Here is a collection of different homemaking tips to make your life easier — from paints in kitchen and pest management to carpet care guidelines.

Choosing the Best Cleaning Products for the Home

Choosing the Best Cleaning Products for the Home

Every homeowner wants nothing short of a sparkling clean home. Naturally, you would want to go for cleaning products that not only clean the home thoroughly but also those that make the work easier. Effectiveness should be highly prioritized when shopping for a cleaning product. 

Typically, every surface in a home is susceptible to dust and dirt. When your client wants you to help them select the right cleaning products for their home, the first thing that you should probably consider is the materials and surfaces of that home and the right cleaning products. At the end of the task, all the surfaces should be spotlessly clean. While all-purpose cleaners are effective, an extra cleaner comes in handy, especially if you are dealing with stubborn stains. 

Factors to Consider when Selecting Cleaning Products for the Home

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How to Save Energy on Outdoor and Indoor Lighting

How to Save Energy on Outdoor and Indoor Lighting

Many homeowners do not know what to do when their power bills start going sky high. When one of your clients wants you to take up the task of lighting their home to save money, you need to know a few things. 

Lighting in homes takes a significant percentage of the whole amount of energy consumed. It even becomes worse if the lighting fixtures are inefficient. They can lead to your power bills skyrocketing. Besides, there is a global concern to go green in every practice and one way of contributing to the world’s efforts to curb environmental degradation is through efficient lighting. To make this a success, you will need to change your entire lighting system.

What to do to cut energy consumption indoors

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Storing Clothing without Closets

Storing Clothing without Closets

Most studio apartments and quarters do not have closets and this can be a source of headache. You spend sleepless nights wondering where to drape your treasured clothes or where to stash your bedding and other paraphernalia. Thankfully, not all is lost because with a few tips, you can create your own storage area that will hold all your treasured shoes and clothes. As much as these substitutes can never match up to have a real closet, they do make life easier. Here are some of them:

1. Clothes rack

These are easily available in furniture stores near you and they are they are catching up in most studio apartments that do not have a closet. 

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Step by Step Guide for How to Clean your Kitchen

Step by Step Guide for How to Clean your Kitchen

It is often called the heart of the home and surely, it is.  The kitchen offers a place for preparing meals and even in some home styles, it acts as the dining room. Hence, it should be clean and very well organized to ensure that germs and pests do not breed in the room. Moreover, it would not be good for guests to encounter an unsightly kitchen. Cleaning a kitchen entails a list of tasks including dishwashing, cleaning countertops, cabinets and the floor among other things. How do you ensure that you leave no stone unturned?

1. Empty the pantry

The pantry hosts food and other kitchen items. It can be breeding grounds for pests. An organized cabinet system makes it easy for one to access things. The pantry is a good start when cleaning a kitchen. Empty all the items in the cabinets. Remove expired foods and any other kitchen tools that you no longer use. Use soapy water to wipe the inside and the outside of the cabinets. Vacuuming the pantry will clean even the hidden areas.

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How to Keep your Kids Room Organized

How to Keep your Kids Room Organized

How do you keep your child’s room neat? It is the simplest home-keeping project, there is. All you need is time and some degree of creativity. Furthermore, it does not require a lot of money. With just a few resources, you can pull this off effortlessly. From the toys to the clothes, you need to come up with creative ways of organizing the room. This will make the room appealing and comfortable for the little one.

Five smart organizers for kid’s room

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