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Oops! You just knocked a wineglass off the counter, causing it to break into dozens of pieces. Your first instinct might be to get out the vacuum cleaner, but resist—glass can damage the mechanism of your vacuum. A better method is to put on an old oven mitt and wrap several lengths of duct tape around it, with the sticky side out. Then, gently press the sticky tape wherever sharp, nasty glass bits may be lurking. Slide the duct tape off into the garbage when you're finished.
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