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5 Home Appliance Hacks to Simplify Your Life

Appliance Hacks Most people have homes full of appliances that they use every day. You need your washer and dryer to clean your clothes, and you need your refrigerator to keep perishable foods from spoiling, but did you know that you may not be using some of your household appliances to their full potential? Whether you want ...

Carpet Cleaning Tips

upholstery cleaning Every once in a blue moon, your carpets will get nasty enough that you'll need to get them cleaned. If you want to take care of your household, I would recommend checking these guys out here carpet cleaning temecula It's not only healthier but it can really make your home smell brand new again....

Tips for Hiring A Maid

maid service Have you ever asked someone what kind of solution they use to clean their floors…and they look at you with a blank stare as they stutter out the words, “I think we use a….” Yeah, she doesn’t clean anything at home. The maid profession has changed significantly over the years. People no longer find it ...

3 Fun Ways to Save Electricity at Home!

Save on Electric Bill in the Winter Electric bills are no laughing joke when it comes down to the bone-chilling wintertime, and everyone could use that few extra dollars from cutting their electricity or gas usage during this cold time of the year. In southern Arizona, you might say that I have no room to talk! I mean, it’s supposed to be ...

Decorating our Sons Newly Remodeled Room!

Trigg's Basketball wall  After begging and pleading with my husband to replace the old (fake) wood paneling in our sons room, for drywall, we are ready to start painting and decorating (my favorite part!)  WooHoo!! So, now I have fresh drywall to work with.  I looked all over the internet to find images of boys rooms that I ...

Bed Bugs, Everybody Run!!!

bed-bug Whenever I hear the words “bed” and “bugs” used in the same sentence, I almost immediately get the eebiejeebies! Understand though that I’ve never actually seen a bed bug, had bed bugs or really known anyone with a bed bug infestation. But from what I’ve heard, they’re pretty nasty little buggers! Naturally, when you hear ...

10 Sweet Garage Ideas (with pictures)

garage opener cover How’s your garage looking these days? Is it still serving its purpose as a safe haven for your vehicles or has it transformed into an eternal storage unit? Maybe it’s the new addition to your home and serves as the “all new” family room? Well, if none of the above are true, and you actually ...

Pest Control – A Simple Solution for Killing Ants

20 Mule Team Borax There are certain things about myself, or my home, I really don’t enjoy making public knowledge of….such as my struggle with ear hair or my daughters boy drama. I also don’t care to let others know of my pest infestations throughout the year. Certain things just don’t need to be shared outside the walls of ...

DIY Projects on the Rise Among Homeowners

hot tubs Doing home improvement projects once required the assistance and talented hands of a professional contractor. Thanks to some manufacturers, homeowners can now find a variety of materials and supplies that let them create their own projects. Whether you have a few weeks off from work, or you just have a weekend with nothing on your ...

Keep Your Heater Running Efficiently With the Proper Filter

heater filter This should be common sense to most people, but you wouldn’t believe the number of people on this planet that have no idea what a filter is, let alone, how to replace it. Ignorance is bliss all the way up to the moment your heater gives up the ghost due to lack of simple maintenance. ...

Lights, Action … Let’s Go Green

green lighting When it comes to lighting, I am jealous of our local town hall. In fact. the place has everything considered “green” in the world of modern architecture that is available for a simple town hall in upstate New York. That does not mean it was not built with heat from nearby hot springs. It does ...

What the Heck is a Bolster!

Wood Log Bolsters This just shows how oblivious I am to the world of interior design and decor, but I recently added a new word to my vocabulary. But, to be completely honest, I’m not quite sure I’ll ever use it. I’d much rather just say pillow, instead of using the word bolster. I guess it is easier ...

All Tool boxes Were Not Created Equal

Pit Box When your garage is your haven and your tools are your treasures, only the best in tool storage will do. Doing a bit of homework and shopping around can pay off big time. There’s nothing worse than being the tool king with a crappy tool box. Choosing from quality products like those that are offered ...

Keep Your Tools Handy, Man, With a Tool Bag

tool bags It’s hard to be a handyman if your tools aren’t handy, you know what I mean? There’s nothing that frustrates me more than knowing I have the right tool for the job, but when I need it, it seems to have grown legs and walked off on it’s own!  Now, a job that would have ...