Category Archives: Home and Garden
Buying a new bed can be a surprisingly complicated purchase. Many keen shoppers choose to obsess about the size and whether they should get a king or queen size, but few give a second thought to other important choices that need considering. Beds are the centrepiece of the bedroom, and choosing the right frame and headboard can really emphasise the style of the room. Also, some beds can act as a very practical and multi-functional piece of furniture, rather than just a place to lay your head. Match Your Décor The right choice of bed can really complement the decorative choices of the bedroom. Many people don’t think about the …
House work can be really tough and draining. All the little chores left and right do not seem to end if you want to keep your home clean, tidy and in order. The good news is, a little planning, redecorating and remodelling can cut the amount of work to maintain your home. Here are some tips on cutting those household chores in half.
If you’re like most people, your home is filled with clutter. And your garage is filled with junk and boxes. So is your attic. And your basement. Ever noticed that if you have moved, that you have boxes that remain unopened from your previous abode? All they’ve been doing is taking up space. Here are some ideas to sort out your clutter.
Cleaning up after a paint job can be more of a chore than the actual paint job. It is not as easy as simply washing it off with soap and water since there are more materials to take into consideration. Here are some tips on cleaning up after a paint job.
Quite a lot of stuff have stickers slapped on to them – whether labels or price tags. Now, if you’re planning to reuse them or just remove the unwanted eyesore, it can be quite tricky. Here are a few tips on how to remove stickers.
Adjustments around the house should be made if ever an elderly relatives decides to visit or live with you. You have to make sure that the house is safe for them and that moving around inside the house will not be too tiring and bothersome. Fortunately, adjustments need not be drastic and extreme. Here are some tips on preparing your home for the elderly. Have a quick run through of the house and see if there are possible hazards that needed to be dealt with similar to when you are childproofing. Lessen the clutter around the house and keep the pathways clear and wide to prevent any accidents from tripping and falling …
One of the irritating things about home maintenance is keeping your basement dry. Worst case is that your basement gets flooded. While this can be drained (professionally and can be expensive), there’s still the threat of mold (since spores love damp and dark spots). Here’s how you can keep your basement dry.
Insects and other pests brings germs and bacteria everywhere they go. Also, their bites can cause serious itching and infection. It can be difficult to get rid of them completely but you can prevent them from going near you and all the things you come in contact with. Here are some tips on preventing insects and pests.
Brick is just one of those timeless materials that you can use for your home or garden. They provide you with that quaint look that makes your house more inviting and homey. Bricks, though, still need to be maintained. Here’s how you can clean brick surfaces.
Rust is a natural occurence. One really cannot stop it from happening especially if the environment is conducive to rusting. And yes, even the most expensive tools can turn to rust if not stored properly. Don’t give in to the urge of replacing rusty tools with new ones regularly. Proper handling of equipment will definitely save you from all the trouble. Here are some tips on dealing with rusty tools.