Posts Tagged‘house’

Make money whilst decluttering

Many of us dream of of the minimalist family home, which can seem like an unreachable goal, particularly when you have children. Even if a clutter-free environment at home isn’t possible, there are several ways to make small steps towards a more spacious home, and make a little bit of money at the same time. It may not be enough to afford you a luxury holiday, but could make a nice difference to your wallet. See if you could benefit from any of the suggestions below. Sell/recycle your old media for cash There are lots of websites around like Music…

Can Furniture More than Half a Century Old Be Classed as Modern?

Source It seems that, wherever you go, a new mid century modern furniture store in Los Angeles appears. It is the buzzword of today, particularly in the interior design world. However, what does “mid century” really mean? After all, mid century would point to the period between 1930 and 1960, but that would be at odds with the term “modern”. But then, what is modern? If something was created in 1950, it would have been considered modern at that time. But would it still be modern today? For many of us, modern is synonymous with new, and whenever a new version…

When Do You Need to Change the Parts in Your Appliance?

Source Once upon a time, you didn’t really have any options with appliances. You bought a new one, or you inherited an old one. And it would be kept, and kept, and kept. People knew all the right places to find appliance parts, because replacing an appliance was simply too expensive. Today, however, everything has changed. When something breaks, we put it on a landfill site (some of us recycle, which is marginally better) and we get a new one. However, it seems that the times are changing once again. Firstly, people are becoming more environmentally conscious, and therefore don’t…