Bills, bills, bills! It seems like there is never a shortage of them. I have come to accept that they are a part of life, and there is nothing I can do to eliminate them. But, there are plenty of things that we can do to help reduce them, and if you are like me, you are constantly seeking ways to reduce the ever increasing electric bill. I have discovered 27 DIYs to Reduce Electric Bills that seem to have the most effect.
If you look through enough articles on my blog, you will begin to notice a heavy concentration on storage/organization (in addition to my love for woodworking). One particular area that seems to garner an excessive amount of interest is closets. Everyone wants to know how to get the most out of their own clothing storage space. As a result, I get a lot of questions concerning this issue. Today, I would like to address some of these questions. So, I will be going over the standard closet measurement guidelines.
(Why Your Washing Machine Smells – Photo by Well-Designed Interiors)
Back when the front load washers were just first coming out on the market, I was so thrilled to be getting a new set. I had dreamed of the day when I no longer needed to make a trip to the laundry mat or to use the cleaners for my larger items. Then, the day came and I gladly handed over the cash for my two new beauties. Little did I know, at the time, that I was about to embark upon one of the most challenging household problems that I had yet to encounter – the dreaded front loader stink!
(Pet Proof Rugs – Photo by Life in Jeneral)
Most of us just love our big and little pets, but what we don’t love is the maintenance it takes to keep flooring and furniture looking and smelling good. If you own a dog or cat, then you know exactly what I mean. Between the regular doggie sweat/odor, the occasional hacking up something that shouldn’t have been eaten in the first place, or the (hopefully rare) piddle spots that they so lovingly leave behind….. is it any wonder that there is a constant search to find the perfect pet proof rugs? Well, friends I am here today to help. I will explain the different types of rugs, the pros and cons for each. Then, I will tell you how I manage to keep my favorite rugs looking good.
(Cement Tile – 2017s Tile Trend! – Photo by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design)
If you have been paying attention to any of the home remodeling TV shows, then I am sure that you have seen some form of cement tile being installed. These are sometimes referred to as pattern tiles, and are reminiscent of either a Mediterranean or New Orleans style (depending on the design). However, these tiles are making a comeback in a big way. So, if you enjoying keeping up with current trends, then you should really check these out.