Moving into your new dream house can be a daunting task. Between unpacking, cleaning and trying to find that stray roll of toilet paper, it may feel like you have lost your mind in a sea of bubble wrap. That is why I wanted to share with you five simple things that you should do that first month of living in your new home. These items may feel like back burner tasks but really, they will help you sleep better at night in your new abode and make you feel like your new place is less like a new house and more like your new home.
It seems that the kitchen is one of the rooms that moms end up spending the most time in. We are always cooking, packing lunches, baking, and cleaning up. Plus the dishwasher always seems to be full or dishes need to be put away! So, I love it whenever I can find an easy way to save some time or money in the kitchen.
I am sure we all are pretty okay at keeping out houses clean, right? The floors get mopped or vacuumed pretty regularly, clutter is picked up and surfaces are dusted. But have you considered your air vents? You know, those spots on the floor where all your warm air comes out to keep your house comfortable? As you can imagine, those can get pretty nasty. But with just a few minutes and some basic supplies, those vents can be clean and sanitized. Let’s get started!
It’s important to find ways to make your home more energy efficient. This can be difficult to to without compromising your life though. We found this article with ten different ways to make your kitchen more energy efficient. We hope it helps save you money! ——————- Do you want to build your “dream home” but […]
Today’s kitchens are filled with all kinds of gastronomical gadgets, from coffee bean grinders to indoor rotisseries, yet design trends are leaning toward minimalism. That means you can show off your white marble countertops, commercial range and custom backsplash, but only if you put away the blender, toaster, chop-pow, phone charger, and well… you get the idea.
Saving money is something that everyone is interested in. Especially when they can find a way to save money on something they have to have, like energy. In order to help you out we found this article with 30 different ideas to lower your home energy costs. We hope it works! ——————— Do you want […]
As with so many “is it possible” type questions, the answer of whether you can have a tornado-proof house is a resounding “well, yes, but.” In this case, that sentence goes: “Well, yes, but it would be prohibitively expensive and ugly, and nobody really recommends you even bother.”
With the change of each season comes a new set of maintenance tasks for your home. Now that summer’s here, you’ll want to prepare your home and yard for the onslaught of summer heat. From air-conditioner upkeep to hanging a clothesline, these simple chores will help keep your home happy and healthy.
Installing an in-ground sprinkler system is a big job with a big payoff.
House fires are more common than you may realize, with potential fire starters like light bulbs, laptops, and lint traps hiding in plain sight throughout your home, disguised as harmless, everyday necessities. Are you guilty of one of these bad habits that could burn your house down? Read on to find out.