Easy Way To Transform Your Living Space

Easy Way To Transform Your Living Space – You should turn to easy and cheap design ideas to transform your living space and lend the home a touch of beauty and style More »

Porch Swing Types & Shopping Guide

Porch Swing Types & Shopping Guide – Porch swings have been a part of history for more than a hundred years and from the way things look, porch swings will be a part More »

How To Reduce Ironing?

How to reduce ironing? – There are some things that never need ironing. They include: anything that says ‘do not iron’ on the care label; towels, face flannels and tea towels; underwear More »

Family Sports Equipment Organizing Tips

Family Sports Equipment Organizing Tips – Many families have children who are very interested in sports these days. They are constantly driving here, there, and everywhere to go to everyone’s sports games. More »

Prepare Your Halloween Party Clean And Safe

Prepare Your Halloween Party Clean And Safe – While Halloween is a fun family traditions in America, it is also one of the most deadly and dangerous. Daunting Halloween injury statistics should More »

 

Making Child’s Bedroom Allergy-Free

Making Child’s Bedroom Allergy-Free

Your child’s bedroom is one of the most important rooms to tackle when it comes to a healthy environment. During that long stretch of sleep, your child may be breathing in irritants and allergy triggers. There are a few simple tips that can help you and your child enjoy a relaxing nights sleep, while you create an allergy-free bedroom for your child:

Keep pets away from the bedroom. This may be a hard task for some parents, since many children can’t sleep without their faithful companion being present. Kids just feel more protected and safe having their favorite pet around them at night. But unfortunately, pets can help trigger allergies. Many parents assume that their child is allergic to the pets fur, when in fact they are actually allergic to pet dander (dry skin and hair) or the protein found in the saliva and urine of the animal. But pet hair can cause allergies too because the protein found in the saliva can cling to the hair when the animal licks itself. Hair or fur can also pick up dust mites, pollen and even mold. Keeping pets out of the bedroom and weekly baths can help keep allergies under control.

Window Cleaning Tips & Tools

Window Cleaning Tips & Tools

Window cleaning is something anyone can do, but far fewer can actually do right. While nearly every habitable structure in modern Western society has windows of some shape or size, only a percentage of the people responsible for cleaning them have the best tools and materials for the job. As a result, many window cleaning jobs leave streaks, smudges or even the filth that was supposed to be wiped away behind.

So for all of the non-professional cleaners out there, what are the proper tools to effectively clean windows? There isn’t a straightforward answer to this because different types can require different equipment and care, but there are some window cleaning basic tools and tricks of the trade that are always effective.

Home Fabrics – Cleaning & Care

Home Fabrics – Cleaning & Care

You’ve put a lot of thought into selecting the perfect home fabric for your custom-made draperies or your newly upholstered furniture. Now, do you know how to take care of the home fabrics to make them last longer?

Home fabrics must be protected from the sun. Draperies should be lined, and also interlined, when fragile fabrics are used such as silk. Shades should be drawn during the day and awnings should be used whenever possible. Window glass magnifies the destructive elements in the rays of the sun. The winter sun and reflection from the snow are even more harmful than the summer sun. Trees and shrubbery help protect windows. Colors can fade by oxidation if fabrics are kept in storage for too long a period without airing. Impurities in the air may cause as much fading as the direct rays of the sun.

How To Clean Cooker?

How To Clean Cooker?

For those whose most of the time spent in kitchen, cleaning cooker is the least favorite job for them. We call the appliance you cook on a ‘cooker’, and the part that you bake in an ‘oven’. No doubt you will have many variations to those words, like hob, griddle, or stove. Whatever you call them they still get dirty. The top of your cooker or stove can be especially hard to deal with. One golden rule is to wipe your cooker after every use. You will find it easier while it is still warm. Always keep a thick cloth by your cooker for wiping as you work. However, to avoid the major clean every so often, it is important to wipe up any spills and splashes as they appear. For effective cooker cleaning, you have to keep certain key points in mind.

Following are given few useful tips that will help you in regular maintenance of your cooker cleaning work.

Make Painting Easier With HVLP Systems

Make Painting Easier With HVLP Systems

Painting proces can be an easy, economical way to spruce up your home, inside and out. With painting you can put a new coat on your home, touch up furniture, paint fences or decks. Apart from being tedious, it can be messy, take forever to complete and, in many cases, may not result in the smooth, professional finish you were hoping to achieve.

A new painting technology overcomes all this and at the same time saves you time and money. Touted as “The New Way to Spray,” High Volume/Low Pressure (HVLP) spray-painting systems make large or detail jobs faster, easier, more precise and more controlled than the traditional paintbrush, electric gun or compressor system. This is similar to a conventional spray gun using a compressor to supply the air, but the spray gun itself requires a lower pressure (LP). A higher volume (HV) of air is used to aerosolise and propel the paint at lower air pressure.

How To Regrout Bathroom Tiles

How To Regrout Bathroom Tiles

Regrouting bathroom tiles is easily one of the best ways to rejuvenate your bathroom. A good regrouting job can make your bathroom tile look brand new. It is the best way to set off the look of beautiful tiling. The basic process for regrouting bathroom tile is to power grind the old grout and replace with new grout. This is a process that virtually any homeowner can do. Rejuvenation of a shower with new grout can turn an unattractive, mouldy shower into what looks like a brand new bathroom.

Grout that’s cracked, stained, and coming out in pieces not only looks terrible, it can cause problems beyond just the cosmetic ones. If water gets behind the tile, you could be starting a thriving mould and mildew colony that could be hard to eradicate.

Kitchen Cleaning: Get Rid Of Fruit Flies

Kitchen Cleaning: Get Rid Of Fruit Flies

Do you have fruit flies you want to get rid of? A fruit fly is a small flying insect about 1/8 inch in length with red eyes. Fruit flies are tiny little flies that are drawn to fermenting fruit and vegetables in the kitchen. The best way to get rid of them in your kitchen is to eliminate their breeding grounds. The essential element in how to get rid of fruit flies is to locate and eliminate their breeding sources. Although there are several sprays and traps used to kill flies in a home, restaurant or other building, the infestation cannot be completely eradicated without eliminating its source.

Inspecting for fruit flies. When searching for fruit fly breeding sources, remember that the larvae need moist decaying organic matter to survive. The most obvious place to look for these sources is where fruits or vegetables are stored near refrigerators or coolers in the kitchen. Other areas to inspect include recycling bins, garbage cans that are rarely cleaned or used and under and behind large appliances. Be sure to check sink and other drains.