Archive for May, 2013

How to keep your kitchen clean and hygienic

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Home care, kitchen careOne of the most important places of any home is the kitchen. Food is the most integral part of our life and it is one of the prime reasons for living. Hence the place where food is cooked should be given utmost attention and kept absolutely free from any kind of dirt and germs. Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness is important else germs and bacteria will enter into your body through the food causing minor to severe illness. If you have kids at home, it is more important to take care of the hygiene as they are less immune.

Make sure that you no organic garbage gets accumulated in the kitchen and thrash are regularly dumped. Every food container should be changed regularly and cleaned from time to time. Keep the kitchen as moisture free as possible with proper drying systems. Moulds and fungus breed in damp places. Use a good kitchen cleaner after every time you cook to protect the place from cockroaches and other insects. Carefully spray anything harmful and toxic in the kitchen for killing pests.

Setting up slabs on your side walk- a DIY project

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

slabs on your side walkIf you want to set up slabs on the side walk on your own, then there are few tips you should follow to end up with the work successfully. First of all have a proper measurement of the side walk. Depending on the measurements, you have to buy slabs of perfect sizes. There are variety of designs and patterns available with the slabs. You should select the perfectly designed slabs for your sidewalk depending on the surroundings.

If you a particularly designed slab for your sidewalk, then you have to keep in mind its pattern while setting the slabs. Any mismatch will make the whole thing a complete massacre. Once you have the slabs, you have to start work on the side walk.

Firstly you have peel off the layer of the side walk to a sufficient depth and then have to place a layer of concrete or sand over it. It is this concrete or sand which will bind the slabs. The sand or the concrete mixture should be done perfectly so as to get the ultimately efficiency.

Once you have the concrete or sand, next place the slabs properly following the particular pattern to give a perfect look to the side walk.