Storm doors; how to properly install one

A lot of home owners these days prefer handling their own DIY home maintenance and upgrade projects as opposed to hiring professionals. In cases where the task at hand is installing a storm door, a variety of specialized tools and skills come into play. Storm doors require proper installation if they are to serve their … Read more

Paint brush cleaning techniques

Paint brushes are a must have item in every DIY home owner’s garage. It doesn’t make much sense; financially speaking, having to buy new paint brushes every time you embark on a home painting project. To this end, it is important to know the basics on how to clean paint brushes after use; something most … Read more

How to get rid of stove grates

A lot of people face the ever menacing issue of having to clean stove grate. The fact is, food, grease and other types of spills and buildups will always occur, like it or not. The main question therefore is, how to effectively get rid of stove grate using common cleaning methods. Quick Navigation IntroductionHow to … Read more

Why is my pool so cloudy? How to clear a cloudy pool

One day your pool is crystal clear, pleasant to stare into and almost overnight, it all goes south. Your pool now looks more or less like a cattle dip; cloudy or milky in appearance. You can swear to having impeccable cleaning routines but the cloudy water simply lacks explanation. Don’t despair, cloudy pools are a … Read more

How to effectively sanitize a yoga mat

A lot of yogis out there often have to contend with dirty mats and how to properly sanitize them. Sweaty and dirt filled mats harbor millions of microbes which poses a risk of disease contraction. Ailments such as the common cold easily pass on from one individual to the next courtesy of dirty mats. The … Read more

Why is my electric bill so high?

​Has your electricity bill gone up or do you just suspect that it has always been too high? If comparing your average spending on electric power with other people’s rates confirms your suspicions, it’s probably time to find out what’s amiss. No one’s too happy to spend that extra buck with no good reason. Quick … Read more

Why do painters wear white?

Ever wondered why painters wear white attire when on the job? Some secret code or conspiracy perhaps? Well the theories as to why this is the case are all over the place. Some pretty well thought through and others… Well, not so much. Quick Navigation IntroductionHere’s why…The painters’ unionWhite lead powderWhite is a clean colorWhite … Read more