Carol Benton

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Carol Benton is a longtime homeowner with enthusiasm for DIY, gardening, and home décor projects. As a retired college professor, Carol has transformed her love of research and writing from the academic world to the world of freelance writing for the internet. Visit Carol’s blog Scribbling Boomer to see what she’s up to.

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MAY 18, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Glues for Rubber of 2022

When it comes to gluing rubber to rubber or a variety of diverse substrates, the project’s success depends on selecting the optimal adhesive for the job. Manufacturers offer a range of gl...

MAY 18, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Glues for Felt of 2022

Felt is a thick and warm material made from matted or compressed fibers. These may be natural wool, synthetic fibers, or blends. Felt is a flexible material that’s available in a wide ran...

MAY 18, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Glues for Cardboard of 2022

Creative art-and-craft projects as well as utilitarian home repairs sometimes call for gluing cardboard to cardboard or to an array of diverse materials. When these projects come along, t...

APRIL 26, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Room Dividers of 2022

Room dividers combine form with function while serving numerous purposes. For example, a portion of a guest room might double as a crafting space, and a room divider screen can help conce...

APRIL 26, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Clotheslines of 2022

Gone are the days when the only clothesline option was a simple rope suspended between two trees or poles in the backyard. Today’s market offers a number of versatile clothesline choices ...

APRIL 20, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Kids Picnic Tables of 2022

Putting a picnic table in the backyard is a great way to encourage spending time outdoors. They’re perfect for cookouts, block parties, dining al fresco with the family, or even getting s...

APRIL 20, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Can Openers for Seniors of 2022

Many seniors experience the effects of arthritis or other age-related conditions in their hands. Symptoms include a loss of strength and dexterity along with difficulty in gripping or gra...

MARCH 31, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Heated Socks of 2022

Outdoor activities in cold weather pose challenges for both safety and comfort. That’s why it’s imperative to wear optimal clothing. Heated socks contain battery-powered heating wires in ...

MARCH 31, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Online Furniture Stores of 2022

Shop from the comfort of your couch, even when you’re shopping to replace your couch. The process of browsing for furniture online is simpler and more rewarding than ever. Peruse the webs...

MARCH 30, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Laundry Detergents for Septic Systems of 2022

In some homes, the water from the washing machine drains into a septic system that treats the wastewater. A septic-safe laundry detergent doesn’t interfere with how this system functions....