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  • Tips on Planning your Indoor Garden

    By Edward | December 21, 2016


    Lady improving the Indoor Garden

    Plants helps in giving color and life to your home and in return only ask for a little way of maintenance. Following the simple tips of planning your indoor garden will help you in formulating one of the best ways of growing plants in your home. The key tips are stated below.




    Indoor garden planning tips:

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    DIY Floor Cleaner Recipes

    By Edward | November 12, 2016

    Ingredients for Floor Cleaner

    Floor Cleaner ingredients

    Either it is a tile flooring cleaner, wood flooring cleaner or a mop or squirt cleaner, preparing all-purpose floor cleaner is the ultimate goal set for the home owners. Purchasing expensive floor cleaner from the market that includes some of the harmful chemicals. These chemicals are not supportive to your floor because it might be causing damaging effects but you won’t able to recognize as of now. Saying good bye to certain toxic floor cleaner is a better option and using nontoxic floor cleaners is worth because it won’t harm while you are cleaning the floors. The homemade floor cleaners are not only safe but it is cheap so it offers a better way of saving on the money.

    Floor cleaner DIY recipes:

    Use vinegar with baking soda:

    One of the basic DIY floor cleaner recipe ingredients: vinegar and baking soda is used in many of the floor cleaning recipes. Almost every DIY floor cleaner recipes includes these two ingredients as their basic ingredients. These are among the two powerful couple of homemade ingredient helpful for cleaning.

    The properties like odor absorbing and scouring features of baking soda when mixed with degreasing effects of vinegar, leaves your wood or tile flooring residue-free and glossy. But the proportions To be taken might differ regarding the are to be cleaned.

    If the room is huge in size, the floor cleaner might require more as compared to smaller room. Remember, vinegar is acidic in nature, don’t leave it over for more time because it might also damage the wood or tiles mounted on the surface.

    And if your flooring is made up of sensitive materials like marbles, it is advisable of not using vinegar while cleaning your floor. It is recommended of using a dish wash detergent for cleaning marble flooring.

    Use essential oils, baking soda and vinegar:

    Despite of all cleaning benefits and features, vinegar still left behind when it comes for fragrance. Use of essential oils comes into role. It is one of the fun ways to personalize your floor cleaner and also helps in improving your mood.

    In fact some of the scents like rose, vanilla and lavender are such that offers a feeling of joy and happiness. Most of the floor cleaner recipes advices of adding 15 or more drops of essential oils in the solution for grabbing a better sense when cleaned the floors.

    Just add some drops of it to the solution of vinegar and baking soda. To avoid the situation of getting carried away, start by adding two or three drops of essential oils because it might give you an idea of how many drops will be needed for making it perfect.

    Use of borax is also advisable because it has proved to be a great cleansing ingredient while planning of cleaning the floors. You just need to add water and there you go for another option of homemade floor cleaner. It is easily available from any grocery store that helps you in maintaining the gloss and shine of your floors.



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    Tips on Cleaning your Kitchen Appliances

    By Edward | October 21, 2016

    Lady cleaning the kitchen stove

    kitchen stove cleaned by woman

    Cleaning a kitchen seems like a daunting project, isn’t it? But for better results break the entire kitchen into different sections for better maintaining and cleaning your kitchen. Adding some great music will lead you in cleaning your kitchen with joy. Saving time, applying different techniques, and preparing a checklist are the core elements of cleaning your kitchen. It is important to start cleaning your kitchen from the sink. Keeping it shiny and empty is your job. Not only sink but the entire kitchen is needed to be kept clean for enjoying your cooking process. Quick and easy tips of cleaning your kitchen are described below:

    Quick and easy tips of cleaning your kitchen appliances

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    4 Tips on Renovating your Home

    By Edward | August 12, 2016

    Tips on Renovating your HomeUnderstand one thing, renovating your home is not considered to be an easy job. You need to go for many of the things in to account which is considered to be important for the home owners who are planning for renovating your home. Don’t worry if you are thinking that it is very much difficult for carrying this task of renovating your home in your manner than it is not such. You can go for taking the help of the professional contractor who have better knowledge about the things which you want in your home to be installed in the form of renovating your home. Well, according to me the first thing which the home owners must go for is to make a checklist of the things which you are going to comply while carrying the process of renovating your home.

