Read Customer Reviews on Amazon. Written by a weekend handyman and consistent inventor, Handyman Secrets includes over 3, tips for projects and tasks inside the home, including solutions for attics, basements, grout, tiles, trimwork, bathrooms, flooring, ceilings, doors, and more. It is intended to save the user time, money, and the hassle of hiring an expert to resolve issues around the home. Handyman Secrets supplies resolutions like using toothpaste and baking soda for holes in the wall, vinegar in a plastic bag to get the shower flowing normally, and substituting a dollar bill for a tape measure.

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Search Tip: Use quotes to find results containing your phrase, exactly, e. And we do. I was recently approached about fish odors. Seems the husband of my young co-worker baked cod, and the odor permeated the environs. Fish and relatives… Giving out cheap advice is a satisfying hobby. Bring me your stench problems. We solved potential fish-odor problems years ago at my home. We eat at Skippers. Sometimes Ivars. There are no fresh fishies cooked in my oven. There are fish sticks in the freezer and we adore fish-shaped crackers, but my nose is too sensitive for cooking creatures caught in rivers, lakes or purchased ready-to-go at Costco covered with blobs of butter.

We checked for a smell chapter and found pertinent references in the miscellaneous kitchen pages. Frying a small amount of cinnamon will chase all odors from the home. Grandpa in this case is Dr. Myles H. Bader, who has written kitchen-reference, household-hint and cooking-secret books for decades. He has been the guest on more than 6, radio shows and television shows.

The gentleman knows how to frost a bathroom window. Use a solution of one cup of light beer mixed in four tablespoons of Epsom salts, then paint the mixture on the window.

Here are some other hints and ideas: If your windshield wipers are smearing the windows, try wiping them with rubbing alcohol. If a car gets stuck in the snow, use the car floor mat under a tire for traction. To get a sticky label off a product, rub with vegetable oil on a rag. Get crayons off walls by spraying with WD Grandpa says to keep kitty litter fresh, pour in some baby powder. The book is a great read and could be a stocking stuffer. I purchased my copy at QVC.

Many of his ideas seem right on target. I better keep Dr. Talk to us You can tell us about news and ask us about our journalism by emailing newstips heraldnet. If you have an opinion you wish to share for publication, send a letter to the editor to letters heraldnet. Box , Everett, WA


Grandpa’s 5,001 secrets prove he’s really handy

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