1. Drilling into the ceiling? Attach the base of a plastic cup to the drill to prevent dust and debris from getting in your eyes. cableguysmith / Via reddit.com 2. Dumping the contents of your cutting board into a bowl? Flip the board around for a genius way to prevent spills. TUKANGCUKURrpw / Via reddit.com 3. Want to protect your valuables at the beach? Stick them inside a diaper — nobody's stealing that. spreading_my_love / Via reddit.com 4. Have a kid who won't take their medicine? Use a juice box to fake them out. goodlyearth / Via reddit.com 5. Is a company asking for your contact info? List your name as the company's name, to see which ones are selling your data. apolloisburning / Via reddit.com 6. Frying something in hot oil? Cut the bottom off a two-liter soda bottle, and you've got the perfect sleeve to protect you from spatter and burns. unseth / Via reddit.com 7. Having trouble calculating a percentage in your head? Just flip it. @stephens_ben / Via reddit.com 8. Need a quick fire starter? Shove some dryer lint inside a toilet paper tube for free and easy kindling. bluejeanspiano / Via reddit.com 9. Don't have the right size pan for the recipe? Use aluminum foil to transform any pan into the perfect size. mario61752 / Via reddit.com 10. Need a simple and effective way to tell which plug belongs to which appliance? Bread clips are here to save the day. PinTriedIt.com / Via reddit.com 11. Not enough room in your microwave? Heat two plates at once with the help of a glass. TheTrollinator777 / Via reddit.com 12. Tired of loose, open veggie bags in your freezer? Hang them from the freezer shelf using binder clips — it'll save space, too! curlysass / Via reddit.com 13. Want an easy way to cool your wine without watering it down? Toss a few frozen grapes in the glass. curlysass / Via reddit.com 14. Sick of trying to figure out which earbud goes in which ear? Use different color tips for left and right. mankaden / Via reddit.com 15. Always forgetting whether or not you took your daily pill? Mark each pill on the packaging with the date and time it should be consumed. Ariyverd / Via reddit.com 16. Need to keep your bag of bagels fresh? Shove the open end of the bag into the bagel hole — no ties or clips needed. that_fellow_ / Via reddit.com 17. Always struggling to find the right band-aid? Sort them into various sandwich bags by size, and use the bandages themselves as labels on the front. aworden222 / Via reddit.com 18. Not enough room in your oven for two frozen pizzas? Cut them into quarters, and voila! Geometry! KingPin300-1976 / Via reddit.com 19. New pair of heels causing you pain? Break them in at home with a thick pair of wool socks. It'll give them just the right amount of stretch. SN2014dt / Via reddit.com 20. Always forgetting your wallet at home? Stash a $20 bill inside your phone case so you're never without cash in a pinch. ExperimentalFun7 / Via reddit.com 21. Tired of looking at that unsightly wireless phone charger? Hide it inside a book for a much ~classier~ desktop. tangledswing / Via reddit.com 22. Dogs always breaking into your trash? Instead of putting your dog in a crate, put your trashcan in a crate! LittleDank / Via reddit.com 23. Not enough room in your shopping cart? Six-packs of soda bottles can be hung on the side. Highlife2tall / Via reddit.com 24. Bucket won't fit in the sink? Use a dustpan to fill it up instead. voy_conlag_mental / Via reddit.com 25. Worried about your little kids pinching their fingers in doors? A cut-up pool noodle will save you many tears. MoJeffreys / Via reddit.com 26. Got squirrels and chipmunks invading your birdfeeder? Use a slinky to make the pole impossible to climb. dillhole73 / Via reddit.com 27. Sick of the mess in your gift-wrapping drawer? Cut a toilet paper tube for an easy way to keep wrapping paper from unraveling. Noskinxela / Via reddit.com And finally... 28. Got a dirty screen door? A lint roller is your new best friend. RIPJ4WZ / Via reddit.com Want more genius life hacks you never knew about? Check out 26 Life Hacks You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner.