Can You Buy Luxury Home Brands Online and Save - Worry Free?Written by Kevin Taylor
Are you frustrated with high prices you've been quoted for luxury home decor?
What if you could safely take advantage of great selection and value of online shopping for home decor items that are normally $1,000, $5,000, even $10,000?
Here's some great news for people who need to bring their new dream home or home renovation costs under control.
Multitudes are making most of their dollars by shopping for bathtubs, bath fixtures, fireplaces, and kitchen fixtures online with "customer first" outlet sites.
Buy only from outlet sites that have taken extra effort to make you feel comfortable ordering upscale home decor brands online.
What you should look for, beyond great prices, to ensure your purchase is hassle and risk free?
Having a clear understanding of return policies before you buy can make a big difference in your experience.
Luxury Home Decor outlet sites that are looking for lifetime customers have clearly written policies and specified services in these key areas. This information can easily found on their sites under "our policies" type links.
A Smart Spin for the Container-ChallengedWritten by N Powell
I consider myself a very organized person. In cabinets above my kitchen countertops, Iíve organized my dishes by size and have all my bowls on one long shelf above my meal plates. My coffee mugs and glasses are organized by size and shape in another cabinet, while my pots and pans sit in a storage facility by my oven. My silverware is organized by utensil neatly in a drawer. My food pantries are separated into breakfast foods, pastas, canned foods, and sauces. My failure lies in making sense of my food storage containers.
I am living in Tupperware hell. After pulling my plastic food containers out of dishwasher, I place them in a 2-shelf cabinet next to my kitchen sink. There my beloved plastic handy-dandy food containers sit, littered among newly unused bread machine and old toaster oven. When I need to store leftovers, I dig through clutter it seems that I canít locate right lid for right container when I need it!
I woke up one day in an organizing mood. I decided to start with cabinet next to kitchen sink.
Common consensus among home organizing experts seems to be to group similar items together, and to stock these items in an orderly fashion in a central location, within easy reach when needed. I already had my food containers where I wanted them. Now, it was simply a matter of determining which lids fit which containers. I went through and dutifully matched lid in my hand to containers in cabinet. I disposed of homeless lids and containers. This way, I weeded out useless containers and was stuck with only good and complete ones. This lasted for about two weeks.
Next, I tried nesting smaller food containers in progressively bigger containers like Russian nested dolls, with lids placed conveniently on top shelf, various rounds and squares on bottom shelf of cabinet. This was very inconvenient, as I would need to dig though nested containers and flip through all lids to find a particular container. Thus, it became a hassle to retrieve what I wanted.
One evening, in between flipping to HGTV and Food Network, an infomercial advertised one particular item that caught my eye. The Smart-Spin Food Storage System appeared to be that miracle cure to my kitchen organizing woes. The design principles behind product appeared so simple that it initially