How To Use a Dehumidifier Effectively – a simple guide for optimal usage

featured image for how to use a dehumidifier effectively article

Keeping the humidity levels optimal is not always the top priority for most homeowners. But it’s not something you’d want to skip or put at the bottom of your maintenance list. When you let humidity fluctuate, it can cause damage for both your home and health and, in worst-case scenarios, both simultaneously. Luckily, you don’t … Read more

How To Keep Spiders Away – 19 Natural Methods

Spider on a bathroom countertop

Finding a spider inside your home is never a pleasant experience. Finding three or four or ten?! That’s not just unpleasant; that’s a serious problem. When I first moved into my new home—a tri-level with a garden level and a basement—we had a serious spider problem. I’m talking about the spider-in-every-corner type of problem. Because … Read more

How To Grow a Moon Cactus – Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii

woman holding a pot of ruby ball moon cactus

Even though succulents and cacti are less colorful and dramatic than other plants, they are popular houseplants because they are resilient and easy enough for beginning gardeners to grow successfully. Plus, there are many varieties to choose from.  If you want to add a little glamour to your cactus garden and have the patience for … Read more

What is Fire Glass or Fire Pit Glass Rocks?

burning fire pit with fire glass and lava rock

Not everyone wants to be inhaling fumes from burning wood and cleaning the ashes after a long night of wine and drinks. Well, have you ever heard of fire glass? Introduced in the mid-2000’s, these colorful tempered glass pebbles have become a massive hit for both homeowners and designers. They offer two staple things that … Read more

The Best Battery Powered Weed Eater – Cordless String Trimmers

best battery powered weed eater

As we’ve said before, Cordless Battery-Powered Tools are the way of the future. Not only does modern battery technology now rival traditional gas-powered motors, but they’re superior in many other ways. But some models of cordless weed eaters are also far inferior to their gas powered counterparts. That’s why choosing the right brand and model … Read more

17 Easy Ways to Make a Homemade Fire Starter

man starting a fire

Just imagine coming off a long trail only to spend hours on end trying to start a fire. By the time you’re done, it’s already nightfall, and you’re shivering your bones off, trying to keep warm.  That’s why creating your homemade fire starters are essential. These not only alleviate the unnecessary stress and effort of … Read more