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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  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

Exciting Ways to Spice Up your Home Garden

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It is understandable that not a lot of people takes up home gardening as a hobby.  After all, there are many things to consider when tending to one which can be rather time consuming. From planning out the layout to tending the plants, it does become more of a labor of love and health than a way to pass the time. However, you cannot deny the appeal of having one just for its looks! Personally, I have one because I just truly love gardening. Over the years, I have made many posts about gardening on both my social media and websites. However, I only realize now that I never really made a post about how I’ve decorated my garden! I had a pretty nifty set-up on our previous home, but sadly not to the level of my dream garden . I had limited space to work with, and the pots I’ve bought were simply occupying too much space for me to add anything else. This all changed, however, when we moved to our new place. Now, I have too much space, that I don’t really know what to add to it to make i

Menopause: Symptoms, Stages and Complications

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Are you experiencing changes in your monthly cycle? When was the last time you have your period? After you’ve gone 12 months without a menstrual period then you are undergoing Menopause. Women undergo menopause as a natural part of ageing that marks the end of menstrual cycles. As a woman's oestrogen levels decline, menopausal transition most often begins and can happen between the ages of 40s or 50s. And because it is a normal biological process, women undergoing menopause may feel different physical and emotional symptoms as a result of unevenly changing levels of ovarian hormones (estrogen) in their body. There are existing menopause groups that share and discuss tips and tricks on dealing with menopause, one best example of menopause support group is run by Emma Guy , better known as the menopausal godmother. Menopause Symptoms Symptoms can vary among women. Any of these symptoms may be experienced in the period leading in the months of perimenopause Hot flashes Mo

How to Spot a Bad Contractor

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We rely on contractors to ensure that our homes are safe and that we don't throw away thousands of dollars on a bad deal. However, a bad contractor could leave you in major debt for something you didn't need or could do a poor job and leave you in a home that doesn't function correctly. These are the top ways to recognize a bad contractor and how to avoid them ever coming into contact with your home. They Don't Have Any Reviews Do they have any reviews or personal accounts from working with them?  Try to find someone who's had work done by them before, and figure out if they suit what you need.  You don't need to find out every detail about their life; it's not like they're Bellevue houses for sale ; you just need to ensure that they're someone you're willing to work with for the long term. They Offer Far Too Quick of a Turnaround Time Do they offer you far too much for far too little money ?  If so, they could be scamming you for the deposit.  A