8 Smart Solutions To Little Household Problems

Stuck jar lid ... problem changing a light bulb? These ingenious products can solve the issue in a snap.
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Who hasn't tried to open a jar lid only to have it stay frustratingly stuck, or reach for a high item on a shelf to no avail. Little problems like these can be annoying. That's why we've asked Dr. Leonard's, the company famous for their catalog of household and health problem-solvers, for their best solutions.

1. Long Reach Grabber

If you've ever tried to reach for an item on a high shelf or on the floor, and haven't been able to get to it, the long reach grabber is for you. The grabber extends your reach nearly 3 feet so you can avoid bending, climbing or straining. And best of all, the claw is designed to pick up an item as small as a paper clip or heavy as a can of vegetables.

Price: $7.99
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2. Swivel Seat Cushion

Getting in and out of the car be a hassle sometimes—all that twisting and turning. The swivel seat spins in either direction so you don't have to twist and strain to get out of the car.  It's lightweight, is made of memory foam padding for real comfort, and supports up to 350 pounds. 

Price: $12.99
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3. Easy Grip Jar and Bottle Opener

If un-budgeable lids drive you crazy or pain in your hands make it difficult to open jar lids, this is the answer to your problem. Theeasy grip opener can twist off lids in seconds, pain-free. So smart, so easy! 

Price: $6.99
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4. Sure Grip Bath Handle

Getting in and out of the shower can be daunting. You don't want to slip and fall. This bath handlehas flip-down levers that secure suction cups onto flat surfaces, that way you have something sturdy to grab onto. No tools are necessary for installation, and you can easily move the handle depending on where you need it. Helpful color indicators also show whether or not the handle is properly attached. 

Price: $12.99
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5. Toilet Seat Lifter

If bending and stooping is painful, then this easy-to-install toilet seat lifter can help. A simple step on the pedal lifts or lowers the toilet seat, hands-free.  It's also handicap adjustable. 

Price: $12.99
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6. Slip Resistant Tub Mat

These mats have hundreds of cushiony bubble cups to ensure your safety as you get in and out of the shower or tub. The mat comes in five different colors and won’t mold, mildew, or fade. And when you think it needs a cleaning, just toss it in the washing machine. 

Price: $9.99
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7. Drain Stoppers

Nothing is more annoying than filling the bathroom or kitchen sink, and immediately having the water drain out. These durabledrain stoppers quickly and easily put an end to the problem. They work with most drains and are great for the kitchen, bathroom, or laundry room.

Price: Set of 2 for $3.99
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8. Bulb Changer

No more teetering on a step stool or chair to change a light bulb. This aluminum light bulb changerextends from 30" to 49" long to help you safely and easily change bulbs. The rubber-tipped fingers grip and turn various sizes and styles of light bulbs while keeping you safely on the ground.

Price: $14.99
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Dr. Leonard's is a leading direct mail marketer and web site for affordable health and personal care products. To see more items and learn more, go to

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