Laundry Upgrades


TOM: Whether you’re adding or just updating a laundry room, a few simple features can prevent plumbing disasters and protect the rest of your home. Hi, I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete with today’s Money Pit Home Improvement Minute. TOM: For a leak-proof laundry room, start by updating your water supply hoses. Rubber-based Read the full article…

Back to School? 8 Stain Removal Tips to Keep Kids Clothes Clean!

Little kids hugging, their faces and hands are colored

As another school year begins, kids around the country are hitting the halls in their brand new duds. Unfortunately, it can often seem like their clothes are magnets for all different kinds of smears, smudges and stains. With the following stain removal tips, you’ll be able to get your kids’ clothes looking good as new again.

Laundry Room Makeover: Tips for Function & Efficiency

Laundry room with modern steel appliances

If functional and well-designed don’t exactly describe your current laundry space, not to worry. A laundry room makeover is generally a DIY-friendly endeavor. Find out how to create a setup that will truly work for your family’s needs.

Hyde Pivotpro Water Wand Makes Cleaning Jobs Faster and Easier


The Hyde PivotPro Water Wand turns your hose into a cleaning machine, allowing you to wet, soap, scrub and rinse most anything with just one tool. It’s called a PivotPro because it has a patented nozzle that pivots as you work so you can get all the tough spots without straining. It’s the perfect tool to help you tackle your to-do list.

DrySafer Clothes Dryer Lint Alarm Helps Prevent Fires


DrySafer is a clothes dryer lint alarm. All clothes dryers have lint filters to catch the lint. However, because lint is so small, it bypasses these filters and starts to build up inside both the dryer and the exhaust ducts, reducing the dryer’s airflow. Once the airflow is reduced, the dryer runs longer and hotter, and can overheat and cause a fire. DrySafer’s patented airflow sensor easily installs onto the back of your dryer and sounds an alarm if the airflow ever becomes restricted. Tom Asciolla joins Leslie Segrete at the 2015 National Hardware Show to share more about the product.

Lutron Maestro Occupancy Sensor Equals Automatic Light Control | Video


If you’re tired of the lights being left on or fumbling for the light switch with full hands, the Maestro Occupancy Sensor Switch makes life easier while helping you save money and go green at home. It automatically turns lights on when you enter a room and off after you leave, saving you as much as 50% in energy costs.