So, you have finally decided to take up a massive home renovation project and flooring is among your top priorities? You keep browsing through specialised websites, you buy magazines and carefully consider the advantages and disadvantages of each and every flooring material. However, the variety of flooring options is so diverse that the more time you spend in evaluating the flooring materials, the more confused you become. Well, have you ever thought of installing hardwood flooring? That’s the all-time classic and you may rest assured you will save yourself a lot of unnecessary troubles.
We are lucky to live in a time when the variety of gadgets tailored to make our lives easier is incredible. We can talk to a person living across the country for free, share thoughts and pictures in the social networks, travel from one country to another in a matter of hours, etc. Let’s concentrate on the more practical aspect of the technologies, though. Now, we have a plethora of devices for household purposes.
There are many people that just don`t know how to manage their time well, therefore, they can`t keep up a certain schedule and fail to perform some of tasks in their to-do-lists. Let`s focus on cleaning – you have probably come upon the following situation. You have invited friends over but you just realised that your home hasn`t been cleaned thoroughly for a good month. What did you do? Spent about 3 hours hectically running around your house wondering where to begin. Fortunately, scenarios like this can be avoided if you make an appropriate cleaning schedule you can keep. Stop catching up with your cleaning – read on and check our tips out!
At least once in your life you`ve been there – a friend of yours is calling and says that they will come for a visit. You look around only to find out that your home is a mess and you need a team of experts to help you the chaos. However, you have neither a team of professionals nor enough time to carry out the throughout sanitising. What should you do in such cases? Fake a clean house and present your home in an impeccable condition when your guests knock on the door! Below you will find out how to give your living premises the illusion of cleanliness when you are short on time.
What is better – to work from home or at the office? That is a live question nowadays. There are plenty of professions which require only time and Internet access as the place does not matter. For that reason, many employers rely on that method, namely distance jobs. So, work from home or at the office? Here are the pros and cons of both options. Let`s start with the advantages of working from the office.
Have you ever thought that there is a pretty good reason why organic products are twice as expensive as the standard ones? That’s applicable not only for fruits and vegetables but also for cosmetic products. Even if your beauty product smells good, it does not mean it is free of potentially dangerous ingredients that can cause skin irritations. As far as shampoos are concerned, there are literally hundreds of brands claiming that their product can do miracles with dry, oily or tangled hair. If you are concerned about the ingredients of these shampoos, you’d better keep reading and get familiar with a couple of easy to prepare homemade shampoo recipes. They are as effective as the shampoos on the shelf at the supermarket, but their advantage is that they are less expensive and they are made of natural ingredients only.
Believe it or not, those who know how to keep their beauty tools clean are few. Or they are just reluctant to perform the cleaning rituals as they think that since no one else uses the same tools, disinfecting is not necessary. To a certain extent, they are right, but disinfecting your beauty tools is recommended if you want to avoid dirt and makeup buildup, skin irritations, rashes, etc. Here are the basics you should be familiar with when it comes to keeping your make-up tools clean:
Living on a rent has its pros and cons. One of the biggest disadvantages for a person that loves decorating their place is the fact that many landlords don`t allow painting, hanging and anything creative at all. When you don`t have the freedom to leave your print on at your rented home, you may never feel the cosiness that will make you feel comfortable. However, there are some no-damage DIY ideas that will freshen up your rental and your landlord wouldn`t mind them. Check out these rental-friendly projects that will make you feel at home without risking your deposit.
Do you remember how high your electricity bills were during the winter? You were impatient for the summer to come so you can take a break and invest your money in a much more sustainable activity than paying huge bills to your electricity provider. Well, the bad news is that in the summer you have to think about cooling of your home, which means you are going to pay bills as nearly high as in the summer. Or you can find a way to remedy the situation. Cutting down on your electricity bills is not only environmentally friendly, but also allows you to save up for a vacation or buy yourself an item you have always wanted to have. Here are some tips you can apply:
In this era of endless entertainment, it is much harder to get your kids do chores with so many distractions at home. There is no surprise that it is one of the most common arguments in every family. No need to explain why kids don`t like chores – in general, they are boring and tedious which is pretty much the same reason why adults don`t like household tasks neither. The most common scenario: you are yelling “Have you cleaned your room?” and your kid calmly answers “I`ll do it later.” while he is playing video games. In order to encourage them to do the job right away, there are some do`s and don`ts you should know. Read on and check them out below: