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Summer can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the season that bugs like best. Here are some tips to keep pests away as the weather warms up. Stop that ant trail.Sprinkle a line of cinnamon around the areas where you've spotted ant armies. They don't like the smell and won't cr...
DISHWASHER & MICROWAVE These tips reveal how you can get more years out of your dishwasher and microwave. Average Life Span: 7-12 years Go for powder soap, not gel.Powders easily dissolve in water, while gels create buildup that can eat away at the inside of your dishwasher. Extend life: 3 years ...
In talking to our local appliance repairman, I got some interesting insights. Did you know that the Average Life Span of a Gas Range is 17 Years and if your range is electric expect 15 years. Here's some tips to help you extend the life of these expensive appliances; Protect the control...
By finding and fixing drafts and leaks, you'll have a warmer house and save money. Here are simple fixes that'll have you cutting your energy usage - and bills - by up to 40%. 1. Electrical Outlets.Look at all exterior wall outlets by unscrewing the plates and peaking underneath. If there's no in...
Here's some quality information from my friend Terri Stephens;Did you know that the buyer will have the right to have the property inspections completed by a professional or otherwise qualified inspector? There are no Alberta regulatory Rules that govern or license property inspectors. There is...
Safer veggie-chopping.Keep your cutting board from sliding all over the counter: Simply wrap a few rubber bands around both ends, and it wont budge. Open jars.Stubborn lid? Wrap a thick rubber band around it – it'll give you the grip you need to twist open. Arrange flowers.Take a tip from expert ...