As we mentioned in our fall maintenance checklist, cleaning gutters is very important to the overall health of your home as gutters blocked by debris such as leaves and branches will cause water to buildup on your roof as well as ice dams to form. Gutters need clear paths to […]
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An excellent choice for alternative heating, a pellet stove is just like any other household appliance. It requires maintenance. Since you can’t hide and hope the fireplace fairy takes care of things, it’s best to know exactly what sort of maintenance and cleaning needs to be done on this green […]
The Kitchen Designer has come through again with some great tips for preparing your kitchen to show during an open house. It takes more than just wiping down the counters and clearing the sink. 1. When showing your home, turn on all the lights in the kitchen 2. Clean the […]
When you are short on workspace and must work in environments that are sensitive to dust or paint particles you have other options besides covering everything with tarps. Check out the Zipwall which is a temporary barrier that can be fastened in a variety of ways and will keep all […]
Stop wasting time trying to rescue paint brushes that have become useless because they were never cleaned properly. The EZ Clean Paintbrush debuted at the 2006 National Hardware Show and operates under a concept so simple it falls under the “Why didn’t I think of that” category. After using the […]
We love our stuff. That might be one of the reasons we moved from NYC, there just wasn’t enough room for our stuff. Fortunately in New York we had a loft area and became adept at re-arranging our closets and kitchens to suit the seasons otherwise we would have been […]
Hewn and Hammered has posted a follow-up to their original article about common hiding places for black mold. They’ve now uncovered the task of removing and preventing black mold from gaining a foothold in your home.
It takes more than just wiping down the counters and clearing the sink to stage your kitchen.
We’ve got a small living space but it’s nothing like the traveling home that truckers live in on a daily basis for months at a time. Cabs that offer from 200-280 sqft. are deftly designed to include kitchens, toilets, showers, and sleeping areas.
With heated pools more people open them up before the official start of summer. If you’re tackling this by yourself, make sure you take all the precautions now so your pool season goes by without a hitch (or at least without too many).
It’s already been a year since our last spring cleaning list and not much has changed (in terms of what and how to clean). But we thought we’d give you some new resources this year that might shed some light on different tips and help you start the summer right. […]
In addition to the resources found on our gutter cleaning guide we present this new tool from Brookstone, the Gutter Tong.