Help! I Can't stop Painting!
Tips for Fighting the Perils of Becoming a Serial Remodeler
Make It New Again
Go Green Clean!
Natural Remedies to Clean your Home
There is no shortage of household cleaners out there boasting to make your life easier, more sanitized and fresher-smelling. Brilliantly executed advertisements depict animated germs carousing and multiplying within an unclean home, defeated only by a heavy dose of some chemical concoction. Feeling dirty, scared, and inferior, we plunk down billions of dollars each year on germ warfare for our own homes.
You don't have to be an aromatherapy aficionado to know that smells have the ability to trigger strong emotions and associations. Baking bread can bring you back to the comfort of your grandmother's cottage while freshly cut grass can return you to childhood summer camp. Unfortunately, it also works in the other direction: a neglected garbage can under the sink may take your mind to the city dump on a hot day.
Toilet room too tiny? Try these space-finding ideas
Question: Which room in your home is typically the smallest, the busiest and the most cluttered?
Answer: The bathroom, of course.
Whether you have your own bathroom or share it with several family members, there never seems to be enough room for everything you need. No matter whether it's comparatively small or large, the bathroom almost inevitably feels like one tiny room.
How a little workshop spring cleaning will make life easier all through the summer.
We all know how valuable having the right tool for the job can be. The right tool can mean everything when it comes to working smartly, safely, and quickly. Now that spring is here and you are thinking about all those projects you've been putting off all winter, do yourself a favor and devote just a little time to inventory your tools, update your collection, organize what you have and repair, recharge, oil, clean and take care of your gear.
With the days finally growing longer and warmer, now's the perfect time to put that home improvement wish list together—and make those projects happen! Like a lot of us, you've probably got more projects in mind than time to accomplish them all, so here are some tips on how to organize, prioritize, and realize those ideas that have been dancing through your head all winter. Ready to draw up your roadmap to the perfect nest?
Feng Shui is the art and science of selecting and arranging a harmonious living environment that is in balance with the five elements (fire, metal, earth, wood and water). These elements take on implications of positive or negative energy and this energy is known as Chi (pronounced chee), or more colorfully, "the dragons cosmic breath", although no one really says that anymore.