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Why a Clean & Comfortable Office is More Productive

Source: Unsplash We’re all used to keeping our homes clean and tidy as it’s a habit many of us develop as children and teenagers through household chores. Unfortunately, it seems that these habits don’t always translate over to our workplaces. In reality many people spend more of their waking hours at work than at home, but we don’t realize the importance of a clean and comfortable place to work. This is not only a shame from a hygiene point of view, but can also have a direct impact on a business’ bottom line. Here are 5 reasons why a clean…

Be Prepared for Any Emergency

Accidents never happen when it is convenient, and you can’t schedule them into your busy life so that they happen when you are expecting them to. There will always be that element of surprise. Accidents will happen when you least expect them and when it is the worst possible time. The good news is that you can plan for them so that you will be in a bit of a better situation when you get a bad scrape or get injured some other way. Kids Will Get Hurt Kids are notorious for getting hurt, and unless you wrap them in…

The 6 Most Common Household Pests

Whether you are living in an urban area, or in the suburbs, or perhaps in a rural area, pests are a common household problem. Generally, pests come in all forms from rodents, cockroaches, and ants to only name a few. Today, we will discuss the six most common household pests and how to combat them. Rodents Rodents are one the most invasive pests any household can encounter. If left uncontrolled, rodents can do extensive damage to your home and your well-being. Some examples include damages to electrical wiring, damages to your belongings, and gnawing at your brand-new bath towels. On…

The Ins and Outs of Creating a Perfect Experience with Your Interior Designer

For those who have never worked with an interior designer, they may be excited about the prospect of a new set of eyes coming in to elevate their project. Or on the other hand, someone who likes full control may be slightly nervous about it. When you choose to hire interior designer services for the first time, you’ll be exposed to a game changing new way to elevate the style of your room in a way you didn’t think to before. This should be a pleasant experience, so to avoid all the intimidation or stress that may come with hiring…

Easy Ways To Make A Home Elderly-Friendly

If you’re like many people today, you may be caring for an older relative or friend, one who is reaching an elderly age where their mobility, memory and health may not be what it once was. While these are typically referred to the ‘Golden Years’, for many they aren’t so golden and issues with aches, pains and other problems become paramount and all encompassing. If this sounds like you or someone you know, you might be wondering how you can make changes in the home to help accommodate an elderly relative. Look no further. Here are some top ways you…

Advice For Protecting Interior Design Projects

There is no feeling quite like stepping back and admiring your design skills after lots of planning and hard work. Now is the time that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor and live in a beautifully designed home, but it is also important that you know how to protect your home and all of the important items inside. As any homeowner will tell you, there are always problems and issues that arise which you need to know how to address as otherwise; they could lead to all kinds of issues. Here are a few ways that you can…

How To Prevent Water Damage In Your Mobile Home

Water and fire damage is one of the most common claims on mobile home insurance, and in some cases, it can cause devastating effects to belongings and structure of a home if not resolved as quickly as possible. The amount of water that can escape through a bad connection or faulty pipe is staggering, and within minutes you could find your mobile home resembling a swimming pool rather than your living space. There are also a number of other potential causes of water damage, so take a look at how to prevent them in order to reduce the risk of…

How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Summer

Source With Summer well on its way, there are many things you need to think about before you are ready to welcome the sun. You have to get your home and garden ready, find the right clothing for you and the family, and make sure your pets are prepared for the hot weather. If you are struggling for ideas to get your family ready, then here are a few tips to help you. Prepare Your Heating and Cooling System In the hot weather, you will probably be using your air conditioning a lot, especially if you have children in the…

4 Ways To Make Your House Feel More Homely

Just because a property looks interesting that doesn’t mean that it is a homely place to be. The most ‘box-like’ of properties can be the most wonderful of homes when their owners or tenants look after them and make them a wonderful place to come back to after a hard day at work. You really want to make the place you live feel welcoming as soon as you walk through the door. Here are some great ways to do it. Look At Your Windows You may not pay that much attention to your windows other than looking out of them…

Thinking About Upgrading Your Backyard?

If a you are thinking about upgrading your backyard, there are lots of fantastic options that will help you achieve that magazine look. OK, so maybe with 2 or 4 kids having a magazine worthy backyard isn’t possible. What is possible is creating a space where the kids love to play, and you can get some peace and quiet! There are lots of cost-effective options out there like: Building an outdoor swing set Buying a large trampoline Making a sandbox Let’s take a look at some of the best ways you can update your backyard. Adding an Outdoor Swing Set…