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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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When you invest in upholstered lounge chairs, you want them to last and look their best for as long as possible. Pets, children and living in general, can take their toll on the look of any upholstered piece, so it’s important to take care of them properly. Nevertheless, that shouldn’t be a daunting chore. As a matter of fact, caring for these pieces of furniture can be really fast and simple, provided that you stay on top of your cleaning habits. When looking for lounge chairs for sale, do not compromise on quality as, in most cases, cheaper models also come with a shorter lifespan and are harder to clean. The seat should feel soft to sit on but at the same time, it should [&hellip

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Okay, it’s not that we don’t exactly pay attention to the style of the dining room, it’s just that it often comes as second thought, either because of the living room or the bedroom. Over the years, with the shift of lifestyles and the bigger role electronics have been getting, most of us have come to prefer meals in front of the TV, grabbing a bite while enjoying our favourite shows or films; this is how binge-watching leads to binge-eating

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When it comes to sustainable living, we’re great fans of small housing. Not only do small homes look cute, they also cost less to maintain overtime, and you get a lower carbon footprint. One issue, though, comes out when we clutter our rooms, and that can have a negative impact on our living, especially when it’s the bedroom. If you find yourself lacking sleep lately, or productivity for that matter, blame it on clutter. Luckily, we have some tips for you on how to handle this and make the most of your small bedroom

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