The Best Home Repair Hacks from Your Local Repairman

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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 in the most cost-efficient and effective ways possible? These awesome repairman-approved home hacks will help save you some money and some headaches...

Hooked In

Command hooks are basically one of the best innovations of the 21st century. They've seriously got an endless list of uses. When it comes to your trash can, command hooks come in handy for keeping the bag secure. Place the hooks on the sides of the cans and loop the ties around them, that way the bag won't slide down into the can, and it's super easy to tie and remove. 

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Just a Little Olive Oil

Sure, you could use WD-40 to oil hinges, but why waste the money on that product when you could use something you already have in the cupboard? You can simply take a small amount of olive oil and drip it into the hinges to fix that squeaky cabinet instead. 

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The More You Know

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