Whichever way you cut it, moving is a stressful process. From selling unwanted furniture and equipment, signing leases and other paperwork to last minute packing, not to mention coordinating the logistics of the move itself, moving is never easy.
With all these things on your mind, do you really need to be worrying about the environment as well? The answer is yes: you should consider environmental factors when you move. However, it is not as difficult as you might have imagined.
The reality is that moving all your belongings and possessions within a state or across the country can be pretty rough on the environment. The fuel used up by your vehicle, the unwanted items you throw away, and even the materials used for packing all adds up and can take a toll on the environment. Take a look at our tips and recommendations for an eco-friendly move and also how to kick off new energy efficient and green habits in your new home.
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In the United States, 67.2% of the paper consumed is recovered. There are things we can do to ensure people keep recycling more paper and there really is still a lot of work to do. Find out what you can and can’t recycle in the visual asset.
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We walk all over them every day. Backwards and forwards. Up and down. Our floors are probably the most used areas of our homes and yet they’re often neglected.
Stains are a big deal, especially if you have pets and/or children. And if you’ve just spent a lot of money on a carpet or rug, you absolutely want to be armed with the knowledge of how to remove the most likely stains. Because accidents happen, no matter how careful you are.
Then you’ve got laminate flooring, wood, tiles…and you may have all of these, in one house! Phew! How do you know what’s best in caring for each one?
With this Ultimate Floor Cleaning Guide, that’s how! With advice on everyday care and stain removal for different types of flooring, this guide will be your one stop shop for ensuring all your floors live long, and prosper!
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The very nature of being human means that we strive to understand the world around us. Scientists have long considered experiments the best way to test a hypothesis and draw a conclusion.
Over the last century, scientists have begun to study sleep more and more. We know it’s necessary yet we don’t fully understand it. Such a vital function could contain so many important discoveries that we haven’t yet come across.
In this infographic we look at some of the most bizarre sleep experiments. What were they, who ran them and why? Did we learn anything from them or did they go horribly wrong?
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When it comes to beautifying the exterior of your home, one of the best ways to go about it is by creating a garden that is full of bright and eye-catching colours. For those who don’t have a green thumb, the idea of putting together a garden that provides curb appeal and adds to the enjoyment of your home can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, it’s not as difficult, time consuming, or as expensive as you may think.
Check out the following tips, and create that beautiful, brightly coloured garden that you have always dreamed of.
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