Spring Maintenance Tips Guide to Decluttering the Home

Spring Maintenance Tips Guide to Decluttering the HomeGuest Blogger:  Jenni Dusina

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:

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  • 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.

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Prepare Your Outdoor Space For Spring

HomeZada Pressure Wash Decks Patios and DrivewaysGuest Blogger:  Jessica Kyriakos

No, it’s not spring yet, but these final winter months are the perfect time to get your home ready for the season ahead, particularly on more temperate days where it’s easy to get outside. Even before the flowers are back in full bloom, you can take steps to prepare your outdoor space or patio for the greener days to come. Ready to get started? At the first preview signs of spring, here is what you need to do to prepare Read More


Home Maintenance Tip: Spray Pest Control Around the Home

Home Maintenance Tip: Spray Pest Control Around the Home

Almost anywhere you live there are  opportunities for insects and pests to enter your home. There may be different types of insects based on the climate and soil conditions of where you live. However, to prevent these little critters from invading the interior of your home, it is good practice to spray pest control around areas of your home. It is important to focus on areas that might allow for these pests to enter your home.

Determine the typical kinds of pests in your neighborhood or area. Then, determine what products will eliminate them or prevent them from entering your home. Some people spray around their home themselves, while many others hire a pest control service to minimize insects around and in the home. Which ever you choose, remember your pets. Many of these sprays contain toxins that would make your pets sick or worse, they could die. So when you are spraying around your home, keep your pets inside away from these chemicals.

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Inside and out: How folding doors could suit your home

Foldong DoorsCustom made folding or bifold doors are ideal for making effective and attractive room dividers both internally and externally. As a result, many homeowners are now installing them into their homes in a plight to ensure their abode is modern, unique and spacious.

Bifold doors are available in a wide range of finishes and colours depending on the style and colour scheme of the home. There are also a range of bifold door systems available – these are ones that can open inwards or outwards.

Many designers believe that bifold doors look best when they are at their biggest. This contrasts to that of French windows or patio doors – bifold doors are made up of three or more panels that fold back on themselves against the wall to create the ultimate amount of Read More


Going Green! How to Add Pops of Color to Your Home

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Who’s celebrating St Patrick’s Day style? Green is a color used in homes for many many years. It has an emotional or physical impact on how we act. Giving us a sense of peace, ease, relaxation and has been know to reduce depression. Green is most associated with the new growth that comes from the spring season. It is associated with freshness, grass, youth, and hope. However, it has also been associated with envy. Adding this color to your home is as natural as stepping outside and sitting in Read More