10 simple tricks to make life easier

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If you have some fiddly tasks around the house you need to do, these 10 simple household tricks will help you get them done faster and give you more time to relax and enjoy the sun.

Learn how to undo a warped screw, clean your windows without soap, resuscitate an old sponge, make your own touchscreen stylus and more with these 10 easy tricks. 

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca is a voracious reader who loves words. You'll often find him spending time in galleries, writing, designing, painting, drawing, or photographing and documenting street art. He has a publishing and graphic design background and loves movies and music, but then, who doesn’t?



Total Comments: 5
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    Some very handy hints. Particularly the sealed envelope and alkaselsa (spelling) tabs in toilet to clean it.

  2. 0

    Some very handy hints. Particularly the sealed envelope and alkaselsa (spelling) tabs in toilet to clean it.

  3. 0

    Which “magician” in the house is supposed to perform these tricks?

  4. 0

    Here’s a handy tip when cleaning windows, wipe the inside with vertical strokes and the outside with horizontal strokes. When the inevitable bit is missed, you can tell by the strokes whether it is inside or outside.



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