We all have moments that make us go ‘oops’! You know the kind of annoying accidents that you sometimes have? Well, these are what I mean by ‘oops moments.’ These can happen in all aspects of our life, but where they affect us the most is in the home. From small spillages to big DIY accidents, they are extremely varied.
Thankfully, there are certain ways you can prepare for them so that they don’t stress you out too much. Here’s how…
Remove The Carpet From Your Kitchen
Our kitchen can quickly become one of the messiest rooms in the house. There’s no wonder why that is when you spend a few hours baking and cooking in it each and every day! All that food prep comes with one major risk: spillages! It’s fine if you spill something on a worktop, as these are easy to wipe clean. However, if a piece of food falls onto the floor, you might not notice it until you step in it. This can quickly turn into a nightmare if you have carpeted floors in your kitchen, as the food will be trampled in and will be very difficult to remove. So, it’s a good idea to replace your kitchen carpets with hard floors that can be mopped and wiped clean.
Invest In Drain Screens
The main reason why some homeowners end up dealing with plumbing disasters and calling out emergency plumbing services is that they have ignored a small issue and let it develop into something very problematic. One of the biggest problems homeowners face is a blocked or burst pipe. This often occurs when a small blockage builds up and puts a lot of pressure on the pipe. To prevent anything causing a small blockage in the first place, it’s a good idea to put a drain screen over the plug. These stop any hairs and small items going down the plughole, which keeps all your pipes nice and clear!
Know When To Call In The Professionals
Lots of homeowners experiment with DIY and, most of the time, things work out perfectly fine. However, if you aren’t too sure how to tackle a DIY job, then it is probably safer to leave it to the professionals. If you try and do something that you don’t have the skills or knowledge for, you will probably end up doing a lot of damage. In some extreme cases, you may even end up injuring yourself. So, just don’t risk it when it comes to big DIY tasks – just call in the experts to do it for you!
Stock Up On White Vinegar
Do you wish there was one substance that can effectively clean everything and anything? Well, you’ll be happy to hear that there is – white vinegar! From freshening up the fridge to getting stains out of fabrics, there are so many things it can do! Whenever you have your next oops moments, you can be sure that white vinegar will come to your rescue!
Don’t struggle with oops moments, listen to these tips instead!