All Posts in Category Comfort

Hiring two house girls is setting yourself up for a stroke

If there is one thing I will never do no matter how moneyed I am, it is to employ two house girls. That is a recipe for chaos and drama. What I am talking about is unfolding in the house of a close friend. Now let us call her Mama…

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Things you must do before you start building your house

Before building a house do your homework to avoid inconveniences and counter obstacles that may arise. Simple checks and covering all your bases before deciding to take the leap to build your dream home can save you from foreseeable losses. Here’s a checklist that will make the building process more…

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Decorating Your Home With Warm Colours

Decorating with a Warm Color Scheme The side of the color wheel that is comprised of reds, yellows, oranges, and yellow-greens, along with various other combinations of these colors, are typically referred to as the warm colors. The side of the color wheel that is comprised of reds, yellows, oranges,…

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Weekend is Here, Let’s Clean Up

Wipe Walls and Ceilings Use a vacuum to remove dust. Tackle stubborn surface grime, especially prevalent in kitchens, with a solvent-free degreaser (test it first in an inconspicuous area to ensure it won’t mar the surface). Reseal Grout Lines The cement-based material between wall, floor, and countertop tiles is extremely…

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Why It’s Important To Use Live House Plants

When you embellish interior spaces with houseplants, you’re not just adding greenery. These living organisms interact with your body, mind and home in ways that enhance the quality of life. Breathing Easier When you breathe, your body takes in oxygen and releases carbon dioxide. During photosynthesis, plants absorb carbon dioxide…

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A step by step guide on how to buy a house for the first time in Kenya

This guide explains the process from starting your house search to finally moving into your new home. Step 1: Decide your budget Buying a home is a long-term financial commitment and you should set yourself a purchasing budget that you can afford. The first step is to determine how much…

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18 Things To Do After Moving Into A New House

You’ve followed your moving checklist to plan and organize a very successful move. Now, you’ve safely reached your new home and you can’t wait to mark properly the beginning of this exciting stage in your life. After all, it’s not every day that you get to organize a perfect move without any…

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How can I make my pink room less girly?

Elizabeth replies.. I love figuring out décor details to bring out personality.  Here are a couple of suggestions of what I might do if I was in your situation: Think of the pastel pink as your neutral color.  It’s like a big canvas that has a little more warmth than…

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