These days there are plenty of DIY yard projects that can be tackled by amateurs. Then again, there are other large scale projects might be a little outside of your DIY scope. If your upcoming landscape design ideas involve construction, irrigation or electrical work, these might be harder projects than a standard homeowner can tackle on their own. Here are four landscaping projects that shouldn’t be DIY if you aren’t a yard or construction expert. Read More»
If you’re the caregiver of an elderly parent who has delicate, thin skin, install a water softener in their home. A water softening system is designed to remove hard minerals, such as calcium and phosphate, from the home’s water. If your loved one suffers from excessively dry skin that flakes, tears or injures easily, the hard minerals may irritate their condition even further. You may install a water softener on your own. Read More»
Preppers talk a lot about hoarding food and weapons in case of disaster, but you don’t hear much about hoarding sewing supplies. However, if you are a smart prepper, you know that there are many necessary supplies you can get straight from your local fabric store.
If you’ve never looked at a needle display, you’ll be shocked at just how many types of needles are available. Needles are classified first by the type of point they have, which can be ball point, sharp or wedge. Read More»
If you have cat urine streaks on your wall, they’re most likely from an unneutered male who is marking his territory. Not only are the streaks unsightly, they’re smelly as well. If your walls are white, you may notice yellow stains on them from the urine. Although the urine stains may not show up as well on darker walls, you’ll still be able to notice the strong, ammonia-like odor. To remove the pungent smell and stains from a wall, you can use an inexpensive, non-toxic homemade solution or a commercial enzymatic cleaner. Read More»
If you have a swimming pool,you know how important it is to add chlorine to keep it clean and sanitary. However, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, and excessive chlorine in your pool can cause irritation, damage to your pool and equipment and other issues. In fact, excess chlorine can even cause chlorine poisoning, which can make you and your family very sick. Therefore, it’s important to look out for the signs of excess chlorine so that you can do something about this problem if it occurs. Read More»