If your childhood was like mine, then perhaps Saturday mornings began with a mad dash of my parents corralling my siblings and I into cleaning the house despite our intentions to do anything else. My younger brother could often be found hiding in the car in the garage whereas my method was to hide in the laundry room which conveniently doubled as a food pantry. Eventually, born of our parents mounting frustrations and fearing their increasingly exasperated tones, the work would get done. Then, we would generally scatter about, fearful that some missed chore might get noticed and addressed. The family would go their separate ways until the memory of the ordeal was forgotten or night fell.
Summer is finally here, and with it comes all the parties and backyard barbecues. It's important to keep your grill in great shape if your planning to get the most out of it this season. Here are four essential tips for keeping your firing on all cylinders this summer.
There are many places in your home where bacteria and germs can hide, but chances are you are not regularly cleaning the less obvious items listed below. Here's how often you should wash:
Don't worry, we have some eco-friendly tips that will make your carpet look new again. Check out this short video on how to clean stains from carpets. It's easy and fast, no need to hire a carpet cleaning company to handle the stains.
Sit back, relax, pop an ice cold one and... use the beer in 14 out-of-the-six-pack ways for everyday improvements around the house.
1. Trap slugs and snails: Protect your garden by arranging dishes or glasses/jars of beer around your garden, especially in the evening. The aroma and fermentation will attract the slugs and they will remain there for removal. The beer can be re-used until it evaporates for garden and pest control.