1. Attach a retractable extension cord to the ceiling to avoid cords on the floor.
2. Find lost metal nails, screws, etc. by gluing a magnetic strip to the end of dustpan. 3. Use a rubber band to remove a stripped screw. 4. Use a hairpin to hold small brad nails in place while hammering. 5. Place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe off your brush on. Also, to keep paint off the side of the can. 6. Nail holes around the edge of the paint can to help drain paint.