Feng Shui In 2015: Why You Must Be Very Sheepish When Choosing Window Treatments This Year
Feng shui is the Chinese art of room arrangement that has been practiced for over 1700 years. Furniture placement, wall colors and other design elements are thoughtfully chosen to create a sense of harmony, productivity and inspiration in the home or office. According to Chinese astrologers, 2015 is the year of the Wood Sheep. If you're planning on buying new window treatments this year, get your feng shui on by selecting drapes and window coverings that work well with the characteristics of the gentle lamb.
4 Ways You Can Make Your Refrigerator Last
Your refrigerator is a main appliance in your home that most people cannot live without. The average refrigerator should last you around 13 years. Learn 4 simple ways you can extend the life of your fridge, so you can enjoy its cooling capabilities for much longer. Defrost your freezer If you have an older refrigerator that does not defrost on its own, make sure you defrost your freezer whenever the ice builds up.
Helpful Hints For A Feng Shui Bedroom
For most busy adults, their bedroom is their sanctuary. If you are looking to create a relaxing and peaceful vibe in your bedroom, designing around feng shui beliefs can accomplish just that. In a nutshell, feng shui can be described as balancing the energy of a space through the placement and design of the items in that space. Below are a few helpful hints you can use to further balance the energy in your bedroom to maximize your comfort level.
Decorating Your Home For Less: What You Should Know
When you move into a new home, you can take the opportunity to revamp and refresh your home decorating style. A new home can represent a new expression of your style. However, because you have just moved in, you are working with a limited, if not nearly non-existent, budget. While this may seem discouraging, there are plenty of ways that you can decorate your new home within a small budget. It just takes a little creativity and some shopping prowess.
Saving Money On Appliance Repair Services
When your washer, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator or other household appliance stops working correctly, your first thought will probably be, "How much will it cost me to fix it?" While there is no hard and fast answer to this question, since it will vary depending upon the cause of the problem, the type of appliance, and even where you live, there are ways to keep the cost under control: Check The Warranty
3 Things To Check Before Calling Your HVAC Contractor To Fix Your Air Conditioning
Like anything, your air conditioning system may malfunction. Should that happen on a hot day, you will likely want things to be repaired right away. Luckily, there are some things you can check on your own before you call your HVAC contractor. Try the following tips first. Examine the Filters One of the easiest ways to fix a problem with your air conditioning is something that many people don't even consider.
About Hiring A Local Moving Company To Make Relocating Less Stressful & The Cost To Do It
Relocating to a new home can take up a lot of time, even if you are moving to a home within the same neighborhood. You are better off hiring a local moving company to assist you than trying to conquer the task on your own if you don't have help from friends or family. Learn what a local moving company can do to help you move without stress and the average amount you will have to pay the movers.
Is It Too Late To Plant My Flower Bulbs?
If your plans for 2015 include selling your current home, there are several things that you can do to make it as appealing as possible to prospective buyers. Sprucing the carpets and removing any excess clutter are obvious ideas. However, it is also a good idea to plant a barren yard with high quality flower bulbs, and you can often do so when there is still a chill on the ground.
2 Creative Uses For Broken Mirror Glass In Your Home
Broken mirrors are one of the most common reasons homeowners will visit a glass repair shop for replacement glass pieces. Whether it is in the form of a broken dresser mirror or vanity piece, it seems that mirrors are a commonly damaged glass component in the home. They say every time you break a mirror you are destined for seven years of bad luck, but just because this kind of broken glass is considered a bad omen it does not mean that you cannot turn mirror shards into something good.