Category Archives: Repair / Frugal

Look for these things before buying that fix-and-flip house

By | March 11, 2019

In a discussion about fix & flip houses, a redditor gave us this great list of things to look for & consider  before buying.   Site – – Does the ground around the house slope consistently away? – If there are underground drains, where are they going? – Are there any trees at the foundation? – Is there adequate… Read More »

A simple & inexpensive way to keep your toilets clean

By | January 15, 2017

Parts: FluidMaster Flush & Sparkle – one for each toilet. HTH 1″ chlorinating tablets. – 5 lbs bottle will last forever! I’m lazy and don’t want to do more work than I have to.  I was a big fan of the bleach pucks you dropped in the toilet tank. They kept the bowl sparkling clean with… Read More »