Thursday, April 15, 2021 / by Blake Howell
Spring cleaning includes your window blinds....
If you clean your blinds at least once a week they will look their absolute best. With our busy schedules, we sometime forget until they are yellow, covered in dust or pollen. The good news is you can clean your blinds in a just a few steps.
HOW TO CLEAN DUSTY BLINDS
Blinds are easier to clean with a duster or microfiber cloth. Cleaning your blinds with soap and water can leave them wet, messy and leave streaks.
Keep your blinds in place to dust them off with a duster. Clean the blinds from top to bottom and use a vacuum to clean up the dust off the floor. You will want to clean the duster off between each window so the dust in not transformed to another window.
HOW TO CLEAN VERTICAL BLINDS
Dust the vertical blinds with a duster or brush attachment from your vacuum. Then open the blinds and clean from the top to the bottom on both sides of the vertical blinds. Once again use the vacuum to clean up the dust off ; ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 / by Blake Howell
How to Choose Your Kitchen Cabinet Colors
Before you choose the color for your cabinets, you should figure out what your kitchen color palette is going to be. You have got an idea of the trends, but how do you decide which one is right for your kitchen? You are going to be stuck with these colors for a while, so it’s important to give it some thought before making any purchases. Start by looking at the rest of your house. Each area should have its own palette, but every palette should fit into your overall theme to avoid looking tacky and thrown-together. Get some paint cards that match the other colors in your home and compare them to paint cards for the color trends you like. See where you can make smooth transitions from one to the other. If you are remodeling the whole house, that is not going to help much, so move on to the next step.
Check out your current kitchen style, or if you are renovating, your soon-to-be kitchen style. If it’s more Italian, considers ...