DIY reno tricks for when you've only got one set of hands
By Leigh Kamping-Carder |September 24, 2014 - 1:59PM
Renovating your apartment solo—without a family member or significant other to pitch in—gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “do it yourself.” Luckily, there are a ton of shortcuts to make all sorts of jobs easier and safer. Apartment Therapy has a rundown of advice from around the web, including pointers on installing cabinets and using an extension ladder when you're taking on a project on your own.
We’re especially into this trick for carrying plywood (see photo above), which uses a long piece of rope to create a sort of sling for the wood. Whether you want to cart that thing onto the subway is another matter. Our guess is, you’ll want to look into aZipCar membership for that one.
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