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How to Build Your Own “Mom Cave”

You've already heard of the man cave - the place where husbands can go to watch sports or their favorite shows, have a snack and a cold drink, or play pool with their buddies. But really, why should this form of retreat be exclusive to men? Everyone

6 Ways to Save More Cash on Appliance Purchases

Frank Ladner writes about tips for saving more money on large purchases, technology, and home improvement. It's hard to live comfortably without good appliances, but it can also be hard after you've blown all your money paying for them. Whether you've got your eye on a new

How to Beat the End of Summer Blues

Summer will be over in a few days, and guess what? That's okay. If you're suffering from those end-of-summer blues, I'm writing this for you. No need to be a grumpy gills. Fall offers all kinds of fresh and fun things to do! Read on to learn

How to Decorate Awkward Spaces

We have all seen that space - the low ceilings, tiny nooks or crannies, and random cut-outs in the walls. If you are living in an older home, you probably have at least one awkward space to deal with. Are you pulling your hair in frustration trying

11 Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Even though the housing market is on the up-and-up, it can still be hard to get the maximum value for your home. It's a buyer's market out there, and your home may require a few upgrades to sell. Some upgrades can be expensive and complicated, while others are

Replacing Light Bulbs in French Door Refrigerators

If an interior light burns out in your french door refrigerator, it is not covered by the manufacturer's warranty. But there's no need to worry, as it is easy and inexpensive to replace the bulb yourself. However, first you need to confirm that the bulb has actually

How to Install and Clean Your Gutters Safely

For anyone wanting to get a head start on their spring cleaning, your gutters are the perfect place to start. Throughout the fall and winter, one's gutters can easily become clogged with leaves and twigs from nearby or overhanging trees. Even if your home has no trees

How to Keep a Freezer Inventory

Whether you want a smart food storage solution for your once a month meals, you do a lot of freezer cooking, or you just want to cut back on your food waste, making and maintaining a freezer inventory is a good idea. This short, handy guide covers

How To Clean Your Dishwasher

You might not believe this, but your dishwasher doesn't clean itself. Even though you run it everyday with dish cleaners and finishes, debris and water deposits can build up in the crevices and holes. Just like any large appliance, a dishwasher must be maintained for optimum performance. If your