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

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Fabric shavers make clothing look like new again

One of my favorite coats is a gray cotton fabric and it has help up great for many years.  Just this year, the fabric became worn in areas of the front and sleeves enough so that the “pilling” was noticeable from near and far.  If you try to pull on the pills, you don’t make […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Heavy duty garment rack expands closet storage

If you have ever been looking for closet space to hang guest coats during the holidays, or to store jackets and other garments that are not in season, then the garment rack from Richards could be your problem solver!  This item is built like a mack-truck.  Well… not quite like that…. but it is heavy […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Fire and Carbon Monoxide Safety

Our homes may feel safe since they protect us and our belongings from the cold, rain, snow, and wind; however there is more to a safe house than just having locking doors and an alarm system.  Carbon monoxide poisoning causes over 200 deaths a year and fires cause thousands of deaths each year in the […]

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

This article is about a product that we have carried for about 7 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: The Magic Eraser makes problems go away

A little scuff there, a little mark there.  The Magic Eraser was made for these exact scenarios.  I’m sure that many of you have heard about Mr. Clean’s Magic Erasers.  This unique sponge has some special powers and it is safe to use on almost any surface.  It wasn’t until recently that my wife and […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Dusting Cloths Get the Job Done Quick

Looking for an easier way to dust? The Guardsman Dusting Cloth might just be your answer. This treated cotton cloth works like a charm and can be used over and over again. Even when it looks filthy and couldn’t hold another bit of dust, it keeps on working! To remove dust and dirt, simply hand […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Protect Your Hands While Cleaning Around the House

Dry hands and skin are a constant battle for so many of us during the dry and cold winter months. Protect your hands and give them a break when cleaning the dishes with the ultimate household gloves, True Blues! These gloves are soft and protective, even in hot water, and make for the perfect glove […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Stop peeling, flaking paint

Just recently, I was doing a paint project at home and encountered something that had never happened to me before.  My paint was peeling!  And all layers were peeling, so before I knew it, I was all the way back to the drywall in some areas! I didn’t know what I was in for and […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Protect trees from deer damage

Early fall is consistently the time of the year that we receive the most requests for remedies to deer damage on tree trunks.  Damage is caused as male deer rub their antlers on tree bark, typically to remove the “velvet” fuzz that is no longer needed on the mature antlers.  As a result, deer often […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: The quick and easy way to get rid of old paint

If you are anything like me, your basement has slowly filled up with gallons and gallons of old paint.  One project after another goes by, wall colors have been changed, and the partial cans of paint sit downstairs for years taking up space.  Several rooms in my house have changed colors more than once, so […]