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5 Tips on Maintaining a Beautiful Home at No Cost


Human beings naturally prefer living in a safe, neat and conducive environment. No matter the location or condition of your house, it is possible to turn it into a beautiful haven using the right techniques and decoration materials. If your home is already beautiful, then you will want to keep it that way. Home decoration does not have to involve a lot of money or fancy materials, a mud hut can be perfectly decorated to become attractive to the eyes without spending a fortune. However, maintaining an attractive home requires a lot of time, patience and determination because it must be done frequently and consistently. Here are some useful tips that can help you to keep your home beautiful and attractive:

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  1. Cleanliness over everything. An adage says cleanliness is next to godliness. In order to maintain an attractive home, the first thing to have in mind is the neatness and orderliness. Before you begin to decorate and accessorise the house, it should be spick and span and things must be kept in their places. After this, you can move on to the next level.
  2. Define your kitchen. As we all know that the kitchen is the place where food is being made, it is important to make sure that the place looks perfect. After being clean, a kitchen must also be welcoming and attractive. Arrange all utensils and appliances in an easily accessible but intricate pattern. Everything should be in the proper position where it would be easy to locate so as to avoid confusion and accidents.
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  3. Watch the floors. The floor of a house is one of the dirtiest surfaces of the house because it is the one everyone steps on. A lot of germs are present on the floor and as such, one must know how best to take care of those floors. If it is covered in tiles nor terrazzo, then consistent mopping and sweeping are required, a rug, on the other hand, needs only sweeping and dusting.
  4. Bathroom and toilets: This is the home of germs and infections if one is not careful. The toilets and bathroom of a home should always be clean and properly ventilated to avoid diseases and unpleasant odour. The use of antiseptics and insecticides should also be employed.

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  5. Invite nature: Planting some flowers or vegetables around the home will contribute to making the house look warm, peaceful and attractive. However be careful with plants and flowers if you have kids or toddlers with you to avoid accidents.
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Jelifat Opoola

Opoola Jelifat is a young and passionate writer. She holds a B.Sc degree in Microbiology and enjoys reading, cooking and writing on real life issues. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree at the University of Ibadan. Contact her on, and via Twitter and facebook by clicking the icons below.

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