Category Archives: All About Home

Homemade Ant Traps

Homemade Ant Traps If you see an ant or two, chances are you’ll see more—many more—especially if there’s something tasty lying around nearby. While more than 12,000 species of ants exist, only a few types are likely to invade your home. The ones that do can be a real nuisance, though, ruining food and giving…
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Hidden Toxins: Most Dangerous Household Chemicals

Did you know that every day in your home you come in contact with toxic and hazardous chemicals? If you don’t pay attention and make a concerted effort, it’s almost impossible to avoid this stuff. Let’s look at the most common household chemicals, and what you can do to reduce your exposure and susceptibility to…
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Balcony Deck Design Ideas

Without fail, decks balconies conjure up a romantic notion of relaxation and serenity… and for good reason.  The fact there is no finer way to start the day than a cup of coffee on a balcony as the sun rises or ending the day with a cool beverage as the sun lowers. And so it’s with…
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Clever Ideas for Decorating Your Porch

Want to offer a really warm welcome to guests, neighbors, and passers-by? Decorating your porch with plants can set a tone of hospitality, add a touch of personality and really ramp up the curb appeal of your home. Obviously, the first consideration is whether you have an open or enclosed porch. Your plant selection depends…
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Eco-Friendly Flooring Solutions for Modern Homes

At one point in time, if someone mentioned the term “eco-friendly” in connection with flooring, many people would frown. While the use of eco-friendly materials is good for the environment, many people would avoid using it as flooring due to its unattractiveness. Luckily, modern design and technology is creating beautiful flooring that not only looks…
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How to Remove Mould and Mildew from Walls

Are you looking for tips on how to get rid of mould and mildew on your walls? Read on for handy hints on how to clean mould - and keep it from coming back! Mould and mildew are the bane of most households, but luckily, it's possible to use everyday cleaning products to banish and…
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How To Remove Wax From Carpet

How To Remove Wax From Carpet Removing wax from carpet can be extremely difficult if you don't use the right method. With these tips, you will be able to remove the wax quickly and easily.  Your carpet will be wax free in minutes! Fast and easy way to remove candle wax from carpet using a clothes…
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How to Make a Basement Look Brighter

How to Make a Basement Look Brighter If you find yourself in the windowless cocoon of your basement, wishing there was another way to live than burrowing like a mole…there is! There are plenty of ways to brighten even the darkest of basement spaces. With a few strategic tweaks, you’ll be able to enjoy a…
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Eco-Friendly Essential Oils Cleaning Solutions

Did you know that the average American home is filled with thousands of artificial chemicals? Only a small percentage of these chemicals have been thoroughly tested for safety! It’s crazy considering how often we’re exposed to these chemicals, and how little we know about their effects on our health and the environment. Of those that…
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Why Shipping Containers Make Cool Tiny Homes

Container homes have for years intrigued innovative home builders and architectural designers even before the wildly popular tiny house movement. Today, building a tiny home with one or more shipping containers has caught on with mainstream homeowners who are looking to step outside the traditional path of large mortagages and huge upkeep requirements of conventional…
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Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts

Epsom salts—who knew that such an uninspiring ingredient could inspire such devotion? Epsom salts have amazing health benefits–here are 20 ways to use Epsom salts. It’s also a miracle cure-all, helping to remove splinters and reduce swelling of sprains and bruises. One ingredient really does fit all! 20 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts: 1. Splinter…
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Bamboo Steamers: How To Use & Care For Them

Bamboo steamers are inexpensive to buy and they can turn out a delicious meal in minutes. If veggies aren’t your thing, try steaming them and you might just find yourself converted. Not only are they delicious (while retaining more of their vitamins and nutrients when compared to boiled), you can also use them to prepare…
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Fabulous Ideas and Tips for Christmas Table

Fabulous Ideas for Christmas Table Dress up your Christmas table with a magical theme. There are so many you could choose from, how about embracing tradition with reds, golds and silvers, perhaps go with handcrafted pieces to create a cosy feel or go for all out with shimmer, glitz and glamour. Children will be delighted…
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Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations

Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations Decorating the perfect Christmas table can be a daunting task. Picking and choosing color schemes or choosing a decorating theme can become tiresome and overwhelming. Christmas tables should be both beautiful and functional. All it takes is a little inspiration and creativity to create the perfect table. No matter what's…
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Christmas Front Door Decorations

Christmas Front Door Decorations Christmas is almost knocking at our doors and we try to be in time with all the preparations. Houses need to be clean and decorated with all sorts of glamorous and cheerful ornaments that will make you feel closer to the spirit of Christmas and to its magic atmosphere. Although the…
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The Most Common Hazardous Household Chemicals

Did you know that every day in your home you come in contact with toxic and hazardous chemicals? If you don’t pay attention and make a concerted effort, it’s almost impossible to avoid this stuff. Let’s look at the most common household chemicals, and what you can do to reduce your exposure and susceptibility to…
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