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Boost your cleaning routine with these simple tricks

We all know why we should keep our homes and workplaces clean. And yet, even though we’re aware of the health hazards dirty places propose, few of us get to cleaning on a regular basis.



But this tendency isn’t as shocking as you might think. In fact, it’s not surprising at all that people don’t want to clean. Who wants to waste 5 hours of their life every week on cleaning?



Well, apparently, cleaning doesn’t have to be such a burden – yes, we were shocked, too. It turns…

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Added by Joel Tomholt on September 19, 2017 at 8:18am — No Comments

Why you should not postpone the cleaning chores

I understand that not every body is into cleaning and dealing with the chores around the house. Actually, to put it mildly, I hate it as well. Every time when I am supposed to motivate myself to start cleaning, I am thinking of various ways to delay it, till the end of time if…

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Added by Oscar Bini on September 19, 2017 at 7:58am — No Comments

Decorating Tips for Creating a Fabulous Look of your Bathroom

Home décor is an important aspect of setting up a good and comfortable house. The color palette, the furniture, the accessories, the layout you choose all have an important role to play in making the house look beautiful and welcoming. One room that people often ignore…

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Added by Emma Miah on September 16, 2017 at 5:22am — No Comments

6 Ways to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Vintage House

Owning a vintage house is more than just being that new owner of “that adorable vintage place the Smiths used to live in”; it’s actually about adjusting your new home to your standards and turning it into a gorgeous, inviting and healthy space you and your family will love living in. For everyone who’s redoing their house and lives in Sydney (or any other part of Australia), they know how challenging it is to do any other design but the “beachy” or open space one. A vintage…

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Added by Emma Lawson on September 12, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Vintage House Exterior Renovation Tricks and Tips

In order for our old house to keep its charms  and that wonderful rustic appeal that we all love, it is important to maintain the exterior the right way. At times you can just do a couple a small repairs, and be satisfied. However for those occasions when a much larger scale of renovation is needed here are a couple of useful tips and tricks.…

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Added by Emma Lawson on September 12, 2017 at 5:14am — No Comments

6 Ways for Small Businesses to Benefit from Hiring a Digital Marketing Consultant

The marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade, as digital or “online” marketing has become extremely popular and effective. Traditional marketing techniques are still in use today, but have become overshadowed by new and innovative marketing methods. One of the biggest observable changes is a leveling of the playing field. Small and medium scale businesses can compete at the same level as industry giants or big corporations.

All facets of digital…

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Added by Anny on September 12, 2017 at 4:31am — No Comments

Understanding Framed and Frameless Cabinets From Brookhaven

With the growth in popularity of kitchen interior designing and kitchen remodeling, kitchen cabinets have become one of the staples in every revamped kitchen. More and more manufacturers have started introducing brands that cater to all types of tastes and lifestyles.  With both customizable and semi-customizable variants available, it can be a…

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Added by Anny on September 11, 2017 at 4:29am — No Comments

Challenges of Renovating an Old House and How to Beat Them

Old houses have a lot of history, memories and charm, but when it comes to renovations, they’re not charming at all. Renovating such a home can be very demanding, and consume a lot of time, money, energy and patience. Most old houses have similar problems, so use this guide to identify and deal with them, and make your renovation goes as smoothly as possible.…

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Added by Emma Lawson on September 10, 2017 at 10:04am — No Comments

Restoring a Historic House: 4 Tips and Tricks before Getting Started

Buying a historic house means three things:

a)    You are not afraid of Annabelle 

b)    You’ll need a fixer-upper

c)    You may have a secret crush on Edgar Allan Poe

As far as the first one goes, we applaud you; as for the second – be prepared to cough up a lot of cash for renovations that can go from minor to huge undertakes (you never know with old houses, really). Still, even though bringing an old house to life can be an overwhelming project, there’s…

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Added by Emma Lawson on September 10, 2017 at 5:41am — No Comments

5 Remodelling Projects that Will Add Extra Value to Your Old House

If you’re considering selling your home, you’ll be glad to hear that you can get a better sale price by investing in several remodelling projects. On the other hand, you might just want to invest in your home and increase your living standard. Either way, you should keep in mind that not all improvement projects are created equal. While some will help you increase the value of your home and make it more enjoyable, others may prove to be a waste of your time and money, as well…

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Added by Emma Lawson on August 29, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Tips for Styling your Bedroom in Coming Seasons

