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January 25, 2011

Lifehacker's guide to the best times to buy anything in 2011

via lifehacker.com

This is a cool chart that lets you plan your conspicuous consumption according to seasonal price breaks.


Deb Morley

I read you article on refreshing grimy wood, I can't seem to get my hands on MinWax Woodsheen, Home Depot and Lowes, don't carry it. Where did you get yours?


Hi Deb,

The supplier tells me that you can buy MinWax Woodsheen at Walmart. Hope that helps.



Hi Mag!

Can I use Minwax woodsheen on my hardwood floors as a holdover until I can get them refinishEd in say 2 years? Parts of the floors are in good,shape but there are a few sections where the varnish is missing. I am getting mixed information online.


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