“What’s that horrible moldy smell in my bathroom? Eek!” Yes, I confess: I am terrified of mold. Sometimes I fear that having written so much about mold, mildew and fungus, I imagine them lurking everywhere. However, this was no fantasy—that “unwashed socks” odor was very real. Now I had to track down the cause … and get rid of it.
Is your dishwasher not starting, filling or draining? Perhaps it’s just plain leaking. In any of these cases, friends and family may tell you, “Calling a dishwasher repairman isn’t worth it; better just buy a new one.” Feel free to ignore this not-so-sound advice.
With events canceled, vacations postponed and most gatherings on hold, it looks like we’ll be spending lots of time at home this summer. But staying nearby doesn’t mean spending the day inside. If you’ve got an outdoor space, now is the perfect time for a family patio party.