Archive for the ‘Spend a Little – Save a Lot’ Category

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: O’Keeffe’s Hand Cream Solves Dry, Cracked Skin

The winter is the season for moisturizing!  For myself, I feel that I can never moisturize enough during the winter and if I don’t keep up on applications, my hands or feet can become so dry that they crack and split.  As a result, my fingers can bleed or sting because of how overly dry […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Wood Hardener For Rotted Wood

With so many old houses in our neighborhood, so many of us have situations where water has rotted out wood around window ledges, gutters, downspouts, roofs, decks, and more. This rotten wood is not only unsightly but it can be an attraction for carpenter ants, woodpeckers, rodents, and other critters.  Instead of replacing the damaged […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: GoJo Pumice Hand Cleaner

If you have been doing projects around the house, chances are that your hands are taking a beating.  They are being covered in soil, grease, dirt, paint and random sticky substances that came from somewhere!  At the end of your project, if you are looking for a better way to quickly clean your hands and […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Bagster, Dumpster in a Bag

The Bagster from Waste Management is your solution for heavy, awkward waste caused by renovations and home cleanouts.  This unique temporary dumpster provides quick and efficient removal of large debris and heavy debris that is too difficult to bag or too time consuming to take somewhere to be salvaged. Many of our customers who purchase […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Stop the itch with Grandma’s poison ivy soap

Do you know that even though poison ivy or oak is sprayed with a weed control and looks dead, it can still be poisonous?  This is because the poisonous oils are still present on the leaves!  Even with long pants and sleeves and work gloves, many of us still contract poison ivy during these summer […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Watering Made Easy

We wanted to take this chance to showcase an item that is not widely known, but has a large appeal.  Houseplants and certain potted plants outside dry up quickly without frequent watering.  When we leave for vacation, these plants are often stressed more because we are not able to water them.  We might put them […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Helpful Paint Tools to Make your Job Easier!

When you walk the aisles of our paint department, you will find many neat items, all designed to make your next paint job cleaner, easier, and more efficient than ever before.  We decided to combine many of them and bring them to you all at once.  Here are some of our favorites! 3M paint and […]

Spend a Little, Save a Lot: Walk Behind Snow Plow

This article is about a product that we have carried for about 5 years now.  It is not new, but does deserve more attention, because of its quick and efficient snow removal abilities.  The 38″ snow plow from YoHo is part of their Polar Tuff line of products and perfect for so many of our […]

Spend A Little – Save A Lot: A Light Tester That Really Works!

If you are frustrated with throwing out Christmas lights each year because they don’t light or become a problem halfway through the season, you are not alone!  Tis the season for holiday cheer, but our holiday lights can add many headaches to a season that is already busy enough.  Save time and money and repair […]

Spend A Little – Save A Lot: Push-Fit plumbing fittings make DIY repairs simple

Plumbing repairs have often been overwhelming to homeowners and the fear of creating a bigger problem if done incorrectly is always a worry.  Now, with the invention of push-fit plumbing connections, fixing that leaking pipe or putting in a new faucet is both simple and affordable! I am a novice when it comes to plumbing […]