remove Rust Stain From Bathtub Naturally

crayon on walls
Crayon Removal From Walls
heinz distilled white vinegar
Hard Water Stain Removal Using Vinegar
oil on garage floor
Removing Oil Stains From Concrete & Garage Floors
white board
Removing Permanent Marker From White Board

tree sap
Get Tree Sap Off Your Hands With Butter
deodorant remover
How To Make Your Own Deodorant Remover

Unusual Uses For Household Items And Products

Acetone Uses
rubbing alcohol
Rubbing Alcohol Uses
alka seltzer tablets
Uses For Alka Seltzer For Cleaning
ammonia bottle
Ammonia Uses

Household Aspirin Uses
baby wipes
Uses For Baby Wipes
baby wipes
Baby Wipes Clean Everything!
baking soda box
Baking Soda Uses

baking soda vinegar
Baking Soda & Vinegar Uses Together
bar soap
Bar Soap Uses
types of bleach
Bleach Uses
Borax Uses

citric acid
Citric Acid Uses
plastic coke bottle
Uses For Coca Cola
Corn Starch Uses
cream of tartar
Cream Of Tartar Uses

denatured alcohol
Denatured Alcohol Or Methylated Spirits Uses
denture tablets
Uses For Denture Tablets
dish soap
Dish Soap Uses
dishwashing detergent uses
Dishwashing Detergent Uses

dryer sheets
Dryer Sheet Uses
duct tape
Duct Tape Uses
essential oils
Essential Oil Uses
Uses Of Glycerin

spraying hairspray
Hairspray Uses
hand sanitizer
Hand Sanitizer Uses
hydrogen peroxide bottle
Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide
Uses For Lemons & Lemon Juice

unseasoned meat tenderizer
Meat Tenderizer Uses
Uses Of Milk
mineral oil
Uses For Mineral Oil
natural soap
All Natural Soap Uses {Liquid & Bar Varieties}

olive oil
Uses For Olive Oil
Uses Of Salt
shaving cream
Use Shaving Cream To Remove Grease From Carpet
Toothbrush Uses

Uses For Toothpaste
vinegar bottle
Uses For Vinegar
wd-40 can
Uses For WD-40 Around Your Home
washing soda
Washing Soda Uses

windex glass cleaner
Uses For Windex

Pest Control Remedies, Tips And Household Hints

home remedy pest control
Home Remedy Pest Control {Multiple Tips}
keep mice out
Keep Mice Out Of Your Home

Gardening And Weed Control Remedies And Tips

homemade weed killers recipes
Share Your Homemade Weed Killer Recipes
Using Vinegar As Natural Weed Killer
How To Get Rid Of Dandelions Naturally
garden slug
Six Natural Slug Control Tips & Ideas

Odor Removal Ideas And Helpful Household Hints

home remedies for pet odors
Share Your Home Remedies For Pet Odors
cat on carpet
Homemade Cat Litter Instructions
black light
How To Find Cat Urine So You Can Remove Cat Urine Smells
skunk figurine
Share How You Get Rid Of Skunk Smell

skunk in snow
Home Remedies For Removing Skunk Odor
Nature's Miracle skunk odor remover
Nature's Miracle Skunk Odor Remover Review
Get Rid Of Onion Smell From Hands & More

Miscellaneous Helpful Household Hints And Tricks

pomegranate stains
How To Cut A Pomegrante To Prevent Stains
Cleaning Eggs Trick When Drop One On Floor
cinnamon essential oil
Alcohol Free Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipe
applying hair dye
Tips For Removing Hair Dye From Skin

foaming soap dispenser
Make Foaming Soap With Dishwashing Liquid

Do You Have Some Helpful Household Hints To Share?

If you have some ingenious ideas for how to use everyday objects in cool new ways, or other tips and hints for around your home you've come to the right place.

I would love for you to share your ideas with everyone here.

Remember, pictures aren't required but are highly encouraged, especially when they help illustrate your hints and tips.

Submitted Helpful Household Hints

The links below are hints and tips that have already been submitted by others.

Feel free to comment on any of these with your own ideas or experiences.

Homemade Cat Litter Instructions 
Below is a video showing instructions for making homemade cat litter from old newspapers, and a couple other ingredients. All you need to make your …

How To Get Rid Of Onion Smell From Hands & More 
I was asked recently how to get rid of onion smell from hands after cooking, and from other things around your house that seem to absorb this distinctive …

Hardwood Floor Scratches - How Reader Got Rid Of Them 
Marcia shared with me how she got rid of hardwood floor scratches in her home, by refinishing her old and very damaged wood floors in one day with no …

Dry Cleaning Fluid Substitute - Lighter Fluid 
Here is a quick tip from a reader - substituting lighter fluid for dry cleaning solvent for stain removal. Daniel says: You can use Ronsonol lighter …

Fixing A Stuck Zipper: Home Remedies You Can Use 
A stuck zipper can be a real nuisance and quite aggravating. Below I've gathered four different home remedies you can use to fix one, most likely with …

Aspirin Uses - Household Uses For Aspirin 
Below is a video which provides some aspirin uses for around your home. This video is not focused on medicinal uses of aspirin, and I am not a doctor, …

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