How to – measure the square footage of your home

There are many reasons you may want to know the square footage of your home. From assessing your home’s value or listing it for sale to selecting upgrades (like HVAC systems) or shopping for a new home, an accurate square footage number is important to know. While self-measured square footage isn’t always allowable for purposes ...

How to – check off all your spring cleaning tasks

Spring is the season for renewal. That’s why it’s the perfect time for some traditional spring cleaning and some important spring maintenance. If you’re not sure where to get started around your home, just follow these handy checklists.

How to – start composting

It’s food for your garden. It’s a smart use of household waste. It’s a great lesson on the cycles of nature. It’s composting! If you’re looking for a healthier garden and an emptier trash bin, composting may be for you. Learn how to start composting at home with these simple instructions. 

How to – remove hard water stains

Hard water isn’t actually hard but removing the stains it leaves behind can be. Over time, the minerals in hard water can build up as a cloudy film on household surfaces such as sinks, tubs and toilets. Thankfully, with the right supplies, you can banish these stains and guard against their return. 

How to – clean a shower curtain

They may not be considered a regular laundry item, but your shower curtain and liner are great candidates for a regular trip through your washing machine. Over time, these items can accumulate soap scum, mildew and mold. Thanks to your washing machine, however, it takes minimum elbow grease and just a few household supplies to ...

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