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What's Your Best Home Improvement Trick That Actually Worked?

We want to know.

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Do you have a tip or trick that makes home improvement so much easier?

Maybe painter's tape is your secret to getting perfect caulk lines every time.

Or maybe you turn painter's tape into a simple template that makes hanging level shelves a breeze.

From A Step in the Journey.

Maybe you always line your paint trays with foil, so you never have to buy a liner *or* a new tray.

And when you're done painting, you roll up the foil for no-mess clean up. From Live Love DIY.
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And when you're done painting, you roll up the foil for no-mess clean up. From Live Love DIY.

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Maybe you put together a simple guide from scrap wood that ensures perfectly perpendicular holes anytime you drill.

From Instructables.

Maybe you always make cardboard templates before you hang curtains.

Or maybe you swear by using a rubber band to actually remove a stripped screw.

From RTA Cabinet Store.

Or maybe it's something else entirely!

HGTV

Maybe it was inspired by an HGTV show?

Tell us about your tips, tricks, and hacks! For bonus points, upload a photo of it to the drop box below. You could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed post!

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