House & Garden Archive

Sometimes, the best way to escape from the world around you is to put the TV on and watch a good movie. When you simply need time for yourself or you have nothing else to do due to the rainy weather, watching TV on the sofa can be a great way to relax. In many homes, the TV, along with the TV unit, is the focal point of the living room. This is very reasonable if we take into consideration that, on average, we spend about four hours watching TV per day. It is our go-to spot for unwinding and entertainment. And for that very reason, choosing the right TV unit is a big deal. Entertainment units can be more than just a place for [&hellip

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When it comes to decorating a home, windowsills are often left out. Most of us don’t notice them and aren’t aware of the fact that when adorned, they can make a lot of difference. Whether talking about jazzing up a windowsill in the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or living room, there are a lot of things that you can do with it in order to make it pop. Create a Reading Nook It is an unwritten rule that large windowsills are meant to be transformed into reading nooks… There is something about larger windowsills that invites people to read a book there, while soaking up sun rays. What’s more, having such a ritual can easily become a part of your self-care┬ároutine, which is something we all [&hellip

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In the world of today where you can have same-day delivery for life’s essentials, buying wedding decor online is becoming more and more popular. And while some brides prefer sticking with in-person browsing, the more modern ones are tackling to-do lists with ease thanks to great range of online stores which specifically focus on wedding day essentials. If your wish is jumping on the wedding decoring store bandwagon, there are a couple of things you should know first. After all, you want to make sure the business you launch is successful and a real haven for beautiful and stylish items every bride-to-be is certain to love

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The bathroom should be your private sanctuary, a place where you get a splash of energy every morning and refresh yourself in the evening after a day of hard work. If that’s not the case, then it’s perhaps time to redecorate. If you’re like most people, your bathroom probably hasn’t had much of a makeover since you moved in. Maybe the reason we tend to avoid refreshing the look of our bathroom is the fact that we paid so much for it in the first place. Many of the elements in the bathroom are costly, and as such aren’t easily replaced. But you don’t need to start a complete makeover project for your bathroom to get a new and improved look. When done right, even [&hellip

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More than entertainment or home-improvement, a hot tub or a spa is an investment in your health and well being. People who have bought one for their home, say that once they started to use it on a regular basis, they started to feel more energized, were able to sleep better, and accomplish much during their day. Furthermore, a hot tub or a spa encourages you to take time for yourself, to enjoy quality time with your family and friends, to take away your stress and to eliminate the soul-sucking grind of the days you spend on busy work schedules. If you’ve made the decision to buy a hot tub spa for your home to enjoy all the benefits it offers, you might be wondering [&hellip

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Having your BBQ smoker ready to go at any time requires you to take care of it in the same way you take care for your car or oven – by cleaning it. Although it’s not the same as cleaning a vehicle, it sure requires regular maintenance in order to keep it working at its best and have your meat taste as good as it did the first time you used your smoker. All that steam and oil mixing together makes grease build up as there’s is no actual burning in the chamber. Cleaning Before and After Use I know a lot of people may have told you that the leftover grease from your previous roasting sessions will give your meat a wonderful taste, but [&hellip

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The most common type of pool valve used in most of today’s pools is the Jandy (combination) valve. This type of valve isn’t the first of its kind but it was popularized by the company with the same name – Jandy. With its introduction back in the ’80s, this three-way valve took the market by storm despite being a more expensive option than the standard pool valve. All that is due to the fact that plumbing and cleaning it are way easier, however, as with every part, there are still some common issues that it may provoke from time to time. Here’s what you can do about them. Dirty Spots If you notice dirty spots starting to appear on the valve, the first thing to [&hellip

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For most workers a typical day at work means being glued to a computer screen, sitting still in the same position for a long time. All of this can lead to a lot of stress and fatigue. But if the working environment includes a breakout area, your employees would be able to take a frequent breaks from work, connect with other colleagues and relax. Given the fact that this area should be all about relaxation, it’s only logical that you should invest in the most comfortable types of seating. Like for instance. Recliner Chair A recliner zero gravity chair is a type of seating that cradles the back and elevates the legs, while maintaining a correct ergonomic position for the body – very different from [&hellip

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Most home garages are overstuffed. Usually, all it takes is a vehicle or two inside it and a few DIY tools or hobby items, and you can barely move without accidentally bumping into something. Plus, imagine if you’re into gardening and have a couple of backyard tools laying around as well? In this case, storage can definitely become a problem

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When planning what to include in a laundry room, most people immediately think of washers and dryers. Granted, those are big purchase items, and they do most of the work there, but that doesn’t mean that other additional items are not valuable and needed as well. Let’s take the laundry sink for example. Even though it plays a seemingly supporting role, its uses are quite versatile, and after reading all about it in detail you will come to realize that it can be both a functional and stylish addition to your laundry room. First of all, it is important to know that a laundry room utility sink cabinet is quite different than other sinks. They are extra deep so that you can do vigorous scrubbing [&hellip

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