Is the battery-powered Bona Motion mop better than the original Bona hardwood floor mop? My review of the Bona Motion spray mop with sonic cleaning power.
My personal experience with the Shark Steam Mop, including pros & cons. I’ve used 11 of them – at home and work. See why I like the Shark Steam Mop so much.
Got boring white walls? Renters who can’t paint the walls and homeowners who want temporary decorating options will appreciate these white wall decor ideas.
For the past 12 years, I’ve been using an Oreck Compact Canister Handheld Vacuum. It’s kinda clunky, slightly noisy, and has bags that need to be changed all the time. So I set out to find a better hand vac. Here are the best hand vacs I found for vacuuming hardwood floors – especially pet hair and stairs.
I like decorating with metal wall art. Metal is so rustic… and bold… and adds another dimension to home decorating. It’s not flat and 2-dimensional like most other aspects of art and home decor. Metal is 3-dimensional and adds a solid, timeless feel to the space. Here are some of my favorite metal wall art pieces.
Here are green moving tips to help you save money while being environmentally friendly. Some ideas: find green moving companies, reuse green moving and packing supplies, and don’t move every single item that’s in your house. More here…
Do you fall into one of these 3 groups? If you’re a renter, a single parent, or a recent victim of a burglary, then here are some extra precautions that you need to take to avoid being targeted by burglars.
Did you know that every state celebrates Arbor Day on a different day each year? In honor of Spring – and Arbor Day – here’s how you can get 10 trees for $10 — shipped for free to your door! You even get to pick the exact trees you want, based on the trees that will thrive in your area.
If you’re thinking of getting gutter guards, here are 8 reasons why you should consider micro mesh gutter guards. I spoke with Alex Higgenbotham, inventor of the gutter guard micromesh technology that’s used in Mastershield gutter guards and Leaf Filter gutter guards.
I have finally discovered the correct way to hang the toilet paper roll! Right: rolling down from the top. Wrong: rolling down from the bottom. Here’s how I know this is the CORRECT toilet paper orientation as it was always supposed to be.
Pretty much like anything else, there are both pros and cons to renting a self storage unit. I, know this from personal experience. Here are the pros and cons of renting a self storage unit as I see it.
These are some of the best ideas I’ve seen for getting organized without spending a dime! I’ve added my 2-cents to each of these DIY storage organizers, and added a few new related DIY ideas of my own. The result: the best repurposing tips to help you get organized… for FREE!
The next time you need to move, I would encourage you to leave most of the work to professionals by hiring a man and van moving service. Here’s why… see the pros & cons of using man and van moving services.
In terms of hardness, Travertine is about as hard as Marble, but not as hard as Granite. I’ve learned firsthand that keeping your Travertine surfaces looking their best requires some extra attention when it comes to cleaning… and sealing. These tips will help you keep your Travertine looking great for years.
Dust spray is the best way to control dust and allergens inside your home. There are many dust sprays; some work better than others. Choosing the right dust control spray is key to having a home that remains dust free longer without a sticky residue or waxy build-up which actually just attracts more dust. Here are the top 4 dust control sprays.
If you’ve been trying to sell your home for quite awhile, and you want (or need) to move right away, then you may be wondering what you can do with your unsold home. One way to keep from losing money each month is to rent your home. Here’s what you need to know before becoming a landlord.
Stainless steel requires careful cleaning in order to maintain its luster. Abrasive cleaners or those containing chlorine can cause permanent damage and discoloration to the surface of your stainless steel appliances. Here’s how to clean stainless steel and remove scratches from stainless steel appliances.
I used to spend a fortune on those foaming soap dispensers filled with Dawn dishwashing soap! Not any more. Now I refill those pump bottles with my own homemade foaming soap. Here’s how to make foaming soap. Plus, how to make your foaming soap bottles look much more attractive on your kitchen counter!
Earlier, I wrote about the life expectancy of home components — things like appliances, doors, flooring, faucets and fixtures. Now, here’s how long household products last — including cleaners, electronics, furniture, bedding, carpet & rugs.
Doorstops are easy to make. Here are photos of all the different door stops I’ve made, plus a few unique things that fit perfectly under doors and make great doorstops! Also, photos of the most unique door stops you can buy.
If you’re tired of climbing a ladder to clean gutters, here are a variety of other tools and products that will make cleaning your gutters easier than ever before!
Heard warnings about the downsides of using fabric softener and dryer sheets? There are so many opinions out there and myths about whether or not you should use fabric softener sheets. You might’ve heard they can stain your clothes, start fires, and scare away mice so It’s time to sort out the facts from the myths.
Here are the best modern home wallpapering tips for the do-it-yourself who has a sense of style!
Do you know which plant zone you live in? Did you know they recently changed the plant zone hardiness maps? So you may not be in the same plant zone you thought you were in!
Here’s what to do with unused rooms when staging your home for sale. Tips for decorating empty rooms inexpensively in order to attract potential home buyers.