Posts Categorized: Home & Lifestyle

9 Space Heater Safety Tips

Winter

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 »

Holiday Plumbing Tips And Tricks

If there’s one thing that makes the holidays festive, it’s the food. Sure, it’s nice to meet family and talk about the year’s events, but let there be no confusion; everyone’s waiting on dinner. So whether you celebrate the holidays with a roasted turkey, glazed ham, or other treats, you can be sure that your… Read more »

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, sometimes known as pressure washing, a business, 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… 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 »

Where Water Damage Can Occur

There are certain foods that are great by themselves and maybe even better when combined with something else. Peanut butter and jelly? Nothing wrong with either on its own…but as a dynamic duo, they’re hard to beat. Water’s a great thing, too, just as are building materials. But for the most part, they make for… Read more »

Home Theater Lighting Options

There are several different lighting options available to create the perfect ambiance while setting up your home theater system. While selecting your lighting system for your home theater, one must consider the total area allotted for setting up the home theater. There is a wide range of lights available, from Hollywood disco lights to lights… Read more »

Things You Can Fix Yourself

Sometimes life works just the way it was meant to.  Enough so that certain things can be predicted. Keep something in the fridge too long? It goes bad. Don’t stock up on paper goods? Sooner or later you’ll be searching high and low for a facial tissue, roll of toilet paper, or new box of… Read more »

Why Rec Rooms are Making a Comeback

Rec room, bonus room, teen hangout – whatever you call it, having a dedicated space for games, movie nights, and casual entertaining is a great way to bring friends and family together. Even if you don’t have the space for a full-size room, here are a few reasons to carve out a little corner of… Read more »