Spring Cleaning Edition: 10 Clever Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

H2O2Is hydrogen peroxide a non-toxic weapon in your green cleaning arsenal? It should be!

In Your Kitchen

1. Clean your cutting board and countertop. Hydrogen peroxide bubbles away any nasties left after preparing meat or fish for dinner. Add hydrogen peroxide to an opaque spray bottle — exposure to light … Read the rest


Spring Cleaning Edition: Here’s a Great Way to Clean a Smelly Disposal

icecubesHere is an inexpensive and easy way to clean a garbage disposal.

We’ve poured all kinds of things down our kitchen garbage disposal to make it clean and sweet-smelling — orange and grapefruit peels, dried-out lemons, baking soda and vinegar.

But we never thought of throwing salt down there — … Read the rest

Open House: 109 Fox Trail, Sadsburyville. Sunday from 1-3

109 FOX TRAIL, SADSBURYVILLE, PA 19365This Sadsbury Village, Ryan built town home is waiting for you! 10 years old, and it backs to open space. It is featuring a large first floor foyer leading into family room, a 1/2 bath with a pedestal sink, laundry, coat closet and garage access (the garage has storage shelving … Read the rest

Don’t-Miss Home Tax Breaks

From the mortgage interest deduction to energy tax credits, here are the tax tips you need to get a jump on your returns.

Mortgage interest deduction
Private mortgage insurance deduction
Prepaid interest deduction
Energy tax credits
Vacation or second home tax deductions
Home buyer tax credit repayment
Property tax deduction… Read the rest

9 Easy Mistakes Home Owners Make on Their Taxes

Tax MistakesDon’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit.

Sin #1: Deducting the wrong year for property taxes

You take a tax deduction for property taxes in the year you (or the holder of your escrow account) actually … Read the rest

How to Deduct Your Mortgage Interest & Equity Loan Costs

Mortgage Interest DeductionDeducting mortgage interest, as well as interest on home equity loans and HELOCs, can save money on taxes.

Know your loan limits

A good place to check out what you can deduct before you borrow is the chart on page 3 of IRS Publication 936. It’ll walk you through the … Read the rest