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How To Easily Clean The Glass Within An Oven Door

This should get filed under “Why do they let people who don’t clean appliances designappliances?”. You probably have an oven like ours, which has two panes of glass in the door. The vents at the top front of the oven door are there to allow heat/steam to escape, but they also allow any food drippings … Continue Reading

How To Easily Clean A Stainless Steel Sink

How To Easily Clean A Stainless Steel Sink

Routine tasks need to be relatively easy if I have to do them “routinely”. That said, I’m not going to degrease the sink with vinegar, halved lemons, hydrogen peroxide, etc. Nor am I going to hand polish it with flour, baking soda, or stainless steel polish. That would take forever and requires too much elbow … Continue Reading

Converting Full Window Screens To Half Screens

Over the past decade, we have gradually replaced most of the windows in our home. Half sized window screens weren’t available yet when we installed the first batch of windows. The second set of installed windows had half screens, and the second I washed these windows for the first time I immediately wanted to convert … Continue Reading

Ingenious Ways To Recycle Gift And Credit Cards

If you happen to have a bunch of old credit cards, rewards cards, or used gift cards lying around, there are plenty of useful ways to recycle them. This is also a great way to make use of all those credit cards the companies keep sending you in the mail. Gift Bag Hook Organizers Emergency … Continue Reading

Pasta Drying Racks To Buy Or Make DIY

There are a lot of choices available for pasta drying racks, including high end models, budget friendly, several DIY options and, in a pinch, repurposing items you already have. Which option you choose will depend on your budget, storage needs, and materials preference. Kitchenaide Pasta Rack Attachment The Kitchenaide Pasta Drying Rack runs about $31. … Continue Reading

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

If you have leftover slats after adjusting the length of your faux wood blinds, or you are replacing existing blinds, hang onto those slats because you’ll find they have a lot of uses for projects and crafts around the home. Whether you’re looking for a way to repurpose leftover slats, or want to upcycling slats … Continue Reading

Tips For Buying A Used Inogen One Oxygen Concentrator

Tips For Buying A Used Inogen One Oxygen Concentrator

Portable oxygen concentrators, which can run up to $3500+, are expensive especially if insurance doesn’t cover them. So if you’re paying out of pocket, a used model might be your best option. But even used models can run from $800 to $2200. A charger can cost $45 and replacement batteries can cost up to $500. … Continue Reading

Hollow Core Door Loose Hinge Repair

Hollow Core Door Loose Hinge Repair

If the screws in your door hinge have become loose and frequently require tightening, or have been tightened so often that they no longer stay securely in place causing the door to sag, most likely the wood sections (the stiles) that frame the inside of the door need reinforcement. Door stiles (the wooden side frames … Continue Reading

Free Ways To Research A Car’s Vehicle History By VIN Number

Free Ways To Research A Car’s Vehicle History By VIN Number

There are many paid options to get a vehicle’s history by the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN number). If you are thinking of buying a used car from a dealership, you should definitely expect them to provide a CarFax report. But if you are buying from a private party, it’s your responsibility to do due diligence. … Continue Reading