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

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: TrashRac – Waste Storage Solution

A little know solution in our housewares department is the TrashRac trash storage bins.  Maybe that is because they are by nature nondescript since they like to hide out inside cabinet doors?  Maybe this is because they provide function without all the glamour of a tall stainless steel trash bin?  Who am I kidding, the […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Wet and Forget Keeps Outdoor Surfaces Clean Year Round

If you constantly battle with mold and mildew in shaded areas or other areas that do not dry out well, then we have the product for you!  Most mold and mildew cleaners will clean the surface quickly, but they will not do anything for its regrowth.  This is where Wet and Forget comes in!  Not […]

Spend a Little – Save a Lot: Ant Baits Kill the Entire Colony

It never fails, each year I will encounter ants foraging for food inside my home to take back to their nest.  Sometimes their presence is noticed during the summer, sometimes it happens in the spring.  The timing is never for sure, but it seems to be a yearly occurrence for so many of us.  In […]

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 […]