How to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

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Whether you’re trying to save money, reduce the amount of waste you create, or simply can’t stand the thought of no longer being able to wear your favorite items of clothing, we’ve got some simple tips to help your clothes last longer. Invest more in your clothing The price tag on ultra-cheap clothing or fake designer wear may be tempting, but remember that it’s probably cheap for a reason. In most cases, it turns out to be a false economy, meaning you end up spending more than you save. Lower quality materials and manufacturing processes mean that cheap clothing will start to wear more quickly, leaving you having to throw it out and replace it in a few months as it starts to develop holes or tears. Of course, you…
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Cleaning Tips Inside Closets and Cabinets

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Simply wiping down the fronts of your cabinets on occasion will keep them looking fresh and clean. But it’s easy to forget about the inside of your kitchen cabinets and let all the dust, grime, and debris build-up. And maybe you clean out your closet from time to time, getting rid of all the old stuff you don’t wear and organizing the rest so that everything’s easier to find. But what about actually deep cleaning inside the closet when it needs it? To help you keep everything looking great, hygienic, and in good condition, let’s look at some tips to help you deep clean your cabinets and closets every few months. Cleaning inside your cabinets Don’t just try to dust around your pans or utensils and call it a job…
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Keep your cabinets in great condition

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When you spend money on good-quality, custom kitchen cabinets or bathroom cabinets, you want to make sure they stay in good condition. So, it’s important that you know how to take care of your custom cabinets properly so that they don’t become lined with dirt or mold. Here are our best tips for keeping your custom cabinets in good condition. Wipe down cabinet fronts This is something you can do easily and on a regular basis – a quick wipe down of your cabinet doors and hardware. Simply soaking a dishcloth in warm, soapy water or perhaps using a gentle cleaning solution will help you get rid of all the dust, grime, and any spills from the front of your cabinets.  Thoroughly clean inside cabinets Cleaning the insides of your cabinets will be…
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PREVENTING ODORS INSIDE YOUR CLOSET

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Have you ever reached into your closet for an item of clothing you haven’t worn in a while, only to find that it has a bad odor? Instead of putting on that clean item of clothing, you have to wash it again before wearing it. To avoid this annoyance, let’s look at some ways you can keep the clothes and other items in your closet smelling fresh. Check for mold and mildew Mold or mildew could be behind those musty smells your clothes come out with. This is common since closets don’t usually have much ventilation. Try to clean inside your closet on a regular basis and check thoroughly for mold and mildew when you do so. You can get rid of this using a combination of bleach and warm water. Properly dry…
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These Kitchen Design Trends Will Dominate in 2022

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By Kelsey Mulvey Expect to see colorful cabinetry, more tile, and upscale details.The kitchen has always been an integral room in our homes. This couldn't be more true now: After spending the majority of the past two years at home—and making breakfast, lunch, and dinner there, as well—we gained a new appreciation for our culinary hubs. Since theses spaces are the heart of our homes, they should dress the part, too. To help give your space a much-deserved—and perhaps much-needed—makeover, we asked several designers and home experts about the kitchen trends they think will make it big in 2022. As the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so it's important to decorate your kitchen with your personal taste in mind. However, understanding the latest trends in…
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Replacing vs. Refinishing Your Cabinets

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Are your kitchen cabinets looking a little old and worn? Or are you just ready for a new and updated style? Whatever your motivation for getting new cabinets, stop for a moment and consider your options. You could replace your kitchen or bathroom cabinets entirely, or you could simply have them refinished. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each of these options to help you decide which is right for you. Refinishing cabinets The main reasons why people choose to refinish or reface their kitchen cabinets over replacing them is because it is cheaper and involves less hassle. But it won’t be the best choice for everyone. If your cabinets are high quality and not too old or damaged, then a fresh stain or coat of paint could…
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Dark Woods vs. Light Woods for Your Kitchen Cabinets

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If you have your heart set on wood kitchen cabinets, then you are certainly not limited when it comes to color and style. There are lots of different types of wood to choose from, from dark woods to light woods. And even then, you can stain your cabinets with a wide range of different colors to create different finishes and to bring out the natural grain of the wood. Light wood cabinets Light woods are more commonly used materials when making features like kitchen cabinets. This is because they can easily be stained to produce any color on the spectrum of light to dark wood. On the other hand, it would be difficult to lighten a dark wood, unless you’re painting over it completely. Light wood finishes are popular in…
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The Best Organization Tips for Your Custom Closet

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Closets big and small often end up as dumping grounds. You throw things in there when they don’t have another place, then you can’t find anything in the heaps of belongings when you need something from there. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Whether you’ve got a small closet space or a spacious walk-in closet, there are lots of storage solutions to help you organize the space efficiently. There are lots of different ways to store the things that can help you maximize space, such as, ShelvesDrawersRailsHooksBoxes Using a combination of these storage methods is usually the best way to make the most of your space. The shape, size, and style of your closet will determine the best methods for storing your things. And you’ll also need to…
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The Best Shoe Storage Systems

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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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If it’s time to revamp your kitchen storage, here are some ideas that might inspire your change…

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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. 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 everything more efficiently. This is kind of like pulling out a shelf of the dishwasher where you’ve…
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