Vinegar is a very handy household item, as it is natural and non-toxic, and nearly everyone has it on hand. It has an assortment of uses, including cooking, cleaning, and a variety of assorted household hacks. Although it can be used as an alternative to harsh chemicals to clean a lot of surfaces in your home, there are also a few things that vinegar should not be used for. Keep reading for some tips on what to do and what not to do (and why) with vinegar!
If you’re an avid coffee drinker, you probably throw away several pounds of coffee grounds in a month. But what if you could use those for something, instead of wasting them? Turns out you can! Keep reading for a few creative ideas on how to get even more use out of your coffee!
Earth Day is this coming Monday, April 22nd. This is a day to promote environmental issues but also to celebrate this beautiful earth we all live on. Many people pick some service or improvement project on this day to make the area around them more eco-friendly. Why not pick your own home?? Here are some easy changes you can make to your home to help the environment (and save you money as a bonus).
Whether you love winter or you hate it, this cold season is right around the corner. While you’re probably already getting yourself ready (time to break out the hats and gloves!) it is important to make sure that you are also getting your home ready for the cold. Here are eight tips to help winterize your home.
The weather is cooling down, the kiddos are going back to school, and fall is less than a month away! With September in full swing, it’s time to start prepping our homes for fall. Without further ado, here’s some tips and tricks to save energy this season, starting with your home appliances, heating, and lighting.
When it comes to dishwashers, there is always that debate whether hand washing or dishwashers is better. We even have a blog about which one sanitizes your dishes better. But, which option is the best for saving water and energy?
This summer has been a hot one. And to keep cool, the top two appliances people rely on are fans and air conditioners. However, both have their own pros and cons.
Since it’s the Summertime, the nice weather has arrived. For a lot of people, it means windows can be open all day long and doors are open for fresh air. For other people, the windows and doors stay closed up and the air conditioner comes on. There are many reasons why opening windows are beneficial during the summer. It is healthy and can save people money.
There are many ways to clean your appliances naturally, with items that you would already have in your household. But when some of these cleaning agents such as baking soda, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, and bleach are combined, they won’t clean anything and create chemical reactions which could lead to irritating gases being released.
Are you looking for ways to save energy and money in your home this season? Here are some things you can try in order to cut costs on your bills and save energy at the same time.