Archive for September, 2013
Did you know that the phrase “to sweep under the carpet” dates back as far as 1963? The term, typically meaning to ignore or discard problems, is used in many everyday conversations. Unfortunately, when it comes to carpet cleaning and dryer vent cleaning, many people choose to put them off, and sweep these things, as they say, right under the carpet. Why? Many people do not realize the importance of regularly cleaning carpets. What do people need to know about carpet cleaning as well as duct and vent cleaning? Start Off on the Right Footing Many Americans do not realize that new carpets are just as capable of trapping dust, particles, and germs. According to 2003 study, norovirus, or the stomach flu, can fester in uncleaned carpets for up to a month. You never know just how long carpets hav
Did you know that a new kitchen can increase the value of your home by up to 15%? Why might that be? Well, people love their kitchens, even if they do not love to cook. The kitchen is a hub of activity in almost any home. Furthermore, a well designed kitchen can make all the difference in how much you enjoy a house. Just ask anyone who has had to live in a house or an apartment with a terrible kitchen. Whether you are redesigning your kitchen with a future home sale in mind, or just for your own personal enjoyment, here are some of the best kitchen design ideas.
- Bring a little of the unfamiliar in. If you live in the city, maybe looking at country kitchen design ideas will get you inspired. You can make your kitchen more of a peaceful refuge than a reminder of the busy city outside your do
According to Bloomberg, home remodeling is making a comeback as the economy continues to improve. After all, with a better economic outlook people are feeling as though they can afford to live again. However, even with the improvement of world finances, Americans are looking for a way to save on their home remodeling and renovation. Consider, U.S. citizens spent approximately $113.6 billion, according to CEPro, on home improvements, upgrades, and complete renovations in 2012. If you are looking for cost effective ways to upgrade your living room, kitchen, and bedroom, follow these four simple tips.
- Home is Where the Food Is %3Cbr%3E According to a recent article by the New York Times, 78% of American households cook at home five or more nights of the w
Whether you are searching for country kitchen design ideas, cottage kitchen design ideas, or even contemporary kitchen design ideas, the best kitchen design ideas are not what everyone else likes, but what you think would work best. The next time you spend several hours perusing bookmark boards, do not worry about what the most people have shared, but what you think would look the best. Better yet, rather than seeing hundreds of examples of contemporary kitchen design ideas that you will never do, just look for a list of trends to get some inspiration, and then expand. 1. Shape The U shaped kitchen is the most popular design of 2013. It allows for the most room, keeping it open and workable for two people. The L shape is next most popular. This can provide a significant amount of counter