2. Peel-proof your paint job
Before painting galvanized metal or concrete, wipe down the object or surface with vinegar, using a sponge or lint-free cloth. This little trick will help your paint job last longer. Believe it or not, there’s more to vinegar than just salad dressing. Durr.
3. Tighten up loose fittings like a boss
TOH general contractor Tom Silva has used dental floss instead of Teflon tape, to block leaky gaps around parts that screw into place. He just winds a length around the fitting’s threads half a dozen turns before screwing it on. Click through for lots of other ways to to floss like a DIY boss .
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