23 Simple Home Repair Hacks To Save Your Time And Money

23 Simple Home Repair Hacks To Save Your Time And Money

13. Unscrew A Broken Light Bulb With A Potato

You can use a potato to safely remove the threaded base of a shattered lightbulb from its socket. First, switch the light off and put on protective gloves. Then cut the raw potato in half, wipe off any extra moisture, and press the broken bulb into the soft side of the potato as far as possible. Turn the potato counterclockwise until the base is unscrewed.