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.
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!
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.
Tips for choosing air filters for your home’s heating and cooling system. Are expensive air filters really better than the cheaper ones? What’s the difference between the all the different types of home air filters? Here’s what to look for.
There are 2 big reasons that most fogless shower mirrors fail:1) They don’t stay on the wall for long; 2) They don’t remain fog free for long. The ToiletTree Fogless Mirror addresses both of those concerns. As a result, it stays fog free… AND it stays on the wall!
If you’ve got a shoe collection that’s out of control, and you want to organize your shoes to make it easier to find exactly the pair you want each time, following are some great ideas. Some fun ways to organize shoes in your home and KEEP them organized!
If your roof has black streaks on the asphalt shingles or a green mossy growth on the roof, you’ve got roof mold or algae. See why it accumulates, plus how to remove algae from the roof of your house.
Whether you are moving across town, across the state, or across the country, your moving costs can quickly add up. Here are the biggest line-items that greatly influence your overall cost to move.
The following items pose a hazard to the environment and human well-being and, therefore, must be recycled in other ways. Usually, this means taking the item to a Household Hazardous Waste collection center in your community. Extra precautions should be taken when disposing of these items.
We have a stainless steel 13-gallon touchless trash can with motion-sensor that I absolutely love. But I spotted this one the other day, and I think it may be even better… it’s got 2 bins!
What’s the best DIY home improvement project that costs least, increases a home’s value most and has the greatest return on investment? Answer: cleaning & decluttering! See what the other 11 are.
You’ve seen shows like Flip This House featuring Armando Montelongo on A&E and Property Ladder with Kersten Kemp on TLC, right? Now you can try your hand at flipping houses yourself for free online. Play the online game called House Flip!
Want to keep your hardwood floors looking clean and brand new for years?!… Here are the tips I received from a hardwood floor expert, along with the hardwood floor mop I ultimately decided on… and why.
Rob Cockerham at Cockeyed.com put a roll of Bounty paper towels to the test — like no one else can. Rob’s little household experiment with a roll of paper towels reveals just how many spills one roll of Bounty paper towels can really absorb!
Here are step-by-step instructions, plus videos, showing how to fold 20 different things! That’s where I found the video instructions for folding sheets like Martha Stewart… and the video instructions for folding fitted sheets better than Martha Stewart! Now it’s time to go give it a try…
See how I found the best dusters for cleaning ceiling fans and mini-blinds, and why I think these are 2 of the best dusting tools around. Especially the ceiling fan duster!…
I’m not sure why, but for all of my 43 years I have resisted the urge to try Jet-Dry in the dishwasher. I think because I believed it was just a lot of hype, and it seemed wasteful to spend money on something that got your dishes looking ‘extra clean’. (Isn’t ‘clean’ enough?) Well, I’m here to tell you, I tried Jet-Dry for the very first time this week. And now I’m hooked.
Here is a list of all the moving and packing supplies you may want to consider in preparation for your next move. These items can help you move faster… cheaper… smoother… and more efficiently.
Jim and I have different tastes when it comes to something as silly as cheap plastic hangers! Who knew such a little thing could make such a big difference. Here’s why we each prefer a different type of cheap plastic hanger.
Here’s some inside scoop about the ThermoSpa hot tub delivery process. It wasn’t exactly as we thought it would be. That doesn’t mean it was a ‘bad’ experience — just different than we initially thought.