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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JULY 18, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Sofa Brands of 2021

Our sofas are where we relax, socialize, take naps, read, surf the internet, watch TV, and eat meals or snacks. When it’s time to replace one, the search takes on special importance, as p...

JULY 12, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Plastic Drinking Glasses of 2021

Versatile and durable, plastic drinking glasses are safe, practical beverage vessels for special occasions and everyday use. They’re shatterproof, easy to clean, reusable, and some are di...

JUNE 28, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Cookware Brands in 2021

Both experienced home chefs and culinary beginners are always on the lookout for cookware that helps them produce mouthwatering results. The best cookware brands offer a wide variety of v...

MAY 27, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Places to Buy a Mattress for a Comfortable Night of Sleep

People sleep for a third of their lives, so the mattress they sleep on is important to their health and wellness. When it’s time to replace a mattress, customers face an overwhelming numb...

MAY 27, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Places to Buy Outdoor Plants Online

Gardening provides an enjoyable outlet for creativity and imagination. It’s also good exercise—and often hard work. Gardeners dream of each new season, and they delight in seeing their ga...

MAY 15, 2021 | SATURDAY
The Best Lint Rollers for Lint-Free Fabrics

Despite your efforts at vacuuming and dusting, it seems that lint, hair, and debris stubbornly cling to furniture, bedding, rugs, draperies, and clothing. This is especially true in homes...

MAY 12, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Quiet Fans for Your Bedroom

Strategically placed fans help reduce home energy costs as they circulate air to assist overworked air conditioning systems. Alternatively, fans provide a cooling function when air condit...

MAY 3, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Wax Melts for Your Candle Warmer

Relax and let the soothing scents of wax melts pervade your home, creating an alluring ambiance. Melt fragrant wax melts in a candle warmer—also called a wax warmer—to create a sense of p...

APRIL 27, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Upholstery Steam Cleaners for Cleaning and Disinfecting Furniture

Steam cleaners utilize pressurized steam from heated water to clean both soft and hard surfaces. This method requires zero cleaning solutions and chemicals, making it a preferred cleaning...

APRIL 27, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Fabric Dyes for Your DIY Projects

DIYers who engage in fabric crafts, sewing, quilting, costume-making, and fashion design use fabric dyes to achieve dramatic and colorful effects in their artistic creations. In addition,...