Monthly Archives: June 2016

Best health trackers compared

Are you sleeping enough? How many calories are you taking in? How exhausted does your body get during various daily chores? Knowing the details of our everyday lives can help us understand our bodies better, but tracking all this information by your lonesome can get difficult.

Cue health trackers: these small and handy devices exist to track your body’s state at all times and provide a plethora of information that answers the ‘why’ of your health. As it turns out, there’s a lot of these devices to choose from: while some offer only bare functionality, others promise to turn you into the world’s first cyborg. Which do you get? Here’s an overview of the best health trackers on the market. Continue reading

How to repair a pet damaged carpet

Everyone loves pets: their ability to brighten up a person’s day is unparalleled. Yet for all the joy they’re capable of producing, pets can also cause quite the headache.

Of course, most pet incidents are simply the result of playfulness, but the objects around your home won’t feel any better from that: your carpets and similar cherished surfaces are under constant risk of being permanently ruined due to how joyful your pets are. Continue reading

How to keep your carpets in top shape

Owning a carpet and keeping it in good shape are two very different things. Anyone can go out and buy a nice carpet for their living room and bedroom, but what happens when it’s cleaning time?

As it turns out, most people don’t have it in them to regularly maintain one or more carpets which translates to dirty floor covering wherever you look. In reality, keeping carpets in top shape isn’t so hard even for the average home owner – most of the time, it all comes down to having a good cleaning routine. Continue reading

How to set up a home theater

Going to the movies used to be the ultimate cinematic activity: buy a ticket, get some popcorn and hope that the people around you aren’t talking too loud. But with advancements in mass production, the option to have a home theater recently became available to almost everyone. No tickets, no lines, no strangers – just top-notch sound and video inside your own home.

Unfortunately, with choices also came a difficulty of making the right pick. Home theater systems can cost anywhere from a couple hundred dollars to tens of thousands: how can you know what’s right for you and your family? Continue reading