Do-it-yourself can be a lot of fun, especially if you have been looking forward to switching up the appearance of your home. Whether you decide to gut a whole room and replace everything, or you just primp up with some new paint, wallpaper, pictures, light fixtures, and ceiling fans, there are plenty of small tips available to make your project run smoothly, and of course, end with some money in your pocket. Here are my eleven tips to help you with your DIY and home improvement projects. Continue reading
Every time you cook something vapors and gases are released, sometimes it’s in the form of steam, sometimes it’s smoke, and sometimes it’s invisible. Because you’re cooking, these warm, moist vapors often contain oils, which turn into grease as the vapor makes contact with your cupboards and furniture, resulting in a sticky, unsightly residue and unpleasant odors.
Over time, without a range hood or exhaust fan, excess moisture from the steam can cause extensive structural damage in your kitchen. If you do a lot of cooking it won’t take long for mold and mildew to set in, and once that happens it can be very difficult to eliminate. Continue reading
When you bring that new little bundle of joy home from the hospital, your first reaction is to wrap him up, snug as a bug in a rug, and make sure he stays warm and cozy. The last thing most new parents would think of doing would be to run a ceiling fan in the nursery, blowing all the air around and giving the baby a chill. But research suggests that might be one of the best things you can do. Continue reading