Home Safety Tip: Cleaning Up Broken Glass

Posted by Dan Gould | Feb 24, 2012

Flickr Creative Commons / quinn.anyaAccidents and problems around the house are a fact of life. Like the time when I had to call up a Brooklyn plumber at midnight because my toilet would not stop overflowing.

SInce using professionals to do work around the house can add up, it's good to know how to handle common home problems yourself.

Networx writer Sayward Rebhal recently shared a great tip on how to use newspaper to clean up broken glass.

All you need to do is wet the paper and use it as a sponge to "soak" up the glass. Any tiny slivers will stick to the soft paper, keeping your feet safe from stray shards.

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