A refrigerator, or simply a fridge, is not only one of the most essential appliances found in any kitchen today, but it is also one of the most expensive appliance purchases most families will make. The average fridge can last anywhere from 5 to 10 years (or more in many cases) so it is best to make the most informed decision before going and buying your next fridge.
Harvesting rainwater is an excellent way to significantly lower your annual water costs, reduce your dependence on the city water supply, and minimize your impact on the earth. There are many approaches to catching and utilizing rainwater, all of which are easy to implement and at little cost to you.
Container gardening has many advantages over traditional methods of gardening and landscaping your lawn. You can experiment with colour, insure that your plants have great soil, and raise the garden to a comfortable level for weeding, fertilizing, and pruning. Containers full of bright flowers, lovely foliage, and colourful vegetables can fill empty spots on your deck or front steps, or create borders and privacy screens.
Having an inspection is a good idea when you are buying a home, but it can be pricy when looking at several houses. Here is a simple guide to conducting your own home inspection.
The holidays are a joyous season when people spend time with family, exchange gifts, and contemplate peace on earth. However, without following a few simple safety tips, your holidays could end up a disaster.
Finding bedding that fits your toddler’s bed isn’t the easiest prospect in the world. Most of the time, those tried and true crib sheets fit just fine but can be a little infantile for the toddler that is putting together complete sentences, potty training, and into trucks or dolls. So how do you locate these precious little treasures and how do you make sure the sheets will fit the mattress?
Moving into a previously owned home can be a bit jarring. You are now moving into a structure that absorbed the character of the previous owners. Here are some simple and relatively inexpensive things to do to make that home feel like yours in no time.
Study after study tells us that plastic grocery bags are better for the environment. They take less energy to produce, transport, and recycle than paper grocery sacks. The problem is that the vast majority of them do not get recycled or reused; here are 30 ways to do just that.
Renovting and remodeling projects can be stressful; however, you can save time and money by planning ahead. Everyone wants their projects finished as soon as possible, for as little as possible; and here is how you can do just that.