Many homeowners use mirrors for decor and to look into to see if they are presentable before they leave the home. However, there are a few other ways to use mirrors that you may have never thought of before. Here are a few ideas.
Direct light into dark areas
In Norway, a small town in a deep valley uses three mirrors on top of the hills to direct sunlight to a 6,500 square foot patch of land into the town square.
Moving can be one of the most stressful experiences of adult life. As such, it's important you take measures to reduce your anxiety and ensure your moving day goes as smoothly as possible. To help you along, here are three easy ways to reducing stress on moving day:
Hire a Babysitter
Moving is stressful enough on its own without having to worry about children getting in the way. It's only natural for kids to feel a certain sense of mourning when moving, particularly if they have grown up in one location and are leaving their friends behind.
If you're finally making concrete plans for a long-awaited garage, shed, or other exterior structure, you may be excited about finally getting down to business on your big project. However, before breaking ground, you'll need to take several steps to ensure that your new building complies with local codes and regulations. These preparatory steps are even more important if you're planning to build your outbuilding close to the property line that separates you from a difficult neighbor.
The drapes hanging throughout your home may consist of two types of fabric sewn together at the seams. The outer fabric usually offers the gorgeous pigments and textures you want displayed in your home. The inner liner, however, provides the sun blocking and privacy providing benefits you enjoy from your curtains. When you attempt to clean the draperies, especially with a hot wash and dry cycle, you may end up damaging those fabrics permanently.
When you spill something on the carpet, whether it's chocolate or soda, the key to cleaning it up without leaving a stain is to act quickly. If you have to run around the house looking for your all of your cleaning supplies, by the time you get back to the spill, the stain has probably already set in. Assembling your own green carpet cleaning kit is a great way to ensure that everything you need to clean up a spill is handy and accessible.