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.
You never know what you’re going to find from a fellow Freecycler. You too, can turn trash into treasure by sharing your unwanted household items with others who might have alternative ideas for using those things. See how I put 5 old garden hoses to use…
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…
I got tired of dealing with all of the stains and build-up on our toilet seats. Now, I’ve found the best toilet cleaning products around. Don Aslett’s toilet cleaning system is the best!
What are your favorite colors? What do those colors say about you, your personality, and your lifestyle? Here’s an online test that reveals what your favorite colors mean.
I finally found a creative use for all those little yard post signs left behind by lawn care companies! Use them as yard sale signs to show prices for large items at a garage sale, or next to groups of similar items like books, tools, toys, etc.
Preparing for a yard sale is definitely a PROCESS! I’ve had a dozen or so garage sales in my lifetime, and each time I fine-tune the things I’ve done in the past and make mental notes of the things I want to do and not do at my next yard sale. Here’s what I’ve learned… all my best garage sale tips!
Here are some great ideas for what to do with all of the unsold items at your yard sale or garage sale. Briefly: donate, sell online, give away for free, save for next garage sale, keep and enjoy. Some options: eBay, Freecycle, Craigslist, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or friends & relatives.
What can you do to call attention to your garage sale? Here are some unique things that you can do on-site at your yard sale to stand out from all the other yard sales in the area!