More order in the House
July is a good time to perform a few tasks outdoors, such as for example the appearance outer spice and brighten your home of clutter to energy costs. Independence day in the States, it is also a good opportunity to show some patriotic spirit and go back to your community by supporting local businesses or to donate items to charity. Here are 12 tasks, which could also be on your list this month.
Keep your usual water consumption. Be sure to let your precious flowers not in the heat wilted, and regularly check your irrigation system. If you have limits on water usage in your area, set the timer according to.
Extend the life of your driveway and paths. Worry about small cracks before they have a chance to grow.
Rustic elegance for your kitchen
If you live in the United States, you honor the independence day with American folk art and goods from the region. When shopping this month look goods that are manufactured in the United States. Vintage folk art into a summer feast on locally grown tomatoes, there are many things that you buy to support local businesses and artisans.
Start a garden journal. If you already have one, you are planning a dedicated garden journal. Filled with your notes, what you have planted and how each plant is cut off, this small laptop will be worth when planting time comes back.
Properly in the garden – everything has its place by Shepherd Stoneworks
Donate additional products to a local pantry. You wonder what you do with this bumper crop of Zucchini or tomatoes, if your neighbors and friends have done? Ample harvest, a nonprofit organization that helps gardeners with local food to feed those who struggle to eat healthily. Check the website of the group, to find a local pantry that accepts your garden surplus.
Enjoy the summer relaxing in the courtyard
Increase the shadows in the garden. Refresh yourself and spend more time outdoors comfortably with the addition of an umbrella, curtains, or shadow-treetop. If you have small children, use setting up an extra umbrella or tent over your favorite sandbox or playground equipment, to prevent sunburn.
The summer to reduce energy costs. Keep blinds and curtains tightly in the course of the day pulled in to maintain a cooler temperature inside. Be sure that all window air conditioners have fixed seat, without cold air to escape. For those with central air, set your thermostat to a higher temperature in the course of the day, which helps to keep your costs low.
Grass green and blue calm the senses
Go Boozing on a clutter-busting. Summer is a good time to slim down possessions. Set a timer for 15 minutes and you will see how many things you can… get rid of and if that was too easy, do it again!
Paint something white. Cause the whitewashed lightness of a cottage or Beach House with a layer of white paint. Paint flea market furniture, old clothes or (for the brave) the walls and the floor.
Bright white – a cool feeling in July
Clean fans and filters. Keep your kitchen and bathroom exhaust fans, and air conditioners by regular cleaning and replacing the filter efficiently.
Wash Windows inside and out. Let the sunshine in by giving your Windows a quick sink with glass cleaner or a vinegar solution, and dry later. If you want to avoid the use of a ladder outside, reach outdoor window with a window-washing facility or tube telescopic window cleaner.
Summer mood with great views
Improve the appearance of your home for fourth of July curb anklangs. Whether it is your House on the parade route, feels good to brush up on the porch by new green plants, trimming the hedges and flags hang it.
Tell us: you have decorated your home for fourth of July already? What’s on your home to-do list this month? Discuss below!
Elegance in American style