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January Fun Facts

January Fun Facts

  Learning fun facts about different places and words is always pretty interesting! We thought since it is Friday Funday, we would share with you some fun facts about the month of January. You see, the first month of the year is a pretty outstanding one.       Here’s why: – January is the…

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Dryer Vent Cleaning

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Did you know that dryer vent fires are more common than chimney fires? Well, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports dryer related home fires are on the rise. CPSC figures show in one year alone there were 16,800 dryer fires which caused 30 deaths, 430 injuries and 97.3 million dollars in property damage.   So…

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Saggy Cushions

Saggy Cushions

Sagging sofa cushions is a common problem with most sofas. Learning how to fix this and improve the look of your sofa is not as difficult as you may think! If you like to do-it-yourself, here are some tips on how to fix the sagging cushions ourselves. Step 1 – Examine the Base of the…

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Vacuuming 101

Vacuuming 101

Vacuuming is one task that everyone has to do, but no one truly enjoys doing it. Proper vacuuming is the easiest and most effective way to keep your carpet clean. Regular vacuuming can also have the largest impact on the air you breathe. To get the most out of your vacuuming regime, remember these few…

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Winter Driving

Winter Driving

Living in Northwest Indiana, we know  snow, slush, and freezing rain are all par for the course when winter arrives. When it hits, severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA offers some great tips on how motorists can be cautious…

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Driving on Black Ice

Driving on Black Ice

Winter driving isn’t only about dealing with snow – ice on the road is a real threat! Black ice, in particular, is dangerous because it’s hard to see. You can protect yourself by understanding and knowing how to deal with this winter issue.   Understand that black ice is like regular ice. It is a…

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Storing Holiday Decorations

Storing Holiday Decorations

Decorating for the holiday season is something many people enjoy doing. But when the holiday is over, and we take a look at those decorations we pulled out, we remember how much we dislike putting everything away. Storing holiday decorations doesn’t have to be a chore.   Here are some tips to help preserver your…

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Top 10 Resolutions

Top 10 Resolutions

2015 is just a week away and many will make those good ole resolutions. Most of us make individual resolutions but let’s face it – those are so easy to give up on. Instead of making resolutions that we will kick ourselves for not getting done, let’s make some resolutions for the whole family! Here’s a…

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The Facts about Mold

The Facts about Mold

When someone hears the word “mold”, they instantly begin to fear for the worst and assume it is a major problem. Although mold can be a serious problem if it is left to grow, let’s go over some of the facts. What is mold? The term “mold” is a colloquial term for a group of…

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Getting Rid of Static Cling

Getting Rid of Static Cling

12 Hacks to Get Static Cling Out of Your Clothes Chunky sweaters, flannel scarves, cozy tights – there are plenty of fashionable winter wardrobe staples, but static cling isn’t one of them! Zap electrical charges from your outfit with these simple tips. In the wash: • Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your laundry detergent….

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