Oklahoma along with several other state’s will be hosting a Tax Free Weekend August 4th – August 6th for clothes and shoes under $100. Many states offer this type of weekend to assist families with expenses of Back-to-School items. There are a few things to remember as you make your way to the stores this… Continue reading Tax Free Weekend
It all looked looked like a picture from HGTV in May, but now your patio and lawn furniture have lost their sparkle and shine from early spring! Don’t worry – here are some easy tricks to get them back to picture perfect as we finish out the summer. Since we live in a hot, humid… Continue reading Cleaning your Outdoor Furniture
Your answer may surprise you since it is something you use everyday, but only see if something goes horribly wrong! It is a septic system. Many people who live within City limits are connected to the cities waste management system, however it is surprising how many homeowners in Oklahoma have a septic systems. In fact,… Continue reading What is the most expensive appliance in your home?
If your family is like most, kids and husbands can keep you guessing on how to take care of their clothing and the messes they get into! Clothing is an expensive investment so a little extra care in the laundry room can make a big difference in keeping clothes school or work ready. The Cleaning… Continue reading Simple Laundry Tips
What a weekend! Many people were able to enjoy the holiday weekend, see some great fireworks along with some great lightening shows. At our house we received a lot of rain, which helped us notice there was no water coming down our gutter downspouts! Although we cleaned our guttering in early spring, it was definitely… Continue reading And the Rains Came Down – Or did they?
Sustainability tactics reduce stress on your AC The American Cleaning Institute offers a dozen tips for getting those daily chores done without heating up your home and adding stress to your air conditioner (and wallet). First rule of thumb: Do your chores when it is cooler outside – before breakfast or after dinner. In the… Continue reading Keeping Your Cool Doing Summer Chores
With summer in full swing, more people outside working in their lawn and gardens and kids being home more all add up for a risk of accidental poison exposure. Always keep chemicals in their original containers, and don’t forget to always follow the label. More then what a label recommends doesn’t make the product work… Continue reading Beware of warm-weather poison hazards