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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

Embellish and organize your kitchen with kitchen cabinets

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The kitchen is one of the most frequently used rooms in every home where meal preparation and cooking is done. The family’s good health and happiness is linked to this important part of the house. A spotless and beautiful kitchen will add zest for your family to enjoy their meals. If you plan to remodel and give your kitchen a cleaner, fresher and modish look, then countertops, appliances and most importantly kitchen cabinets should be well considered as it will create a major bearing on the outcome of your project.      

How to Measure Your Kitchen for New Cabinets

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So, you're ready to renovate your kitchen with some brand new cabinets? Before you can start choosing the new cabinetry, it's important to gather the exact measurements of your space. You don't have to be a contractor to draw up the proper measurements for your kitchen, but you do need to take care and get it done the right way. As the old saying goes, "Measure twice and cut once." The proper measurements help your kitchen remodeling go smoothly, while the wrong measurements set you up for disaster. Always take your measurements in inches. Outline Draw your kitchen on a piece of large paper; this will serve as the map for your project. The map doesn't need to be exactly to scale, but use a ruler to ensure straight lines and stay true to the shape -- for example, if your kitchen is not a perfect square, don't draw it that way. It's also good to come up with some sort of guideline. For example, perhaps one inch on the paper will e

Make Your Kitchen Child-Friendly

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As a mother, I’m always after the welfare and safety of my children even if they are well along in years already. I’m just glad that I have gone past that stage where everything in the house needs to be childproofed to ensure utmost safety for young kids. Nevertheless, if you’re barely starting to raise a family or if you have young kids running around the house, you might want to read on to find out how you can make your kitchen, particularly your kitchen cabinets, child-friendly. The first thing you need to consider is safety. Make sure that you choose cabinet doors and drawers that can easily accommodate childproof latches. As much as possible, you should choose cabinets that can be locked so there won’t be any way your kids can open these. You might also want to make cabinet corners rounded to prevent any head injuries. Next, consider the materials that will be used for the cabinets. This is appropriate in cases where you would call in to have your cabinets cus