Posts Categorized: Home & Lifestyle

Toilet Trivia – Things You Probably Don’t Know

Who doesn’t love a good game of trivia? Perhaps you crush the competition in all things pop culture. Or maybe geography is more your jam. Then there are those whose brains are filled with dozens of seemingly useless and random facts, like the inventor of the whiffle ball (David N. Mullaney), the number of muscles… Read more »

8 Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

Regardless of what the thermostat reads, the first signs of fall are upon us. Shorter daylight hours, a fallen leaf here and there, and a certain something in the air that tells you these summer days won’t be around for much longer. Which is why now is the perfect time to start preparing your home… Read more »

Tips for Effective Power Washing

Power-washing a house, patio, or deck isn’t exactly rocket science. And yet, a few simple mistakes can not only ruin a project, but could potentially cause serious damage. Of course, many people decide to contact a professional company to pressure wash their home for them (click here for more information) to ere on the side… Read more »

9 Space Heater Safety Tips

When you run out of something at home and there’s no time to replace it, you make do with what you have. No more bread for a sandwich? Try wrapping the insides in lettuce…tasty, and much better for you. Just ran out of glass cleaner? Make your own with water and vinegar – it’s a… Read more »

Set Money Aside for Home Improvements

“Say what?!” Sure, you scrimped and saved to purchase your home, and now you’re there – goal achieved, and dream realized. So, no more need to keep setting money aside, right, other than for retirement, your kids’ educations, and so on? Uh, not so fast. You see, home may be where the heart is, but… Read more »

How to Give Your Home a Fresh Start

After the holidays are over and the last of the decorations are put away, you might find yourself looking around, just itching for a change of scenery. But let’s face it, change doesn’t always come easy. Or cheap, for that matter. So, how can you breathe new life into your home this winter – or… Read more »

How to Stop Mold Growth

Mold is part of nature. Outdoors, it serves to break down organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees. Indoors, mold has no place because it serves no useful purpose. It can, in fact, cause considerable harm to your home and well-being. Mold is most likely to form in damp or wet areas of… Read more »

How to Prevent Winter Weather Damage

Blustery winds, piles of snow, and sub-zero temps can dampen even the brightest of moods. Even worse is the damage winter weather conditions can inflict on your home. Many find themselves researching the only roofers with the right local residential experience for them, fearing that the winter weather will bring roofing damage. That’s why it’s… Read more »

Why You Need a Bidet Toilet Seat

When most people think of a bidet, they think of a free-standing fixture that washes your underside for improved sanitation. That’s correct, of course. But now there’s something relatively new on the market – bidet toilet seats. They take the place of the conventional kind and perform two functions at once – facilitate answering the… Read more »

Home Upkeep Mistakes You Should Avoid

Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or have lived in more than one, knowing the best way to handle an update or repair isn’t always easy. For example, should you paint the exposed would trim or sand and stain it first? Should you attempt to bring that vintage claw-foot tub back to life or replace it… Read more »