Seasonal Tips

5 Cheap, DIY Projects to Spruce Up Your Home This Spring

SALT LAKE CITY — If the exterior of your home got a little worn down and neglected during winter, check out these easy do-it-yourself projects to spruce up your yard and home. Lou Manfredini has been a homebuilder and renovator for 25 years. Now he serves as Ace Hardware’s home expert, and he offered several…

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Make Sure Your Holidays are Merry and Safe

We have four children, two at home and two away at college.  My wife and I so excited to have everyone home for Christmas. Our house is decorated and ready for the festivities to begin. I have also made sure that the home is safe, and you should too.  Below is a checklist of items…

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You Need a Backup Generator!

Do you know when the best time is to buy a back-up generator? On a bright, sunny day! But when do people buy them? When the power is out, and they are desperate to get the juice flowing again. The problem with the latter is that the selection is poor, so you may buy the…

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Mean, Clean, Grilling Machine

Spring means it’s time to crank up the grill, get outside, and do some cooking.  Now, at our house in the Midwest, we grill all year long – even during the Polar Vortex! Hey, a guy has to have his grilled asparagus. While we all want a new grill, it may not be in the…

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4 Fixes To Get Your Home Ready for Company…

It’s the last weekend before Thanksgiving – and for goodness sake we don’t want Aunt Rose falling off the wobbly chair! Below is a segment I did with my buddy Al that gives you four quick fixes to get your home ready the holidays. Take a look. Click Here for Video! Here are links and…

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