7 Things You Should Never Ask Your Housekeeper to Do

7 Things You Should Never Ask Your Housekeeper to DoIf you are among those lucky people who have assistants for performing the cleaning tasks around the household, you probably can take pride in having a spick and span living room, spotless and pleasantly deodorised bathroom, and clean common areas. There is no better feeling than knowing your house looks amazing and you don’t have to lift a finger to achieve that. Your maids handle all tasks on your behalf so you can set aside your days off for much more pleasant activities. No matter if you pay per hour or per visit, the prices are quite affordable. However, there are certain cleaning tasks you should not include in the to-do list or if you include them, be prepared to pay more than what was agreed: Continue reading

In the kitchen: how to clean pottery and glass-ceramic cooktop

In the kitchen: how to clean pottery and glass-ceramic cooktopCleaning the oven is surely a real challenge for every housewife! When it comes to the ‘old-fashioned’ stoves, they are difficult to handle, but still strong and abrasive cleaning agents may be very helpful. Sanitising glass-ceramic cooktops, however, is a little more delicate matter. They can easily get scratched and you can’t use a wire sponge to remove any food residues from the surface. Any harsh cleansers are not particularly recommended. You’d better rely on natural but effective cleaning methods. You will not cause any damage to the surface and will not endanger the health of your family. Continue reading

11 alternative uses of bleach you may have never heard of

11 alternative uses of bleach you may have never heard ofEvery time you go to the supermarket, you take a look at the isle where cleaning supplies are stored and you feel somehow confused by the great variety of detergents promoted as super effective against grease and bacteria. Sometimes, you just don’t resist the temptation to try a widely advertised cleaner, but you also put a bottle of bleach in your shopping cart. After all, you know that bleach is your irreplaceable assistant when you have to treat the stubborn stain on your kid’s t-shirt or when you deep clean the bathroom and the other porcelain surfaces at home. But do you know anything about the alternative uses of bleach? The next time you go shopping, you’d better put more than one bottle of bleach into your basket as you have no idea how many fantastic applications it has. Continue reading

What do you need to know about various types of clothes hangers?

What do you need to know about various types of clothes hangers?Could you imagine your wardrobe without hangers? Everybody knows that hangers are an important accessory that assists in organizing your wardrobe. There are numerous variations when it comes to material and shape. Nowadays hangers are not only meant for hanging clothes, but they also add an aesthetic value to your closet. You have to know, that they are generally classified depending on the type of clothes, hung on them and depending on the material, that is used to produce them. If you are aware of the advantages and disadvantages of each type, you will make the best choice to store your clothes. So, check out the features of various types of hangers: Continue reading

Eco-friendly items that are really worth it!

Eco-friendly items that are really worth it!Going green is usually assumed to be an expensive process but in fact in the long run it will save you money. If you want to be more eco-friendly there are few simple things you can start doing right now. Turn off your computer instead of leaving it in sleep mode – it will save 40-watt hours per day. Get a clothesline to dry your clothes naturally by the air instead of running them in the dryer. They seem insignificant tasks but in fact you will help the Earth. There are also items that can help you start having a healthier and greener life. Read on and consider providing your home some of them. Continue reading

Why your mother is your hero

Why your mother is your heroGrowing up is accompanied by a vast range of emotions and events and if you don’t have a motivator to hold on to, it may be a nightmare. During all the stages we pass there is one person who will not give up on you no matter what – your mother. She usually is a professional in many fields – domestic cleaning, cooking, giving great advice. She even taught you how to hold a spoon. Being a mother doesn’t mean sugarcoating everything for your kids. Raising children that are inspired to do their best is what actually matters. Still, if they fail, their mother is always there to love them unconditionally. Why your mom is a hero? Because loving and accepting is not always an easy task neither is bringing up a child to be a strong and independent individual. But this is what mothers do – they love us and they inspire us to greatness. Don’t wait until Mother`s Day to tell your mother she is your hero – don`t let her forget that. This article is dedicated to all these incredible women. Thank you! Continue reading

How to reuse your old yoga mat at home?

How to reuse your old yoga mat at home?Doing yoga has a lot of benefits for your health – not only it keeps you fit but it improves your overall appearance and mood. Having a yoga mat is essential but do you remember the last time you have changed it? If it has lost its initial condition and you don’t find it comfortable anymore, don`t rush to toss it away. Here are some uses of your old yoga mat at home. Continue reading

How to store your red wine the right way

How to store your red wine the right wayIt doesn’t matter if you are a fancy wine drinker or you just couldn’t finish the last night’s bottle of red wine – in both cases you need to store it properly. You should know that sunlight, extreme temperatures and even not standing still can seriously alter the taste of your wine. Read on to see whether you will find some useful tips on storing your red wine. Continue reading

Wooden elements in the interior

Wooden elements in the interiorThe use of wooden elements in the interior is a common technique in the furnishing. But have you ever thought why? Wood is a natural material that could easily make your place comfortable and cozy.

The furniture is the most important factor that may contribute to the atmosphere. With the appropriate wood furniture you will easily achieve a nice look. Check out a few ideas: Continue reading

Living room do’s and don’ts

Living room do's and don'ts

No matter if you live on your own or you have kids to look after, the living room is always the messiest place at home. Even if you dedicate the entire afternoon of your day off to cleaning and tidying up, there always seems that something new appears and needs to be taken care of. Well, having an organized home does not necessarily mean to spend too much time in cleaning. Quite the opposite – you have to follow some rules regarding cleaning. Check out the most common mistakes many people do when it comes to living room maintenance: Continue reading