    This article will help you in getting the exact information regarding the tips on renovating your home to the best core which you can. Well, there are many tips on renovating your homer which you can go for like acting up on the things which you have decided for, deciding which things or part of your home you want to go for renovating, you want to renovate your whole of the home or some part of your home, etc. and much more of the matters which are considered to be important for the home owners which they need to go for while complying with the process of renovating your home in your manner.

    Tips on renovating your home

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    Different Types Of Fencing

    By Gwen | July 15, 2016

    Types of fencingMany people have the notion that fencing is not that important it just add to the aesthetic appeal of the house but it is not so. Fencing has dual purpose. One of the purposes of installing fencing in the house is to add to the beauty of the house and the second and more important purpose of installing fencing is security of the house. In fact security and privacy are the two basic reasons for installing fencing apart from adding exterior elegance to the property. A properly and professionally installed fencing avails you with the true feeling of being the home owner. You are also availed with many options and many different types of fencing. You can choose the type of fencing you want in your house. Here are some of the types of fencing options to be chosen from.

    One of the most basic types of fencing and most common types of fencing is aluminum fencing. However these are not much proper in availing the amount of security most of the homeowners expect but it is still not a bad option for fencing. Such types of fencing are usually maintenance free and hence you don’t need to worry at all about taking care and allotting time behind its maintenance. The only maintenance which you need to do behind aluminum fencing is during its installation and when you opt for painting it and decorating it. If you are staying in a place with severe weather then better not to opt for aluminum fencing as it is not very much strong.

    Wood fencing is considered as one of the most famous and popular types of fencing across America. And why not it would be? Wood fencing is very strong type of fencing and also it adds great appeal visually. Along with appeal it is also a great way of getting privacy in your home. But as these types of fencing has so many benefits the pricing is also very much. Most probably the pricing depends upon the height and size of the fencing. These types of fencing are very much durable and long lasting but it do need to be maintained properly. If the height of fencing is more than the time taken in installation of such fencing is more and also the price will be more. Conversely if the height of such types of fencing is less than time of installation and price both will be less.

    One of the cheapest types of fencing is considered to be the PVC fencing. If you are short on budget and yet want to install fencing in your home then PVC fencing is the most preferable option for you. These are used to replace wood sticks and wood pickets but they are not as sturdy and as classy as that of PVC fencing. Being cheap also such fencing is very much resistant to many elements and they are also very much durable. You are availed with many variety and colors in case of PVC fencing.

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    3 Types of Stylish Sinks for your Kitchen

    By Edward | June 13, 2016

    Types of Stylish Sinks for your KitchenSelecting stylish sink for your kitchen, I know you might be thinking that why to go for selecting stylish sinks for your kitchen right? But the fact is you can also act beyond that too. Why to underestimate your kitchen stuffs is you are getting more in those factors than. Well, there are hundreds of designs or we can say stylish sinks for your kitchen which you can go for in your home. Not only that but there are many designs and tools which can help you in making your kitchen look more beautiful and enhanced. But there are many things which you need to keep in mind at the time of going for stylish sinks for your kitchen which is considered to be important factors for the home owners.

    This article will help you in getting all the information about the stylish sinks for your kitchen which you can go for and in fact which will help you in getting it installed in your kitchen too. No doubt there are many factors which you need to keep in to account at the time of going for stylish sink for your kitchen like the budget, getting for the best for your kitchen, etc. and many more of the things which you can ay as the stylish sinks for your kitchen to go for.

    Types of stylish sinks for your kitchen


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    Ways To Decorate Your Balcony

    By Gwen | June 8, 2016

    Decorating balconiesIf you are staying in a city area, then may be your balcony is the only outdoor space you have got to enjoy and get some natural and fresh air. Having a balcony is a nice thing as you can get to see the outer world and spent some peaceful time there without even leaving your apartment. There are many people who wants balcony in their home and they cannot get one so you have one then you are lucky. If you balcony is the favorite place of yours in your home then you might be considering to decorate your balcony. Decorating your balcony is really a fun loving and interesting thing even if you are living in a small apartment or you are living in a home with two floors and a backyard, decorating your balcony is always amazing and after decorating your balcony, spending time there is even more joyful. If you have a small balcony, don’t get caught up in the thought that decorating your balcony is not an option as it is so small, if this was the thought of many people then you will be deprived off the one of the coolest place to hang in your home. Here are some of the ways to decorate your balcony.

