Category Archives: Organizing & cleaning
Recycling Mistakes You May Be Making – The benefits of recycling are many, yet according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only 34.5 percent of what Americans discard gets recycled. What’s more, many people who regularly recycle may be unaware that they’re making mistakes. Are you recycling properly? Read on to learn what you may be doing wrong and how to become a recycling pro.
Mistake No.1: Thinking something cannot be recycled
Many people toss things in the trash that can and should be recycled or upcycled. With a little bit of investigating, you can drop certain household item at recycling centers, arrange to have your items picked up, or donate them.
Home Improvement Projects During The Summer – Summer time means barbeques, baseball, camping, and, of course, home improvement projects. As the weather gets nice and the days get longer so do lists of home improvement projects. Here are a few projects which are best done in the summer maximizing the long days and the good weather!
Gardening/landscaping: Depending on which part of the country you live in it may be too late to plant a garden from seed, but you most likely still have time to get your garden going using starters. Plant now, be sure to properly weed and water and you will enjoy your vegetables all fall.
Preventing draughts in your home is serious task. There are a number of ways of preventing or reducing draughts in your home. There are areas we look at are doors, windows and double-glazing, garage doors and finally some of the furnishings you could use to prevent draughts. Draughts are obviously caused by the cold air from outside being drawn into the house and replacing warmer air. The knock on effect of preventing draughts is a reduction in your heating bill and a warmer home.
Draughts can be identified in a number of ways such as identifying obvious gaps, feeling for moving air around doors and windows and looking out for moving curtains.
Storage solutions –What you do with all the objects that you have in your house? Perhaps ‘store’ is the term that ensures complete safety and security for all the items kept in a house, office, industry, park, bank, and almost every other place. It is not that storage is done only to secure objects from damage and loss but it is one of the major organizing tools. People store items for themselves so that they can collect them without any problem. In day to day life there are many perishable or non-perishable goods need to be stored. The storage solution may be for conservation process or just to keep the objects organized and safe. It is human behavior to relate a particular object with a definite storage facility assigned to that object..
Over the time the bathtub can start to look old and grimy, and this can change the whole look of your bathroom. Hard water is one of the common culprits behind tough stains on the surface of a bathtub. It can leave rust stains and calcium deposits leaving the tub look like you never clean it, and making it look old and messy.
There are some things that you can do to make it look better. You can refinish the tub, but until you are ready to buy a bathtub refinishing kit there are some things that you can do to make it look better.