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Frozen Wheel Wells

In the winter the thick slush on the roads can accumulate in your wheel wells. If you leave it there it can freeze solid and could prevent the wheel turning, or mess with the wheel alignment. Kick it out when you arrive at your destination, or you might find that it’s frozen up by the time you […]

April 25th, 2015|Driving|0 Comments

Cutworm Collars

Cutworms are a menace to gardeners and usually found only after the damage has been done. An easy way to protect young transplants is with small sections of drinking straw. Take a straw and cut it into inch-long lengths with scissors. Take each section and cut one side along it’s length. You should now have a […]

April 25th, 2015|Gardening|0 Comments

How to clean glass on a woodstove

To clean soot-covered glass on a woodstove: moisten a piece of newspaper and dip it in cold ashes. Rub the glass. Something about the combination of the newspaper ink and the ashes causes the soot to melt away.

April 25th, 2015|Energy, Repair and maintenance|0 Comments