Last Updated on May 28, 2020
8. Golf Tee Trick
A loose door hinge can be a tricky fix because the existing screw hole has stripped, causing the wiggly door problem. Fill in the hole with a golf tee and a little carpenter’s glue, and then cut off the end to create a flush piece of wood for your new screw. Don’t have a golf tee handy? I’ve also seen this done with toothpicks!
The easiest way to fix a loose door hinge…
9. Painter’s Tape Trick
Because painter’s tape is designed to protect the existing paint or wallpaper, it makes sense to use it under double sticky tape before hanging posters or drawings on a wall. This makes the removal effortless and the wall protected against damage! Mind. Blown.
Perfect for posters!
10. A Door That Won’t Latch
Aren’t you glad you didn’t throw out that hot pink lipstick, ladies!? If you have a door that doesn’t latch properly, chances are the latch and strike plate are just a little off. Use a bit of lipstick and tape to test and see exactly where your strike plate needs to be moved to get the door to close properly. Read the full details here.