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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas: The World’s Largest Cruise Ship

More than 100 years ago, the Titanic was the largest cruise ship on the water. But today, a ship that’s twice as high and twice as wide is the new queen of the sea. With 18 decks and seven “neighborhoods,”

Lawn Care 101: Prepping Your Yard for Spring

Spring is technically here, but things may still be a bit cool and gray throughout March and sometimes into April. While you are waiting for the full effect of the sunshine and warm temps to arrive, you can take the

When to Refinish Hardwood Floors?

20+ years without sanding Visible scratches and nicks Dull finish isn’t revived with polishing Uneven coloring Even the best floors eventually need some serious work. If your home has hardwood floors, they should stand up well for a long time

Are Hardwood Floors Waterproof?

No, they will incur damage if a pipe bursts or if the home is flooded. Most floors will stand up just fine to spills or water tracked in from outside as long as the water is dried up quickly. Hardwood

A Guide to Hardwood Floor Finishes

What hardwood floor finish is best? Finish Type Main Pros Main Cons Wax Low Cost, DIY application Time Consuming, High maintenance Polyurethane Highly Durable, Cost-effective Odor, potential discoloration Acid-Cured Sealer Great looks, extreme durability High Cost, long curing time Penetrating

Dream cars vs. real car

If you could drive your dream car, what would it be? Picture yourself with the windows down, music up and hands gripping the steering wheel. There’s nothing but open road in front of you. When you step on the gas,

Fun Kitchen Gifts for Chefs at Any Skill Level

Just getting started in the kitchen Maybe this person is a recent college grad or a friend who is deciding to try saving money by eating at home more. Either way, they need all the help they can get in

How to Clean Your English or Western Saddle

Barns are not known for their pristine conditions. And your saddle comes in contact with all kinds of different elements, from dust and hay, to sweat and cold weather. Make sure you’re taking proper care of your equipment – keep

The Changing Rules for Buying a Car

Car buying has changed over the years and so have most of the old rules. In the past, you may have looked for a low-mileage car with good tires and thought that was good enough. Gas efficiency may have been

10 Weird Ways to Get Caffeinated on Amazon

Tired? Aren’t we all. In continuing with our ode to caffeine, here are 10 strange ways you can get caffeinated if you don’t like coffee: Mints What an obvious choice! After coffee, you want to freshen your breath, but the

What Does Coffee Do to My Brain?

Two out of every three adults in the US are daily coffee drinkers. Have you ever wondered exactly what all that coffee is doing to our brains? Active Ingredients Coffee is a complex liquid with hundreds of bioactive compounds, but

Your Myers-Briggs Totally Determines How you Clean

(Excuse me, what is Myers-Briggs? Myers-Briggs is an assessment that helps identify a person’s preferred way of doing things in four key areas. If you’re not familiar, you can scope it out here or take an unofficial assessment here.) ISTJ

9 Real Car Features That You Have to See to Believe

Invention requires failure, and we appreciate that you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelet. That doesn’t mean a commercial kitchen should be sending shell-filled omelets out the door to customers, however. Here are 9 real-life features

Three Tips to Help Negotiate Buying a Car

Buying a car is a rite of passage, and for some, it can be intimidating. We reached out to a few former car salesmen to give us some easy tactics that can help save money and give you leverage in

Kitchen Renovation Ideas for Every Skill Level

You want the kitchen in your home to be an inviting place, even if you and the family usually just huddle together around the microwave. If you enjoy cooking, then the kitchen becomes even more important. In addition to having

What is Microfiber?

We hear about microfiber towels all the time, but few of us actually know what the heck microfiber is. Because we include premium microfiber towels with several of our products, we’ve assembled this brief introduction to microfiber so that you

7 Best Fall K-Cups You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now!

Fall is in full swing: Halloween decorations are up, leaves are changing color, temperatures are dropping, and you want your morning beverage to rise to the occasion. [If you haven’t finished decorating – check out our post on getting ready

Home Renovation: Should You DIY or Hire the Expert?

Your home is your castle, but the castle needs some sprucing up. The moat is overflowing, the dungeon is leaking, and the siding? Forget about it. Plus, your kingdom’s coffers are running a bit low. Can or should you tackle

How to Clean a Glass Cooktop

Flat top stoves add a sleek and modern element to any kitchen, as long as they’re clean and shining like mirrors. If you happen to use them frequently, you know that keeping them clean can sometimes be a challenge. Read

How Do Pet Stain Removers Work?

If you’ve been a pet parent long, you’ve likely heard about bio-enzymatic or ‘enzyme’ cleaning products. But unless you have a background in Biochemistry the ‘how’ behind the ‘what’ probably remains a mystery. No one wants to use a product

How to Care for Hardwood Floors

Caring for hardwood floors is an important part of maintaining their beauty and longevity. Read on for our guide to maintaining awesome looking hardwood! How do I clean hardwood floors? Sweep or Vacuum (1-2x per week) Grit from daily foot

When was Stainless Steel Invented?

The discovery of stainless steel is still a hotly debated topic among those who are familiar with its origin and history. The short answer is that it came into being in the early 20th century, and scientists in a number

What Hardwood Floors are Most Durable?

Hardwood floors can be a beautiful addition to any home, but as with any natural product, there are questions about durability. Durability is hard to pin down because it can mean different things to different people. Is a floor more

Getting Your Home Ready for the Fall

As temperatures drop and parents start breaking out their best “Don’t forget your coat” voices, it’s worth taking stock of your interior décor to see if some refreshing is in order. We reached out to some design experts to get

How to Seal Granite Countertops

Steps to Seal Granite Countertops Step 1: Clean the Counters Step 2: Apply your preferred sealer Step 3: Wipe on Wipe off Choosing a Granite Sealer Stone countertops bring an elevated look to any kitchen. The great looks often come

How to Clean and Polish Stainless Steel

Stainless steel, aka ‘where fingerprints have their vacation homes’ is striking and modern – but when it’s smudged it can be an eyesore. Let us give you a quick and simple primer on maintaining stainless steel. Best product to use

Which Color Granite is Best

Because most granite countertops have been polished and sealed – what you need to consider when shopping for your kitchen is the overall feel of the room. Read on for a beginner’s guide on what color granite counter tops are

How to Make Granite Shine

If your granite is looking a little dull, there could be a number of things going on. Here are a few things that happen to your granite that you can and cannot fix: You can fix it ✔ Soap Scum If

How to Clean a Keurig Machine

Unless you’re brewing with distilled water, your Keurig machine will develop lime scale and calcium deposits over time. These deposits are non-toxic, but they can impact machine performance and the taste of your coffee. The only true way to break

How To Clean and Protect Your Pool Table

A pool table is an expensive investment that should last for years. Whether you are a casual player who just enjoys the game or a competitive player, taking proper care of your table will ensure the best performance and the