    Topics: Balcony And Verandahs | No Comments »

    Blind VS Curtain: Their Pros And Cons

    By Gwen | January 12, 2016

    Blinds VS CurtainsWhen you are undergoing the project of remodeling or redecorating, one of the important decisions is to decide which type of window treatment you should opt for. There are several options and varieties but ultimately it depends upon your choice and like whether you want to go for blinds or curtains. The answer depends upon the place also like if you want for drawing room, you might be going for curtains to get a warm look where as if you are thinking about kitchen, you might choose blind which gives a partial view and lots of light which is generally needed in kitchen. To help you decide which is one you should be opting here are some of the window treatments with pros and cons.

    Choosing blinds can be a challenging job as there are many materials and styles which can confuse you. Slatted blinds like venetian blind and vertical blinds are basically made from aluminum, wood or plastic. Venetian blinds usually work for small windows whereas vertical blinds usually works for large windows.



    Roller blind and roman blind

    Roller blind and roman blinds are another type of blind giving their description through their name only. They are made up of sheet fabric which rolls up and down. They are best suited in bedroom.




    Curtains are very good in providing privacy and blocking heat and light. They come variety in case of materials, color and thickness.








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    Benefits of Installing A Cool Roof

    By Gwen | July 17, 2015

    Cool RoofsHeat is such an unbearable thing that it does not allow you to stay calmly in your own house. Thus it’s high time now people prefer those cool things for their homes. Your home gets maximum heat from the roof. Thus, while selecting roofing for your home always be conscious about the cooling of your roof. Nowadays people are also becoming more eco conscious and they are always in hunt of such a way which is energy efficient. There are varied creative solutions for roofing of your house that gives energy efficiency. The way of building of our houses is changing. The latest trend which people are opting for is lighter color roof. Along with it they are opting for thee reflecting roof. This is the concept behind what we call the cool roof.

    A cool roof is able to save energy specifically during the hot summer months. We all know wearing light color keeps us little bit away from heat and dark color will grab more heat. The same concept works for the roof also. Light colored roofs keep the home cooler when the hard rays are beaming on it. Light colored roofs reflect back the heat while the dark colors absorb the heat and make it even hotter. Here are some of the benefits of installing cool roofs on yo0ur house.

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    Different Types of Siding

    By Gwen | June 15, 2015

    sidingSiding being an essential part of your home should be chosen with proper care and caution. It adds color, glamour, style and extra look to your home. There are various types of materials for siding. Here is a brief description of some of them just to guide you as to how are they, their qualities and drawbacks.

    Vinyl siding

    One of the most popular types of siding among various different type is vinyl siding. The qualities which made it so popular are none other but less expensive, low maintenance and versatile. Many of the people are attracted by the plastic type look of vinyl siding. The styling and color of vinyl siding depicts the reason of its demand and popularity. Technology being changed and advanced has found many easy and simple ways for siding being installed. People in the favor of do it yourself tasks should definitely go for vinyl siding as it can be installed by you with the help of just few tools which are easily available at any home improvement store. For avoiding mistakes, follow instructions of manufacturers and watch online videos for more help.

    Wood siding

    Wood siding is generally preferred for bungalow, Cape Cod and cottage exteriors. Wood siding offers you a great and rich look. Another preference for wood siding is that it is durable but don’t take its durability for granted. You need to maintain it properly for getting advantage of its durability. With passage of time this needs timely maintenance. It need to be prevented from weather changes and also need to be painted timely. It can be infected by insects or even rodent attacks. It totally depends on your maintenance as to how long your wooden siding will last. It can last for 10 years or it can even last for 100 years.

    Brick siding

    Brick is generally found on Tudor and English cottage exteriors offering an extremely attractive look. Bricks are available in different size and shape. It is prepared from fired clay. In today’s time, brick siding is generally a veneer constructed outside a wood structure along a mortar which is used to hold the bricks together. Water is able to penetrate into bricks thus to protect it from water a membrane is installed between brick veneer and the house. It is highly durable. But installation of brick siding can prove to be expensive as it is a labor intensive work.

    Fiber cement siding

    Possessing a lot of quality, fiber cement siding has been opted by many of the home owners. Some of its special features are non flammable, termite resistant and low maintenance. It offers you a look of stucco, wood or masonry at lower costing. Factory painting or finishing are highly recommended as it offers availability of varied styles and textures. With much of its advantages it also has some drawbacks. Fiber cements siding faces the moisture issues. And the home built before 1980s might contain asbestos in the siding and needs a professional contractor for removing this asbestos.

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