The plastic head that comes with your vacuum cannot reach some dead corner of the house, but if you want a flexible attachment, try holding a toilet paper tube over the nozzle and squishing the cardboard to fit your space. Check out more via Lifehacker.
Try a Flower Grid for Perfect Flower Arrangement
It’s super annoying when flowers droop to the side in the vases that are of wide openings. Try to create a grid across the opening using scotch tapes.
Try the Duvet Burrito
Don’t want to wash your duvet because it’s difficult to put it off and on? Then try this hack that involves rolling your duvet with your comforter like a burrito to make it way easier. Via Inhabitat @ Youtube
Prevent Cake Batter from Splattering
Use a paper plate as a shield to prevent the batter splattering around before your cake is even ready to be baked. Get the tutorial at Little Things.
Cut Round Cakes the Right Way
To keep your circular cake fresh for longer, you actually shouldn’t cut it into triangles. Instead, cut it down the middle and remove one long rectangular piece at a time — this allows the two halves, and then four quarters, to be pushed back together again. Via Numberphile @Youtube
Peel a Potato Faster
Instead of taking the time to peel your potatoes before putting them in boiling water, make a cut around the middle deep enough to puncture the skin. It will help peel off the skin super easy after cooking. Via Foody Tube @Youtube
Remove Annoying Deodorant Stains
It turns out the colorful foam that wraps around most dry cleaning hangers is helpful for more than just keeping your shirt from slipping — to remove that stark white mark, just rub the foam directly on the spot and voila! No water required. Via Video @ Huffingon Post
Make Taking Out the Trash Easier
Here’s a smart way to make your home less messy and smelly: Drill a small hole near the bottom of your can to help relieve the pressure and prevent garbage from getting stuck. Via Porch@Youtube
Secret to Cleaning Toilet with Hard Water Stains
Mineral stains can leave the toilet bowl looking brown and rusty. To get rid of them with less efforts with this secret ingredient revealed in the video to improve your cleaning efficiency. Via RJ The Bike Guy @ Youtube
Optimize Your Suitcase Space
Apparently we’ve all been packing wrong our entire lives. HGTV star Davin Bromstad dissects how a suitcase should look. Try rolling clothes to save space, stacking bras to keep them in shape, and shower caps to keep dirty shoes away from your clean shirts.
Switch Up the Way You Fold Towels
Your narrow or deep shelf determines the way how you should fold your towels . If you fold properly, your fresh linens won’t topple onto the floor even when the stack gets too heavy.
Check If Eggs are Fresh
It’s almost too easy to figure out if eggs are okay to scramble and eat. Just drop ’em in a glass of water: Fresh eggs sink, while bad ones float.
Extend the Life of Strawberries
Strawberries can’t stay fresh forever, but if you wash your berries in 1 cup of vinegar and 3 cups of water and dry them thoroughly before you put them in the fridge. You’ll kill the bacteria that makes them go moldy so quickly .
Save Your Charging Cord from Splitting
Good news: Broken iPhone cables will soon be a thing of the past. All you need to fix a white cord that’s withering away are some pens or embroidery floss. Via BuzzFeedBlue @ Youtube
Fold Your Paper Towels Better
Sometimes it feels like you need a million paper towels to clean up one simple mess, right? Well, theshake and fold trick ensures you only need one paper towel per mess (or trip to the bathroom).
Fix Scuff Marks on Patent Shoes
Remove that dark black mark on your nude (white or any light color) patent shoe by rubbing the spot with a cotton swap with petroleum jelly on it.
Wrap Presents Way Faster
Usually wrapping presents is time-consuming and tedious, but this quick technique that’s popular in Japan only requires three folds and three pieces of tape.
Hide Clothes Under Your Bed