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7 Home Maintenance Tips That Eliminate Energy Wasters

Is your home needlessly increasing your utility bills? Without the proper maintenance, even a newer home can become less energy efficient. In addition to basic DIY upkeep, consider adding a few of these energy-saving projects to your to-do list. Keep Up-to-Date on the Latest Electricity Offers One of the easiest ways to reduce your energy costs if you live in a deregulated area is to regularly check the latest electricity offers. The cost to produce electricity fluctuates, which means that the Read more [...]
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Three Essential Home Accessories That Make Mom’s Life Easier

A mom’s life is never easy. Whether the kids are at home or they at school there is always something for you to be doing. Therefore, life can be full on and difficult. So, anything that makes life easier is a lifesaver, and that is no exaggeration. It doesn’t matter how arbitrary it seems to anyone else, if you are a mom you know just how much every little helps around the home. Check out these home accessories that will make your life that little bit easier, which every mom knows is a massive Read more [...]
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4 Ways To Achieve Practical And Pretty Interiors As You Get Older

As we get older, moving around the house and performing household tasks becomes a little harder. So that you can maintain your quality of life and independence, it is often necessary to make some alterations to your home. But that doesn’t mean you have to substitute style for safety. Here we will provide some interior design tips on how to achieve a good balance of practical and pretty as you age.   1. Upsize your cleaning tools   Household chores require a lot of physical Read more [...]
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6 Super Tips For Keeping A Busy House Clean All Week

When you run a busy family household, and you’re trying to juggle your career with family life, it is all too easy to leave the cleaning to the weekend. The trouble is, if you have been working all week, you really want to spend quality time with the kids at the weekend, and get the dog out for a really long walk. Our contemporary busy lives mean it is hard to make sure our homes are squeaky clean all week long. In winter, you may not even get to open the windows until the weekend!   Eventually, Read more [...]
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How To Keep Your Home Healthy

You may not have noticed, but there are all kinds of hazards and dangers in your house. They could be hazardous to your physical well being or your entire health. If you’ve got children, you’re all too aware of tripping over toys and electronics! However, the health problems in the home go much deeper than that. Our houses are breeding grounds for bacteria, mould and and chemicals.   These problems seem harmless at first, but can cause serious problems. Mould, for example, can lead Read more [...]
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Green Housekeeping: 6 Tips For Running An Eco-Friendly Home

Running an eco-friendly home benefits the environment as well as the homeowner. In making energy efficient decisions around the house, you will be doing your bit to preserve the environment for present and future generations. As far as the homeowner is concerned, energy saving methods at home are usually the most thrifty option. For example, reducing energy consumption and reusing household items are both green and frugal practices. So, if you want to help the environment and save money, here are Read more [...]
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What To Consider When Hiring A Housekeeper

Whether you are a young couple working long hours or a large family who need support, hiring a housekeeper can make a really positive change to your home. They will be an integral member of your household so make sure you invest some time and pick the perfect person for the job. Work Load   Consider realistically how much work you will need your housekeeper to take on. Will they be responsible for childcare and cooking or just cleaning the house? Will they be cleaning clothes and running Read more [...]
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Handy Tips To Keep Your Home Maintenance Cost Down

If you’re the kind of person who doesn’t want to spend a fortune on DIY, then we’re here to help. Let’s face it, no one wants to spend a fortune on DIY or house maintenance. We all have a little savings fund in case anything goes wrong. But, we’d much rather spend it on a holiday or a new car! Avoiding big problems can be easily achieved. You just need to take care of the small things around the house.   When something needs to be replaced, look for an option to reuse something Read more [...]
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Make Your Driveway Beautiful Again With This Brilliant Maintenance And Cleaning Guide

Driveways are an important feature of any home. Not only do they provide an added, functional use for our homes, but they also raise the value of our homes too. They look smart, attractive and modern when we first get them installed.   The only trouble is; if they don’t get maintained they soon look it! Weeds, moss, oil stains and even algae can all attack driveways. The good news is you can make sure your driveway always looks as awesome as the day you got it! Want to know how? Keep Read more [...]

Elements of Monthly Home Maintenance

With the amount invested in our homes, wouldn't it make sense to have a plan to take care of that investment? Absolutely, yet, maintaining the home is not something often thought of. In order to protect that investment, it's important to do regular checks on your house for maintenance reasons. This ensures that your home runs like a well-oiled machine all year round. Plus, you'll be safer, as well. So here are a few things you can do each month to keep your home in top shape. Remember, these are Read more [...]