Home Improvement

5 top rated home lawn mowers

Grass cutting is one of those “do it yourself” jobs during the summer and fall. Whether you have a big or small lawn, you cannot cut the grass without the lawn mower. You can get one anywhere these days, but how to know if it’s a good mower? Here we present five top rated home lawn mowers that will provide you the best possible results and outlook of your yard. Continue Reading

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Home interior painting how to

There are many ways to improve your home interior and exterior. Outside of the house, in the backyard, you can do many things to change the outlook of it, but inside the house, there aren’t so many things you can do without professional help. Many of these jobs demand a certain type of skill that you cannot have. One of those jobs that don’t need a professional to do it is interior wall painting. You can do it yourself completely if you do it slowly and carefully. Whether your walls are dirty or your room needs a little refreshment, a painting is a great option. So, you have the intention to paint your house yourself. Alright. What next? First, you need a couple of advice on painting and colour preparation. Here are the basic steps you need to take in order to have a well painted room. Continue Reading

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Tips for cleaning an Oriental rug

Oriental rugs are the piece of non-American art that have managed to survive on the American land for decades. You still can find Oriental rug owners all across the States, although they are made in Asian countries like Turkey, Iran or China. With prices that vary from few hundreds to even few thousands, oriental rugs are quite popular in America. But, of course, with owning unique, hand-made rug comes the hard task of its maintenance. There are oriental rug cleaning professionals, of course, but it’s not necessary to call them every time you spill your coffee on the carpet. You can clean it yourself. Here we present some basic tips for cleaning your oriental rug, but keep in mind that cleaning carpets is something that takes a certain amount of time to master and that the professionals will be needed if the rug is really dirty. Continue Reading

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When to fertilize your yard

When a guest comes to your house, the first thing he/she sees is your yard. Yard makes a first impression on him. So, if your yard is all gray and dirty, guest’s first impression will be gray and dirty. But, on the other hand, if your yard is green and tidy, everyone who stands on it will be impressed. These days there are tons of products to maintain your yard and lawn, so why don’t use them? Fertilizing your lawn is some of the best possible ways to have nice yard. In order to grow strong, your lawn needs certain chemical elements that it cannot get “naturally”. These are nitrogen (N), mainly used for green plant growth, then phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), which plant need for overall health. As good as it can be, the fertilizing can also destroy your lawn, so it is important to know how and when to apply fertilizer. Continue Reading

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Best eco-friendly cleaning products for your home

Ecology became very popular topic in 2010s. We became more aware of damage we are causing and the destruction of nature. Those reasons led to finding more eco-friendly products, from food to electronics and cars. While we cannot influence on the production of car engines, there is something we can do to keep nature clean. If we decide to choose cleaning products carefully, nature will be very thankful to us. And it’s not just the nature you should be thinking about here. It’s also your children that can be possibly harmed somehow by the non-ecological cleaning products. It’s a child and it doesn’t know what it puts in mouth. Here is the quick overview of some of the best eco-friendly cleaning products on the market. Continue Reading