How To Select a Good Garage Door Motor

Nowadays, garage door system usually comes with energy-efficient direct current (DC) motors compared to conventional alternating current (AC) counterparts. The sexy side of DC motor, servo type, is small, low energy consumed, less noise created and uses travel-limiting switches to limit the levels of door position at certain motor loads; also, it helps to combat climate change. DC motor used in garage opener closes door slowly, reaches full speed and slow again just before it touches the floor, … [Read more...]

How to Protect Your Family Financially

Did you know that the average family takes around five years to recover financially after the death of the main breadwinner? Although you may be in perfectly good health at the current moment, it is never too early to plan on giving your family the best financial future. Of course, it isn’t the most pleasing of topics to have to think about at any of life, but in many cases, it is often too late for your family to be financially stable when dreaded scenarios occur. Give your family the best … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Keep Your Home Secure

Securing your home at night is vital, but for you stay-at-home moms and work-at-home moms, keeping your family safe during the day is also a big concern. In fact, according to security review website Credit Donkey, most home burglaries occur between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., making it more apparent that adopting comprehensive home security measures can make a huge difference. So what can you do if you're concerned about being at home during the day? Take a look at these few quick tips to feel safe … [Read more...]

How to Create A Safe Play Environment For Your Toddlers

Encouraging toddlers to play is a healthy way for them to grow and learn. Therefore, it is important that as parents and guardians, you can create a safe play environment for your toddlers. There are several aspects to investigate when considering the safety of your toddler. This is because you will not be present at all times to watch what your toddler is playing with. Designing a toddler's playground that will suit your toddler’s needs with the right environment is therefore essential. You … [Read more...]

Find Your Independence with Alternative Housing

Buying your own home, on your own terms, is a gigantic step towards taking control of your life. Sadly, many women are still trapped under an unwelcoming roof, and seem to find no means to purchase a house. The Canadian estate market is currently slow, with an overall decrease of 2.9% as of November, 2018. In a male dominated society, it can be challenging and even frightening for women to buy a house, especially if they have kids to consider. Luckily, there are alternative housing options … [Read more...]

Affordable Ways To Add Luxury To Your Home

Every homeowner dreams of living in a classy, luxurious home, but the costs involved in this can make this nothing more than a dream for many. While it is true that luxury certainly can cost a large amount, there are still a few affordable upgrades that you can make to give your home a glamorous upgrade. These could have a big impact on how you feel about the home as well as add-on value if you ever decide to sell. So, if you want to bring luxury into your home but you do not want to break the … [Read more...]

Preparing Yourself to Protect Your Loved Ones and Your Home

Violence against women presents itself in many ways. After the recent #MeToo campaign, it was estimated that as many as 80% of American women have been either sexually harassed or assaulted. At present, homicide is rated as the fifth most common cause of death of women between the ages of 18 and 44 with more than 50% of these deaths occurring at the hands of a current or previous boyfriend, husband or intimate partner. Taking these harrowing figures as well as the prevalence of home invasions … [Read more...]

Home Styling: Essential Tips for Redecorating Your Home

Redecorating has always been a big issue when it comes to purchasing a new home. Whether you’re iffy about the aesthetic of the fully furnished home you’ve bought or you’re starting from scratch buying an empty apartment, the challenge of styling your home can be stressful to most. But it doesn’t have to be a problem if you know the places where you should improve. Every project has its dos and don’ts and especially in redesigning a home; it comes with some expensive and cost-cutting … [Read more...]

Tips on Mold Removal in the Bedroom That You Can Follow

No one wants to see molds in a house. They are among the most significant problems several homeowners face. The fungi grow on almost anything that holds moisture, especially in areas that are damp and warm. As a result, you will gradually smell something terrible in your surroundings. If not treated immediately, their presence could even lead to other serious health risks. Molds provoke allergies and asthma. Their presence in the bedroom where you sleep for several hours is a serious problem. … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Memorable Baby Shower

If there is someone special in your life who is about to bring their own little bundle of joy into the world, you might be considering throwing them a baby shower. Whether it is a friend, sister, wife or girlfriend, you will want the occasion to be memorable for them. If you have never been to a baby shower, however, you may not know the first thing about how to organize one. We have put together a short guide that should help you along the way. Pick a Date This may sound like obvious … [Read more...]

6 Tips on Selecting the Right Online Florist

When people think of sending someone's flowers, they will go online to search for the online florist shops. There are many online florist shops and each one looks professional which makes you hard to decide which one you should buy from. The following are 6 tips on selecting the right online florist. 1. The Florist' Website Must Be User Friendly Firstly, when you come to an online florist shop, you must browse around and see if it provides good navigation. There should be no broken link … [Read more...]

How to Create an Easy-to-Maintain Garden

Tending to your garden can often feel anything but easy. Not only do you need to mow and rake, but you will need to water, sow and plant in your garden throughout the season. So, it can take up a great deal of your time and energy. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to simplify caring for your outdoor space. Take a look at the following ideas on how to create an easy-to-maintain garden. Remove or Reduce Your Lawn While a bright green lawn can be a beautiful addition to a garden, it … [Read more...]

Making Your Christmas Shopping Plan

In life, when it comes to Christmas shopping, there are two types of people. There are those who plan well in advance to save last-minute rushing around and those who do exactly that, leave it to the last minute! The date of Christmas never changes and so there are no excuses not to set a plan as this will not only ensure you are organised come Christmas day, but it will also ensure that you are more effective in your Christmas purchases, that you don’t overspend and you will probably even be … [Read more...]

R.E.S.T. Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser – SEPT 22 in Brampton

R.E.S.T is having it’s first annual walk-a-thon to raise awareness on youth homelessness, specifically in the city of Brampton, ON. A Walk In My shoes will advocate for the need of developing supports to aid those who fall in between the gaps, especially in the city of Brampton where there are no current long-term supports for this population. This fundraiser will be an experiential walk where those who participate will receive front-line knowledge on youth homelessness, and gain first-hand … [Read more...]

How To Successfully Move House Without The Stress

Although choosing a new home and moving on to a new adventure is exciting for most, many people rarely discuss the sheer amount of stress that actually comes with finding a mortgage, sorting your life into boxes and keeping everyone happy at the same time. This can be made harder when you also have kids and pets to think about too. Above all, the end goal should be the primary focus, and with some extensive preparation, it can actually be a fun time for everyone with minimal stress. Whether you … [Read more...]

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