A handy guide to indoor cleaning

A handy guide to indoor cleaning

Indoor house cleaning can be an exceptionally tedious task, especially if you don’t know how to do it. Dusting and cleaning has to be approached in a methodical and calculated manner, just like any other job. If you start sweeping away right at the centre without thinking it through, all you’re going to get is more mess and a tired back. There are a few very handy tips which you can employ at your home to make the cleaning job a ton easier. You won’t have to overextend yourself for this; all the materials are already available in a typical household. Washing dishes The typical material for washing dishes in most households is a liquid dish soap or infused bar of varying brands. It does the job fairly well and quick but in case it is not available, you need alternate options. You can make homemade dishwasher by mixing together baking soda and dry mustard. The ratio should be roughly 1:3. Mix the powder with water in a bottle and shake...
8 reasons to update your home with window shutters

8 reasons to update your home with window shutters

When it comes to home improvement I am far from an expert – but I do like to think of myself as something of an armchair expert. By this, I mean that I sit and watch lots of home improvement-based TV shows and even read magazines on the subject, all the while taking very little action to actually improve my own home! One thing I’ve noticed popping up a lot both in TV shows and magazines lately is window shutters. I always think window shutters give a house a lovely look, and they can be great not only for sprucing up the look of your home but also providing added security, insulation and more. Here are eight reasons to install window shutters: 1. Warmth As well as looking good, window shutters are a great way of keeping the heat in during the winter months. Interior shutters can insulate a room in both hot and cold weather, helping to keep the internal temperature comfortable for you. Well fitted custom window shutters can keep out...
How to clean white converse shoes

How to clean white converse shoes

Whether it be clothes, shoes, hats or any other apparel, white is a notoriously difficult color to clean. That faded quality that it acquires after a while is nearly impossible to eradicate, which is exactly why most people avoid purchasing white. Which is a shame because white can look incredibly attractive and decent. The same is true for white converse shoes; they do look mighty fine if only they never got dirty. Alas, we cannot afford to keep buying new ones every few months or so. However, there are a few handy tips which you can adopt to clean white converse. Surprisingly, these methods work quite well, even if they do seem somewhat radical. The first step is to remove the shoelaces; you need to get into those eye sockets if you want to properly clean the whole thing. The laces can be cleaned separately. Dampen your shoes by dunking them in warm water or placing under a running tap, then shake off the excess. Detergents One of...

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