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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

Tips for a Tidy Kitchen Space

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Families spend a considerable amount of time cooking, preparing meals and eating in the kitchen. Therefore, this space must be well kept and always clean to drive away pests and insects and to keep it germ-free to ensure the family’s good health. Here are several tips on how to keep your kitchen clean and tidy. Make a habit of separating the wet and dry garbage. Place two trash bins for each purpose. Wet garbage attracts insects and pests, so take this out of the house on a daily basis. Don’t leave plates and other dishes to drip dry.  Wipe them with a clean paper towel before storing them. Use separate sponges for dish washing and wiping counter tops  Wipe dry the sink, faucet, table and counter tops after use. Clean the stove tops or the oven after each use. Wipe away the spills and grease. Keeping it clean will also prolong its life. Mop the kitchen floor twice a day, in the morning and before you retire at night. Use commercial cleaner or the solution

Superb Kitchen Cleanliness

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Keeping a clean kitchen means having a healthy kitchen and a healthy kitchen is one that doesn’t get you sick from cooking in it.  It is one of the simplest things to do but it is also one of the things that is overlooked, failing to keep a clean kitchen can result in contamination of food, leading to illness.  This can be prevented, and while sometimes it can be as simple as a little bit of cleaning spray and a wipe down, sometimes it can be a little bit more complicated than that. Cross Contamination Cross contamination is probably the biggest cause of foodborne illness in restaurants and kitchens worldwide.  Cross contamination occurs when one food item comes into indirect contact with another food item.  An example of this would be someone slicing raw chicken on a cutting board that then puts the chicken away and begins cutting lettuce on the same board with the same knife.  Bacteria from the chicken has now come into contact with the lettuce from the board and the knif