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How to Open Up a Daycare in Your Home

How to Open Up a Daycare in Your Home

Opening a daycare from your home requires more than just the love for children or experience working with children. It won’t all be just playing games all day, and there are a number of steps you need to follow. You are starting a business, and you will need to have a business plan, and be [...]

How to See the Organic Light Naturally In Your Home

How to See the Organic Light Naturally In Your Home

Nothing adds life to a home like natural light. Good house design puts most windows on the sunny side of the house and fewer on the cold side in a cooler climate, and vice versa in hot regions. They’re not easy to recycle so disposal involves either burning—which releases yet more dioxin and other contaminating [...]

How to Change the Colour of your Home

How to Change the Colour of your Home

Using color in the home is vitally important as it is the representation of light and, like the amount of light we are exposed to, can dramatically influence how we feel and think. You may notice that you are more likely to feel depressed in the winter months, when the sun sets early and the [...]

How to Stage the Bathroom when Selling your Home

How to Stage the Bathroom when Selling your Home

Whenever a client wants to buy a house, he first sees the kitchen and the washrooms of it. If he really likes the bathroom and the kitchen he will surely sign the contract right away. Following are the ways by which you can stage your bathroom nicely: First thing to take care of is the [...]

How to Whiten you Teeth at Home

How to Whiten you Teeth at Home

Teeth whitening can be expensive, but here are some tips you can do to whiten your teeth using products you can find in your own home. Lemons. Lemons are natural whitening agents. They are used for facial skin care and now also for your teeth. Lemons have been used for a long period of time [...]

How to Clean Your Home With Vinegar

How to Clean Your Home With Vinegar

Many people do not realize that you can clean your entire home with out ever buying expensive and dangerous chemicals in the store and its likely that many of these natural cleaning products in your cabinet already!  Now don’t get me wrong, I am not saying that all of the products that you can buy [...]

How to Prevent Accidents at Home

How to Prevent Accidents at Home

Your home is probably somewhere you feel quite safe and yet many serious accidents take place in homes: every day people fall, drown, suffocate, choke, are electrocuted and poisoned. By thinking ahead you can do much to prevent these accidents happening: making your home safe is your responsibility. Keeping yourself and your family safe is [...]

How to Protect Your Home When You Are Going Away

How to Protect Your Home When You Are Going Away

Going out Even if you are only out for a few hours, the important thing is to make sure your home never looks empty. Do not adver­tise the fact that you are out by leaving obvious clues such as curtains closed during the day or open at night. An empty garage with an open door [...]

How to Make Improvements to Your Home

How to Make Improvements to Your Home

Few people are ever totally content with their homes. It could just be that the living room never has enough comfor­table chairs, that there is not enough storage space in the kitchen or that the yellow gloss paint you used in the bath­room is beginning to chip. Maybe you are not even sure what is [...]

How to Insulate Your Home

How to Insulate Your Home

Insulating your home will help keep your heating costs down; it will also help keep the house cool in summer. Hot water cylinders A 3 in (8 cm) thick insulating cover placed around the cylinder can cut heat loss by 75 per cent. Cylinder covers can be bought ready-made. You must measure the diameter and [...]

How to Build a Staggered Partition in Your Home

How to Build a Staggered Partition in Your Home

A stud wall can be built to divide a room into two and provide alcoves for storage at the same time. The method of construction is the same as described for the straight partition but also includes right-angle junctions. Constructing a staggered partition with a door at one end and a spacious alcove, as shown [...]

How to Hang Fabrics Properly and Gracefully in Your Home

How to Hang Fabrics Properly and Gracefully in Your Home

Large, heavy hangings such as rugs, tapestries and patchwork quilts, can be displayed in several ways. If you are hanging anything you think might be valuable or which you particularly like, remember that any strong light will cause it to fade so don’t shine spot lamps on it or place it where it is in [...]

How to Plan for your Home Design

How to Plan for your Home Design

Identifying key requirements When assessing requirements, it is helpful to divide them up into two sections -practicalities and aesthetic. You should then look at these in light of your budgetary considerations. Take your time compiling these lists, as getting things right at the outset can save a great deal of effort, upheaval and expense later [...]

How to do up Small Spaces in your Home

How to do up Small Spaces in your Home

It seems extravagant to buy three cots in succession, one for the newborn baby, one for the toddler and yet another when a real bed is needed. It can be very tempting, especially with a first baby, to spend money on pretty rib boned and frilled baby cradles and baskets but such cots last for [...]

How to Deal with Home Renovation Mess

How to Deal with Home Renovation Mess

If contractors tell you that they can do renovation work without cre­ating dust, dirt, and mess, either they don’t know what they’re talk­ing about or they simply aren’t being forthright. The mess goes with the job. However, the mess can be minimized. Good contractors will iso­late the work area from the rest of the home. [...]