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Clear Your Countertops and Try these Easy Kitchen Storage Ideas!

Make some extra space in your kitchen with some of these super easy kitchen storage ideas! It’ll make twice as much countertop space than before! One thing that most homeowners always deal with is a cluttered kitchen and not enough countertop space. There is always appliances, food, containers, you name it, littering the countertops and […]

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3 Things to Add to Your Cloakroom Suite

Have an empty room in your home? Create a cloakroom suite aka guest bedroom. Here’s how! Photo: Style House Interiors A cloakroom suite (guest bedroom) is perfect for that small space that you don’t know what to do with. When you install a cloakroom suite at the ground floor of your home, that means you […]

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Making Your New Home Feel Larger with Art and Color

Bring your home to life and make it look twice the size with vibrant hues and some must-know tricks from interior designers! Photo: My Domaine Upon initially moving into a home it tends to feel more spacious only because it is still mostly empty. Your furniture may not all be assembled and arranged yet, and your […]

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Is It Time to Remodel Your Bathroom? These 4 Signs Say the Answer is Yes

Give your bathroom a fresh new look for 2018 with these easy remodelling tips and ideas! Photo: Decor Pad A bathroom renovation is one of the most common home improvement projects undertaken each year. The bathroom is, after all, one of the most visited rooms in the entire home. Remodelling a bathroom will not only […]

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Here are 5 Ways Hiring a Professional Maid Service is Good for Your Health

Make your home a clean and healthy environment to live in by hiring a professional maid service. Find out why! Photo: The Maids of Tallahassee One of the major benefits of hiring a professional cleaning service, apart from the fact that your home will always be immaculately clean, is that it will create a healthier […]

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29 Tips To Stay Young And Healthy

1.Eat Super Food If you want to keep young and healthy, then the advice from researchers are: Eat Super Food! Super Food is food you make from fresh ingredients; berries, fruit and vegetables, salmon and other fat fish, bird and game, nuts, red wine and green tea. 2.Give your lungs a challenge Frequent exercise increases lung capacity with up to 25 per cent. 3.Put the cigarette out If you smoke: put it out now! 4.Become aware of your breath Breathe with your stomach – ideally is 12-14 deep breaths per minute. 5.Keep your weight It is a burden for your […]

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Cleaning Snowboarding Boots

It’s hard to find a way of having more fun in the winter, so there’s nothing better than spending time on the slopes at the weekends, boarding and skiing. The trouble is when you get home, exhausted but happy, the temptation is to simply put the gear away in the garage and go and get a hot drink. You think to yourself that you’ll get up early and sort it out in the morning, but you forget and the next time you see the gear will be the next weekend you pack it into the car to head off to […]

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Unexpected Places Mold Can Pop Up In Your Home

Mold can do a lot more damage to a home than many realize. If left to grow unnoticed, mold can start to infest materials like drywall, wood, carpeting, tile, and more. It can also be extremely problematic for the inhabitants living inside of the mold-contaminated home. Symptoms that people exposed to mold experience can include a headache, difficulty breathing, eye and skin irritation, runny nose, and the development of conditions like asthma and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.   Mold needs moisture to grow, and therefore thrives best in wet areas that are poorly ventilated. If you spot any, it is important to […]

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How to Ensure Your Kitchen Always Runs Smoothly

Keep your kitchen in top shape and running smoothly with these easy ways to get organized and on track! Photo: The Decorista If you had to pick the hub of activity in your home, likely you would pick your kitchen. Let’s face it, this is where we tend to spend a fair amount of time. […]

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An Infographic on Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Need help maintaining your expensive hardwood flooring? Here’s an easy infographic all about keeping your hardwood floors looking their best, for as long as they can! Hardwood floors bring an earthy character to your home. They are a classic touch, adding a warm beauty to your interiors. Hardwood floors are also very durable. Unlike other […]

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Moving out of Your Rental? Here’s What to Clean to Receive Your Deposit

Make sure you receive your rental’s deposit by cleaning up before you move out. Here’s what land lords look out for and what you should too! Photo: Londonc Ceaning System When you leave a home to move to another you will most likely not want to think much about cleaning. However, this is something that is necessary […]

