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When you’ve worked hard to cultivate a thriving garden, the last thing you want is critters to invade and eat everything you planted. This simple netting and masonry ladders setup will deter birds and rabbits, and it’s easy to make.
We asked you what household skills people should learn in their 20s, but what about those who are a little older and more experienced in living on their own? What household skills do you think everyone should know how to handle in their 30s?
Mildew, water stains and other buildup make a shower look dirty even when it’s relatively clean. You can give it a good scrubbing every couple of weeks to make it look nice, or save yourself the fuss and use this squeegee trick instead.
Doona covers are notoriously difficult to put on over a doona, but not using one gets things dirty a lot faster. This hotel trick foregoes a doona cover in favour of an extra, easier-to-maintain top sheet.
Dear Lifehacker, I have a strange but real question: What is the optimal location to position toilet cubes or other cleaners on the side of toilets? Do they do anything other than change the colour of the water blue? Are the ones you stick to the side of the bowl any better than the hanging caged ones?
You bury your face in your pillows every night, so it’s a good idea to clean them every once in a while. Fortunately, it’s super easy to do. Just follow these three steps.