Posts

Showing posts from March, 2021

6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

Image
  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Living in the New Normal: Modernizing Cleaning Practices amidst COVID19

Image
Ever since COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, cleaning has become more important than ever. Nowadays, simply using a vacuum cleaner to pick up dust, or wiping down walls and furniture with water and some disinfectants are often no longer enough.  The COVID-19 virus is suspected to be an airborne pathogen . This makes it incredibly hard to know if the virus is within your home, office, or even in your transport vehicle. You can spend the entire day cleaning every nook and cranny and still catch the virus because it is apparently on your dirty clothes hamper the entire time. It’s not like we could also clean the air manually, and it is extremely dangerous to take the risk of not doing anything at all. Older cleaning practices must be modernized to adapt to this difficult time . Here are a few ways to take your cleaning practices to the next level: image via pixabay Plan weekly disinfection Disinfection is most commonly a part of the cleaning process. There are numerous multi-

Air Conditioning Tips to Combat the Summer Heat

Image
The Spring Season is about to start in a day or two, which meant Winter’s cold embrace is coming to an end. While spring is a season associated with its nice breeze and calm weather, it might be the only season for us to enjoy what nicer temperatures we have left. As it stands, the constant rise in temperature every year caused by climate change is making the summer heat come earlier than expected. Some countries are already experiencing this heat, with the recent temperatures going as high as 39°C or 102 ° F. In light of this fact, preparations for summer becomes a part of mandatory things to do during the spring season. There is only one efficient way to combat the heat , and that is using an air conditioning unit. Why should you buy an Air Conditioning Unit? If you don’t own an air conditioning unit yet and have been relying on cooling electric fans, you might want to start changing that. If you have an elderly in your location or have someone prone to illnesses, simply leavi

4 Advantages of Installing a Residential Septic Tank

Image
One of the important things that a homeowner needs to take into consideration when buying a house is to inspect the drain pipes and the septic tank system. Unfortunately, it is most often neglected to be checked. Proper and systematic disposal of wastewater out of your house will ensure safety to your family’s health and environment. A sewage-disposal tank is an underground chamber usually made of fiberglass or in most cases concrete through which domestic wastewater flows for basic treatment. It is a simple type of sewage catch basin that essentially uses bacteria, a biological decomposition to break down the solid waste, allowing liquids to drain off efficiently. image via pixabay It will be extremely unpleasant and a disaster if your bathroom will be spilled with dirty water, isn’t it? So, to make a more sanitary home to live in, here are the advantages and benefits of installing a residential septic tank. Eco-Friendly Having a sewage-disposal tank is easier on the environme

Ice Sculptures: Make Your Event as Memorable as It Can Be

Image
The growing popularity of ice sculptures has now become a new form of public art.   Amazing ice carvings as a decorative art piece being displayed in International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival held annually in countries like Belgium, China, Canada, Japan, Russia, France, United States, Sweden, Ireland and, United Kingdom has become a popular tourist attraction. Several art schools are offering to teach ice carvings and art festivals which hold ice sculpture competitions every year. Hand-carved ice sculptures are not only used for festivals and competitions but also can be made to fit any event to add a new attraction for indoor or outdoor display that would make your event extraordinary. Ice Sculpture in Family and Personal Events Weddings.   Ice carvings in a wedding reception add elegance and create a real talking point at your reception, making it one of the unforgettable events for your guests. You may browse Pinterest for more designs and styles of wedding ice carvin

The Perfect Floral Anniversary Gifts

Image
An anniversary is a celebration of two peoples’ love and commitment to each other, and should therefore be treated as the reverent occasion it surely is.  Maybe you want to re-create a smaller version of the flowers from your wedding? With a complete array of all seasonal flowers in stack at all times, composing a bouquet by doing it yourself or have it done by a flower arranger from a flower shop like Plant Shed will remind you of that most special of all days. Or perhaps you have a special evening planned, and would like the finishing touch to be a gift of flowers that match the new dress? With florists working the length and breadth of the country, they can bring in blooms from anywhere to complete your perfect posy in just the right shades and colours. What could be amore impressive start to a special night out than to present your wife with a beautiful arrangement the exact colour of the new outfit she undoubtedly spent hours choosing? And it won’t even take you nearly that lo

Get Ready for Work in Half the Time

Image
We’ve all been there. Dazed, confused, we look at our alarm clock in horror as we realise that we’ve overslept. With only half the time to get ready, how do we get to work looking 100% gorgeous? Don’t despair; you can still look effortlessly hot. Just follow our advice and you’ll get into the office with time to spare. Hair With Volume So you’ve had the fastest shower of your life. Blow dry your hair until it’s fairly dry with your hair upside down, then wrap it up into head-top bun and clip it into place. Go about fixing yourself some breakfast and doing your makeup as usual. Only when you get to the door should you let your hair down and give it a ruffle. Instant volume. You’re welcome.  Double-Duty Choose makeup products like Ofra Cosmetics  which have more than one application. Tinted moisturiser is the perfect example of a beauty aid which cuts time in half. Perfect for summer, a light smattering of makeup is all you need to look fresh and fabulous. Some eyeshadows can bec