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3 Reasons that air duct cleaning is a critical component to having a clean home

If you are having doubts about whether you should get your air ducts professionally cleaned or not, then, by all means, read this article! Photo: Mr.Duct Heating & Air Conditioning Trust me, you will be shocked by how beneficial the cleanliness of your air ducts is especially to your family’s health and wellbeing. To convince […]

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How to Maximize Your Home’s Heating and Cooling

Don’t lose anymore energy heating and cooling your home, here are some ways to make the most out of your HVAC system! Photo: Efficiency Works If you’re like most homeowners, chances are you’re always searching for ways to help save money on your monthly bills. Whether you carpool to save gas, cut the cord on […]

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Things You Don’t Want to Forget When Moving from an Apartment to a Home

Moving into a new home? Here are some things you should keep in mind to make your big move a smooth transition! Photo: Moving.com Signing the closing documents and receiving the keys to your new home is one of the most joyous experiences you’ll have as an adult. As you prepare to make the shift […]

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Handy Uses for Tarps in Your Home

Find out these useful uses for tarps around your home! Tarps are one of the cheapest and most common low cost things you can purchase. Whilst these water resistant sheets of plastic started out as labourer’s materials and items more suited for a building site, tarpaulins are now becoming incredibly widely used around the home for […]

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How To Create A Stunning Home Entrance And Foyer

Create a stunning first impression in your foyer with these designer-approved ideas! Photo: SoCal Contractor There are many things you can do to improve the look and value of your home. But, one of the best ways to really create a stunning home is to redesign the entrance and foyer. These are the key parts that […]

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How to Stop Water Pipes Freezing in Cold Weather

Stop your pipes from freezing in chilling winter temperatures with these easy tips! Photo: WTOP Normally, water flows through pipes with no problem. This is not the case when the weather is very cold and the drop in temperature causes the water to freeze. When this happens the water, which is now ice, expands. This […]

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4 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Mattress

Learn how to choose the perfect mattress for your bed and have a good nights rest! Photo: Via Pinterest Your mattress is an essential accessory unless you’re truly an armchair warrior. You spend (ideally) eight or more hours a night in your bed. A mattress that isn’t a fit for your body results in aches, […]

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Quick Tips on Cleaning Antique Bisque Dolls

Before cleaning any doll it is important to identify from what material the doll is made. Bisque dolls are sometimes mistakenly called porcelain dolls. Porcelain and bisque dolls are fragile and damage easily. Both types of dolls are recognized as prized collectibles with doll collectors typically specializing in collecting either porcelain or bisque dolls. What is Bisque? Bisque dolls are crafted from unglazed porcelain. The lack of glaze is what gives the bisque doll a more realistic “skin” tone than the porcelain counterpart. Unglazed porcelain is extremely fragile, therefore dolls were made with bisque heads. Bodies were made from materials […]

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Cleaning Spinach Dip Stains on Your Carpet

Cleaning the stains and spots on your carpet can be a very big challenge for many homeowners. It is really tough to do this yet it is very important if you want to preserve the way that you carpet looks. Stains on the carpet happen for a number of reasons but the main issues that homeowners are dealing with come from food stains. Spilling food on the carpet can be a major pain so knowing how to clean it up properly is essential. One kind of carpet cleaning problem that homeowners don’t want to face is getting spinach dip stains […]

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The Main Differences Between Regular and One Off Cleaning Services

Cleaning services are meant to give people the peace of mind that their home is spotlessly cleaned. Lots of people nowadays have careers and therefore no time to clean their properties. Professional cleaners are dedicated to clean homes so that owners can enjoy their free time doing other enjoyable and important things. Check below to learn about the various kinds of services: 1. One off cleaning services This is one-time in-depth treatment and cleaning of specific areas in the house. It is arranged as spring cleaning, before or after an event. One-off could also be scheduled when a person wants […]

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Cleaning of Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

