According to the 2018 Indoor Air Quality Report, we spend over 90% of our time inside, which equates to 150 hours per week. When being outside means exposure to a traffic-clogged, factory-ridden city of smog, staying at home seems like a good idea. However, indoor air quality can be anything from two to ten times worse. This is thanks in no small part to the fact that our homes have more insulation and less ventilation than ever before, which leads to the accumulation of dust, pollen, chemicals, mold and stagnant air. Breathing all of that … [Read more...] about Our Top Tips to Improve Your Air Quality on a Budget
Home Cleaning and Organization
Keeping your home clean and organized, regardless of the size, can be a chore that nobody likes. We will share tips and tricks for you here to make cleaning easier and to give you some great ideas on how to get your home organized to make it function better and make your life easier.
The kitchen is the heart of the home for many families, but it can be a dangerous place for children. If you want your family to be able to enjoy the kitchen, it’s so important that you think about safety. As the kids get older, it’s a good idea to teach them how to cook, but if you are going to do that, you need to make sure that they are safe. These are some of the best ways to make sure that your kitchen is safe for your family. Child Proof Cupboards and Drawers When you have young kids that are just starting to crawl and … [Read more...] about Important Ways to Keep the Kitchen Safe for Your Family
Carpets or area rugs make beautiful covers to your rooms and can be a stylish addition to your living area. But they can also attract lots of germs, and they can be a hotbed for pet hair and dust. If you need to know the ways on how to wash your carpets, then this article is for you. Most people are familiar with steam cleaning as a way to get rid of stains, dust, pet hair, mites, and microbes. Steam cleaning is a process of using hot water vapor and a mop to break down the dirt molecules. On the other hand, shampooing uses detergents to … [Read more...] about Steam Cleaning vs. Shampooing Your Carpets
With the change of seasons right around the corner, so will pests and insects frequently pop into your home. You have probably already noticed that spiders, rats, and cockroaches become increasingly active in your home in the months during the changing seasons. They are not only annoying but also create an unsanitary environment. Pest droppings can cause the spread of diseases. Besides, they result in a lot of food wastage. Unfortunately, when you notice a pest, it is often too late, and you can trace it to some enormous damage done. Therefore, … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Home Pest and Disease Free
Your to-do list never seems to end at the moment. As your kids get older their demands become stronger and you don’t know how to juggle everything that life is throwing at you. The laundry pile is growing and the fridge always seems to be empty. How do you get around this sort of dilemma? You want to be able to live your best life, but little ones can sometimes get in the way of that! You love them dearly, but you are sometimes afraid to admit that you need a little helping hand. Hiring a Nanny Could be Life Changing If you find yourself … [Read more...] about Are You Afraid to Ask for Help Around the House?
Far be it from us to add to your list of household chores. You probably have a lot on your to-do list already. However, after vacuuming, dusting, and decluttering, there are a few other key chores you need to add to your cleaning schedule. These are the chores that can easily be forgotten about, but as you will see in this article, you really shouldn't! #1: Your gutters It's a dirty job, we know, but you really do need to climb those ladders to clean your gutters of any gunk that has accumulated over time. You see, if you don't, … [Read more...] about The Things You Might Forget To Clean (And Reasons Why You Shouldn’t)
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All opinions are our own. One absolute MUST for me when we were looking for a home last November was that it had to have a dishwasher. After 15+ years of having a dishwasher, I was not about to go back to doing dishes by hand. I am particular about my dishwashers. It's a given that they need to get dishes sparkling clean because I am NOT the type to wash them before throwing the dishes in the … [Read more...] about How the AutoAir Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher at #BestBuy Is Changing How You Do Dishes
Family members, pets and visitors can move all over your floor leaving it looking dull and worn out. The floor can be made of different materials such as wood, concrete, ceramic tile, marble or any other. It doesn't matter which material your floor is made of, you can always restore the appearance of your floors by giving them a polished finish. This will require some basic equipment as well as some manual labor. There's a different floor polishing procedure for every type of floor. They are explained below. Wood If your floor is made of … [Read more...] about How to Polish Your Floors for Maximum SHINE