41 Creative DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home

Owning a home is tough, but these 41 house hacks will make life a bit easier.

1. Use old door knobs for hanging towels.

Use old door knobs for hanging towels.

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2. A hinged painting is perfect to hide the thermostat.

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3. Display bracelets on a paper towel holder to keep them organized.

Display bracelets on a paper towel holder to keep them organized.

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4. Use old drawers for creative shelves.

Use old drawers for creative shelves.

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5. You can use an old laundry basket for polka dot walls.

You can use an old laundry basket for polka dot walls.

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6. Wine racks make great towel holders.

Wine racks make great towel holders.

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7. A shoe organizer is perfect for the pantry.

A shoe organizer is perfect for the pantry.

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8. Use two coat hangers to hang your ironing board.

Use two coat hangers to hang your ironing board.

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9. A cheap CD tower turned on its side makes for a great bathroom organizer.

A cheap CD tower turned on its side makes for a great bathroom organizer.

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10. Magazine racks are great for can storage.

Magazine racks are great for can storage.

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11. Use a drink dispenser if you’re tired of looking at that ugly Tide bottle.

Use a drink dispenser if you're tired of looking at that ugly Tide bottle.

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12. When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a baby jar and keep it handy for quick touch-ups.

When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a baby jar and keep it handy for quick touch-ups.

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13. Use an extra shower curtain rod for extra storage.

Use an extra shower curtain rod for extra storage.

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14. Hide your spare key in a medicine bottle with a piece of a pinecone glued to the end. Then bury it.

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15. Dry erase marker on glass makes for a great alternative to ugly white boards.

Dry erase marker on glass makes for a great alternative to ugly white boards.

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16. Use a shelf when storing narrow items in deep storage spaces. A phone book also works: now you can see everything.

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17. Tie some Eucalyptus to your showerhead. It will make an amazing fragrance with the steam.

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18. Foam noodles in your garage can save your door and the wall.

Foam noodles in your garage can save your door and the wall.

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19. Plastic hangers make great storage for cords.

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20. Hide your router.

Hide your router.

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21. Ice cubes can take indentations out of carpet.

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22. Tissue boxes can keep plastic bags organized.

Tissue boxes can keep plastic bags organized.

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23. Use a rubberband if you want to keep your door open. (For example, when you’re carrying groceries.)

Use a rubberband if you want to keep your door open. (For example, when you're carrying groceries.)

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24. Use a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpet.

Use a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpet.

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25. Use Press’N Seal wrap instead of having to tape everything.

Use Press'N Seal wrap instead of having to tape everything.

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26. A ball of aluminum foil makes for a great reusable drier sheet.

A ball of aluminum foil makes for a great reusable drier sheet.

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27. Use a rubber band for stripped screws.

Use a rubber band for stripped screws.

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28. Use acrylic-latex caulk to keep rugs from slipping.

Use acrylic-latex caulk to keep rugs from slipping.

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29. Use thumbtacks for your garbage and storage bags.

Use thumbtacks for your garbage and storage bags.

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30. Use Christmas lights if your closet has poor lighting.

Use Christmas lights if your closet has poor lighting.

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31. Hang your jeans on shower hooks to make them more assessable.

Hang your jeans on shower hooks to make them more assessable.

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32. Keep water bottles and travel mugs from falling out of your cabinets.

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33. Put a magnet strip under your cabinets to store spices.

Put a magnet strip under your cabinets to store spices.

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34. Use letter organizers to store flip flops or flats.

Use letter organizers to store flip flops or flats.

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35. Use a command hook behind your high chair to hang bibs.

Use a command hook behind your high chair to hang bibs.

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36. An easy and literal bookshelf.

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37. A simple way to disinfect Legos.

A simple way to disinfect Legos.

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38. Glue a magnet to the bottom of your hammer so you don’t have to hold your nails in your mouth.

Glue a magnet to the bottom of your hammer so you don't have to hold your nails in your mouth.

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39. You can save money by using “Swiffer Socks.”

You can save money by using "Swiffer Socks."

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40. Use nail polish to differentiate your keys.

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41. Use crown molding as a place to store your heels.

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