Stretch your dollar further
Making your stuff last longer is a great way to get more bang for your buck. From running shoes to spectacles, here’s how to get the most out of everything under (and including!) your roof.
Make paint last longer by storing paint cans upside down
When a paint can is stored upside down, the paint creates an absolutely airtight seal, which will make your paint last longer. The obvious caveat to this tip is to make sure the lids are sealed tightly.
How to repair scratched glasses
Scratched eyeglasses are a real nuisance and make it hard to see. If your glasses don’t have antiglare or scratch coating on them, here’s how to get minor scratches out.
Put a drop of Brasso on a 100 per cent cotton cloth (the softer the better).
Apply the product to the lenses, let it dry completely, and then polish out the scratches.