4 Tips to Clean Your House Fast

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Every homeowner wants their property to be spotless. Unfortunately, we don’t all have the time and energy to clean our homes from top to bottom. That’s why it’s so important to figure out how to not only do efficiently get rid of dirt in your home, but to also do it in a speedy fashion. Check out these four tips to clean your house fast below:

1. Schedule Out Time to Clean the House

If you want to get your home thoroughly cleaned, it’s crucial that you set up a cleaning schedule. These times you set aside to clean must happen on a regular basis, usually weekly. A lot of times when we’re busy, we don’t give ourselves enough time to really get the job done. However, by taking time out of your schedule to clean your home every week, you’ll be able to get the work done in a quick fashion...

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A Furniture Owners’ Guide to Refinishing Wood Furniture

When you are looking to buy wood furniture for your home, you can sometimes be disappointed with the quality and price you find on new wood furniture. However, if you shop around, you should be able to find something that is to your liking. Sometimes, when you buy furniture online, you will like everything about it but the finish. Don’t let this stop you from buying it. It is easy to refinish a new or used wood piece to your particular tastes. Here is an easy guide to refinishing wood furniture for your home.

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You need to wear a ventilator to remove the old finish from a piece of furniture.

Step One: Strip the Old Finish

The first step is the messiest, and it is also the least enjoyable for most people. There are two ways that you can remove the old finish from a piece of furniture...

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6 Tips on Caring For Your Wooden Furniture

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All homeowners should take great pride in their belongings. After all it’s all these items that truly give your property character. This definitely includes your wood furniture, whether it’s designer wood furniture or something you bought at a thrift shop. Unlike a lot of other pieces of furniture, ones made from wood need special care. Check out some tips on caring for wood furniture below:

1. Use Warm Water and Mild Soap 

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The best materials to use to clean the finish on your wood furniture are warm water and a dish soap that is mild. That’s because water won’t negatively affect your furniture at all. However, you want to be careful not to completely soak it, as that could cause damage.

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For any area that is hard to reach, try using an old toothbrush to get that dirt...

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6 Tips to Help You Clean Your Home in Record Speed

Any homeowner can tell you that cleaning the house is not a fun chore. It’s exhausting so any way to get this task done quicker is always welcomed. Thankfully, there are some tips you can follow when cleaning your home which will help you get done faster than you ever thought possible:

1. Place All Your Cleaning Products in One Tote

To save time, put everything you need to clean your home in one cleaning tote. This can be a caddy, bucket or whatever else works best for you. By taking this step, you won’t waste any time gathering up all the essentials you need to start or continue your housework. All you’ll have to do is bring the container from one room to the next. If you have a particularly large home, you can always create two or more of these totes.

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5 Tips for Getting Teak Furniture to Last a Lifetime

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People love teak furniture because it can go indoors or outdoors, and when it goes outdoors, it makes the perfect weather-resistant patio teak furniture. Teak wood is a naturally very oily, dense wood that holds up to the elements much better than most other types of wood, which is why it’s so highly sought after as a material for outdoor furniture. As teak sits out in the sun, it turns an attractive gray colour, and many people even pay more money for teak that has been pre-aged. Of course, if the furniture is going to stay inside, it won’t turn gray, and oiling teak about twice a year can prevent it from changing colour. There are a few drawbacks to oiling this wood, however, and it will usually end up turning gray anyway.

1. Buy Teak From Sustainable Sources

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7 Top Tips That Will Make Cleaning Your Home Less of a Chore

Everyone wants to have a clean home. The actual act of cleaning can take more time than you have in a day. It can also strain your body and leave you feeling tired. There are ways to simplify things. Seven tips will make cleaning your home much less of a chore.

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Use Vinegar and Baking Soda in the Bathroom

No one looks forward to cleaning the bathroom. Vinegar and baking soda can make the job less stressful. Mix a paste of baking soda and white vinegar. Place it on stains in your toilet, sink and tub. Let it sit for several minutes and then wipe it away. This will remove many tough stains without requiring you to scrub the area for hours at a time...

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5 Ways To Feng Shui The Interior Of Your Home To A Better Life

So, where does Feng Shui fit into interior design? Well, it’s much like yin and yang. Balance in your life depends upon harmonious aspects within your home as well as outside. Here are five ways that Feng Shui can influence your life by utilizing interior design concepts within your home.

Getting Your Interior Groove On With Feng Shui Magic

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Love and wedded bliss are a great combination if you can keep things in balance. Place these essentials and tones in the far-right-corner of your room or home:

Warm crisp hues in pink, taupe, red, burgundy, apricot, peach, or chocolate

Place objects in pairs or coupled together

Souvenirs and photographs from memorable romantic events such as dreamy vacations, honeymoons, and anniversaries

Photos of your love interest, partn...

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