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Expired lubricant
December 2019

Expired lubricant

You still have lubricants in the closet, whose expiration date is exceeded? Do not throw it away, you can do a lot with it! Squeak your doors? No problem: Unhook the door, hang the hinges on the...

Lubricate lock cylinder
December 2019

Lubricate lock cylinder

We all know that. The key goes hard into the lock and can hardly be turned. Now please do not handle the salad oil or similar. (glued in the long run and the cylinder must be tuascht), but use...

Assemble rolls of chairs at lightning speed
December 2019

Assemble rolls of chairs at lightning speed

I hung desperately over an Ikea chair again and cursed over the rollers. Then I thought, why do not I take oil and smear the metal pins. Schwupp made and schwupp went the metal pins and no violence...

Panel trolley glides effortlessly in the track rail
December 2019

Panel trolley glides effortlessly in the track rail

After my panel van finally hung in the track and I just needed to hook up my panel curtain, I noticed that the plastic panel was very difficult to slide in the metal track. That was inevitable with...

WD-40: All-round help in the household
December 2019

WD-40: All-round help in the household

WD-40 is an aid (all-round agent) for many different situations and areas in everyday life and household. First of all, you should know that I am not promoting the product, but only recommend it to...

Construction foam against creaky wooden floors
December 2019

Construction foam against creaky wooden floors

My parents live in an old building with old plank floor. The constant creaking when we ran over it got on our nerves. My dad got the following, helpful tip: Since there is a free space under the...

Cylinder lock
December 2019

Cylinder lock "oiling"

Over the years, cylinder locks - e.g. the front door - always more difficult. Before you run the risk of breaking the key when unlocking, you should rather ensure smooth running again. In no case...

Pin board for maintenance shopping
December 2019

Pin board for maintenance shopping

A few months ago we renovated our cabin, so we had to replace a lot of stuff and buy new. And I've noticed: I record for the thousandth time which bulbs I need for which lamp, which vacuum cleaner...

Forstner drill sharpen with nail file
December 2019

Forstner drill sharpen with nail file

Forstner drills - also called pot drills - are important helpers. They drill precisely, whereby the borehole is also used as a clean rounding contour for cutouts or penetrations. I do not need that...

Creaking floors
December 2019

Creaking floors

The problem of old and often fooling floors can be solved relatively easily. Bauschaum I think it rather not really suitable. Here is my tip: creaky floors "de-crenellate". First screw all boards...