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Category Archives: Handy Tips

Innovative Tool Storage Ideas: Keep Them Where You Need Them

Innovative tool storage ideas can be a huge improvement in efficiency. I know all to well the importance of having your tools handy when needed being a . For me I don’t want to spend my time constantly looking for my tape measure as I am sure you don’t either. So I want to share […]

My Favorite Adhesive Of All Time Has To Be Epoxy: What Can’t It Fix

  I sometimes under estimate the versatility of epoxy this stuff in most is cases as tough as concrete or even steel what can’t it fix really. I always keep an easy to use all purpose epoxy with me when working as well as around the house,  I want to share with you the chemical […]

Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips: Ideas To Keep Your Ice Box Cold

We all know how important it is to keep that good old refrigerator or icebox in proper working order. Some could even say their life depends on it whether it is medical needs or what have you. Besides that they are fairly easy to maintain and repair if you know just what your looking for […]

Window Air Conditioner Efficiency Tips: Get The Most Out Of Your Window A/C

By following these simple window air conditioner efficiency tips you will see instant savings! Being a resident of San Diego, California I know all to well how important it is to be mindful of electricity usage. You know… since we are at the top of the charts for energy consumption rates. Even if you do […]

3 Interesting Uses For Baking Soda

It’s difficult to find a food product more versatile than baking soda. This white soluble compound, which is also called sodium bicarbonate, has been used for centuries – even as far back as ancient Egypt – as a natural cleaning agent and preservative. In 1843, when the British chemist, Alfred Bird, created commercial baking soda, the […]

4 Home Maintenance Tips for the Month of November… Starting with Safety

  If you haven’t already done this in October, change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. This is commonly done when setting back clocks during the time change. Make a habit of doing all these activities during the same time. Either put it on your to-do calendar, or even better, have a reputable handyman […]

Home Repairs for October: Top 3 Ways to Maintain Your Home Going Into Fall

Below are the Top 3 Tasks that Should be Performed During October. (Recommended for the Southern California Region)     1. Start With the Top (roof inspection) The last thing you want relaxing in your home is water beading down you from up above. This is why it is highly recommended having someone inspect your […]

7 Natural Ways To Avoid The Flu

Vitamins can reduce the symptoms and duration of the flu and provide natural immunity from viral and bacterial infections. Research has shown that vitamins taken before a flu can build immunity and prevent the flu. Taken during the flu, vitamins can shorten the duration and also mitigate the symptoms and suffering. Many of these vitamins […]

Choosing The Right Grout

Choosing Grout For grout joints wider than 1/16” you’ll want to use sanded grout.  Having sand mixed into the grout gives the grout extra strength to keep it from cracking (the same way that gravel helps make concrete stronger).  Most floor tile installations will use sanded grout. For grout joints thinner than 1/16” (typically on […]

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting Seeds Indoors There are many reasons why it’s smart to start seeds indoors: Many plants have long growing seasons and they won’t flower or fruit unless they get a head start inside. Even if plants don’t need to be started indoors, they’ll grow larger and bloom longer if started early. Plants with fine seeds […]