Category: Tips, Hacks and Guides

top loading washer in small laundry

Small Laundry Room Ideas with a Top-Loading Washer

With the average American family handling 8 to 10 loads of laundry each week, it makes perfect sense that every home needs a functional laundry area to handle the never-ending demand for clean clothes. You don’t need very much space to create a functional laundry room. Top-loading washers are convenient

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Do I Need a Generator For My House?

Depending on where you live, power outages might be can be a regular and unavoidable occurrence. Maybe the power outages are caused by storms, fire or just due to an unreliable power grid. Whatever the reason, you may be considering investing in a generator to get you through when the

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what is btu

What is BTU?

If you have ever looked at the specifications of an air conditioner or heater then you have probably noticed the term BTU in the specifications. But what is BTU? What does it stand for? What does it mean? Well this is the article you need. It it we will cover

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home insurance vs home warranty

Home Insurance vs. Home Warranty: Which Is Right For You?

If you’re buying a new home, you’ve probably been advised to research insurance and warranty policies. But it’s a mine-field. Should you just go for the cheapest supplier, or do you plump for the most expensive – because they’re going to offer the most comprehensive deal, surely? Not necessarily. Buying

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how to apply diatomaceous earth

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth – Indoors and Outdoors

What a lovely word – “diatomaceous”. It’s one of those words that roll off the tongue once you know how to pronounce it. But what the heck is it? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally-occurring silica compound made from the fossilized, skeletal remains of diatoms – minuscule aquatic organisms. Oh….I can

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what is peva

What is PEVA? Is It Safe And What Is It In?

PEVA is a non-chlorinated vinyl that is often used a direct substitute for PVC. PEVA is in many common household items, and it is for this reason that you should educate yourself on how safe it is, and what products in your home may be made from PEVA. Disclosure: As an

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compressed air alternative

Use an Electric Air Pump as a Compressed Air Alternative

Let’s get straight to the point; compressed air cans are not cheap……in fact, they are damn expensive! The most commonly used compressed air alternatives will still set you back a pretty penny. There are electric dusters, but they are still costly. Otherwise you could go a full on air compressor, but

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when to call a plumber

7 Signs That it us Time To Call a Plumber

Plumbing problems are often depicted quite humorously on TV. Everybody gets a good laugh seeing a character’s struggle to repair the issue – but in a real life situation, nobody laughs when faced with a plumbing issue. Leaking pipes, toilet backflow, clogged sewers, gas leaks – all of these are

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