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5 Color Combinations That Fit In All Rooms!

5 Color Combinations That Fit In All Rooms!

 

These modern and smart painting color combinations fit into all areas of your home and challenge you to dare them!

Does your home need a change? What’s easier and cheaper than changing the color of your walls, furniture and decorations (the last two of course in moderation). And because the idea of ​​choosing new colors may seem like a mountain, we suggest 5 fresh and modern ideas that will make you put aside the color charts and get… work. The good news: these color combinations not only break away from the trivial but will illuminate and give a special style to any room of your home.

 

Timeless and all-season, the combination of blue-green with light brown is perfect for your dining room

Dark blue-green, Cognac Brown are two rich and luxurious colors always work perfectly together. The mixture of blue and green in combination with the slightly yellowish brown color of cognac highlights and complements the earthy shades of your furniture and decorative accessories. In addition, this combination gives a sophisticated style to areas dominated by white and gray shades. Do not be afraid to take advantage of these neutral shades and play freely with the textures, fabrics and frames with which you will decorate your space.

 

Orange, brown and green will bring autumn and spring to your living room

Orange, Brown and Green Coffee creates the ideal background for the two different but equally intense and chic shades. Dark orange, after all, is an extremely special color which, however, stands out exceptionally together with furniture in brown shades.

And to give your space in New Jersey a more summery touch, dare to combine the above shades with the always happy and elegant green.

 

Dark blue and brown are one of the most classic and timeless combinations

Navy blue, White and Dark Brown is a classic combination for your seaside cottage – and not only: dark blue and brown create a strong and interesting contrast which, however, creates the right decorative conditions to highlight the furniture and accessories of any space.

If white looks too… boring, dare to replace it with luxurious and bright colors such as gold, copper and silver to make your space more bright, fresh and modern.

 

The emerald wooden floor gives extra points of originality and elegance to a dream kitchen

Emerald and Mint Green is a passe -par-tout color. Why do we say that? Its -literally- countless shades match perfectly with most colors. However, we are (almost) sure that until now you had not thought to combine the luxurious emerald green with the sweet mint green!

These two special shades create an interesting pair that goes beyond the ordinary and breaks any record of elegance. If, however, you are afraid of monochrome and want to create a super bright space with special energy, all you have to do is combine these two colors with white and black.

 

Gray shades of brown, purple and sweet sugar are a super classy combination

 

These dreamy colors will give your space a relaxing and welcoming style, especially if you do not like bright and vibrant colors. To give your space a dramatic style and highlight this soft and discreet color palette, play with the size of the furniture and accessories with which you will decorate it super elegant and aristocratic.

 

Yellow and green painting will give a retro and happy tone

The glorious 70s are back and you can welcome them into your home with this impressive combination. Although intense and equally vivid, these two colors work so well with each other since they are complementary in nature. Apart from the unique color contrast that they create, the bright yellow matches perfectly with the darker shades of green, giving depth to your space. And if you are afraid of the retro nature of this paint combination all you have to do is avoid rugs, throws and curtains with colorful patterns.

 

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Bathroom without windows? Smell solutions

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We have all been confronted with the bad smell that can emerge from the bathroom siphon and it is true that it can not stand. Bathroom without windows? We give you smell solutions because without windows the bad smell is more intense. The first move we usually make is to call a plumber but if there is no serious problem they recommend you let the water run for a long time to clean the pipes. If you face a serious problem, reach out to Αποφράξεις Αντωνίου for help.

Sometimes there is a result but there are two ways that have spectacular results. Vinegar and soda. Put a cup of vinegar in the siphon and do not pour any water for an entire night. You can do the same with soda as long as you throw it in the basin. If now there is a stench for other reasons, because you went to the toilet a while ago and you are waiting for people, just light one or two matches and turn them off in the bathroom. Every bad smell will disappear!

A bathroom without windows may be a problem for you but we have the solution. Many houses do not have a window in their bathroom. This means that this bathroom usually smells strongly for longer and develops more moisture and mold on the walls. If your bathroom does not have windows, see what you need to do.

Use an electric fan

After a bath or shower, plug in the fan and leave it in the bathroom with the door open for a while. This way the walls and floor will dry and the moisture created by the bathroom will disappear. Have you ever noticed a bad smell in your bathroom that you can not find where it comes from? The bathroom siphon often collects dirt resulting in a bad odor. If you see that the stench persists you should call a plumber from Αποφράξεις Αθήνα.

Use a dehumidifier

If your bathroom has a serious moisture problem and you do not have windows then a dehumidifier will help reduce the humidity so that mold does not grow. There are several economical dehumidifiers on the market and you can find good quality appliances even for 30 euros.

Tip: After each bath, spread towels and mats on the balcony to dry well and make sure to change towels at least once a week. Also leave the curtain open for a few minutes to remove moisture from the bathtub and then close it so that the curtain itself can dry more easily.

