Community·Jan 14, 2018What's Your Best Home Improvement Trick That Actually Worked?We want to know.by Natalie BrownBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 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. howtonestforless.com From How To Nest For Less. Or maybe you turn painter's tape into a simple template that makes hanging level shelves a breeze. astepinthejourney.com 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. livelovediy.com And when you're done painting, you roll up the foil for no-mess clean up. From Live Love DIY. Maybe you put together a simple guide from scrap wood that ensures perfectly perpendicular holes anytime you drill. instructables.com From Instructables. Maybe you always make cardboard templates before you hang curtains. everafterblueprint.com From Ever After Blueprint. Or maybe you swear by using a rubber band to actually remove a stripped screw. rtacabinetstore.com From RTA Cabinet Store. Or maybe it's something else entirely! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 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!