Category Archives: Home Solutions

How to Fix a Sagging Couch

I like my sofa but I don’t think my sofa likes me. In the past few months I’ve noticed that my sofa was not as welcoming as it used to be. The problem? Sagging couch cushions. I’d plop down to watch TV or read a book and feel myself sinking downward. No amount of shifting or squirming around seemed to help. The sofa still looked pretty good so I didn’t want to replace it – especially since new sofas cost a small fortune. (more…)

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18 Dec '12

BBQ Cleaning Tips

BBQ Cleaning Tips

Have a Clean BBQ Ready to Go When You’re Ready to Grill

Twice a year it’s a good idea to do a deep cleaning of your BBQ – once before you put it away for the winter and then when you first pull it out in spring. Of course, if you live in California, chances are your BBQ stays out all year long, so you can just add BBQ cleaning to your spring cleaning and end of summer checklists. (more…)

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Deck Cleaning

Use These Simple Steps to Clean Your Deck

One of the toughest things about deck cleaning is figuring out which weekend to do it. You don’t want it too hot or too cold, so you should have your supplies ready for when the weather cooperates. Spring is a perfect time to clean your deck and get your backyard ready for some outdoor entertaining. (more…)

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Spring Cleaning Checklist - Clean a Kitchen

Helpful Hints on How to Easily (& Thoroughly) Clean a Kitchen

The first thing you need to remember when it comes to spring cleaning is that you’re probably not going to get all of your spring cleaning done in one weekend – or two for that matter. It will be far less overwhelming and less stressful if you tackle your spring cleaning one room at a time. Before your first spring cleaning weekend approaches, you’ll want to get some critical supplies, so we’ve put together this easy-to-use spring cleaning checklist: (more…)

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Guest Room Furniture

Preparing for Holiday Guests is Easy with These Unique Guest Room Furniture Pieces

Your to-do list is already crammed for the holiday season, and preparing for holiday guests usually turns into about 23 additional to-dos that have to get done quickly. So to make this season easier on you, we’ve compiled a list of must-have guest room furniture pieces that will get your room ready in no time. It goes without saying that you want your guests to have the most comfortable guest room imaginable. By just adding a few simple touches, you’ll ensure your guests will come back for holidays to come. (more…)

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How to Measure for Drapes

Follow These Simple Steps to Hang Your Window Treatments the Quick & Easy Way

Through their admittance of light and decoration, windows can create an entire mood and add a sense of unity to the interior decorating theme of your home. Window blinds and drapes for windows can make your home feel more comfortable, add drama and evoke feelings. When choosing the appropriate window treatment, make sure to consider the amount of privacy you desire, light and climate control, ventilation, energy efficiency, the view from the window, and the look you want to create. For example, velvet drapes or heavy brocades that flow onto the floor create depth and drama, while sheer, breezy organdy fabrics create a casual, comfortable vibe. (more…)

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