How to Get Wax Out of Carpet and Other Halloween Cleanup Hacks
Cleaning egg off your house is the first thing to tackle. The wax can wait.
A week ago you were worried about how to get spooky outdoor Halloween ...
Posted by Mark Ross on November 1, 2023
Fall Yard Cleanup: 8 Shortcuts for Easy Care
When you’re looking for your dream home, you might find that it comes with more yard than you've ever had before -- or had to maintain. These ...
Posted by Mark Ross on October 13, 2023
10 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Home
Unless you're a minimalist, chances are your home is more cluttered than you would like. Disorganization at home is a common problem and can range ...
Posted by Mark Ross on October 2, 2023
How to Stain a Deck
For many homeowners, the hottest spot for summertime fun and relaxation is their backyard deck. But if your deck is starting to resemble weathered ...
Posted by Mark Ross on September 13, 2023
8 Things You Shouldn't Keep in Your Basement or Garage
Take a second look at what you keep in your garage or basement.
For many homes in the U.S., a basement or garage tends to be the catch-all for ...
Posted by Mark Ross on July 26, 2023
4 Things Smart Homeowners Know to Do in May
The lazy days of summer officially kick off Memorial Day weekend.
Giving your home a little extra love this month can save you time and money.
Posted by Mark Ross on May 1, 2023
10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide
Non-toxic. Low-cost. Hydrogen peroxide is your cleaning arsenal’s secret weapon.
When it’s time to clean, have your trusty green cleaners ...
Posted by Mark Ross on April 26, 2023
8 Spring Lawn Care Tasks You Need to Do Now
How to prepare your yard for spring so you can enjoy it more and work on it less.
Temps might still be a long way from shorts and T-shirts, but if ...
Posted by Mark Ross on April 24, 2023
5 To-Do’s in April for a Worry-Free Summer
Battle bugs before they bite (or sting!) you — and check the attic for problems.
Tackling five simple tasks now gives you a head start on ...
Posted by Mark Ross on April 21, 2023
4 Tasks That Veteran Homeowners Know You Should Do in March
March madness is here — not the basketball kind, but the home kind.
It's that time of year when homeowners who've been through a few winters ...
Posted by Mark Ross on March 10, 2023
HVAC Maintenance Checklist
It's a good idea to hire an HVAC company to inspect and do maintenance on your system every fall and spring. They'll do things like inspect and clean ...
Posted by Mark Ross on February 10, 2023
5 Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do in Ha
Whew. The holidays are done.The new year has rung in.
That's when smart homeowners know it's time to do these five things that'll save time, money, ...
Posted by Mark Ross on January 12, 2023
6 Winter Plumbing Problems That Are Sure To Wreak Havoc on Your Home—and Wallet
Winter brings major cold spells to many parts of the country, and frigid weather often puts your plumbing system at risk. When the mercury dips below ...
Posted by Mark Ross on November 17, 2022
Simple Tricks For Getting Your Garage Organized
If your house is bursting at the seams, or simply short on storage options, the solution may be as close as your garage. To make the best use of this ...
Posted by Mark Ross on June 23, 2022
Organize Your Home In A Month In Less Than An Hour A Day
A super-easy plan for getting organized without adding to your home-is-school, home-is-work, home-is-everything time burden.
Did you ever notice ...
Posted by Mark Ross on June 21, 2022
9 Spring Cleaning Tasks That Homeowners Tend To Overlook
No matter how hard you try, it's easy to overlook some spots when you spring clean — because you're blind to what you see and use every day in ...
Posted by Mark Ross on March 1, 2022
6 Tips To Get Your Collection Of Cleaning Supplies Under Control
One thing we all have too much of (especially post-pandemic) are cleaning supplies. Whether you store yours under a kitchen sink, in the bathroom, ...
Posted by Mark Ross on February 15, 2022
Does Your Home Have A Plumbing Problem
A clogged toilet can be embarrassing, and the thought of calling a plumber for such an issue can feel like an overreaction. But that clogged toilet, ...
Posted by Mark Ross on February 7, 2022