Strip towels of detergent buildup and make them smell brand new. Wash towels in hot water with one cup distilled white vinegar. Wash towels again in hot water with 1/2 cup baking soda. Run through dryer and towels smell better than ever!
How to Paint a Rug -- seven Tips to Painting a Perfect Rug!
I've been looking to buy a rug. This is what I'm going to do instead...paint one! I want a chevron rug in my living room, all the ones I find are over $500 for the size I want. Now I can paint one for only $50-$100 bucks! Saaweeettt!
(great to remember for move-out or in) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.... good to do every 6 mths
DIY Tip of the Day: Stronger Stair Stringers. This simple method will give you stronger stairs. Cut 2x12 stringers long and secure them to blocking or to the joists if they run parallel to the stringers. Cut extra off the top riser to allow for the rim joist. Set your stair rise to 7-1/4 in. and tread to 11 in. Leave a minimum of 3-1/2 in. of wood perpendicular to the back of the stringer and the deepest cutout.