Just like all the finer things in life, fine china requires special care if you want to store it safely. Before dropping it off at your storage unit or packing it away at home, learn the basics for keeping your china safe.
Tip #1: Wash Before You Store
Dirt on the china, whether its a tea stain or dust, can damage the surface during wrapping and storage. Take the time to carefully hand wash and dry your china before you store so it comes out just as beautiful as it was before you packed it away.
When it is time for Jack Frost to take over the weather, you should make sure you store your boat properly. This will ensure it is ready for you when it comes time to get it back on the water again. Below are five tips to put your boat to bed for the winter.
Gas and Oil
Before you put your boat in storage, fill it full of gas. If you do not, condensation will form on the walls of the tank.
Termites destroy wood in a home. For this reason, if you find you may have a potential termite problem, you will want to be diligent in working to remove them quickly and efficiently. Most people will hire an exterminator, like Heritage Pest Control, to remove termites, as they are difficult to remove. There are a few things that you can do however, to help in the process of removal. Here are some tips that you can use in identifying a termite problem and how to get them out of your home.
Did you recently get a new job but it's located on the other side of the country? Even if it's just on the other side of the state, you'll have to weigh the pros and cons of uprooting yourself and your family for the new gig. Having to relocate to a new city in a short time frame can be stressful, even if your new company is helping to foot the bill.
Stale cigarette smoke can linger in the home, especially if a heavy smoker lives there. Scientists are concerned about that stale cigarette residue that clings to walls, carpets and the dust in your home. They call it 3rd hand smoking exposure. Not only is the cigarette smell annoying, experts say, it can also pose a health risk to young children and other vulnerable people.
So how do you keep carpets from reeking of stogies when you live with a heavy smoker?