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Creating Spaces: Boring Under-Stair Cupboard-Turned Cozy Doggie Den!

Tyler and Tamsin were stuck with an under-stair cupboard that had become a catch-all for old paint cans and junk. Then they thought outside the box and, in a few easy steps, transformed that uninspired space into a beautiful nature-themed den for their two American Hairless Terriers. What lucky pooches! Read more to check out the process, and to see little Neville and Nora model their new digs!       Step 1: The Basics […]

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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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The 3 Keys to a Clean and Clog-Free Shower Drain

Your shower should be a place for you to relax and wash away the day’s worries. But if you find yourself standing in a puddle of dirty water, or if disgusting odors keep wafting up from your shower drain, your shower suddenly changes from a place of relaxation to a source of stress. Keep your shower drain clean, fresh and clog-free with these 3 essential tips!   Clear out Clogs Every drain will clog at […]

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Get the Job Done Right with these 4 Essential Painting Tips

A few cans of paint are some of the top tools in your DIY arsenal for totally transforming any room’s look, or for beautifying and protecting your home’s exterior. But the wrong equipment or improper preparation can lead to a big mess and a bigger headache. These 4 tips will help you breeze through your house painting project and get the job done like a pro, without the hefty contractor price tag. Start spreading some […]

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Tips on Protecting Plumbing Pipes from Freezing

Winter has arrived bringing cold weather to many parts of the country along with the potential for frozen pipes, water damage, and costly plumbing bills.  Home Improvement expert Danny Lipford, has some helpful tips to prevent your pipes from freezing this winter, as well as how to thaw them out if they do. Winterize Outdoor Faucets If your home isn’t equipped with frost-free hose bibbs that are designed to prevent freezing, now is the time […]

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Discover 5 Ways to Stay Warm and Cozy this Holiday Season

Winter’s chill is in the air, and Jack Frost is nipping at you as you rush around busy with your holiday plans. Don’t let old Jack get the best of you! These 4 tips will help you stay warm and toasty as you wrap gifts and plan last-minute shopping trips this holiday season, so you can focus on the fun. Happy Holidays! 1: Warm up from the Inside Out with these Scrumptious Recipes One of […]

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