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Sarah Walker

Sarah is a homemaker and is passionate about fixing little things in and around her house. She loves to do DIY hacks and keeps on writing about those things in her blog. When she is not writing, she keeps herself busy with her twins Cathy and Mickey.

Can You Throw Coffee Grounds in The Garbage Disposal?

Over the past years, more individuals have begun brewing their coffee at home. As somebody who has performed this extensively, you can attest that both advantages and disadvantages exist. While enjoying a well-roasted hot cup of coffee first thing every morning has its benefits, there may be a few downsides. Cleaning up after that is …

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Can You Throw Away Bricks? (And Ways to Dispose of?)

The answer to the question, “can you throw away bricks?” Is complicated. It depends on how many bricks you have and how much time you have to move them. If no one wants to take them, or you have too many to recycle, then the best option is to dispose of them yourself. There are …

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10 Smart Ways To Keep Spiders Away From The Mailbox

Spiders are tiny organisms that prefer to lurk in dark cracks and corners. You’re likely to find them in corners of your room or in areas that have been kept untidy for an extended period. Most spiders spin sophisticated webs and generally lie in wait for victims. In most cases, small insects become entangled in …

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7 Amazing Ways to Get Rid of Black Worms in the Bathroom

Most people are unaware that a clogged drain is an ideal home for all kinds of living organisms. A mix of moisture, heat and organic materials produces the perfect environment for larvae growth in an incubator. This is why mold, drain worms, and other vermin are commonly found in bathrooms. Flush your drain if you …

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Does Windex Kill Spiders? (And Their Eggs?)

Notice any stain or smears on your shower door, mirror, or window. The first thing to come to your mind will likely be Windex. This household cleaner makes a favorite cleaning solution for many, thanks to the outstandingly great results it delivers on the same. Now, being one of the most versatile household cleaners, it’s …

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How Hot is a Lighter Flame? (And Match Flame?)

As more and more people say adios to smoking, lighters are experiencing a downward-sloping curve when it comes to their popularity. Even so, the fact remains that lighters are the unsung heroes that do the magic even in situations where the common matchstick won’t suffice. To do them some bit of justice, we will be …

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Can Batteries Catch Fire? (And What Causes the Fire?)

One fun fact; if you are reading this on your screen, there’s a 95% chance that you are using a battery-powered gadget. It could be a phone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, laptop, or another device. The 5% goes to PC and any other option that requires you to plug in to operate. What I mean is …

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Is Candle Wax Flammable? (Is It a Fire Hazard?)

Whether you are looking for an inexpensive way to saturate your space with a luxurious aroma, intend to add the Christmas spirit into your home, or want a way to soothe your mind after a long busy day, candles do the magic. They are the unsung heroes of our time. Even so, before you grab …

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Can You Paint Over a Powder Coat? (Steps to Paint)

Coat powder has a number of advantages and disadvantages. It’s popular because of its long-lasting finish, environmentally friendly nature, and reduced variable cost compared to liquid coating. Despite its enhanced durability, the powder coating is prone to scratches and damages with time. When abrasions happen, the underlying material is likely to oxidize. These two reasons …

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Can You Flush Bandaids Down The Toilet? (Can They Expire?)

A bandaid remains a stable component in most first aid kits. In fact, no matter how stocked your medicine cabinet looks, if you don’t have several adhesive bandages at your disposal, you are yet to get prepared for some of those unfortunate moments. A bandaid will cover your blood wounds to minimize bleeding, prevent contamination, …

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5 Easy Ways To Cut Guitar Strings Without Wire Cutters

Whether you are a guitar virtuoso or learning the ropes on how to play guitar, one thing you need to do occasionally is to restring your guitar. You see, the more you play your guitar, the more your wires wear out, and that means you have to replace them to keep the quality of sound …

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Can You Use Clorox Wipes on Leather (Seats and Shoes)?

Clorox wipes are used to clean household surfaces and goods. They have isopropyl alcohol, which dries up genuine leather by removing the essential moisture and natural oils. For fake leather, this is never an issue. With the correct techniques and ideas, such as re-adjusting the material right after wiping, you’ll know how to use the …

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Can You Vacuum Water? (With a Dyson Cleaner)

Vacuum cleaners have revolutionalized the way of handling dirt, and we all are grateful for it! Whether you want to get rid of sawdust, dust, spilled cereals, spiders, or any other unwanted stuff from a surface, a vacuum cleaner works hard to ensure that you keep your space squeaky clean at all times. And yes, …

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Does Lysol Kill Spiders? (And Bed Bugs, Cockroaches)

You might have a well-fenced home, reliable security systems, and even a couple of guard dogs patrolling your home. But believe me, even with all these, some invaders will always sneak into your home – and unnoticed. And yes, you guessed it right – the spiders! Even the most vigilant soldier armed to the teeth …

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7+ Amazing Ways To Clean a Toothbrush That Fell on The Floor

You just brushed your teeth and are returning your toothbrush into its holder. Oops! You missed the slot! Your toothbrush falls to the floor. Even worse, it lies on its face down. “It must be a bad day,” you think. Well, not really! Such moments happen to the best of us. For an old toothbrush, …

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