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A List of Simple Home Repair Tips that You Should Know Before Calling a Pro

There is always a list of endless things that we need to do around our homes. For instance, there are holes in the walls to patch, clogged toilets to fix, foundation cracks to repair, broken floor tiles to replace, nail holes to fill and squeaky doors to fix among others. Discussed herein are home repair hacks that you should apply before you call a professional.

You should start with unclogging your toilet with hot water and dish soap. Here you will have to shoot some dish soap into the blocked toilet and pour a pail of hot water. You should then give it time and you will see that it work. As a result, you will keep the money that you would have paid the plumber to do the work.

In addition, you should also say no to fruit flies with apple cider vinegar. It is essential to note that flies are always irritating being that they are always everywhere in the kitchen. The good news is that you will not have to use fly swatter anymore because there is a much simpler method. One thing that you will have to do is to add unfiltered cider apple into some bowl of water, cover it with transparent plastic wrapping and poke some holes in it. This way the flies will get in, but they will never come out.

Apart from that, you should fill a hole in the window with nail polish. Apply one coat and give it time to dry. Make sure that you repeat the procedure until the glass surface is flush with layers of transparent polish. Also, it can also be used to repair torn window screens. If you don’t want bug getting in through the window you can create a thick layer of transparent nail polish to create a barrier.

Apart from that, you should also stop rust in your toolbox with chalk. One thing that you need to know with blackboard chalk is that it is a material that sucks moisture and traps dampness. Because of that you should put several pieces of chalk all over your toolbox, and it will protect it from rust.

Besides, we have to fix a leaking shower head. In case, your shower is leaking, you should not worry because I have the solution. One thing that you should know with a shower that is still dripping after tightening is that it be having a damaged gasket, worn out threads or it may have been fixed without the tape around the threads to close the connection.