24 March 2015
Making your own candles at home can be a fulfilling and exciting experience. Not to mention, it's easier than you think and ultimately cheaper than buying them from your local store. As you get started in making your own aromatic scented candles, however, you should expect to run into a few bumps along the road. Fortunately, many of the most common candle-making mistakes have simple solutions. Not Using Enough Fragrance in Soy Candles
10 March 2015
If you have ever heard of a water softener, you probably know that it is installed as a way of removing excess minerals from the water that enters your home. You might not know if you need to install one or not, however, so consider looking for these signs. Then, you'll know whether or not a water softener will be a good addition to your home. 1. Your Skin is Dry
26 February 2015
When some type of pest has invaded your bed, it is important to determine its species. This information helps you figure out the best methods for removing these unwanted invaders. Bedbugs One type of insect that could be within your room isbedbugs, which that live and breed within your mattress. These little bugs are attracted to the carbon dioxide you breathe out while you are sleeping. These bugs are very small, since the adults are around 5-9mm in length.
19 February 2015
Fresh cut flowers from a flower delivery service can brighten up a room. They can also brighten up your day if you receive them as a gift from someone who is special to you. One of the first things you should do when you receive a bouquet of flowers is to put them in water to prevent them from wilting too quickly. While water will keep them fresh for a while, it will not prevent the bacterial growth that causes flowers to wilt.
10 February 2015
In order to increase your chances of success in the world of business, doing the part isn't enough. You also need to look the part. This same train of thought is true when it comes to the presentation of your office space. While making an effort to keep your office clean and organized can offer some positive influence, choosing the right type of furniture can also help convey a positive message as well.
2 February 2015
You've heard the warning your whole life: "Sleep tight and don't let the bedbugs bite!" But what are bedbugs exactly? Are they just the boogeyman of the insect world? Bedbugs do indeed exist, and they can look for homes in your sheets, couches, and any other cozy textiles. These tiny unwelcome guests can easily slip into your home and multiply at an alarming rate. The best way to be rid of them is to call a pest control service to completely eradicate them.
28 January 2015
Are you a new homeowner? Have you just moved into your home, only to discover that it's infested with a variety of bugs and insects? Instead of calling for an exterminator, your first step should probably be to replace your flooring: Insects hide in carpet Many insects live and breed in your carpet, even if you're not aware of them. Ants and roaches may eat and burrow tunnels through your carpet's padding, emerging in several different places throughout your room.
23 January 2015
Wooden venetian blinds can be an appealing and functional way to beautify any room of your house, but they can be a pain to clean. Feather dusters are not often heavy enough to pull dust off each piece of wood, and common types of cleansers can potentially harm the wood. So, what's the secret? Here are three tips you should follow when cleaning wooden venetian blinds: Use the Right Materials
17 January 2015
Owning a home with a less-than-inspiring concrete floor can be motivating for finding more eye-catching floor design options. There are various techniques that can be applied to add effects when the concrete is poured--or after it has dried--to make it look more interesting. The processes to create patterns and colorful effects range from basic painted methods to methods involving heavy-duty machinery. Here is a list of ways to enhance your concrete flooring:
12 January 2015
Landscaping is a costly endeavor, but it improves the value of your home and increases the curb appeal as well. Wood chips are one landscaping tool that can help tie together your yard design. Purchasing enough wood chips for your entire yard from a home improvement store can cost hundreds of dollars. Instead of shelling out that kind of cash, research local tree service companies. Many of these companies are willing to drop off a load of wood chips at no cost to you.