As we start to approach the spring months, many people will be looking at freshening up the home they currently live in. Spring cleaning is a big trend that is a pretty good one; however, there are a lot of worse ways to offload your “trash” so that it can be usable for someone else, and you can always find better options. According to The Atlantic, Americans recycle or donate 15% of their clothing, and the rest, at about 10.5 million tons per year, goes to the dumpster. Here we will illustrate some dos and don’ts of spring cleaning this year with sustainability in mind.
With the recent election, many have found distraction from the ongoing pandemic. Now that the election is finished (for the most part), the reality of social distancing has started setting back in, causing ongoing stress and anxiety to almost every family across the nation. With varying safety protocols and restrictions being imposed, an increased number of people are looking for ways to alleviate the strain. Below are a few ways to help the situation.
Now that we are almost finishing up 2020, it is time to bring your home into this decade! Sadly, we still don’t have hoverboards or robot butlers, but you can still elevate your home to make it work more efficiently for you. With a few minor tweaks and a couple of new gadgets, your home can become a smart home. By updating your home’s sound, lighting, temperature, security, and safety you’ll be able to feel like your home is doing all the work on its own.
An increasing number of homeowners in the U.S. heavily consider installing solar panels, a recent Pew Research survey revealed. However, as someone thinking of going solar this winter, you might question if solar panels can provide electricity to your home during the winter season. The simple answer is a big “yes,” solar panels can still produce energy during the winter or cold months, but there are other things that you need to know if you plan to buy a solar energy system this season.
Family members, especially children, are at high risk of suffering from serious respiratory problems when they are exposed to molds. These unsightly fungi notoriously grow in many parts of the home such as the kitchen, bathroom, basement, and even in bedrooms where moist and dampness are likely to build up. The only way to prevent mold exposure is to kill and remove the culprit. As a household, there are safe cleaning solutions you can use to eradicate molds.
Setting up a workstation at home could be on the top of your remodeling dreams if you’re one of the many people who prefer to telecommute to have a work-life balance. There’s a growing trend of people looking for a job that allows them to work at home. If your employer allows you to telecommute, now is the perfect time to set up your workstation. It’s possible for you to have a workstation at home even when you’re on a budget and you don’t have enough space.
A new lick of paint often comes to the mind of individuals who have just acquired a home this season. Personalization and protection are some of the many benefits of painting your new home. If you think you have the guts to paint your home, you may want to try some home exterior painting tips to make the job easier and faster.