Spring is in the air and spring cleaning is tops on some people’s lists. Knowing that, we often forget about some areas in the kitchen that need a really good scrubbing. Without proper cleaning, bacteria can develop in areas around our kitchen. Yuck! So we decided to share some tips that you might want to think about cleaning to keep your home healthy and safe for the entire family.
Insure.com shows us nine hidden danger areas of your home that without care can cause problems in your home. Simple maintenance can help avoid fires, water damage and the potential for mold. This infographic can show you areas of potential hidden dangers and some simple tasks that can be performed to avoid these hidden dangers. Read More
Spring is a time of renewal and provides a fresh start to home organization. It’s the perfect time to do a quick run through of your things to evaluate what stays and what goes. But where do you start after a long cold (cluttered) winter? Here are a few high traffic areas you should take on first:
- Edit your wardrobe: time to switch out your wardrobe for spring. As you pack away sweaters and boots, ask yourself what should stay and what should go. The general rule is if you haven’t worn an item in more than three months, it’s time to donate the item to someone who will.
- Flex your storage: if you’re dealing with stationary shelves that dictate where to store clothes and shoes, you’re probably wasting valuable space. Adjustable shelves allow you to change them around items being stored.
- Protect seasonal clothes in airtight containers. Store them in a guest closet, basement or attic until next season. If you don’t have extra space, store them in containers below the bed or on top shelves in your closet.
According to the National Weather Service, it is estimated that there are as many as 40,000 thunderstorm occurrences each day worldwide. This translates into an astounding 14.6 million thunderstorms each year. After a storm blows through bringing heavy rains, powerful winds, Read More
Spring is here and now is the time to get your yard ready for the blooming extravaganza that come with the new seasons. Here are some great spring yard maintenance tips that can get your yard ready. Read More