Three Common Home Lighting Mistakes To Avoid In Your Lighting Renovation
19 April 2016
Lighting is one of the most versatile features inside your home, and it can really make or break the atmosphere. Insufficient lighting can leave your home too dim and dark feeling, while lighting that's too bright can be harsh and uninviting. If you really want to make the most of your living space, here are a few common mistakes to avoid when you're investing in new lighting.
Improper Sizing For Your Light Fixtures
Softer Is Better: 4 Tips To Keep Your Water Softener Working Properly
14 March 2016
If you live in an area that has hard water, a water softener can be a real life saver. Water softeners remove harsh minerals that can damage your plumbing and water-using appliances. Another benefit of having a water softener is that you won't need to use as much bath soap or laundry and dish detergent. To remove the minerals properly, your water softener needs to be in good working order. Here are four quick steps to properly maintain your water softener.
11 February 2016
If you've completed a big project, such as making curtains or a piece of clothing, and still have fabric leftover, you can put it to good use. No matter what size or shape the fabric scrap is, you'll be able to transform it into a one-of-a-kind item. Even if you aren't sure what to do with leftover fabric right away, save it for when craft inspiration strikes.
Leftover Fabric Craft Ideas:
3 Economical Ways To Improve Your Window Insulation During Winter
18 January 2016
Keeping your windows tightly sealed is essential to keeping out cold drafts out of your home during winter. Any cracks or gaps in the windows could allow precious heated air to escape, raising your energy bill substantially.
If you have old, drafty windows, consider replacing them with new ones that are more energy efficient. However, if your budget only includes improving what you have other than purchasing new window replacements, read on for simple tricks that could help you insulate your windows this winter.