Archive for February, 2011
Do you have absolutely no clue as how to go about preserving the fresh look of your new house? Even if you manage with the maintenance of the interiors of the house, the exteriors become a huge problem. One of the most important parts of the house that needs maintenance therefore is the doors and windows. These are the parts of the house which are exposed to the heat and the action of the exteriors and the interiors as well. So how do you go about cleaning and maintaining these parts?
You need to dust these on a regular basis. In fact dusting needs to be done on a daily basis. You could use a damp cloth to clean these on a weekly basis. This gets the settled dirt off. Once a month you could clean your doors and windows extensively. Use polish or car wax to do the trick.
Are you planning to refurnish your child’s tiny chamber? Well, then nice wall arts would be a fine décor item. Involve the child in the whole process. A kid’s chamber would reflect his personality and choices in all possible ways. Thus, if you have a daughter, opt for cute and delicate floral designs for your dainty darling. If you have a boy, try for the paintings of their loved cartoon characters. Canvas paintings would be a nice choice to add a touch of elegance to the room. It can be of picturesque scenery or of wild animals. The modern trend is towards abstract drawings especially when you have an older child. Do not ever opt for horror themes and always focus on nature, science, fantasy and educational topics. However, it is great if the kid loves to draw. Get him a chart paper to fill it with his own imagination. Then frame the piece and hang on his wall. Otherwise get a professional artist to do up the walls.
Pet fur is a serious nuisance since these are both dirty and unhygienic. Thus, be careful to wipe them off your couch and other furniture.
You can try out the lint roller. It has an adhesive surface which is rolled up and down on the couch so that the fur gets stuck to it. Then you have the sticky sheet based on the same principle. The sheet is made of transparent plastic with one sticky side. But unlike the lint roller, this one does not have a handle and the surface is much wider too.
Frequent vacuum is very necessary because the cleaner reaches up to the nooks and crannies. Vacuums with detached handles are preferable. In case, the fur problem goes out of hand or becomes unmanageable you have to look for a professional cleaning agency. Besides, you have to brush off the pets daily to get rid off unwanted hair fall on your couch.
Do you have a pet dog in your home? Then you also need some important gadgets to keep it under control with proper training.
A collar is one of the basic requirements of every pet owner. You will get a wide variety of them in every pet shop. Nowadays GPS collars are also found which help in tracking the location of our four legged friend. A clicker is a useful training tool for the pets. The gadget emits a “click” sound which helps your pet to focus and signals it to perform tasks. Get pet hair vacuums to clean up the pet hair from your floor. These loose pet furs are very unhygienic for the kids.
There are some gadgets like dog treadmill or hyper dog tennis ball launcher to help your pet in fighting obesity. These are perfect when you can’t take the pet out for its daily walk.
The household stuffs we own do not come in handy everyday in our day-to-day life, so we do need space to store them safely. And when we do have the space, dumping them like garbage is not the right practice. We should avoid clutter and store the household goods in an organized manner.
Garage is normally used to park cars, but one can utilize it as a storage place too. Making shelves at a high level in the garage will provide extra space for the goods. Avoid keeping things on the floor as the insects might get into them. Keep the places around the car empty to keep room for movement.
Keeping a clutter of useless things in your garage is wastage of useful space. Sell the extra things off to create space. The household goods that are used quite frequently should be kept at a good reach so that the other things are not required to be moved when it is required.
Most people want to decorate their home with various innovative articles and items. But you can go a step ahead by choosing to garnish the rooms of your house with eco-friendly decorative items. Not only they can boost the décor of your home, it can easily transform your abode into a cleaner, greener, environmental-friendly zone. These items have been in the market for long, but in the wake of modern concerns for protection and conservation of the planet, they have become more popular.
These are a chunk of items that fall under the eco-friendly category. Products made of paper or thermocol are the most common, and much in demand. One more advantage is that they are quite cheap and easy on the pockets; hence you don’t need to worry about spending too much on these. You can shop for these products in most of the stores near you, besides being readily available online also. So just grab hold of the eco-friendly decorative, and get ready to be acclaimed by one and all.