The best solution to have a clean finish project at the end of construction is to prevent staining during the construction project. It is important to protect the GFRC during storage, setting and after it is installed. GFRC should be stored off the ground on non-staining planks or pallets. The GFRC (glass fiber reinforced concrete) storage site should be out of the way of heavy construction traffic. If the GFRC is going to be stored for an extended period of time, it should be kept on pallets and covered with nonstaining tarps or plastic. Once it is installed, GFRC pilasters, […]

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How to Clean Your Carpets Like A Pro

Learn how to remove gum from your carpet, wine stains, candle wax and more! Carpets can be one of the most important aspects of a room, the element that ties the room together. However, carpets are also the thing that gets dirty the easiest. Accidents can leave nasty stains behind, not to mention all the […]

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Key Things You Need to Know When Designing a Luxury Kitchen

Design the kitchen of your dreams where you can socialize, cook up a storm, and also have beautiful decor. Photo: Better Decorating Bible The kitchen is no longer simply a space used for preparing and cooking food, you now find kitchens all over the world being used for multiple different purposes, such as socialising, working, relaxing and […]

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A Better Bathroom For A Better Home

Make your bathroom the highlight of your home with these easy ways to improve, re-decorate and add some style! Photo: Classy Clutter Undoubtedly, every homeowner wants to improve theirhome. One of the most important areas to concentrate on are the bathrooms. These rooms for personal hygiene may only take up a small area of the […]

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How to Clean Delicate Stuffed Animals

Your children may love their plush toys, but every time they hug them all you can see is the dirt and germs being spread from their favorite toy. You know it’s time these stuffed animals get freshened up, but how do you do it without destroying your child’s favorite toy? Luckily, this isn’t as big as an undertaking as you think! With careful attention to any labels on the plush animals and a calm perusal of what the toy is made out of, you can clean anyone’s stuffed animal without ruining it for good! Washing Machine and Dryer Method – […]

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How to Clean Up Clam Chowder Stains on the Carpet

Taking good care of the carpet is a really tough job. Just ask any homeowner and he or she will surely reply that it is a lot more difficult than you may think. Carpets get dirty and filthy quite easily since it is exposed to a lot of foot traffic as well as the occasional spills and stains. An example of a very difficult stain that your carpet can face is clam chowder stains. Clam chowder is a really delicious dish yet it is not something that you would want to see spilled all over your carpet. This is because […]

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Why Exercise is Important to Remaining Healthy

Exercise is extremely important for people belonging to any age group. There are several benefits that one can derive from exercise. Doctors have always opined that exercise is the best alternative to medicines. Making exercises a part of your daily routine will help you to remain healthy. Once you start doing it, you will realize the benefits and thank yourself to have initiated it. In the present times, we lead a life punctuated with competition and stress. Physical activity helps you to deal with these and remain fit. Exercise can fight off chronic diseases, help you to sleep better, helps […]

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Pros and Cons of Using Vinegar As a Natural Cleaner

People are very happy using Vinegar and Salt or Lemon to clean naturally. Yes, these things are almost natural to a certain extent, as they do not pollute the environment. Provided that they are in their natural form. But is Vinegar safe? Perhaps it might be safe for us, but we have to remember one thing about Vinegar: It is an acid. When combined with baking soda (a base), it makes for a great cleaner on pots that have caked-on burned nastiness. The only problem with Vinegar is that it is not necessarily a good thing for all plant life. […]

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How to Remove Sticky Candy From Carpet

With Halloween just around the corner, kids will be anxiously waiting for the joy of filling their bags with goodies from trick-or-treating. Candy messes on the floor can be fairly stubborn accidents to clean up, especially if it’s deeply embedded into the carpet fibers. Candy contains many different dyes, depending on what type of sweet it is. Whether your carpet has been covered with bits of chocolate or a jolly rancher stain, the cleanup procedure is very similar. You need to take into account what type of carpet you have because there are different procedures for removing sticky candies from […]

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Housekeeping

Housekeeping refers to the management of duties and chores involved in the running of a household, such as cleaning, cooking, home maintenance, shopping, laundry and bill pay. These tasks may be performed by any of the household members, or by other persons hired to perform these tasks. The term is also used to refer to the money allocated for such use. By extension, an office or organization, as well as the maintenance of computer storage systems