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Allergy-Proof Your Home

6 tips for clearing your indoor air Making your home inhospitable to allergens sounds like a daunting task. In a particulate sense, it’s going to be you against millions of mold spores, dust mites and pollen. Fortunately, you’re smarter than these minute microbes, and following these tips can help you to keep allergies at bay. […]

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5 Tips for Controlling Dust Mites

These bedbugs are a leading cause of allergies and asthma. Here’s how to fight back. Found in nearly all homes, dust mites like warm, moist areas – such as your bed. Experts estimate that up to 2,000 of these microscopic cousins to spiders can live in just one ounce of mattress dust. And that could […]

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6 Ways to Incorporate the Farmhouse Style in Your Kitchen

Farmhouse-style kitchens have long been popular, borrowing from styles that go back to the 19th century. Their simple beauty and functionality make them a great choice for busy families all over the world. Your farmhouse kitchen can be French- or Tuscan-inspired, or it can trend more toward an American prairie feel. From classy to rustic, […]

What to do when changing apartments

What to do when changing apartments

When changing apartments, questions about giving notice and the apartment handover naturally arise. Find answers to these questions here. Von Gergina Hristova Depending on the region of Switzerland, the regulations for apartments vary concerning termination periods and dates. The legally proscribed termination notice is a minimum of three months. A common fallacy is that one […]

Apartment Handover: Walls and ceilings

Apartment Handover: Walls and ceilings

Dust off all walls and ceilings with a dry cloth. For ceilings, it’s best to use a broom around which you have wrapped a soft cloth or gauze. With this method you’ll be sure to grab even the smallest spiderweb. Wipe down emulsion coatings with a wet cloth – only damaged areas or those which […]