Just like every other appliance of your house, your dishwasher also needs regular cleaning. After using any utensil we do not even scrape the food items from the utensil but directly pour into the washer. These tiny bits get collected inside the corner of the washer, and the collection of this in the dishwasher can create a problem. With simple steps you can keep your dishwasher as good as new:
• Using an old tooth brush, dipped in soapy water, carefully insert your hand into the dishwasher and scrub nicely.
• By the help of sponge scrub the common areas where the food generally gets stuck
• Vinegar helps to remove the stale smell of the food and sanitizes the dishwasher very well. Thus using of vinegar will be a good solution. Unsweetened lemonade is a substitute of vinegar.
• Baking soda is helpful in removing stain, using a cupful of baking soda with the hottest water is the right way to clean your dish washer.
Faucets are very important to the proper functioning of a home so when a faucet goes bad it becomes very irritating to live with it. When trying to repair faucets all you need is a little handyman skills. If it’s your first time you need the correct tools and an 30 minutes of your precious time.
Today’s’ faucets are mainly cartridge type. The faucets have a cartridge assembly inside them with two to one valve for maintaining the quantity of water flow from the sprout. Uncap the protective layer of the faucet and then screw out the holder. The cartridge might be covered by a plastic piece that can be pried out or a nut which then has to be rotated out. Replace the cartridge and the faucet would be as good as new. Obviously remember to close the water supply to the faucet before any repairs.
With the onset of summer, if you are looking for undertaking some particular home renovation jobs, then you should be very carefully while making the list of things to be done. The first thing you should do is to repair any cracks or fissures on the walls. Hot air and sunlight will enter your home through these holes creating a very uncomfortable ambience in your home.
Check all the pipelines and air ducts in your home. If any repairing is done, then you should also do it because if there is any fault in the pipeline, then it may lead to the scarcity of water which can be very a big problem in the summer. In case of clogging of the air duct, the cooling system of your home will not work properly. Thus you will not get the desired cooling.
Also you can also do some renovation work in the roof by applying various methods. This will prevent from coming down through the roof and in turn will keep the room cool and comfortable.
If you are planning to gift something unique and memorable to your kid, then a tree house can be a really good option for you. You can very easily build a tree house if there is any big tree with strong foundation in and around your house. The tree should be strong enough and should have the sufficient space to hold a certain tree house.
You can bring back your childhood while making the tree house. From buying wood and tools for the house to constructing it is really a very good experience. Once the house is ready, you can also spend some time with your kids there or even alone. You can read books, just lie down casually and recollect memories of your childhood.
Doesn’t matter how busy you are, this small moments spend there will help make you feel relax. No matter how bright your present is, who you are, the childhood is the best time in one’s life and you should not leave any chance of getting back your childhood back.
Do you have fetish for vintage style and ancient items fascinate you? Then you can go for the vintage style inspired bedroom décor and make your room look like some castle chamber. Firstly, you will need to select the room color in some vintage shade and get the painting done. Next and most important thing is furniture. The furniture is all that you need to decorate the room in classic ancient style.
Various types of vintage style furniture are available and you will surely get a wide selection option. French style furniture is very classy and perfect for vintage décor. Giant bed, bedside table and headboards of French style are some of the things which you can use. Nautical furniture and accessories also lend an antique touch to the room. You can go for wooden furniture with vintage designs to shed off the contemporary look. A vintage lamp stand and big wall clock will add a special touch to the room.
If you have been thinking about opting for an eco-friendly piece for your home, then its time to consider the advantages of bamboo furniture:
• Bamboo is one of the most environment friendly naturally occurring substances that you can come across. Bamboo trees grow easily and then bamboo is a renewable type of resource, and it also takes the pressure off woo, thereby saving trees.
• If you have bamboo furniture then you will know how light-weight they are. This means that you can move around huge bamboo furniture without much effort and re-design your house any time.
• Even though it is lightweight, bamboo is extremely strong and will easily survive any type of physical trauma you expose it to.
• Bamboo does not shrink or become swollen like wood over time. They are also a lot easier to maintain. This means that bamboo can be used to make any kind of furniture, from beds, to cupboards etc. they also have an undeniable earthy feel.
If you have pets at home, you need to be careful about certain aspects to ensure a clean and neat ambience. Here are the needed tips to remember.
First of all, it’s to mention that pets spend a lot of time on the floors and hence you have to take to a sturdy flooring option which could bear heavy traffic. Stone floors are the best option here; otherwise cover your floor with carpet or rug. It’s also advised to go for a regular vacuuming to clear your carpets from the usual pet stains and pet odors.
Count on stain resistant fabrics like Crypton which is nearly indestructible and is also resistant to the smells, stains, bacteria & muddy paws. Your bedding must include easily washable fabric. Groom your pet well and clean it regularly. Besides, you have to careful with the furniture as well. Go for sturdy furnishing that can withstand the continuous leaps of your heavy four legged friend.
Marble flooring has been a rave in homes and offices over the last few years. It comes at a cost but overtime it is extremely cost effective being a proper one time investment. When choosing marble tiles for you floors it is best to go with tiles that could go with most types of home décor you can do on your home. Polished granite tiles are also an option as they come in much darker shades. Their popularity is well known with them being applied in counter tops and kitchens across the globe.
Marble flooring to a home can make a huge difference to bathrooms, kitchens and room flooring. It is easier to clean, it gives a magnificent look and it helps insulating heated homes by heating up and radiating heat from its well polished surfaces. When dealing with marble flooring care should be taken to place tiles in a correct manner over surface suited to take its weight.
When it comes to renovating our home, most of us keep postponing the plan as any type of renovation means spend more money on the decoration of the house. However if the present condition of the house has bored you to the bone, then its time to bring in new changes, at affordable prices:
- Instead of repainting your home, you can change the look of one wall in the drawing room with the help of textures or wallpapers. This will greatly enhance your décor and suite your budget at the same time.
- Do not want to buy new couches or furniture for the living room? Then opt for colorful cushions in all shapes and sizes and throw them around. You will find your rooms coming back to life.
- Got a boring wall but do not want to buy a costly mirror to decorate it? Go for an interesting piece of painting.
The princess bed is always an adorable and precious gift for little kids. Your little princess can expand her imagination through it because every girl loves to live in a flight of the imagination with the characters from the storybooks. You can also present a royal lifestyle to your little baby through this bed.
These beds are designed in a creative way to give a princessy feel; even your own princess can choose her own style.You can pick the material of your choice, like steel, wood; iron etc. Colors can be also picked up like this. Never compromise with the safety of the bed. Check the bunk, edges very well. The paints used in these beds might be toxic, so to avoid the harm ventilate the room for at least thirty minutes a day. Please remember the previous tips before buying or making a princess bed for your little honey. After all a bed is that place where your baby’s day starts and ends also.