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What is the point of remodeling and updating your home if you're not going to protect it from the not-so-nice guys and natural disasters? Here are a few quick and easy ways to do just that, and to bring you a little piece of mind.
1. Get an alarm system. Or install deadbolts, or get a guard dog, etc., just make sure you have some sort of protection between your home and the outside world. Even if you live in a safe neighborhood, it's always better to be safe than sorry.
It's easy to forget that appliances we use to clean things also need cleaning themselves. Regular cleaning maintains the quality of the machine and improves the performance of the machine as well. All you will need for this is white vinegar (or bleach if you're not opposed to using it in your home cleaning), baking soda, a tooth brush, and a microfiber cloth.
Step 1. Fill the washer by starting the highest load size, hottest water
We are well into Spring and Summer is fast approaching, along with temperatures reaching into the 80s and above. If you've ever experienced a hot summer day with a busted A/C unit, then you know first-hand how miserable it can be. However, cleaning your A/C unit will not only prolong it's life, it will maximize its efficiency and save you money in the long run. Here are some tips to clean up a dirty air conditioner.
We all have that wide-necked shirt or dress that just will not stay on a hanger. Every time I go through my closet, there is at least one piece of clothing that ends up falling off its hanger. I waste half of my morning rehanging clothes.
Imagine my excitement when I found an easy fix to this never-ending annoyance while browsing online the other day. Luckily, I had just the tool I needed on hand....a hot glue gun!
All I did was apply
There are tons of household items on the market that you can use in different ways around your house. A great way to save money and reduce clutter in your home is to find other uses for the stuff you already have. Below are some of my favorite multitaskers you probably already have on hand.
1. Paper Clips
- Keep your ties straight
- Put bracelets on without a fight
- Handle tiny USB drives
- Crack a padlock