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1 of 8 Common Garden and Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Posted by on Jul. 4, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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Adapted by Alyssa Jung from Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things

             

Repair a garden hose with toothpicks.

Fix a leaky garden hose by plugging the hole with a toothpick. Cut off the excess part of the toothpick and the water will make the wood swell, stopping the leak from springing again.

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by on Jul. 4, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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othermom
by Ruby Member on Jul. 4, 2013 at 5:53 PM

Interesting tips

ashleymosq
by Ruby Member on Jul. 4, 2013 at 6:06 PM

Oh cool. Thanks for sharing.

alf2651
by Amanda on Jul. 4, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Thanks for sharing!

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by Platinum Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 12:25 AM

that is neat !! TFS !

Jules_
by Julie on Jul. 5, 2013 at 12:45 AM
Interesting
momofnatalie
by Lisa on Jul. 5, 2013 at 2:38 AM

Thank you, what a neat idea.

AllofFive19
by Bronze Member on Jul. 5, 2013 at 5:48 AM

I didn't see the link, so I thought I'd share it.

http://www.rd.com/slideshows/8-household-repair-tricks/

SweetLuci
by Luci on Jul. 5, 2013 at 8:27 AM

 Clever

SweetLuci
by Luci on Jul. 5, 2013 at 8:28 AM

 Thanks!

Quoting AllofFive19:

I didn't see the link, so I thought I'd share it.

http://www.rd.com/slideshows/8-household-repair-tricks/

 

mackiebugsmom
by on Jul. 5, 2013 at 8:45 AM
That's good to know!!
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