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December 2009

Work at Home and Save on Heating Costs

There is no doubt that working from home is not only convenient, but it is a money saver. No more commutation costs, eating lunches out or having to buy the work clothes for making a presentable appearance. Working from home does have its financial drawbacks, however. It’s especially noticeable for folks who live in areas [...]

How to Remove Fireplace Soot: Cleaning the Surrounding Brick Wall

If you’ve ever had smoke billow from your fireplace and deposit soot on your brick wall, there’s an easy, inexpensive way to remove it. If you have a functioning fireplace you understand that sometimes an overzealous blaze may, on very rare occasions, cause smoke to billow out of its confines (not opening the flue prior [...]

How to Kill Spiders Naturally with Diatomaceous Earth

It is possible to kill of spiders, ants and other yucky bugs the natural way. All you need to do is buy a bag of diatomaceous earth. That’s pronounced – dahy-uh-tuh-mey-shuh s earth. It’s a mouthful, but it’s a great all natural, non chemical item to have around the house for killing all types of [...]