Shopping for household appliances can go one of two ways: it can either be really fun or really stressful. Not only are there thousands of models and brands to choose from, but it’s difficult to know for sure whether you are getting the best deal, finding the best quality, and choosing the model that fits perfectly with all your needs and desires. When it comes to refrigerator hunting, you’re faced with all these challenges and more. From colors, number of doors and design, features, and much more, choosing a simple refrigerator has become quite a complicated process. Luckily, we’re here to help. Take a look at 5 of the top rated home refrigerators that are on the market right now. Continue reading 5 Top Rated Home Refrigerators
Many are unaware of the differences between hard water and soft water, and some may not even realize that there is a difference between certain kinds of water at all. Hard water is considered to be water with high levels of calcium and magnesium minerals, and soft water is water that has had those minerals removed. Continue reading Should you get a water softener?
It’s common knowledge that the popularity of carpet flooring in homes has continued to decline very steadily over the past decade. In today’s real estate and housing market, homebuyers love to see wall-to-wall hardwood floors and cringe at the sight of carpet; however, there’s still a large population of people who continue to have these shag, fluffy floors in their homes. Having to hire a professional carpet cleaning company every 6 months can get expensive. So, whether you’re loyal carpet-lover or you’re procrastinating working on renovations to replace your carpet with brand new hardwood floors, here are a few tips to keep your carpets looking like new. Continue reading How to Keep Your Carpets Looking Great
We’ve all been a witness to it. Walking down a neighborhood street as you pass by two separate yards sitting right next to one another. One is completely perfect and polished, the grass is cut to the ideal height, the bushes are neatly trimmed, the flowers are in full bloom, and the brickwork is laid out beautifully. And then, you look over to the next yard—yikes. The grass is overgrown, weeds are sprouting through left and right, the flowers are on their last legs of life, and the hedges are climbing up the side of the house (and it’s not in an artist, purposeful way, but in a ‘too lazy to trim’ kind of way). Hopefully you’re not the owner of the latter, but if you are, fear not. Finding a great landscaper or tree service isn’t all that hard. The following tips and tricks will take you from being the embarrassment of the block, to the best green thumb in the neighborhood. Continue reading 3 Ways to Beautify Your Lawn
Whether you’re looking to save the world, or just looking to save some money, solar panels are both a cost effective and an environmentally friendly option for your home. According to a 2015 report by Fortune, there are over 20 gigawatts of solar panels in operation in the United States, which have the capability to power 4.6 million homes. Continue reading Are solar panels cost effective?