Tips for Home Renovations & Decorating
TIPS FOR HOME RENOVATIONS & DECORATING
EASY DO IT YOURSELF FIRE PIT
With summer beating down upon us, you may not have time to hit up your favourite beach in the evening after work, but what if you didn't have to leave home to enjoy that fire? Making your own fire pit is an easy and fun option!
HOW TO GET THAT SALT WATER BREEZE OFF YOUR WINDOWS
Cape Breton Island is surrounded not only with salt water along its outside coast, but also in the center due to the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes. The salt water spray can carry great distances and stick to windows, so how do you get that sticky salt build up off your windows?
DIFFERENT FLOORS REQUIRE DOING DIFFERENT CHORES!
Looking to put some new life into your old linoleum flooring? Try using a mixture of equal parts of milk and turpentine while mopping your floor and finish off by rubbing your floor with a soft warm cloth and wait marvel at the difference!
DOWN THE DRAIN!
No one likes to think about what is going down their drains in their bathtubs and showers.
SAVE ON HEATING EXPENSES
Are you finding your heating costs getting too costly in our cold Cape Breton winters? Try placing tin foil behind your radiators to reflect heat back into rooms instead of being absorbed into walls.
REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE!
If you are trying to make your living space green and more environmentally friendly try some of these easy tips!
If you’re a note taker and can’t even think about going to a grocery store without your shopping list buy recycle papered to write on! Local print stores such as Princess Printing in Sydney Mines make their own note pads from left over paper and sell them at a cheaper cost than a regular notepad. Don’t forget to use both sides!