5 Great Tricks For Keeping Your Mattress In Good Shape


A high-quality mattress is easy on your back and will help you sleep much better at night. However, mattresses are not exactly cheap to replace, so you should try to keep yours in the best possible shape. Here are five great tricks for keeping your mattress in good shape. Vacuum It Your carpeting is not the only thing in your house the needs to be vacuumed. Your mattress could also benefit from regular vacuuming, especially if you let your cat or dog sleep on it.

17 March 2015

How To Fix A Broken Leg On A Wood Dining Table Chair


Some people like to lean back on a dining room chair as they discuss the day's events over dinner. The problem is most dining room chairs are not meant to be used this way and the pressure exerted on the chair's legs can cause one of them to snap. For many years, this meant that you would have to go out and find a replacement chair that matched the others around your dining room table.

5 March 2015

Thinking About Refinishing That Old Piano Yourself? Here Is Why This Is A Job Best Left To The Experts


Brand new pianos can cost quite a bundle – the average price tag of a new upright piano runs about $3,000 for starters, and a grand piano can start at about $5,000. For those piano-playing wannabes who are on a tight budget, finding a used piano for a ridiculously low price may seem too good to pass up. However, even if the sounding board, keys and all parts are in place and operable, you may still have to decide what to do about an old piano's chipped, stained, or rough finish.

19 February 2015