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Window Ideas for Every Room

January 31, 2013 | Posted in Interior Design

Properly spaced windows of the right type are an integral part of every home as they bring loads of natural sunlight and make the room welcoming and warm. There are a number of considerations to be taken into account when selecting the most appropriate windows for the particular room. Firstly, weather and temperature, if you …

Cleaning Tips for Your Kitchen

October 18, 2012 | Posted in Cleaning

Probably the most important room in the house is the kitchen. According to recent tests some kitchen surfaces were found to contain more bacteria than the area around toilet seats. This may sound improbable, but look more closely at the average cleaning habits. Bathrooms are normally cleaned using stronger cleaning agents, such as bleach, scouring …

How to Clean Rust Stains Off of Ceramic Tile

September 29, 2012 | Posted in Cleaning

Ceramic tiles are not hard to maintain clean and presentable. Cleaning your ceramic tiles with mild soap and water once every two weeks will be enough to keep the surface sparkling and shiny. However, sometimes there are stains that won’t come out that easily as you may want. For those stains, including rust ones, you …

Bonnet Dry Cleaning for Suede and Velvet Upholstery

June 19, 2012 | Posted in Cleaning

Natural fabrics and leather like suede and velvet are very pretentious when it comes to cleaning them. Not all methods and chemical available on the market are suitable ones so you need to read some literature or consult with somebody more experiences before taking up the upholstery cleaning process if you want the surfaces around …

Curtain and Drape Maintenance

June 17, 2012 | Posted in Cleaning

You wonder how to maintain the appearance of your household curtains or drapes – take a look at the tips below and upgrade your cleaning routine. -    Some fabrics tend to fade quickly when exposed to direct sunlight. The darker the fabric is, the more light it will absorb and the quicker it will fade. …

How to Clean and Maintain Antique Furniture

June 4, 2012 | Posted in Cleaning

Some of the cleaning methods you’d readily use on everyday furniture can ruin the look and reduce the value of an antique. The safest approach to cleaning antiques is to simply dust once every week or two with a soft, dry, non-abrasive cloth or  chamois. Avoid  furniture  polishes – they will just leave a film …