Easy Yet Effective Ways To Better Understand Text On Books

The literacy rate around the world has risen radically. While in 1820 only 12% of people across the world could read, the tables have turned and now around only 14% worldwide are illiterate. However, it’s unfortunate and true that in 2018, the number of American adults (15 and over) reading for leisure has dropped to an all-time low according to the American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last year, the figure was about 19%, in comparison to 28% in 2004. Many can … [Read more...]

Awesome Hacks in Maintaining Cleanliness in Your House

Maintaining cleanliness in the house is indeed more energy-draining than it actually is. Add in the fact that you have to juggle too many responsibilities in a day between work and family life. This makes the thought of doing house chores too overwhelming.  Fortunately, this article gives you some awesome hacks that make cleaning even the tiniest cracks and crevices super fast and easy.  Carpet cleaning Carpet cleaning can be such a notorious task, especially if you have … [Read more...]

Handle With Care: How to Protect Your Furniture During Relocation

You probably have been spending some time trying to find the right house for you and your family. However, regardless of the joy relocating may bring, transporting your furniture may cause you a great deal of stress. Whether you are doing the job yourself or hiring professional moving services, you want to ensure that your valuables are handled with care during the moving process. We will help you with a few tips and tricks you can do on your own to prevent anything from destroying your … [Read more...]

Getting Out Of The House On Time With Children

If you are a parent, you will understand the cold stone of dread that settles in your stomach when you think about getting them up and out the house on time for you to get to work and them to school or nursery. Getting out of the house on time with children is no mean feat and can be extremely stressful, so let’s have a look at some tried and tested ways to make it easier.  1) Lay clothes out the night before If your child or children are not yet at school or don’t have a school … [Read more...]

Goodbye Fogginess: How to Clean Cloudy Drinking Glasses

Say goodbye to vessels that always look dirty — even when they're not! Read on to learn how to clean cloudy drinking glasses here. How well do you take care of your glassware? Even when you take meticulous care of them, do you still notice a foggy appearance? Foggy glasses are a problem that many learn to ignore. However, it’s easy to notice the problem when you have important guests over. Most people dispose of their drinking glasses when they become cloudy. Did you know that you can … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Clean Your Tiles

Nothing can beat the beauty, durability and versatility that ceramic tiles give to your home. Nowadays you can beautify your home with tiles of different colors and shape. For you to maintain their beauty, you should regularly clean the tile floor. You can use tiles for kitchen, bathroom, porch, backsplashes, entry floors, countertops and more.  Ceramic tiles enhance your home appearance and are generally easy care. But it does require some upkeep to maintain its look. Using normal water … [Read more...]

Tips on Building Confidence During Social Gatherings

You might dislike the idea of joining social gatherings. You think that you're in an awkward position all the time. You don't know how to deal with strangers. You don't even know what to say to people you regularly talk to in other settings. Everyone dresses well for the occasion, and you don't blend in well. These tips will help you prepare for the gathering and keep you confident. Wear your best outfit You won’t feel intimidated by other guests when you know that you look great. Even if … [Read more...]

New House Checklist: 6 Essentials You Must Have For Your New Apartment

If you are planning to move to a new apartment, there are some essentials that you need to keep in mind before making the final decision. These essentials pertain to fixtures, furnishings and other important items that the department should have to make it livable no matter what size it is. Below are some of those essential items and what they can do for your apartment as part of the overall plan and design of the space. Are you interested to learn more? Go ahead and continue reading. You … [Read more...]