Scrub Daddy Uses: 50+ Creative Ways To Use A Scrub Daddy Sponge

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Much like the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser's many uses, I've found a number unique uses for Scrub Daddy sponges as well.If you're not already familiar with the Scrub Daddy sponge, it's a popular kitchen scrubber that changes texture in hot water vs cold water.When it's super-cold or perfectly dry, it's a coarse and powerful heavy-duty scrubber. When it's warm or hot, it's a soft and pliable light-duty scrubber.Scrub Daddy adapts/converts to the perfect texture -- either soft (hot) or … [Read more...]

White Wall Decor: 7 Temporary Decorating Solutions For Boring White Walls (Great For Renters!)

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Renters (who aren't permitted to paint the walls) and homeowners (who want decorating alternatives that are only temporary) will appreciate the following white wall decor ideas.There's no time like the present to get yourself out of a decorating rut. And there's nothing worse than dealing with boring white walls!All of the following white wall decor ideas are perfect for renters and anyone who is slow to commit to a decorating scheme that's permanent.  … [Read more...]

Drywall Tools 101: How To Fix Drywall With Spackle vs Joint Compound

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About to undertake a home improvement project that involves drywall?There are a bunch of different drywall tools to help make your  job easier. But if this is your very first DIY project that involves installing or replacing drywall, then your biggest question is probably which of these you should be using:Spackle (seen here, on the left); orJoint compound (seen here, on the right)    Generally, the term joint compound is used by those who, for whatever reason, feel … [Read more...]

Stylish Home Wallpaper Tips: Modern Wallpaper Designs + How To Hang Wallpaper Yourself

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You may be wondering, "Who would even consider wallpapering in today's modern home?"  But, the fact is, many people do choose to use wallpaper as part of their home decorating scheme. And you know what? Wallpaper can actually look quite nice when selected and applied properly!   With today’s new peel and remove wallpaper, the old days of standing with a steamer and a scraper for days are pretty much over. If you haven’t looked at wallpaper in the past few years, … [Read more...]

Home Wallpaper Removal Tips That Work (…DON’T Paint Over It!)

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As a fan of HGTV and DIY Network's many home remodeling and DIY shows, I have a bone to pick with the quality of workmanship sometimes displayed when they're operating on a low budget or within a limited timeframe. The most glaring exhibition of amateur craftsmanship they often make is to paint over existing wallpaper. This is just wrong for so many reasons! In fact, homeowners should immediately change channels when presented with such an extremely poor example. Leaving existing wallpaper in … [Read more...]