Chef Works creating this infographic illustrating all the different types of essential kitchen knives. First, the infographic provides an illustration of the anatomy of a knife. Then, it goes on to explain each type of knife, including its size, uses, and blade types. Knifes include santoku, chef’s knife, cleaver, utility knife, carving knife, slicer, paring knife, bird’s beak … [Read more...]
Content about home and garden care, for the discerning home owner and/ or gardener.
It’s easy to take water for granted. For most of us, it flows freely from taps in our homes and communities. However, water isn’t so accessible for everyone. This infographic depicts the number of hours women around the world spend gathering water for their families and communities. According to the infographic, women and children spend about 73 billion hours a year gathering … [Read more...]
As a renter, you’ll be glad to know that the property manager is responsible for many apartment repairs. In fact, it’s typical for them to budget 1.5% of the property’s total value for repairs, so don’t hesitate to ask for repairs when you need it. … [Read more...]
Of U.S. adults, 15.1% are smokers, but 16% to 33% have a smell sensitivity for which smoke can be one of the triggers. With a growing divide between smokers and nonsmokers, apartment living can be at the crux of the debate. E-cigarettes are a newcomer to the conversations about smoking, and legislation concerning them is handled differently in different locations. Here’s … [Read more...]
Cleaning your home is not a glamorous task, but it is, of course, a necessary task. Over the years, we have seen some new cleaning innovations enter the market and permanently change the way we clean, and we have seen other telemarketing fads become momentary sensations in home cleaning trends. This timeline from ForRent.com walks us through home cleaning history (and it … [Read more...]