Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy Hints
5 of Our Most Popular Handy Hints
If you follow us on Facebook you will know that every day we post at least one handy hint. These hints range from DIY hacks to cleaning tips to storage solutions. Each day brings a new tip that will hopefully help make life around the home, garden and workshop easier.
Today, we have rounded up our five most popular hints and tips to date so that you can view them all in one place.
Happy DIYing!

1. Stop cords coming unplugged

Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy Hint, knot extension cords at the plug to avoid disconnections
Get the job done without technical interruptions

2. Get a streak free finish

Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy Hint, Use a leaf blower to dry the car faster, then wipe with a chamois for a streak free finish
Get the car looking spick and span

3. Lift a fence pole

Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy Hint, Use a car jack and an offcut to lift a stubborn fence pole
This tip shows you how to lift a fence pole with ease

4. Get extra shelf space

Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy hint, Add extra shelf space using a square PVC pipe
Use PVC piping to add extra shelf space

5. Mess-free oil top-ups

Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy hint, Use an old detergent bottle to add oil to small engines
Fill oil without any spillage

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The Handyman Staff