A view from my window

Like most people, I love a clean environment at home, in my home office or anywhere else I happen to be. The cleanliness of living spaces I use has a direct effect on my moods, attitudes and quality of my own work I produce. Clean environment makes me more creative at work and happy in life. How to clean your environs and living spaces?

Personally speaking, I never liked cleaning windows because no matter how hard I clean and buff, the windows never appear clean. They remain misty and dotted, especially when the sun shines through them. Same is the case with my car windshield. And worst still, it takes ages to clean all the windows in the home or a car, not to mention the hassle. It is even worst at work places.

Thanks to advances in cleaning technologies and efficient cleaning products available in the market that the awful chore of cleaning windows have become easy. Secret is that have a right cleaning product and save yourself a great deal of trouble. By the way, you will always find it well worth the investing in a good quality, professional cleaning products. A few extra dollars up front will save plenty of time and frustration. Find out what works best for glass and you don’t have to use ammonia, alcohol and vinegar to make your window shine clean ever again. . . . . Read the rest of this article »

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Insect Control

Insects (pests) of all kinds can attack living spaces at almost any time of the year. Generally, when temperatures rise, most of the pests perk up. As the weather changes and it becomes warmer, pests’ metabolism increases and they are more active.

Pests that are found in and around houses can be divided in different categories: wood destroying pests (like termites), food, fabric, and nuisance pests (ants, flies), food storage pests (fungus), pests that sting, bite, or injure (bees, mosquitoes), vertebrate pests (house mouse, lizards) and many more. All of them create problems.

Worst of all house pests, termites are temperature dependent. Termites initially are just a mild nuisance, but if they are not controlled at early stage they can be destructive. Of about 2000 known species of termite, most commonly found in this part of the world are known as white ants that damage wooden items such as furniture or house structures.

In summers, termites can wreak havoc in homes. Termite can start their damaging activities in warmer parts of the houses even in winters as well. And here is the rub: They are hard to find even when they are digesting sub flooring or tunneling through walls of any home. And when the columns of tiny ants are seen marching across walls, the damage might have already been done. . . . . Read the rest of this article »

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