If you have kids, you know how quickly your bathroom can go from glimmering to ghastly as those little monsters take care of their bathroom business each day. What can you do to make it easier to clean up after your kids? Here, you'll find a few ideas that can help make keeping up with their bathroom messes a little easier on you.
Select Easy to Clean Cabinets
Real wood cabinets are not going to be the best choice for a bathroom that kids use–yes, they are beautiful and last a long time, but they cannot withstand the abuse that kids put them through.
If you recently had a fire in your house, you may notice that your woodwork and wood floors still reek of smoke. Since standard cleaning processes will not get rid of the odor, try using one or more of the tips below to help remove the smoke smell from your home's wood after a fire.
Sprinkle Horizontal Wood Surfaces With Baking Soda
The first thing you should do when trying to get rid of the smoke odor that has permeated the wood in your home is to sprinkle baking soda over all horizontal surfaces.
Nothing can be quite as scary as watching a fire rip through your home. Fire takes no prisoners and when it's left to its own devices the damage it leaves can be absolutely devastating. If you've recently had a fire in your home and are trying to get your place back to pre-fire condition there are some important steps you need to take. Read the following information so you'll know how to quickly bounce back from a house fire.
Soon, the warm summer days are going to be long gone, and you are still left with boat maintenance to do from your last fishing trip. This is a time of the year when many boat owners are preparing for winter storage, but there are still a few that are preparing for winter fishing and a big catch. Here are some tips to prepare your boat for storage and winter fishing trips if you are looking for a real adventure.
Does your home have a crawlspace underneath it? If so, then you probably don't spend too much time in this dark (and probably somewhat creepy) enclosure. At the same time, it's a good idea to at least take a peek down into your home's crawlspace a couple of times of month -- especially during periods of heavy rain or precipitation--to make sure there isn't any standing water. Unfortunately, homes with crawlspaces are prone to water issues that can become serious hazards if left undiagnosed and unrepaired.