Bedroom is a place where a person spends a lot of time. To relax and have peace of mind it is essential that you have a bedroom that is comfortable as well as aesthetically pleasing. There are a lot of themes and accessories that can help in adding beauty to the room and bedding options that will offer comfort. If you like vintage themes, then you should also have a vintage style bedroom. People have a perception that they need a huge budget to create a…

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Added by Emma Miah on August 15, 2017 at 4:48am — No Comments

Top 4 Tricks to Restoring a Vintage House

One funny thing about adjectives is that their connotation usually gets determined by the noun they stand next to. For instance, when you say a vintage cupboard, people create a mental image of a luxurious Victorian furniture piece. On the other hand, a vintage house is most likely a euphemism for a ruinous property on the outskirts. Still, where some may see a problem others see an opportunity. This being said, there is a fortune to be made by renovating a vintage house and then selling it.…

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Added by Emma Lawson on August 12, 2017 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Key Factors to be Remembered by the New Home Buyers

What is better than a beautiful, decor and safe home? A home is a place which should be good to leave and excellent to come back. Of course, everybody wants his/her home one of the best place on the earth. So, here in this article, I am going to discuss the things to keep in mind while building a new home.

Budget

Your new property will need to fit into your financial plan. This is likely an essential thing to consider when…

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Added by Emma Miah on August 11, 2017 at 3:46am — No Comments

Restoring a 1905 Salt Box kitchen.

Hi. I am new here and could use some advice please.

I have a 1905 Salt Box home and I want to restore the kitchen back to period.

The original cub boards are long gone with newer wood notty pine ones.

I would like to put up some bead board and have chosen sage green and

a dusty yellow for my colors.   My question is: should I paint these new cub boards.?

I think I would like the look, it's just that I have a thing against painting perfectly…

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Added by Becky Ludlow on August 9, 2017 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Best Way to Waterproof a Vintage House Basement

Whether you’ve just bought a lovely vintage house or you want to add more usable space to your home, waterproofing your basement is an important home improvement project. If your basement is always damp with a musty smell, not only are you deprived of a perfectly usable space, but you’re also at risk from fungi and mould. In addition, frequent leaks may cause more serious damages and even house floods, which can cost you a fortune to repair. Therefore, by waterproofing your…

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Added by Emma Lawson on August 8, 2017 at 5:49am — No Comments

Tips to help a homeowner simplify their cleaning process

Wondering how to maintain your home appealing and fresh? Keep it clean. Contrary to common belief however, cleaning only once a week isn’t a viable way to keep your home bacteria and dust free – you’ll need to maintain cleanliness daily. Moreover, the amount of time you spend for weekly maintenance is in direct concord with how cluttered your home is. So, keep clean and decluttered daily and you’ll have an attractive and clean home at all times.



Keeping clean and tidy daily sound…

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Added by Nicole Gardiner on August 4, 2017 at 8:39am — No Comments

DIY Bathroom Cleaners

The bathroom is the place where you need to be thorough with your cleaning. It is the place where you take care after your hygiene after all and it would be ridiculous to not clean it properly. However, if you struggle with some old stains that just won’t leave your bathroom you can try to make your own cleaners and tackle them once and for all.

Bath Tub and Showers

If your bath tub has some old stains and you have tried all the cleaning product that can be possibly sold and…

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Added by Amanda Rosenfeld on July 3, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments

Where to stash the cleaning supplies in a small apartment

Living in a small apartment is very uncomfortable when it comes to storing supplies or items which are not very appealing. Another problem is that they might obstruct our free movement as we always need to be careful around them. It is not always easy to think how to stash them best in a hidden place, easy to reach and at the same way to keep it tidy.…

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Added by Fran Mcevoy on July 3, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

Keep it Clean: Storage Solutions for Messy Spaces

Everybody likes the smell of a freshly cleaned, beautifully arranged spaces. But why is it so difficult to keep in its proper place? Is it because we as a species lack the instinct to keep our things arranged or is it simply because we haven’t adopted tactics to help us keep our spaces and even our life clean and arranged.

Firstly, it’s important to remember to throw…

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Added by Zowie Ashton on June 29, 2017 at 5:24am — No Comments

Give Your Vintage Home a Facelift

Buying and living in a vintage house often requires a little elbow grease here and there to truly make it shine. Details such as fireplaces, woodwork and wide floorboards tend to be unspoiled by any renovation work, which makes the exciting opportunity of returning your old home to its former glory that easier. However, restoration of vintage homes is by no means an easy task and often requires special care when dealing with and restoring old structures. That said, let’s go over some of the…

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Added by Emma Lawson on June 28, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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