How To Clean A Dryer Vent With A Leaf Blower

Dryer Vent Leaf Blower

If your clothes are taking too long to dry or there’s a burning smell coming from the dryer, the dryer vent could be clogged. Air can’t flow freely, and the dryer needs to work harder which causes extra heat buildup. When you touch the dryer, the outside shell is hot during a working cycle. The […]

Everything You Need to Know about Strawberries

Strawberry Facts

I LOVE strawberries.  I think most people do. But how well do you know your strawberry lore? Are you a strawberry trivia guru?  Take a look at our list of little-known strawberry facts and see how many you knew! Interesting Facts About Strawberries NOT REALLY A BERRY. Despite its name, this is not an actual berry. They […]

How to Repair the Gas Line on a Weed Eater Trimmer

Electric Weed Eaters also Undergo Lubrication

There are a lot of models for gas-operated string trimmers available to the consumers these days. The gas-powered string trimmer is a durable weed cutter that you can use for your garden. However, even the most heavy-duty weed whacker can eventually experience issues on the gas line. As these tools get older, the fuel line […]

How to Adjust A Carburetor On A Weed Eater

Adjust Your Weed Wacker Carb

You can’t escape it… If you own a gas-powered tool – you ARE going to have to – eventually – adjust your weed eater carburetor.  This is especially the case with those power tools that take an oil to gas mixture. It’s not a matter of the quality of the engine – it’s more a […]

How to Mix Gas and Oil for Your Weed Eater

Weed Eater Oil Gas Mixture

It’s not like filling up your car with gasoline. Understanding oil:gas mixtures are one of the most difficult tasks for new weed eater owners. But it’s not just new owners – after a season or two away, it’s easy to forget the right steps to mix before refueling. How much oil is enough? No one wants […]

Best Power Washer Soap for All Occasions

power washer soaps compared

Pressure washers are powerful tools for cleaning, but sometimes they need some help in loosening dirt and grime.  That’s when pressure washer soap comes into the picture. The mixture of water and soap cleanses faster and better than using only water in the pressure washer. You use soap to wash dishes and to wash clothes, […]

How To Make Homemade Ice Melt For A Better Winter

Make Icemelt At Home

When your driveway, steps, and sidewalks are covered with slick ice, you need a homemade ice melt remedy. If you haven’t prepared your vehicle for the snow, chances are your tires are stuck to the driveway, too, which means you can’t even drive to the shops to buy a deicer. What is in your cupboards […]

How To Care For Your Leaf Blower Batteries

Leaf vacuum battery care

Battery-powered leaf blowers are really convenient – they are lightweight and start the first time, every time.  That assumes you haven’t been hard on the batteries.  Without the power contained within the rechargeable lithium-ion cells, nothing will get done.  Considering the cost of leaf blower batteries, it makes sense to take steps to keep them […]

When Do Snowblowers Go On Sale?

Snowblowers On Sale

For most people, a snowblower is a significant purchase.  With prices ranging from a couple hundred bucks all the way to thousands of dollars, it pays to not only shop around but to be smart on when you buy. Did you know, there are a few times a year when snowblowers reliably go on sale?  […]

Tips For Troubleshooting a Malfunctioning Lawnmower Engine

Troubleshooting Your Lawnmower (1)

We don’t think about it much, but our lawn mower is a complicated device.  Luckily, most of the time we don’t need to understand what’s going on “under the hood:.  Rather, we take it out of the garage, start it up, and get our work done. That’s not always the case though.  Sometimes, you pull […]