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Bathroom Remodeling

Want a quick tip to keep tile flooring looking like new? Make a solution of white vinegar and water to wash your tile floor. The vinegar cleans and shines the tile floor without leaving streaks.

Plus, vinegar is half the cost of those expensive tile cleaners -- as well as being a safe,...

Great Spring Home Improvement Products from the 2010 National Hardware Show

Spring means a new home improvement to-do list for most homeowners, and a variety of great products for those projects are making their debut at this month’s National Hardware Show. Shop the following solutions as you make plans to refresh your home for a new season and greater long-term...

Decks and Patios

Is your wood deck looking winter worn? Laundry detergent can be used for more than just colors or whites. Here is a great outdoor use for your laundry detergent. As the weather gets warmer, you may want to clean all traces of winter from your wood deck. Powdered laundry detergent and hot water...


With today's homes being built tighter and tighter, the risk of having a mold problem has increased. The tighter a home is, the more likely the buildup of moisture that invites household mold and mildew. When preventing mold from spreading in your home consider the following:

Garage Remodeling

Quick. What should you do with leftover household hazardous waste like house paint?

  1. Pour it down your sink and rinse can well.
  2. Pour it at the curb and flush with hose into nearest storm drain.
  3. Cover can tightly and throw away with regular trash.
  4. Dump it in a corner of your yard...
Laundry Rooms

Is your dryer's tumbler stained? A stray crayon, forgotten pen, or excess dye from clothing not only stains clothes, but your dryer, as well.  To remove stains on your dryer's tumbler, apply spray cleaner, a mild abrasive, or laundry stain treatment to the affected area of the dryer tumbler  and...