Guide To Paint

Lighting The Way – The Key To Independence

Bathroom lighting should be bright, uniform and shadow-free, while minimizing glare. Good lighting is important for shaving, grooming, applying make up, showering, and reading fine print on prescription bottles. Faces lighted from all sides have few shadows. Skin tones and hair color appear better with light sources that offer high light levels and good color […]

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Water Heater Buying Guide

Whether you need hot water for showering, cleaning dishes or doing laundry, your water heater works hard all year round. In fact, the average household uses about 64 gallons of water per capita per day, so finding and maintaining the right heater for your home is important. Here are some of the types and features […]

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Bed & Bath 101: What Is Thread Count?

Thread count is the number of vertical and horizontal threads sown into one square inch of a piece of fabric. The higher the thread count, the softer the linen typically will be. However, the softness also depends on the type of fabric you choose, and some fabrics require a higher thread count while others do […]

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How To Locate An Appliance Model Number

Any do-it-yourself repair project starts by first finding the model number for a product or appliance. Unfortunately, the model number can be difficult to find, as it varies from product to product. Find out where to look first to see where a model number for a given product might be located. The model number will be […]

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Dishes Won’t Dry In The Dishwasher?

It can be quite an inconvenience to open your dishwasher after a cleaning cycle to find that all of your dishes are still soaking wet. While there are simple solutions ranging from adding a rinse aid to using a heated dry setting, the problem could be with the dishwasher itself. Our friends have some possible […]

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How To Avoid Water Spots On Dishes

If you’ve grown tired of running your dishwasher just to put away dishes that still look stained and dirty, it’s time to take some preventative measures to get rid of those annoying water spots. Instead of running the dishwasher again or doing extra work to get rid of the water spots by hand, try a […]

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How To Properly Load A Dishwasher

There are many ways to load your dishwasher, and there are more efficient options than just your personal preferences. It’s important to be mindful of how you organize your dishware on the racks before running a cycle so you can protect your dishes, maximise space and run your dishwasher less often. Knowing how and where […]