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How to Bring The Shine Back To Your Dull Stainless Steel

July 24, 2015 by

We love the look of stainless steel sinks and appliances, but hate the fingerprints and dulled finish. Periodic cleaning with common household products will easily and inexpensively restore the sheen you crave. Clean Stainless Steel Appliances   Materials List: All purpose spray cleaner Non-abrasive scrubbing sponge Microfiber cleaning cloths Rubbing alcohol Stainless steel ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Norma Vally’s Top 10 Most Popular Home Improvement “Fixes”

July 17, 2015 by

Two years ago, seasoned veteran of home improvement, former Discovery Home Channel show host, and author, Norma Vally, joined the WYSK team to write Fix-It Friday, an exclusive weekly column designed to inspire women - weekend warriors, aspiring handywomen, and seasoned DIYers - to take on home repairs and maintenance projects with ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Cool Summer DIY Tips To Beat The Heat At Home

Summer's here and while the time may be right for dancing in the street, it’s also time to get savvy on how to beat the heat in and around your home. High temperatures can wreak havoc on your home, not to mention your power bill, but there are ways to combat that escalating thermometer. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 4th Of July Safety And Awareness Checklist

As we get ready to celebrate our great nation’s birthday, let’s run down this 4th of July safety and awareness checklist I’ve created so we can all have a blast this weekend... but only the good kind! ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 6 Non-Toxic Ways To Keep Bugs Out Of Your Garden

Somebody’s been eating in my rose bed…and I’m pissed! Being away for a couple of weeks and knowing how quickly things grow this time of year, I was excited to come home and see the progress of my garden. As I peeked out at my precious petunias, to my horror, I found pests had used my garden as a buffet station! Leaves ravaged, buds denuded, stems holding on to their shoots ... [Read More]

This Is Precisely Why Every Woman Should Know How To Unclog A Toilet

A Cautionary Tale: Why Every Woman Should Know How To Unclog A Toilet

June 19, 2015 by

Almost four years ago to the day, American Standard released this video, which they say is "Based on a true story." Fact or fiction, it is hilarious! You panic, cringe, and gag right along with this poor woman who has found herself in some seriously deep doo-doo. For the brand it's a clever sales piece, but for us it's a cautionary tale that captures precisely why every woman should know how to unclog ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Get Your Grill Ready For Summer

If you didn’t heed my "Bye Bye BBQ" advice about giving your grill a thorough, end-of-season cleaning as last summer turned into fall, you’re likely to find a mess under the lid when you go to fire it up now. As I warned back then, grease left on your grill from past summer fun can attract pests, and, left over months, can clog and even damage burners. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… Our Toolbelt Diva

June 5, 2015 by

This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]