Avoiding Moisture Damage to Your Bathroom Cabinets

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The bathroom is a place where moisture is unavoidable. Steam and condensation from hot showers, splashes from the bath and the sink, and even leaky pipes or overflowing toilets. If not managed properly, all that moisture can do some damage to certain parts of the room. Mold can grow on walls and any wooden materials can start to warp or rot over time. Your bathroom cabinets and cabinet doors can be particularly susceptible to damage caused by excess moisture levels. This blog will help you prevent this problem and help you keep your bathroom cabinets in good condition. Choose the right material Most bathroom cabinets are made from wood, which can be susceptible to water damage. Think about the type of wood you choose for your cabinets and doors. MDF…
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Maximizing Space in A Small Closet

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You might dream about huge walk-in wardrobes where there are different sections for each type of clothing, while in reality you have to put up with a small closet with minimal storage space. It’s all about working with what you’ve got, so we’ve put together some tips to help you make the most of the space in your small closet, expanding your storage space without a big remodel. Hanging baskets You’ve used up all the space on your shelves and in your drawers, but there’s probably still a lot of empty space in your closet that is unutilized. One way you can make the most of this space is by using hanging baskets. You could hang these on the sides or the back wall of your closet and store a…
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Innovative Kitchen Storage Solutions

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Do you wish you had more storage space in your kitchen? Or maybe you’re just looking for better organization ideas than simply dumping all your utensils into a drawer together. There are lots of different ways you can utilize your kitchen cabinet and drawer space, as well as efficiently storing things on your countertops or walls. If it’s time to revamp your kitchen storage, here are some ideas that might inspire your change… Pull-out storage systems Some kitchens have one or more large, deep drawers. These can fit a lot of items, but they can get very disorganized, making it difficult to find what you’re looking for and reducing the efficiency when using that space. If you install a storage system in that drawer, then you can organize and store…
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Get Inspiration for Your Kitchen Remodel Online

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The internet is full of great resources to get your creative juices flowing. Not all of us can come up with brilliant design ideas, but we can go online and borrow ideas from others. If you’re planning a kitchen remodel and have found yourself stuck for ideas, then here are some great sources of inspiration you can find online. Pinterest Pinterest is a wonderland for creativity and inspiration. You can use it in two main ways – uploading original content and saving content uploaded by others. The latter is the perfect way to brainstorm for your kitchen remodel. All you do is create a new board and you can pin photos and links uploaded by others to that board. You could create a separate board for different elements of the…
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Hygiene Tips in the Kitchen

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Since the kitchen is the main place you handle and prepare food, hygiene is more important in this room than anywhere else. So, to help you stay clean and safe in the kitchen, we’ve got some hygiene tips that will come in handy in your kitchen. Wipe down surfaces regularly Bacteria can live on your surfaces in your kitchen for several days, so you should be cleaning them regularly. Wipe them down either with soap and water or an antibacterial cleaner. You can buy sprays or wipes to do this, whichever you find more convenient. Your kitchen countertops are the main area to focus on as this is where you prepare food, so wipe these down at least once a day. You should also wipe down your cabinet doors and…
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Time to Spring Clean Your Closet

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Is spring the time you vow to get your house in order? The season is all about fresh starts and new growth, so it can feel really fulfilling to and satisfying to literally start on a clean state within your home and garden. No more clutter, everything is organized, and all the surfaces sparkle. But forget about spring cleaning the whole house for now as that can seem overwhelming. Let’s just start small and think about your closet. Here are some simple tips to help you spring clean your closet. Make it a fun task Cleaning out your closet can be a chore, so why not inject some fun to make sure you get it done? Blast your favorite music (or find a spring cleaning playlist), play a podcast on…
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Keep Mold Out of Your Bathroom Cabinets

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Mold and the spores that cause it love warm and damp conditions. That makes your bathroom the ideal environment, especially in those small, dark corners that get little-to-no ventilation. Unfortunately, that leaves your bathroom cabinets especially at risk of developing mold and mildew. To help you avoid this potentially stinky situation, here are some tips to help you keep mold out of your bathroom cabinets. Preventing mold from growing in your bathroom cabinets It helps to consider the risk of mold from the beginning when remodeling your bathroom. Look for materials, paints, and finishes for your custom bathroom cabinets that help to resist moisture and mold growth. The next step is ventilating your bathroom and cabinets. Leaving a window open or running a fan during and after a shower will…
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The Best Kitchen Countertop Options

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Just like your kitchen cabinets, your countertops take up a lot of real estate in your kitchen. This means they need to look good! And they need to complement the look of your cabinet doors. So, choosing the right countertop material is essential both for your budget and for the style of the room. Here are some of the best and most popular kitchen countertop materials to choose from. Laminate Laminate countertops consist of a plastic sheet attached to an engineered wood particleboard. Laminate is a popular choice because it is so inexpensive compared to most other countertop materials. However, the lower price also reflects its lower quality compared to natural stone, for example. Surfaces can easily become scratched, but it is easy to clean and comes in a variety…
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The Best Storage Systems for Your Shoes

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Does your storage system currently include a large pile of shoes at the bottom of your closet? It’s a common solution when people don’t know where to put their shoes or how to store them properly. But it’s definitely not a convenient problem. You probably spend too much time searching for a matching shoe and then find them dirty, dusty, and even damaged. It’s time to upgrade from the pile of shoes and add a storage solution that provides a suitable space to hold them neatly and efficiently. Here are a few ideas… A shoe rack Don’t overlook the simple shoe rack. You can find shoe racks in lots of different sizes and styles to suit your closet, made from plastic, wood, or metal. Simply pair up your shoes and…
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Storage Tips to Keep Your Clothes in Good Condition

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The way you store your clothes matters, especially if you’re putting them away for an entire season. Stored incorrectly or in the wrong place, your clothes could come back out with bad smells, stains, creases, or holes. To help keep your clothes in good condition all year round, here are some tips on how to store them properly. Make sure they’re clean and dry first Always wash your clothes before putting them away in the closet, even if they don’t look dirty. Over time, any residual dirt or sweat on your clothing will set in and can create stains and bad odors. Dirt or food debris may also attract pests to your clothing. Wash and then properly dry each item of clothing before hanging it in your closet. Putting away…
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