Appliance Efficiency

We bring you quite a few articles about how to save money with your home, through improved efficiency and buying the right products, but how much do your appliances really use? We’re gong to help you figure that out today.   There are a few ways to figure out how much energy your technology is… Read More »

Holiday Help: Crafts for You and Your Kids

Decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to stop on the day of. Putting together some crafty decorations with your kids can be a great way to spend time with them, not to mention keep them busy while the last minute preparations for dinner are being made. Here’s a whole gallery of projects for you and… Read More »

Holiday Help: Kitchen Tools

No holiday is complete without a big meal to go with it, and while your friends and family might not be expecting an enormous feast after Thanksgiving it’s still important to to put on a good meal. With all the new kitchen gadgets and tools out there it’s easier than ever to make great food. Here… Read More »

DIY: Self Storage

Is your living room in disarray from setting up your Christmas decorations? If so, then chances are that it will stay that way even after the holidays are over. December to January is filled with the moving of all sorts of items. Here’s a great idea for a new storage system that’s easy to put… Read More »

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How To: Replace your Garbage Disposal

While probably one of the most useful features of a well equipped kitchen, the garbage disposal is also one of the most persnickety. It clogs, it jams, and it’s downright terrifying to stick your hand in. So here’s a step-by-step process on how to to safely fix up your garbage disposal.     How to… Read More »

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Holiday Help: Christmas tree

It’s getting down to the wire with nine days before Christmas. Is there anything you may have forgotten? Presents, decorations, maybe the tree? It’s not too late to check these items off your list for that photo-finish Christmas card. The tree itself is one of our most iconic Christmas traditions, right after Santa Claus himself,… Read More »

Holiday Help: Christmas Lights

It’s been awhile since our last Holiday Help installment, so let’s talk about something festive. And what is more festive this time of year than hanging Christmas lights? Those multicolored bulbs are just the thing to make easy work of your outdoor decoration responsibilities. However if you’ve never hung lights before, or maybe you’re not… Read More »

How to: Build a Chimney

What better thing to discuss over the holiday season than installing a chimney for St. Nick to slide down? For this we’re going to visit our old friend Bob Vila to give you some instructions. Assuming you’ll have a fireplace attached to your chimney, there are a lot of benefits that come with your new… Read More »

Air Leaks

Does it seem like no matter how much you wrap your windows or stopper your doors, it feels like there’s always another draft appearing in the winter? That’s probably because your home has hidden air leaks that you don’t know about. These can be found away from windows and door frames and so go completely… Read More »

Holiday Help: Color Schemes

Here’s our second entry into our Holiday Help series. Decorating your home for the holidays is a fun way to spend an afternoon but if you don’t have any decorations on hand it can be a little tough to start. If you want to avoid coping out by purchasing a ceramic Santa for your living… Read More »