19 February 2016
Many people choose dark-colored carpet over lighter carpet because they assume it will be easier to keep clean. While this may be true, dark carpeting comes with its own set of challenges when it comes to vacuuming, removing stains and shampooing. Follow these tips to keep it looking as good as possible. Vacuum more often. Dust will make your dark-colored carpet look dull and dingy, but since this happens slowly as the dust accumulates, you often won't realize how dirty your carpet was until you vacuum it and it looks so much brighter.
22 January 2016
Indian textile designs have been around for centuries, some dating back to before the Crusades. If you have a fondness for these designs, many of them can find a place in your decor without clashing with the rest of your existing decor. Several of the designs also work very well in outdoor living spaces. Here are some examples that could easily be incorporated into your garden and patio decor and how you can incorporate them.
11 November 2015
Having trouble keeping your basement dry due to water collecting on the floor? A great solution to this problem is to use a sump pump. This device, which sits in a pit at the lowest point of your basement, collects any water on the surface of the floor and directs it outside of your house. This article takes a look at some of the key issues involved with using a sump pump in your basement.
16 October 2015
If you are planning to landscape your yard, you may be thinking of adding mulch to your flower beds and walkways. Mulch is used to preserve the moisture level within your soil and to add a decorative touch to your outdoor space. There are several different types of mulch, and each material can be suitable for a different landscaping project. Here are a few types of mulch that you can purchase and the ways that you can use them the next time you landscape:
4 August 2015
If you have a problem with rodents around your house, a cat that's a good hunter may be the best solution. Not only will the right cat help you to quickly put an end to your current rodent issues, but it will continue to do its job by keeping them away. There are some things you want to watch for when you are picking the right cat to get rid of rodents around your house.
14 July 2015
The bathroom is the place where you meet your hygiene needs and relax. However, for some homeowners, the bathroom can also be a place for a pest infestation. Earwigs, silverfish, roaches and ants, can all take over your shower, sinks and bathtubs and make your bathroom space anything, but comfortable. Why Bugs Love Your Bathroom There are a number of different reasons why you can have a pest infestation within your bathroom.
22 June 2015
As time goes by, the ground around your home may start to erode. This can leave you with a leaky foundation and a wet basement. To prevent this, you should upgrade your landscaping and build up the soil around the foundation of your home. You know you have a problem if the ground is sloping toward your house. Build Up the Soil First you need to get more soil for the foundation of your home.
3 June 2015
If you are interested in getting lanterns in your yard for the upcoming summer nights, it would be a smart idea to get solar lanterns that soak up the sun during the day and then light up your night. The following lists why you should install solar lanterns. Energy Saving and Easy Solar lanterns will not use up any electricity, candles, batteries, or gas. That reason alone makes them well worth using.
21 April 2015
You may not know this, but there are two ways that a carpet can protect your family. One way is that it may protect your family from allergens. And the other way is it can keep you from slipping and hurting yourself. In The Event Of A Slip, Your Carpet Will Be There You may not know this, but slips and falls are one of the top reasons for unintentional deaths in the United States.
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