Household hacks are those creations and repairs which are accomplished without the use of instructions, diagrams, marked pieces and often without tools. Household hacks are the duct tape and hanger wire solutions which you’ve employed to solve a situation without making a trip to the hardware store. Most often, household hacks are not in any way meant to be a permanent repair but they are the kind of things which can satisfactorily carry you through to the next time you get to Home Depot. Household hacks can also be the sort of jimmy-rig repair which will get you home on time from a camping trip or will hold your lawnmower together long enough to finish the job.
Household hackers are the kind of individuals that discovered you can make a really cool looking flowerbed with a tipped over wheelbarrow and a pile of dirt. Household hackers are those ladies and gentlemen that have sixty three odd cookie tins and coffee cans full of cast-off parts on two dozen shelves in the back of the garage. Household hackers pay fewer car repair bills, make fewer trips to the hardware store and have generally more fulfilling lives because they are of the mindset, “there must be a way to do this”. Household hackers are the kind of people who built America from the ground up.
Please feel free to join in and add your most ingenious household hack stories to the comments. We want to know about the ways you have found to keep the check out kid at True Value bored. We’re not suggesting that anyone should try something dangerous like towing a dump truck with parachute cord, but if you found a safe way to accomplish a task or repair by using unexpected solutions you had on hand, we’re just dying to hear about it!