Top Packing Tips from the Experts: Everything You Need to Know

mooov Packing seems like an easy thing to do – after all, all you have to do is put stuff into boxes and make sure they get to their destination. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it seems. When certain items are packed the wrong way, or when the wrong packing materials are used, nasty things are bound to happen. Common problems include: over-packing, using the wrong materials, not keeping an inventory, and so on. You get the picture. Luckily, packing is not as hard – as long as you follow some Read more [...]

How to fix a shower drain if it’s blocked

Ebbe-E4401-Square-Shower-Drain-Grate If you have ever experienced a blocked drain in your shower then you know how inconvenient it can be. You do not want to be standing in stale water in the shower because it’s not draining as it should. You need to make sure that the water starts draining again, as quickly as possible. If you do not feel confident to take a look at the problem yourself you should contact a professional plumber who will help you to resolve the issue. We are going to take a look at why a shower drain may be blocked. Read more [...]

Watch Making – A Perfectionist’s Dream?

rep The art of watch making is fast becoming an extinct trade. With many of the watch gracing the windows of shops being mass produced, this once highly thought of skill is fast becoming a thing of the past. The Rise of Time: Traditionally, watch makers used to have to train for at least 7 years under an apprenticeship. It was then that they were allowed to join a Guild, for example, the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers – all before they could even sell their first piece. With the rise of mass Read more [...]

Absolute Zero – What’s the Most Efficient Temperature at Home

download (1) Many homeowners are asking the question, “What’s the best temperature for my home to save on energy costs?” A lot depends on the size of the home, how well insulated it is and how efficient your heating and cooling systems are. There is a way to determine the perfect comfort settings for your home that saves money too. Setting your thermostat back by 10-15 degrees when you are asleep or away from home can save you up to 15 percent per year on your energy bills providing that the temperature Read more [...]

Prepping Your Plumbing System for the Winter

images As the colorful foliage and brisk weather of fall is in full force, it is especially important to start investing time and energy in preparing your home’s plumbing system for winter. Without a doubt, one of the biggest challenges for owners of four-season homes is managing the timing involved in inspecting and preparing the heating, cooling, and plumbing systems for the unpredictably extreme weather conditions of the snowy and cold winter months. Before the frost and ice settle in, rendering most Read more [...]

5 Tips for Converting Your Home Into a Smart Home

Home-Into-a-Smart-Home A smart home doesn't necessarily mean that you have to fill your home with expensive gadgets. A smart home utilizes technology in a smart and efficient way to save money and to make your life easier. Not only that, but by adding a few technological creature comforts, you can make your home safer and more comfortable. These days, if you get a knock on you door, you can easily check to see who's there from hundreds of miles away - all thanks to the brilliance of smartphone and tablet applications. Read more [...]

Living Alone? How to Keep a Sense of Safety

download (5) Many thousands of men and women live alone without any problems, but there are some risks that you will want to address if you don't have a roommate or another person in your home. Finding simple solutions to staying safe allows you peace of mind in your home. Take the time to follow these simple steps to maximizing safety and creating a restful atmosphere that you can really enjoy. Communicate with Neighbors Neighbors are often more important for safety reasons than friends and family. Neighbors Read more [...]

Planning Tips to Help You Save for Big Budget Purchases

Planning-Tips-to-Help-You-Save-for-Big-Budget-Purchases Do you have big dreams to go on travel next year? Maybe you want to buy a new car, put a down payment on a home, or enroll in some courses that will catapult your career. All of these are worthy goals; the problem is finding the extra money to be able to pay for it. Families are often strapped for cash and are using every penny they earn to go towards their current needs for food, clothing, and shelter. So how do you plan for those big budget items when it feels like every dollar you make is Read more [...]

Commercial Cleaning: Best Choice for Funeral High-Traffic Carpets

Commercial-Cleaning1-300x116 Commercial cleaning experts suggest for the proper carpets to use during funeral services. Special choice should be picked. Expert cleaning should be followed after the services. For funeral homes, services can vary from each other. Professional and administrative factors are made up of staffing the place during the wake and visitation.  Aside from the casket, a variety of funeral supplies are provided in order to give the necessary services.  These include flowers, candles, lights, chairs, Read more [...]

5 Ways to Protect your Home

download (6) The Seattle Police Department's crime statistics show a general decrease in crime over the past decade. However, homeowners still have to contend with a significantly high number of break-ins, larceny and violent crimes. Below are some top tips to enable you to protect your home. How to protect your home 1.    Lock/reinforce your windows and doors Most burglars are opportunistic criminals targeting homes that they are sure of getting in and out without much resistance. Statistics show Read more [...]