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avoid getting scratches on my new wood floors?
You can keep your hardwood floors pristine by practicing the no-shoe policy. The heels of your shoes can scratch the floor, especially stiletto heels. Go barefoot or use so slippers when walking around. Other tips to keep in mind: Never drag tables, chairs, or anything heavy around the floor. Li furniture when moving them. Additionally, you may also put felt contacts on the feet of tables and chairs as extra protection. Vacuum or sweep the floor regularly. The abrasive texture of dirt can scratch and dull the floor. If using a vacuum, make sure the brush attachment is a floor attachment as it is designed to li off dirt from the floor without scratching the surface. And if you’re using a broom, choose a so -bristle broom. —Marivic Arambulo
QHOW OFTEN SHOULD I CHANGE BED LINENS?
I think everyone loves the smell and feel of crisp and freshly laundered bed linens, the way we feel when we stay in a hotel where linens are changed every day. I feel that it is also conducive to good quality sleep.
A good rule of thumb for me when it comes to changing bed linens is twice a month or every 15th and 30th so I don’t forget. It’s not too frequent nor too seldom.
However, it also depends on your lifestyle or personality. If you sweat heavily, wear your day clothes in bed, shower in the morning instead of the evening, or if you have dogs, then you may choose to change the linens weekly.
Otherwise, twice a month is sufficient. Toofrequent changes, when unnecessary, are not only a waste of time, effort, and water, but also reduce the longevity of your bed linens. —Marivic Arambulo