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9 Affordable Ways to Dry Up Your Wet Basement For Good!

Condensation dripping from cold pipes can contribute to basement water problems. Cover cold water pipes with foam pipe insulation to stop condensation. The foam insulation is inexpensive and easy to cut with scissors.

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10 Uses for Pipe Insulation

Photo: Lisa Shin | thisoldhouse.com | from 10 Uses for Pipe Insulation... you know you always have leftover of this item...

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Did you know that you could go to Home Depot and buy a six foot long piece of foam pipe insulation for only $0.97? Well, you can. And you can take that piece of foam, cut it to any length you want, duct tape the ends together, and have the perfect foam wreath shape. Thank you Pinterest for that tip! I don't think I will ever be buying a wreath form at a craft store again.

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Dry brushes, too!

pool noodle with slits over edge of brush wash basin to hold tip in water been not standing on tip

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Geek Tip: Use Pipe Insulation to Wrangle Cords

Today's geek tip comes from the queens of craft at Martha Stewart. While we've often come across inexpensive cable managers, we're not opposed to using found objects (like socks, perhaps) to keep our cords in line. The crafty divas at Martha Stewart,

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Dry brushes, too!

use pipe insulation to create a paintbrush holder for drying. #paint #brushes

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Ball pit from PVC pipe. Plastic fencing attached with zip ties and covered with pipe insulation. $70 total from Lowes. We made a U shape cutout on one side for a slide.

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How To Make a Heart Shaped Wreath Form

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Expert Energy Saving Tips

Great DIY Site with lots of differnt things...energy savings, furniture redo, home repair, tool tutorials....

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