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.
I never thought I would be the owner of a hot tub. Much to my surprise, I’m actually extremely glad that we got a hot tub, and a ThermoSpas one a that! Jim is, too. Here’s a little about how we became sold on ThermoSpas and felt that we just had to have a one of their hot tubs…
We had a big problem with black ants in the kitchen. To get rid of them I didn’t use any chemicals. Nor did I purchase any ‘safe’ ant repellents or anything. Instead, I searched for a natural home remedy that would work. I found it… Bay leaves!
Last year, we seeded some bare spots in our yard with Scott’s PatchMaster Seed Mix. It worked so well that this year, we decided to use it to cover a much larger area. Here’s why we chose Scott’s Patch Master Grass Seed Mix instead of Patch Perfect.
Here are some GREAT tips for making your dishwasher work better — overnight! They’re quick and easy too.
Never sold anything on eBay before? Have no fear… it’s easy to sell your first items in an eBay auction, thanks to these 2 great tools. Plus, lots of tips for selling on eBay from the pro’s — those who’ve made a lot of money doing it.
I seem to be on a mission to document every possible way that Magic Erasers can be used to solve unique problems around the house. So I thought I’d share this latest helpful idea: Use Magic Erasers to remove a bad stain from a bathroom tub surround.
Did you know that each time a house is relisted for sale in the real estate market, it gets a new MLS number? Then, for their reporting, Realtors simply use the last MLS number when they print out their reports showing average days on the market for the homes in their area. Cumulative days on market are rarely, if ever, addressed.
If you have any questions about salt water pool systems, chances are they’re answered here, thanks to our resident swimming pool expert, Steve Bister from Crystal Waters Pool & Spa.
Retrevo.com is a site that contains reviews, ratings, details, and specs for virtually every product under the sun. Think: online shopping site… on steroids! I like it best for the reviews & ratings. Once you see Retrevo in action, you’ll never go back to standard online shopping & review sites.
What’s the REAL difference between photoelectric and ionization smoke detectors? And how can you tell which one you have?
Here’s how we fixed our leaky toilets by replacing the toilet flappers. Replacement toilet flappers cost less than $5 apiece and no tools are required to do this job!
Here are some tips from the pro’s about staging your home for resale. Hopefully, these staging tips will help you get top dollar for your home.
Do you hear the sound of dripping water coming from the toilet tank? If, like ours, your toilet is leaking, then you might be surprised by exactly how MUCH water you’re wasting. We learned the hard way. We also learned that those toilet cleaning tabs might not be such a good idea after all.
Here’s the most practical folding technique of them all… one that everyone can use on a daily basis: How to fold towels & keep them looking great during use in your bathroom!
Some fun and creative ways to fold bathroom towels into unique shapes, including animals.
Lost your owner’s manual? Need another repair manual? Looking for an old furniture assembly manual? Find user manuals and repair guides here…
Some fun DIY stuff you can do… make your own furniture out of cardboard boxes!
Don’t recycle your plastic bottles with the lids on them! Here’s why…