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Easy ways to make your garden look fresh again

Everyone wants a beautiful looking garden, but you know it’s never going to happen because everyone is too busy to do something about it. Even though it’s nice and hot at the moment people would rather sit around doing nothing instead of rolling up their sleeves and putting in a two hour shift. When was the last time you worked on your garden? Do you plan on doing anything in the future to spruce it up a little? Maybe your garden already looks great so you can completely ignore what I’m saying, but if you’ve left it sitting there for a while it’s probably not going to be in a good state. Luckily it’s easy to get a garden looking great again by carrying out a few simple jobs. We’re going to look at some of the things anyone can do to make their garden look fresh after it’s been sitting untouched. If you do one thing per weekend you’ll be finished in no time. Continue reading Easy ways to make your garden look fresh again

Five ways to prepare your home to withstand deadly weather

The weather wasn’t this bad in the past, or maybe it was and we just can’t remember. Every time you hear about something tragic on the news there is a good chance it was cause by our lovely friend, Mother Nature. It’s getting worse and you want to make sure you’re fully prepared because there is nothing more horrible than ending up with a severely damaged home. Let’s look at a few of the things you can do to ensure you make it out of the other side unscathed. Continue reading Five ways to prepare your home to withstand deadly weather

Green energy on a budget

Do you find green energy systems too expensive? If you cannot afford to invest in a green energy system, you should look into reducing your energy consumption so you can power your home with a smaller system. Upgrade your appliances with energy-efficient ones and replace your light bulbs too. You could even replace your light bulbs with solar tubes to use natural sunlight instead of electricity. Do your best to shut off the appliances you do not need and turn the lights off when you exit a room. Improving the insulation of your meeting planning company by adding an additional layer or replacing your current insulation should also help you save a lot on heating. Get a power monitor to keep track of how much power you use in every room of your house.    Continue reading Green energy on a budget

6 house plants that get rid of air pollution in your home

We all assume that the air we breathe in our homes is clean, but the truth of the matter is that indoor air can actually be just as polluted as that from the outside! Pollution inside our homes can cause negative effects on our health too. It can cause fatigue, cancer, headaches, fever, anxiety, respiratory problems and much more! Continue reading 6 house plants that get rid of air pollution in your home

5 Alternative Uses For Shredded Paper That Saves You Throwing It Away

Even though email is taking over the world there’s still lots of things get delivered to us by post. If you’re like most people you probably let everything build up until you don’t know what to do with it anymore. You will eventually shred it knowing that there’s some things you don’t want anyone to see. At least I hope you do that. All you need is someone to steal your identity and you have a much bigger type of problem than a pile of mail.

But shredding all that paper takes work and you are left with a big pile at the end of it. I pile you don’t want lying around. The simple thing would be to throw it in the rubbish, but you aren’t exactly helping the environment. If you have a little green in you then you might recycle it. That’s crazy. Why recycle it when you can do so much more with it? There’s lots of uses for shredded paper, so you might as well take advantage of it while you have it. If you’re clueless as to what you could use it for we can look at a few things now. Continue reading 5 Alternative Uses For Shredded Paper That Saves You Throwing It Away