Mildew and Mold Are Difficult to Remove, Easy to Control

Mildew on Shower Curtains is Easy to Deal With There are few things more yucky than a shower curtain coated with mold and/or mildew. Unfortunately this happens all to often in the humid air of Chesapeake homes.  The good news, however is that there is an easy fix.  Throw a couple of towels in the washer.  Take down the shower curtain…

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Tile is Great for Home Decor

Tile Comes in Several Types Ceramic is most commonly used in kitchens for floors and backsplashes and in bathrooms for floors, counters, tub and shower surrounds.  Because the tile is glazed, it is almost completely waterproof.  There is no need to seal ceramic tile, but the grout used around it is porous and must be sealed.  This will keep both…

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Toothbrushes Don’t Need as Much Care as You Think

Toothbrushes Have Bacteria According to an article by the ADA (American Dental Association) most all toothbrushes have bacteria.  So do our mouths.  Our systems are so used to these bacteria that they do not bother most of us in most cases.  A few easy steps will keep our toothbrushes as clean as possible.  Since they are not packaged in sterile…

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42nd Street Brings Tap Dancing to Hampton Roads

Tap Dancing is Featured in Ferguson Center Production This weekend Christopher Newport University is treating local audiences to performances of 42nd Street.  The show represents part of the university’s annual Broadway series.  I was treated to the story of Peggy Sawyer who arrives in New York City to break into show biz.  The show is set in 1933 and the…

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Car Problems Can Be Easier With Some Planning

Planning Ahead is the Key to Car Safety We’ve all had that moment in the car . Driving along in the car when a tire goes flat or we run off the side of the road and the tires get stuck in the mud, or it just stops working. Eek!  A little advance planning can make car emergencies into mere aggravations….

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Baking Soda Can Make Your Life Cleaner and Healthier

Baking Soda in the Bathroom, Kitchen and Laundry Baking soda is not just for baking anymore. Probably the best known product is Arm and Hammer.  Their web site will give you even more ideas.   Go to Costco or Sam’s Club and buy yourself a gigantic container and I bet it will be gone in mere months.  You can use it as…

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