What are some of the challenges homeowners face when it comes to managing their homes? What are the most overlooked spaces in houses when it comes to home maintenance and cleaning? These are a few of the questions answered to help homeowners understand what it means to focus on smart home management and how to make great decisions that effect our living arrangements. Our homes are often a large purchase that can increase in value however this value is only growing if the proper care for the home is taken. To learn the answers to these questions and more, please read here.
Managing a household budget can be tricky. If you are not able to document all the details about your average monthly spend, then if becomes more difficult. Many homeowners keep a list of electric, telephone, mobile phone, care givers, groceries, water, mortgage and car expenses. But many people forget about their home maintenance spend, their insurance fees and home repair costs throughout the year. These activities either pop up unexpectedly or they are not monthly expenses and are forgotten because they happen periodically. These are just a few expenses that are forgotten when Read More
Most of us like entertaining. In fact, most of us invite family, friends and colleagues to our home for dinner, birthdays and parties. However, when that last minute guest tells you they are on their way to visit and will be over in a couple of hours, what are you to do? Your house might be disheveled or just need a bit of tidying up to accommodate guests, but where do you begin? The pressure is on. But is does not have have to be.
With these simple tips, you can get your home ready in no time for the unexpected visitors. A quick sweep here, a Swifter dusting there, and a couple of scented candles can go a long way. If you still do not have enough time for some of these tips, just put all your excess in the closet. That does not goes wrong, as long as no one opens the closet. And you will need to remember to get the items out when your guest leave.
Here are some simple tips get you organized for last minute guests. Are they allergic to pets or are they bringing their own? Do they have food allergies? Is the bedroom and bathroom your guests will use tidy?
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Clear Home Solutions was founded by award-winning entrepreneur Marty Stevens-Heebner. She was inspired to launch Clear Home Solutions through her personal experiences involving her 90-year-old father and her 88-year-old aunt with dementia. She also leveraged her many years of organizing experience and inventorying the “stuff” in her own life and businesses to provide value to her clients. Marty was the first Certified Senior Move Manager (SMM-C) in the country, and is also a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO) and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Senior Move Managers, Marty is also a Public Policy Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association and serves on the Board of OPICA, an adult day programming center catering to people with memory disorders and their families. Read More
2015 was a fantastic year with homeowners eager to learn how to take care of their homes and learn how to get them ready for sale. In 2015, there were some popular posts that were the most important to our Zen of Zada followers and HomeZada users. We recap 2015 with the best of Zen of Zada.
It seems that many homeowners were focused on those hard to reach and yet the dirtiest places in your home. It is amazing how we forget about those simple places to clean. Zada fans also wanted reminders on specific areas Read More