Articles for category: HOME IMPROVEMENT

Plants that Grow Well in Alkaline Soil

Flower gardens with alkaline soil have a pH value above 7.0. The increase in pH causes a reduction in the nutrients available for plant growth, resulting in some species not surviving. Iron is one of the major nutrients that become unavailable due to the high pH level. One benefit of having alkaline soil is that ...

The Ultimate Guide to Laundry and Stain Removal

Laundry is something everyone has to do. Everyone also likes to look nice, and clothing can be expensive. It’s best to take care of it as well as you can!!! To make laundry easier, keep a hamper in every bedroom or bathroom. Kids can place their own clothes easily in the hamper. A basket also ...

How to Fix a Leaking Air Bed

Air bed mattress are a quick and easy way to set up a room in case you suddenly have guests staying over for the night. They start at a price around from $15.00 and go up over $150.00 each. Some have a vinyl top covering while others a soft velour top cover. But what’s one ...

How to Make Your Own Chocolate Molds

At The Chocolate Mold Factory, we have a large selection of plastic, silicone, and polycarbonate chocolate molds. However, almost every day I get calls asking for molds of items that we do not have. My suggestion is to consider making your own chocolate molds. It is really not that hard and doesn’t cost that much. ...

Easy Home Improvement Ideas for the Bathroom

Easy Home Improvement Ideas for the Bathroom The bathroom is one of the most popular rooms in the house, when was the last time you showed it some love? There are some easy and inexpensive small home improvement projects that anyone can do, to improve the look and the functionality of their bathroom. The best ...

How to Add a Warm Air Duct

You have just added a new room to your home and though you are pleased about that there is one issue with the addition – no climate control. There is no need to get concerned. Re-directing heat and air conditioning to the new addition is a simple task if you know the basics. A Cautionary ...

5 Reasons You Should Not Move into the Dorms

If you’ve ever stepped foot inside of a dorm hall or room then you have probably noticed that it’s not very organized, quiet, and it doesn’t provide much privacy for any of the people there. In this article I will talk about 5 reasons why you should not stay at the dorms; if you are ...

How to Prepare for a Winter Power Outage

Although it may seem too soon to be thinking about it, the unfortunate truth is that winter is right around the corner. Depending on where you live, this could mean that you will receive high amounts of snow and or ice this winter. Though we did not receive any snow or ice storms last year ...

Healthier Fabric Softener Alternatives

When the dirty laundry starts to pile up, you throw a load into the washer. Then you toss them in the dryer, followed by a dryer sheet. Or, maybe you put liquid fabric softener while the clothes are still in the wash cycle. That’s how it’s done, isn’t it? It doesn’t have to be that ...