Simple Solutions

Simple Solutions

Watch as home expert, Joe Truini, shares innovative tips to help you solve common household problems. Email your Simple Solutions tips to [email protected]


Joe Truini demonstrating his trick for putting a duvet cover on a comforter.

How to Put a Comforter Inside a Duvet Cover

Watch this video for a simple trick that makes putting a duvet cover on a comforter easy.

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How to Trim Out-of-Reach Trees

Here’s how you can modify a pair of bypass loppers and trim high, hard-to-reach tree branches.

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How to Make a Riser for Canned Goods

Organizing your kitchen cabinets to make it easy to find your food items is easy. We found that you can actually make small steps inside your kitchen cabinets to display canned goods so that you can actually see what’s in the back of the cabinet.

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Using drill to attach a section of downspout to a ceiling joist.

How to Make an Overhead Storage Rack from Downspout

Watch this video to find out how to make an overhead storage rack in your workshop or garage from gutter downspout to store molding and pipe the easy way.

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How to Build a Storage Shelf Under the Kitchen Sink

Here’s how to build a shelf that will fit under the kitchen sink and will nearly double the storage space so you can organize all your supplies.

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A Year of Simple Solutions

Today’s Homeowner is looking back at the little things that made last year a little bit simpler. We compiled a list of Joe Truini’s top ten Simple Solutions of 2018 that are sure to help you around the house.

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How to Connect a Saw to a Wet-Dry Vacuum

An old bicycle inner tube and a pair of scissors are all you need to connect your miter saw to your wet-dry vacuum.

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How to Preserve Paint with Plastic Wrap

Quality paint isn’t cheap — here’s a way to store and preserve it between projects.

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