Home Repair Hacks Just in Time For Spring Cleaning

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Making a house into a home is no easy (or cheap!) task. There's an awful lot of work to get done, so why not do it the best way possible? These life hacks will make getting your house in shape for summer extremely simple...

Toilet Kool-Aid

Worried about a leaky toilet? Of course, it seems like it's the worst-case scenario! Ease your mind by putting some Kool-Aid or other colored dye in the water. Just keep yourself from flushing for about 30 minutes, and if colored water shows up in the toilet bowl, there’s a leak!

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Stop Squeaks

Stop a squeaky floor with just a little bit of baby powder! Rub it in on the areas that give a little more noise than other parts of the house. Use a makeup brush to get in between the tiny cracks. Sweep up any excess and you've got a totally soundless floor!

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The More You Know

  • A baby can cost new parents 750 hours of sleep in their first year.
  • The television was invented only two years after the invention of sliced bread.
  • In 1945, Dwight D. Eisenhower predicted that people would try to dispel the holocaust as a falsehood, and ordered all possible photographs taken of the Nazi crimes to hinder any such attempts.
  • The largest volcano in the solar system is three times taller than Mount Everest.
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