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7 Fun Facts about Spiders

Spiders: they can be creepy, but they can also be fascinating. Sometimes these 8-legged wonders perform feats that can make them seem like they must be from another planet, such as the amazingly athletic jumping spider, which can jump up to 50 times its body length. And have you ever heard of a spider goat? Read on to see 7 weird and wonderful spider facts, and to see that jumping spider do its cool trick! […]

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Give your Garden the “Wow” Factor with these 5 Extraordinary Flowers

We all love our roses and tulips and look forward to seeing their blooms every year. But have you ever witnessed the blooming of a black bat flower? How about the twisty-turny, bright-blue seed pods on a prickly caterpillar bean? Unique flowers make perfect conversation pieces for your backyard barbecues, and planting them is an excellent way to add some zing to your garden. Check out these 5 attention-grabbing beauties! 1: The Exotic Parrot Tulip […]

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This St. Patty’s Day Keep the Green on the Shamrocks, not your Deck!

St. Patty’s Day is the time to celebrate the Emerald Isle by enjoying everything green, from shamrocks, to green attire, and even the first green shoots in your garden. Everything, that is, except for the slimy green algae or destructive moss that have invaded your deck. Wipe out moss and algae with Wet & Forget Outdoor, and keep the green where it belongs: on the shamrocks, and off your deck! Read on to see how. […]

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The Secret to Growing Tulips in a Vase

Tulips are one of spring’s greatest beauties. Unfortunately, they only stay a short time before they shed their petals and leave you waiting for next year’s bloom. But you don’t have to only enjoy tulips during that brief window, or only outside! Read on to find out how to grow tulips indoors and relish their beautiful blooms for months. Step One: Prepare the Bulbs The secret to growing beautiful tulips indoors is to mimic outdoor […]

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Trade up your Thermostat and Slash your Heating and Cooling Bill

Installing a programmable thermostat is one of the quickest, easiest ways to reduce your home energy use and save money. All you need are some basic tools and about 20 minutes, and you’ll be on your way to smaller heating and cooling bills! This step-by-step guide with photos and video has everything you need to know to install your new thermostat and start saving.   Why Switch Thermostats? If you don’t already have a programmable […]

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10 Ways to Dissolve Stubborn Hard Water Stains

Hard water stains are a real pain in the neck. They ruin the appearance of your sink, shower, and faucets, and can even clog up your coffee maker and dishwasher until they don’t work like they used to. No amount of scrubbing makes this gunk budge, but harsh chemical cleaners may not be your favorite option. We’ve got you covered! Here are 10 limescale solutions that dissolve hard water stains using stuff that you already […]

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Where Do Spiders Go in the Winter?

Spiders are cold-blooded creatures, so where do they wriggle off to when the snow flies? Read on to find out, and to see whether this year’s harsh weather means you’ll be seeing fewer arachnids in your neighborhood. The Short Answer: It All Depends on the Species The U.S. and Canada are host to at least 4,000 known species of spider, and each one has its own strategy for surviving the cold season. There are 3 […]

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Transform your Old Dresser with this Step-by-Step Video!

Is your old dresser or end table in desperate need of a re-boot? No need to spend a fortune at the furniture store! This easy-to-follow video will show you everything you need to know to completely transform your dresser from dull to “wow,” step-by-step. You won’t recognize your old dresser! Why drop a load of cash on brand new furniture if you don’t have to? The video below shows you everything you will need to […]

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How to Survive Winter’s Extended Deep Freeze

The groundhog sure did make the right call this year, and it’s starting to seem like spring might never get here. But don’t worry—we’ve got you covered! From snow removal tips, to warm-your-belly recipes, drafty room cures, and strategies for beating winter allergies, these cold weather life hacks will keep you cozy until Jack Frost finally makes his exit. Maximize your Snow Removal Method A lot of people have been dealing with way more snow […]

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6 Known Health Risks from Indoor Mold Exposure

No one likes mold in their home. It looks disgusting, smells musty, and can even destroy some of the surfaces it grows on. But mold is more than just a mess—too much mold exposure can even threaten your health. Read on to get the facts about indoor mold exposure and what you need to know to protect your family from indoor mold health risks. Risk 1: Allergies Mold is one of the most common allergies, […]

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