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Spring-Cleaning Made Easy

If your refrigerator smells… Scrunch some newspapers and spritz them with water. Tuck the newspaper balls into corners and drawers overnight to absorb the stench. For odour prevention, use sheets of newspapers to line drawers; replace every couple of weeks. If your bathtub is clogged… Experts warn that chemical drain cleaners may damage pipes. Use […]

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4 Ways to Make Working From Home Work

A clearly designated home office is key for those who clock in hours at home, instead of at the office. Here are some ideas to create a conducive work environment at home.   1. Set up Invest in the right hardware and furniture you need for your line of work, such as an all-in-one printer, […]

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Fallproof The Home

The old adage prevention is cure holds true when preventing home accidents and falls from happening in your house. When considering the design of your home, it is easy to put these tiny measures into place. Here are 10 home safety tips as recommended by the Department of Occupational Therapy at Singapore General Hospital. 1. […]

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Natural Pest Busters

Explore these natural remedies for ridding your home of the usual pest criminals.  Silverfish Silverfish are small insects that love the darkness that cupboards offer. These minute pests are usually half an inch long and feed on starchy items like grains, paper, books and cardboard boxes. Spices with a strong aroma like sage, bay leaves […]

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Bathroom Space Solutions

The bathroom is the smallest yet most visited room in the house. Also a storage space for the most varied collection of stuff, how do you fit everything in without creating a mess? Here are 5 creative storage ideas.   Labeled Storage – Attach labels on to storage boxes for easy sorting and access. – […]

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5 Speedy Tips to a Squeaky Clean Bathroom

When you invite guests over to your place, always make sure the bathrooms are (or at least appear to be) clean. It is hard not to notice a dirty bathroom when your guest is all alone and looking around. Before you start sweating, look through these 5 simple tricks that will get the room looking […]

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Brighter Brighton Bathroom

We are a tropical country with a famous island resort (read: Sentosa!) so add a bit of beach-inspired design into your bathroom in lieu of our National Day. Rather than the typical Asian resort style design that’s been done to death, embrace the nautical airiness of Brighton Beach in your bathroom. 1. Baby Blues Splashes […]

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Papered Walls

Can you wallpaper a bathroom? Wallpaper is a stylish addition to any the bathroom and adds a certain classiness if done right. Choose thicker, vinyl-coated wallpaper meant just for the bathroom which can lasts from 7 to 10 years. To improve water resistance, put a layer or two of clear acrylic varnish on the walls. If […]

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2 Minute Clean Fixes For Busy Mornings

In the bathroom, form a consistent routine so that grime won’t pile up in your home at the end of the week. All you need is a washcloth, brush, soap and water spray on top of 2 minutes in the morning. Here’s how it’s done. 1. Tub or Shower (time check= 15 seconds) After your […]

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It’s Getting Steamy

Admit it – you have at least once dreamt of getting into a Jacuzzi at the end of a hard day and let the pool of warm water wash away your worries. But before you take the plunge, here are some things you will need to consider. What’s The Budget? Jacuzzis are generally expensive and […]