There are whole sections on removing stains and tackling 101 common problems that you?ll use as a reference when faced with life?s inevitable spills and mishaps. Author Gill Chilton, a columnist who writes home tips for Family Circle, doesn?t just give tips to make cleaning easier, but provides tips to make life easier, including:
A perfect gift for young people going off to school or setting up a house for the first time, for adults suddenly forced to take responsibility for a modicum of cleanliness, or for experienced housekeepers who want to learn short-cuts and money-savers, this is the book that helps people get off to a clean start!
In this warmhearted guide to living the good life on less, Deborah shows you how to live within your means and enjoy doing it. Among other things, she shows you how to:
From basement to attic, cradle to grave, Frugal Living For Dummies covers all areas of life with common sense advice and guidance on:
Packed with tried-and-true techniques for cutting costs and stopping the insanity, Frugal Living For Dummies is the ultimate financial survival guide for the rest of us.
Thousands of household products contain toxic ingredients. Today, more and more people are seeking more natural cleaning methods to reduce their exposure to harsh chemicals. From the kitchen and bath to the living room and laundry, Green Cleaning For Dummies provides readers with green solutions to every common cleaning chore. Focusing on organic, nontoxic, sustainable alternatives to conventional cleaning products, it's packed with suggestions and tips for effective cleaning, and even offers green solutions for sprucing up patios, garages, vehicles, and the exterior of a house.
Home Decorating For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for all kinds of people in all kinds of decorating situations, including:
Each part of Home Decorating For Dummies, deals with a broad area of decorating, and each chapter contains specific and detailed information. You'll discover tips on
Home Decorating For Dummies, 2nd Edition contains all the basics ? including how to figure out what you can spend; how to spend it; and the latest and greatest in styles, trends, and technology. What do you do with your space next? The possibilities are endless.
You?ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You?ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You?ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You?ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you?ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You?ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you?re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to:
Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.
The book that cuts through the clutter of decluttering
Modern life has produced so much clutter that the thought of packed closets, attics filled with storage bins, and rental units specifically used to store odds and ends produces its own stress. The decluttering movement offers solutions for those interested in reducing the amount of stuff in their life and embrace a more minimalist, tidier lifestyle.
Professional organizer Jane Stoller helps you bypass the stress of a tidying project by offering simple, proven methods for organizing every space in your life—even your mind!
From adopting a decluttering mindset to finding new homes for unwanted items, this is the book you’ll need to keep handy after the big cleanup!
A hands-on, step-by-step guide to properly maintaining your home
Your home requires regular maintenance to operate safely and efficiently. The expert advice in this second edition of Home Maintenance For Dummies can help you save literally thousands of dollars each year by showing you how to perform home maintenance yourself!
This new edition provides the latest tips on how to tune up your home and make repairs to every room of the house, from basement to attic. By combining step-by-step instructions and expert information, this practical guide gives you the skills to tackle everything from furnace tune-ups to leaky roofs. You'll also learn how to conduct routine inspections, keep major appliances running efficiently, and increase energy efficiency.
James Carey and Morris Carey have a radio show, a newspaper column, and a Web site, all called On the House, and appear regularly on CBS News Saturday Morning. They are also the authors of Home Remodeling For Dummies
If you've always wanted to tackle home repairs like a pro, Home Maintenance For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your ideal resource!
No matter what life stage you?re in, getting organized can make every day better and help you achieve your long-term goals. Organizing For Dummies is for anyone who wants to
Organization isn?t inherited. With the human genome decoded, the evidence is clear: DNA strings dedicated to putting things into place and managing your time like a pro are nonexistent. Instead, organization is a learned skill set. Organizing For Dummies helps you gain that skill with topics such as:
Getting organized is about unstuffing your life, clearing out the dead weight in places from your closet to your calendar to your computer, and then installing systems that keep the good stuff in its place. Organizing is a liberating and enlightening experience that can enhance your effectiveness and lessen your stress every day ? and it?s all yours simply for saying ?No? to clutter.
Standard Delivery: Between 27 Apr - 11 May Express Delivery: Between 26 Apr - 29 Apr Standard Delivery: Between 30 Apr - 13 May Express Delivery: Between 29 Apr - 3 May Standard Delivery: Between 3 May - 17 May Express Delivery: Between 30 Apr - 5 May Standard Delivery: Between 3 May - 26 May Express Delivery: Between 30 Apr - 14 May Standard Delivery: Between 5 May - 20 May Express Delivery: Between 4 May - 10 May Standard Delivery: Between 14 May - 4 Jun Express Delivery: Between 13 May - 25 May Standard Delivery: Between Express Delivery: Between