Top Tips to Keep Your Fridge Cool as a Cucumber

It’s easy to forget that your refrigerator is a complex appliance, unless you’ve tried your hand at repairing one. No small job, it’s practically impossible to fix as a novice. That’s why it’s so important to properly maintain your fridge so that it runs efficiently and effectively at all times. There are a few easy tips to keep your fridge in optimal shape, but barring …

Why Bamboo Should Be Your Material of Choice for Window Coverings

A lot of people are now looking into bamboo blinds. Once upon a time, these were unaffordable and therefore out of people’s reach. But with so many companies now offering these types of blinds, they have become a lot more accessible as well. About Bamboo Blinds Generally, raw and natural materials like grasses, reeds, and jute are used to make these blinds. The bamboo is …

Keep Your Energy Bills in Check with Aluminum Siding

Aluminum siding is attractive, durable and cost effective way to help keep energy costs down during all seasons. It originally gained popularity as a more affordable alternative to wood siding, and homeowners who choose it appreciate its easy installation, minimal maintenance, durability, low cost and wide variety of available styles and colors. Siding made of aluminum can last the lifetime of a home, and also …

Tips to Help You Move Home with Pets

There is lots of advice out there to help people move home in a less stressful way. Hundreds of tips exist to help you find the best Washington DC movers, what to look for in packaging materials and how to find the best new utility services in your next home. But what about your pets? Only very little information is out there on how to …

Include Modern Technology Without Giving Up Your Design Flair

You spent more than $400,000 on your beautiful home. You don’t want to ruin the carefully crafted aesthetic over a $400 TV. Outside of Apple, companies that develop consumer technology have traditionally ignored considerations like style and visual appeal. When they do consider design, it is usually geared toward the neck-beard and blue shirt crowd: in other words, basement-dwelling, male geeks. What these mavens of …

The Advantages of Using Verticals to Cover Your Windows

Once upon a time, the only way to cover a window was through drapes and curtains. Now, however, most homeowners use blinds instead. Vertical blinds in particular are very popular because they are so easy to maintain and clean. Ultrasonic blind cleaning is the most modern and advanced type of cleaning, but you can also simply use a dish cloth and some warm, soapy water. …

How to Measure Roller Blinds Properly

If you want to install roller blinds properly, you have to measure them the right way first. Grab a pen and a piece of paper and make sure you have a (preferably metal) tape measure to hand as well. Ready? Measurement Units Although you may live somewhere that uses feet and inches, you should always measure using the metric system, sticking to millimeters. Where to …