New York, aptly named the Big Apple, is one of the biggest and most populated cities in the US. This brings with it a lot of advantages and possibilities, but many challenges too. One of these problems is waste. We all have homes chock-full of appliances that are aging rather quickly. Maybe the old air conditioner is not really cutting it anymore. Perhaps the refrigerator is showing signs that it needs to be replaced, as it is so old, it’s the closest thing you have to a family heirloom. It is normal to want to upgrade to newer, more efficient models, but it is equally important to be able to properly dispose of the old ones. When it comes to waste generation, estimates are reaching the 14 million tons per year mark for NYC. Let’s take a closer look at how New Yorkers deal with old appliances.
Do you want to make some small changes to your apartment, but you don’t have an idea what to do and what to add. Home improvements do not have to be large and expensive. There is furniture that will add style to your apartment within everyone’s budget.
Create your budget for home decoration and there are a lot of ways to save money. For example, consider buying second-hand furniture and have unique pieces of furniture in your home. If you live in New York City, you can easily find send hand shops for furniture and home decoration.
When you are running a sustainable household in New York City that will both benefit you and the world it will be cheaper to live in and also eco-friendly in most cases. If you do not know how to do it then keep reading and see a couple of tips that we will provide for you. So you can start running a sustainable household in New York City by yourself. Continue reading “5 tips for running a sustainable household in New York City”
Renovating a home means improving its quality and its look as well. This is why people renovate their homes, not because they are bored of looking at the same color of walls and the same furniture. Home renovation is a good way to have a “fresh start” even though you are still living in the same home you used to. One of the things you must renovate every couple of years is the kitchen. This is a place where you prepare food meaning that these surfaces are usually wet and a lot of steam is present. Over time, all of this can make your kitchen cabinets and tiles look not as good as they did before. This is when renovating a kitchen is the perfect solution if moving to a new home is not an option. Even if it is, you might need or want to renovate the kitchen in the new home to your liking. This is why we decided to write you this helpful guide on how to choose the perfect tiles for your kitchen when renovating. Continue reading “How to choose the perfect tiles for your kitchen”
Let’s face it, no matter how much space we have, it’s never enough when it comes to storage. Usually, your garage is more of storage than a place where your car is in. From stuff you don’t use anymore to childhood memories, it’s basically a trip down a memory lane. But, even though your garage is crowded with stuff, it doesn’t have to be messy. Following few easy steps, you’ll be able to maximize storage space in your garage and make it spacey, and yet functional.
The process of moving to a smaller place can be both liberating and economical. Although at first, it might seem a bit overwhelming, there are ways to simplify it all. In order to downsize your home without stress, it’s important to have a moving plan first. If you are able to break down the overall process into multiple stages, then you can focus all your energy and efforts on one task at a time. Throughout the rest of the text, we’ll highlight a few simple and hassle-free steps to follow when downsizing. Continue reading “Downsize Your Home in 5 Simple Steps”