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Design an Easy-Clean Bathroom
These ingenious strategies and sleek designs for the sink, tub, shower and toilet help your bathroom practically clean itself
"help your bathroom practically clean itself... with a bathroom that looks and feels like a dream bathroom but cleans as easily as... hate cleaning bathrooms. There. I've said it. I'm not proud, but I'm not really... things to do with my time ... well, certainly more fun things to do with my time.... who has to do the cleaning, your design choices will make a big impact on you every... that are easy to clean ... not bathroom designs that are inexpensive and thrifty. Some..."
15 Ways to Design an Easy-Clean Home
Spend more time doing what you love with these pointers for minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house
"minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house... designing an easy-clean kitchen and designing an easy-clean bathroom. But this time I'd like... quest to find more time to relax, put my feet up and enjoy a glass of wine and a... helps to minimize your cleaning time. I've already written ideabooks on designing... like to apply these principles to the home in general. Whether you are contemplating... spend cleaning. So sit down, put your feet up and pour yourself a glass of wine...."
Kitchen Counters: Durable, Easy-Clean Soapstone
Give bacteria the boot and say sayonara to stains with this long-lasting material that's a great choice for kitchen and bath countertops
"sayonara to stains with this long-lasting material that's a great choice for kitchen... impervious to stains and bacteria. If soapstone can hold up to high school students and... choice due to its chemically inert composition (meaning chemicals won’t mar it) and high... kitchen or bathroom. Take a look at these soapstone counters and learn more about this... stone to see if it can work in your home.... quite easy to care for- they look great whether I oil them or not. Easy to clean..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"You cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors
"and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance... can make to reduce the amount of time it takes to clean your kitchen. I enjoy cooking... choices to make. Many of those are about style, and you also need to think a lot about... a joy to use and that cleans up fast so you can get on with the more fun things in... cooking. Cleaning up — not so much. Something tells me I'm not alone. Below are tips..."
4 Easy Ways to Renew Your Bathroom Without Remodeling
Take your bathroom from drab to fab without getting out the sledgehammer or racking up lots of charges
"your bathroom from drab to fab without getting out the sledgehammer or racking up... tend to be tucked away out of public view, it's easy to let your budget go to the more... outdated bathroom and make it worth spending time in. We talked with six bathroom... designers to get the scoop. Here's how you can refresh your bathroom without breaking... Bathrooms often come up last in remodeling considerations. Since these rooms tend..."
15 Cheap and Easy Ways to Makeover Your Bathroom
"from free to practically free to help you make your bathroom seem brand new. Pick one... I have to say, hanging it up gave my bathroom a whole new personality. You don't have... have to rip up tile, do demo or involve stone cutters and plumbers in order to give... attention to what I drool over in stores gave me a killer shower curtain for Christmas... give your bathroom a facelift. Here are 15 ideas that are more or less in order from..."
11 Easy Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Work smarter, not harder, to reach your goals — success is more about taking the right approach than about slogging your way there
"harder, to reach your goals — success is more about taking the right approach than... It's so easy to get carried away by the promise of a clean slate and jump into the... only to burn out by February. Whether you are hoping to spruce up and organize your... the key to success is in your approach. Instead of making a long list of resolutions... reminders, to refreshingly low-tech methods like resolution charts and sticky notes, here..."
Easy Green: 23 Ways to Reduce Waste at Home
Pick from this plethora of earth-friendly ideas to send less to the landfill and keep more money in your pocket
"ideas to send less to the landfill and keep more money in your pocket... be hard to know where to start if you want to make a difference. Thankfully, it's actually... sure how to do it, these 23 tips can help. They are all easy to implement and can add... quite easy to cut way down on your household trash by making tiny changes in your... would like to reduce the amount of trash your household creates but are not quite sure..."
Easy Green: Big and Small Ways to Be More Water-Wise at Home
These 20 tips can help us all make the best use of a precious resource. How do you save water in summer?
"great time to get serious about conserving water. Whether your goal is to help your community... 20 ways to save water and protect our waterways are a good place to begin.... the bathrooms. It used to take several minutes for the hot water to make it to the... pad to first wet down, then to rinse off. You stepped off to soap up, shampoo, or... gallons to the plants and not to the sewer. You must remember to use laundry detergent..."
The Family Home: 8 Easy Tips for an Organized Bathroom
If your bathroom has that hit-by-a-hurricane look that tends to come with kids, sort things out with these tried and true ideas
"your bathroom has that hit-by-a-hurricane look that tends to come with kids, sort... stuck to the bathroom mirror. See how following these simple storage and organization... safest way to save your sanity if you have a type A personality, like me. One of the rooms... is the bathroom. Toothpaste, lotions, tissue and towels can easily get strewn out... wants to see toilet paper rolls?! To respond to waterlynx: My shower is next to..."
Easy Ways to Hide Your Home's Flaws
"we are to willing to overlook, hide or mask their less-than-attractive features.... that open to stellar views. Take the little California bungalow that Mike and I share... used it to death (because they have), and the kitchen is an absolutely awful rendition... plastered to the walls. Can you relate? Have you thrown up your hands in despair and... white room to the pink sofa. It's just the right touch, and so very easy to apply. I always..."
Mother-in-Law's Tongue: Surprisingly Easy to Please
"and how easy it is to care for. I’d recommend it to anyone, even those who prefer a... years to actually appreciate the plant and own one myself. Today, I have a nostalgic... plant to give one pot each to the bride and groom. I told them the key to real... mother used to clean the leaves is by wiping them off with a sponge with milk. It makes... plant, to look it up. On a recent magical adventure to a nursery, I bought 127 palm..."
Contractor Tips: 5 Easy Ways to Get a Greener Home
Forget a fleet of solar panels (for now). These ideas can make your home a whole lot greener when money or time is in short supply
"start to think of bigger concepts, like walls built with straw bales. But while CFLs... check to ensure that you have well-maintained surfaces inside and out. Then crown... important to prioritize your wants and needs during a green remodel, as with any other... that have to do a remodel. With up to 40% of heat or cooling loss coming from air i... joints to allow for water percolation and the ability to recycle/reuse the same product..."
Easy Green: Steam Cleaners for a Chemical-Free Sparkle
Deep clean and sanitize by harnessing high-temperature water for floors, curtains and clothes as immaculate as they are healthy
"Deep clean and sanitize by harnessing high-temperature water for floors, curtains... fairly easy to take care of day-to-day tasks without using harsh products. A stack... and deep-cleaning power of a stronger product, minus the chemical headache, look to... chemical cleaning formula to be used in conjunction with water, so it's important when... shopping to look for descriptions like "chemical free" or "cleans with water alone."..."
Kitchen Sinks: Easy-Clean, Surprisingly Affordable Ceramic
You get a lot for the price with ceramic sinks, and they're available everywhere. See the pros and cons here
"It's easy to see why ceramic sinks shine in kitchens. Their high-end appearance,... finish and easy maintenance make the price tag surprising. Plus, they're incredibly accessible... These are easy to clean and do not require plastic drain boards for drying. I agree... it was easy to clean with a scotch-brite pad and a little diluted bleach. It did... at how easy it is to keep your kitchen sparkling clean. Tekon protected surfaces..."