Category home comfort

7 Motivational Tips on How to Clean More In 2018

New year, new resolutions. If you want to clean up and declutter your home in 2018, look no further. Here are 7 tips on how to make cleaning a little more bearable: Write it down Write down everything from your end result to how and when you want to complete it. By writing it down, […]

Transitioning Your Home for the Christmas Season

Aside from decorating with a beautiful Christmas tree, candy canes, and Christmas stockings, here are more ways to prepare your home for a merry, jolly Christmas. Scents The “Christmas scent” is different from household to household. It could be apple cinnamon, nutmeg, pine wood, cloves, or eucalyptus. However, artificial store-bought aerosol sprays and air fresheners […]

How to Get the Freshest Vegetables and Eggs

Growing concerns of health and sources of food are pushing us to shop for fresh local groceries. However, aside from going to the farmer’s market, you can also plant your own produce or raise some chickens in your backyard. Fresh food can be literally, steps away from your kitchen! Vegetable garden Planting vegetables is not […]

Winter Preparation for Home (Home Weatherization)

Although Phoenix does not get snow, the drastic temperature fluctuation can make our home operate inefficiently. Having a tightly sealed home is like having a good zip-up trench coat that can help you to retain heat in the body. By weatherizing your home, you can save up to 30% of your heating cost. Here is […]

Listen… Demystifying Strange Sounds in Your Home

Have you ever been home alone and heard some strange noise coming from the walls, bathroom, and even ceiling? These sounds are often indicators of needed home repair. A buzzing sound can be caused by an electrical problem. You can switch off the main power. If the buzz stops, an electrical problem is the most […]

Tips for Smooth Transition into Your New Home

Moving is a stressful task, mentally and physically. So, if you know that you are moving, it is good to start preparing well in advanced to prevent procrastination. Here are some tips that can help you to transition smoothly into your home. Before moving, make a timeline of what to accomplish each week. There are […]

Do You Need a Humidifier or Dehumidifier?

All you need to know about humidity control at home A healthy level of humidity in your home should be around 30-50% humidity. The average outdoor humidity of Arizona is shown below: Place Humidity (%) Flagstaff 53 Phoenix 37 Tucson 38 Winslow 46 Yuma 37 The morning percentages and afternoon percentages can vary from 23% […]