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  1. Coffee stains are the most common so we’ll just start with these!

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from clothing: you will need to water the stain immediately and use some detergent on it as well. A white cloth will come of good use to extract the stain.

from mugs: with baking soda!

from carpets: with liquid dish soap!

Source and details:

How to Get Coffee Stains Out of Absolutely Everything

2. Grease: it’s easy to take it out from clothing just by using dish soap before washing, or by rubbing baking soda on it if we’re talking about the couch. Just vacuum and easily clean it without rubbing intensively after.

3. Paint. We have an entire guide here:

Get Paint Out of Clothes and More

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4. Crayons and lipstick:  Apply liquid dish soap and work into the stained area. Let stand a few minutes, rub fabric under warm water to remove the stain. Machine wash using the heavy soil setting and the hottest water the fabric will allow with OxiClean or Clorox 2. Source: Crayola

 

 

5. Blood stains. You should use hydrogen peroxide, but it depends on if the stain is recent/ wet or already dry.

Remove Blood Stains From Clothes, Carpet, Furniture and More

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Weather changes can affect your home. You can prepare ahead for the cold season.

Make sure you:

  1. Clean the vent hood
  2. Refresh the window boxes
  3. Service smoke alarms
  4. Wash away pollen
  5. Drain the water heater
  6. Fertilize your lawn
  7. Check the exterior lights
  8. Drain and store hoses
  9. Move cold-sensitive items inside
  10. Dust heating vents
  11. Upgrade your thermostat
  12. Extend downspouts

More details and insights on these jobs on the article on ThisOldHouse:

14 Fast Fall Fixes

And if you want to move to the interior, you should make sure you check these 5 boxes first:

1. Perform a pantry audit.

2. Test and clean your smoke detectors.

3. Flip your mattress.

4. Shampoo your carpet.

5. Vacuum all upholstered surfaces.

Source: Good Housekeeping

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If you’re living in London, chances are you have a small kitchen! And if you’ve been living in London for some time now, chances are you are sick and tired of lacking space and not having enough furniture in your kitchen.

But, because Elle Decor really thinks that ‘Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.’ they made an image gallery with small sources of inspiration for you! Ideas to round-up your tiny kitchen with style!

 

 

50+ INSPIRING SMALL KITCHENS YOU’LL ABSOLUTELY FALL IN LOVE WITH

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We actually love the old-style ones! But the modern alternatives are great for apartments, too!

 

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Investment property is real estate property that has been purchased with the intention of earning a return on the investment, either through rental income, the future resale of the property or both.

Source: Investment Property – Investopedia

Buy-to-let is usually a secure source of income. We recommend it seldom to first-time investors in real estate looking for monthly income.

It can come to situations when rental costs are much higher then revenues and renting is not much of a solution for the investors. We found some indicators that can signalize this point in a buy-to-let property’s life.

Signs it’s time to sell your investment property

However, the good part is that an investment property rarely becomes a lose-business. When renting is not creating the profit wished for, you can always sell it for the right price.

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To avoid robbery scenes like those in ‘Home Alone’ or small housing catastrophes we made a small checklist before you go on vacation:

  1.  Run your garbage disposal

  2. Pause your post

  3. Unplug unused appliances

  4. Turn off your water-main valve

  5. Practice proactive landscaping

  6. Park a car

  7. Move your spare key

  8. Randomize your lights

You’ll find more and more detailed advice in the article on ThisOldHouse.com:

Things to Do Before You Leave for Vacation

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2018 is all about ceilings! Aim high for your property and choose something impressive to look at!

We found some ‘over the top’ statement ceilings on Vogue:

Aim High: Statement Ceilings Are 2018’s Most Romantic and Dramatic Decor Trend

And we found out the inspiration for these new trends in 2018:

Most Beautiful Church Ceilings

Gaze up at even more beautiful church ceilings here: http://archdg.co/MCP8Pep

Posted by Architectural Digest on Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Now… how would your statement ceiling look like? What source of inspiration would you choose?

Nature?… Maybe a forest-like ceiling would look great in your home. The sky is the limit!

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