Eating Vegetables To Increase Hydration

Now that summer has officially arrived, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated. According to Healthline, if your body water percentage is too low it can lead to fatigue, headaches, skin problems, muscle cramps, low blood pressure, and a rapid heart rate. No wonder folks say you should drink several cups of water per day!

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However, did you know that you can fill up your hydration requirements – not just from glasses of water – but also from the foods on your plate? Here are the best vegetables to consume to increase your daily water intake!

Lettuce

With a water content of 98%, lettuce has a bunch of properties to promote your health. A cup of lettuce will give you 5% of your needed folate intake, 1 gram of fiber, and ¼ cup of water. Lettuce is a great food that you should eat more of because it has a low-calorie count. Moreover, lettuce is high in vitamin K, and A. Both of these vitamins are known to keep your bones and immune system healthy. Also, the fiber provided by lettuce has many benefits including normalizing bowel movements, lowering cholesterol levels, and controlling blood sugar levels. 

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6 Tips For Effective Drainage Line Cleaning

The drainage system in a house is one of the most important features of the home. A proper drainage system should always ensure it removes sewer water from the home without experiencing any problem. This makes it conducive for the house’s occupants to stay in a clean home, free from rodents, diseases, and sewer line odour. 

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However, while the drainage system may always be functional in the first few months of being installed, it may develop clogging and breakages. Therefore, you should always clean and maintain it for better performance after you’ve acquired your pipes and drainage system. 

Here are some of the tips for effective drainage line cleaning:

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8 Life Hacks from Professional Cleaners

Some of us spend hours each day maintaining in and outside our homes. It often feels like keeping our homes clean is a never-ending task.  Making sure everything is clean can consume a lot of our time, and if you work long hours, time might not be on your side. 

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However, there are plenty of tips and tricks to help you do a better job cleaning your home, many of which will save you time and money. Professional cleaners have plenty of incredible life hacks up their sleeves, and in this article, we will share some of the secrets they have been using for years to maintain and clean the homes they work in. 

A lot of cleaning products contain harmful chemicals, and in this article, we will also look at some environmentally friendly cleaning products you can make yourself from the comfort of your own home! 

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Keeping a Tiny House Cool During the Summer

Keeping a house cool during the summer can be a real challenge depending on where you live. Luckily, tiny houses are smaller compact spaces. This means they take less time to cool down and less effort to do so. Being tiny spaces, this also means they heat up faster—especially if you have several windows that allow the sun to enter. 

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Thought it may be challenging at first, keeping your tiny house cool doesn’t have to be expensive or extensive. We’ve put together a few tips that will help you cool a tiny house in no time.

There are several different options for cooling a tiny house, but the costs would vary. Here are a few options for installing AC units in your tiny home.

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9 Ways Your Family Can Save More Money

There is never a wrong time to start saving money. Whether you are saving for something down the road or just looking to keep a little more money in your pocket, saving is absolutely a worthwhile endeavor. Here are nine tips to help you reach your saving goals. 

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Track Your Expenses

The first thing to do when building a budget is to determine where your money is going. Keep a log of your expenses. Make sure you account for every bill paid and coffee bought. Your budget will be of little use if you do not have accurate records. Create categories for your expenses and double-check your numbers with your bank statements.

Pack Your Lunch

One of the simplest ways to start saving money is by packing your lunch. Do you spend money at a coffee shop or a restaurant near your work? Even if you spend just $20 a week, that adds up to more than $1,000 a year. Cut down on those expenses by preparing most of your meals at home. Make your own coffee and bring it in a thermos. It might not feel like a lot in the short term, but this can make a big difference over time.

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