How to Properly Maintain Your Sewing Machine

A sewing machine is an excellent investment. You can use it to fix clothing, make gifts or even build a small tailoring business with it. Whether you use your machine every day or once in a while, you need to make sure you are taking good care of your appliance. You can add years of life to your sewing machine by performing just a few simple maintenance tasks. 

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Clean one part at a time

Sewing machines have lots of tiny pieces that work together intricately. When cleaning the device, you need to be careful above moving certain parts and damaging them.  Dig out your machine’s user manual and follow the directions on cleaning the machine without ruining it. 

Clean one part at a time, and use your instructions to find which order to do it in. The best way to do this is to remove a part, clean it, and immediately put it back. This way, you will never lose track of where each piece goes, and you can keep your sewing machine in the best condition. 

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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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