Managing Your Small Business From Home

Your home should be a space of peace and a retreat from your “outside” life: work, school, or just hectic life. But sometimes, your home must take on a different role, especially with the trend of remote work. The home also becomes the office, your headquarters, or your warehouse. So how to best balance your home and work life? All it takes is a few changes in your business operations and the structure of your home. Streamline Your Operations Working from home is best when you are the Read more [...]

Simple Tools to Keep Around the House

There are times when you need a certain tool handy in your household at a moment’s notice. You don’t want to have to go searching for it in the garage as you will only use it for a mere few seconds. This is why you should designate a certain drawer in your house as the “Go To” drawer for these tools. Listed below are a few ideas for these items to be stored in that magical drawer. Box Cutter How often do you get packages delivered to you weekly? With online shopping becoming much more popular Read more [...]

3 Ways to Encourage Recycling at Work

Even an office that primarily works on digital projects still produces a fair amount of waste. And more of that waste can be recycled than you might think! When everyone is doing their part, it becomes that much easier to lessen your company’s impact on the environment. While you may benefit from using an ecocenter to help your employees recycle, getting the desired results will still require some extra work on your part. Here’s how you can encourage recycling in the office. 1.     Share Read more [...]

Women’s Health “Down There”

While as a society we have become more comfortable speaking about our bodies, there's still a lot of shyness about women's health, specifically "down there". While awareness of breast cancers and self-checks have grown, gynecological health is still a taboo subject that no one really feels comfortable addressing. And that's a problem. There are many things that can go wrong with the women's reproductive system, from cancers, through STI's, cysts, sores and more. The more aware we are of what the Read more [...]

Creating an Engaging Storefront That Will Pull Customers In

First impressions are very critical, and it’s not just when you are interviewing for a job. In marketing and sales, your brand image can immediately repel or intrigue potential customers, either sinking or boosting your potential sales. When you have a brick and mortar, apart from location, the look of your retail location can really be the straw that broke the camel’s back—actually, it’s more than a straw, and more like a sack of flour. If you are thinking of opening a retail business, Read more [...]

Dog Proofing Your Home

While your furry friend might be the missing element in making your house your home, not taking care to pet proof could result in a poor end for your house- and your dog! Indoor animals are known to destruct certain things in your home, from furniture to flooring, and certain things can even pose a threat to their health in the case of eating something poisonous to them or the likes. If you are inviting a dog to join your family and co-habit with you, here are some considerations that will Read more [...]

Buying a house could be cheaper than you think

Living in an apartment offers many advantages. You can leave when your lease is over, you have fewer responsibilities because the owner is the one who has to deal with the different problems have and it’s cheaper. Even if living in an apartment seems pretty perfect, there are some disadvantages. You have less privacy, you rarely have a courtyard, you don’t deal with problems as fast as you would want to and you won’t ever have your money back. The two financial aspects are often decisive in Read more [...]

3 Essential Tips For Improving Rooftop Safety

In Canada, over 40,000 workplace injuries occur each year due to a fall — and when a worker falls from a roof, the consequences can be quite serious. Accidents that result in head injury or broken limbs can cause an individual to miss several weeks (or even months) of work. In some cases, a severe fall can lead to death. Though a fall could occur almost anywhere, those who work on rooftops are at the greatest risk. Thankfully, it is possible to prevent such accidents. Here’s how you can improve Read more [...]

4 Signs You Need a New Refrigerator

The refrigerator is one of the most important appliances in the home — after all, without it, you wouldn’t have any way of safely storing many of your favorite foods! But like every appliance, your fridge won’t last forever. While calling a company specialized in fridge repair can help you address many maintenance issues, there are other indicators that clearly reveal the time has come to buy a new unit. 1.     Frequent Repairs You shouldn’t be calling a repair technician to your home Read more [...]

Important Considerations For Outdoor Pest Control

Pests come in all shapes and sizes. In fact anything can be considered a pest even if it is usually seen as adorable or a household pet. The basis of a pest is simply an animal that is causing harm to your property, your pets or even to you. The harm can come in the shape of bites from bed bugs, itching from lice or even illness from flies. Once you know you have a pest problem you need to call your local exterminator to have it assessed and dealt with. It may be tempting to attempt to deal Read more [...]