Theoretically, it's better to spend more on quality, but that's only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes into the dryer without giving it much thought. If you buy quality, this is an expensive mistake. Here's how to take better care of your clothes.
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Closets are great because you can shove all of your junk in them, shut the door and it's like that junk doesn't even exist. Except it does and, eventually, your closets will overflow. If it's time to declutter your closet so you can actually find stuff to wear, we've got you covered.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
If you're like me, you've never really thought to clean your window blinds. Fellow slobs, here's a PSA: Every now and then, your blinds get dusty and they need to be cleaned. To make it easier, One Crazy House recommends using tongs.
If you do spring cleaning properly, you'll end up with a stack of objects that are perfectly functional but have no place in your life anymore. Whether you want to sell them or give them away, we've rounded up your options.
This is exactly what always happens with spring cleaning. You start out with the best intentions and a burst of activity, then you get distracted by seemingly more pressing tasks and before you know it the whole process goes off the rails. When that happens, you have to own up to your mistakes, plan better and press on. And that's why our Spring Cleaning Week 2012 series has stretched from a week to a fortnight.
The challenge with spring cleaning is often throwing stuff out. Get started with this no-brainer list of items that have no place in your life.
We've got more bathrooms than ever, which means even more places to accumulate junk. To round out our room by room spring cleaning guides, here's some thoughts on bathroom clutter.
For a space largely devoted to sleeping, getting dressed and an activity which often involves no clothing, bedrooms sure can get messy. Our series of room by room spring cleaning guides looks at how to tackle bedroom tidying.
Call it the lounge room or the living room, it's the centre of our lives away from work -- and a major clutter magnet. Our series of room by room spring cleaning guides continues with some strategies to keep your lounge room under control.
Cooking can be both creative and relaxing, but not if your kitchen is a disaster zone of expired food and rarely used appliances. Our series of room by room spring cleaning guides continues with a kitchen clutter conquest strategy.