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What’s Trending? Deer Repellent Overview

The hot topic this spring (and every spring) is deer repellents.  What really works?  What is best for my particular needs?  Should I use more than one product?  All of these questions go into determining which deer repellent will be best for you.  Here is an overview of deer repellents, how they work, and the […]

What’s Trending? Deep Clean Your Carpets Without Water

Many of our customers are looking for a better way to keep their homes clean.  We have products all over our housewares department that are giving us alternatives to the traditional Lysol and Clorox and harsh chemicals that we have grown accustomed to.  Our busy lifestyles and the sloppy weather, make our carpets prone to […]

What’s Trending? Clean Walls Make for a Perfect Paint Job

Have you ever had newly painted walls that look bumpy or show signs of fuzz or lint under the paint?  Maybe even new paint that is peeling or not adhering well?  If you have experienced these symptoms, it is a good chance that your walls were not clean and dry before paint.  Whenever dust, debris, […]

What’s Trending? Miele Vacuum Filtration is Second to None

A growing concern with vacuums is improved filtration and you will not find a vacuum brand that is more dedicated to high quality filtration than Miele.  How does Miele reach the highest standards when it comes to filtration?  It is a 3 step filtration process, and we break it down in the following article. Miele […]

What’s Trending? Freeze Protection Cables

This month, we have been experiencing lots of arctic air and sub-freezing temperatures.  And as always with these temperatures, we are talking to many customers about frozen water pipes and how best to prevent them in the future.  Many of us have been told to leave our faucets running when frigid temperatures are expected… but […]

What’s Trending? Battery-Operated LED Window Candles Eliminate Frustrating Electrical Cords

Every year, we hear the same frustrating stories regarding electrical window candles.  They look great, but the maze of electric cords and the concern of them burning close to window curtains or being tipped over by children or pets can worry us through the holidays.  Now, there is a realistic, bright, and high quality battery-operated […]

What’s Trending? WeatherTech Floor Liners Protect Your Car’s Interior

Typical car mats seem to only last a couple of years, and the winter takes the biggest toll on their appearance.  The snow, ice, and salt discolor our car mats and can become an eye sore quickly in new cars.  Consider installing WeatherTech floor liners for the winter, or better yet, keep them installed year […]

What’s Trending? Put an End to Clogged Gutters – Simple DIY Solutions

As leaves fall and collect on our roofs and in our gutters, most of us are not looking forward having to clean them out again before winter.  Clog gutters can be the origin of many problems, including water damage to basements, snow and ice damage that drip inside interior walls, mosquito breeding, wasp nests, dangerous […]

What’s Trending? MACE for back to school

If you’re sending a son or daughter off to college for the first time it can be a little nerve racking.  You’re trying to get everything ready from clothes, to dorm stuff, to the finances, etc.  However, if it’s a daughter you’re sending off, there is the added concern of safety.  I don’t want to […]

What’s Trending? Fungus Gnats are a “Little” BIG Nuisance Indoors

As our houseplants are thriving, so too are fungus gnats!  More often than not, these are the little black gnats that are flying around in your home, hanging out next to your windows, doors, computers, kitchen, or anywhere houseplants are kept.  Even though these gnats can be a big nuisance and are often hard to […]