Too Small to Clamp- Your Tuesday Tip from Express Handyman!

This Tuesday tip comes from Brent Williams, one of our Project Leads. Use painter’s tape to hold small projects or items that you can’t clamp or nail together while your glue dries. This works especially well with molding returns, caps and other items that don’t have flat surfaces to clamp to.

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Stripped screw?- Your Tuesday Tip from Express Handyman!

Have a stripped screw? Use a rubber band to get it out! Just place the rubber band over the head of the screwdriver and press it into the stripped screw to remove. Bonus tip-to prevent stripping a screw make sure to use the correct size drill bit, drill pilot holes, press down firmly and drill […]

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How much is a dollar worth?- Your Tuesday Tip from Express Handyman!

Out shopping and don’t have a tape measure? A dollar bill is 6.14” wide by 2.61” tall (but just think of it as 6” by 2.5”). This way you always have a reference in your wallet for a rough measurement. We wouldn’t recommend framing with this technique!

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A magnetic tip, Tip! Your Tuesday Tip from Express Handyman!

Needing a magnetized screwdriver bit? You can drag a magnet one way on the metal tip to make it magnetized or you can attach a small magnet on the shaft of the screwdriver. Rare earth magnets work the best as they are very strong. The magnetic will travel through to the tip and voila!

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