Baking soda and vinegar

For unpleasant odors in a windowless bathroom you can use vinegar and baking soda. Put white vinegar and baking soda in a beautiful jar (we are interested in dispelling odors without altering the beautiful decoration of your bathroom) and place the jar on the counter and next to your sink. All unpleasant odors will be absorbed.

Activated carbon

Activated carbon has been produced industrially since the early 19th century and is a compound of great utility in medicine, pharmacy and other sciences. To get rid of unpleasant odors put some activated carbon in a beautiful container and leave it in the bathroom. All unpleasant odors will go away in a few minutes. You can find activated carbon in pet shops or online stores.

Tip: Be sure to lower the toilet lid each time you use it. And be careful to pull out the cistern after first lowering the lid.

Aroma of freshness

Use a simple soy wax to fight unpleasant odors. Light the candle before using the toilet and turn it off when you are done. The whole bathroom will smell of musk and the bad smells will go away.

Extra tip: Many people use bleach in the toilet to ward off unpleasant odors. Bleach will definitely neutralize the odors but it needs care so that you do not inhale it and do not throw a large amount. If your city does not have a very good water supply system too much bleach will kill the healthy bacteria present in your sewer. Also, if you choose bleach to fight odors do not use any other natural- or non-detergent (such as vinegar) because mixing them can cause respiratory problems. Also, a professional disinfestation company might help.

Disappearance of smell with lemon

If the stench does not disappear with vinegar you can alternatively try lemon. Mix in a bowl the juice of one lemon and 1 cup. hot water. Slowly pour the mixture into the siphon and leave it overnight. First open the tap so that enough water runs and the pipes are thoroughly cleaned. Then use vinegar or lemon juice (or both) to clean the siphon more effectively.

Use plants

Aromatic sprays are not the best solution to get rid of unpleasant odors. Aromatic sprays give a nice scent to your bathroom instantly but do not completely dispel odors. The best and most natural solution is plants. Two plants that quickly absorb bad odors are fern and lilies.

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3 tips for your fridge

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3 tips for your fridge

If you want your fridge to last for more than a decade, you should take care of it. And according to 24gr.gr company in Greece –επισκευή service ψυγεία– , a maintenance one in a while is not enough. You need to take proper care of your fridge if you wish to keep it for a long time.

The refrigerator keeps most foods in very good condition for a few days to weeks, depending on the type of food. The temperature of the storage room should be on average from 2 ° to 5 ° C. Modern refrigerators have special areas and shelves (such as the grocery drawer and the chiller safe drawer) with clear indications of the food to be stored. in the specific area. This is because the cooling temperature has been specially regulated for the specific food, such as for the meat that is preferably stored at the lowest possible temperature (in the chiller safe).

Thus, we must follow as closely as possible the manufacturer’s instructions for food placement and proper temperature regulation. The “well-being” of our fridge is also found in the way we treat it everyday, as well as the way we store our food. However, there are some general rules we can follow.

Storage of food

We make sure to store food in small quantities (cut large pieces of meat, cheese, portion of cooked food, etc.), so that the food cools better and faster. Place them sparsely in the refrigerator, at a distance from each other, to facilitate air circulation and to cool the food evenly.

We need to wrap the most vulnerable foods (such as meat, poultry and fish) in cling film and store them in the special drawers of the refrigerator provided by the manufacturer. In fact, meat, fish and poultry should be eaten no later than 48 hours after storage. Especially for meat (eg a fillet) it can be kept for an additional 1-2 days if we place it in a taper and cover it up to its surface with olive oil.

Milk and dairy products should be stored on the refrigerator shelves. It is best not to store milk on the refrigerator door. Although with the no frost system the cooling is evenly distributed throughout the refrigerator through air vents, the refrigerator door is the first to be exposed to ambient temperature every time we open it. At the door we prefer to store soft drinks, alcohol, mustard and ketchup and foods more durable, with a longer shelf life.

Cheese and charcuterie

On the cheeses and cold cuts, remove the paper wrapper of the supermarket (while keeping the inner membrane) and place them in glass tapers. In general, it is good to pre-supply cheeses and cold cuts in small quantities and consume them immediately, as they are more sensitive and lose their organoleptic characteristics faster. Also, keep the feta on its side (when you provided it in such a package) or otherwise store it in a taper.

As for the cold cuts, because when you cut them into slices, their deterioration starts immediately, it is good to buy them in jars and cut them yourself. Wrap them in a blanket and store them in the special drawer for meat and cold cuts (chiller safe) that most refrigerators have, in which the temperature is quite low and thus the food is better preserved.

Vegetables and fruit in the fridge

Place the vegetables and fruits in the special drawer. It is best not to wash them before storing them, but when we are ready to use them, because they by nature have a “shielding mechanism”. For example, when we wash the peaches, they lose their “fluff” which actually protects the fruit. Thus, we keep them tightly closed in paper bags (like those of the greengrocer), which absorb the moisture of the refrigerator and do not allow it to penetrate into the food.

The herbs can be spread in a pan. Place wet paper on the bottom. We put the herbs and on top we put again wet kitchen paper, which retains their natural moisture.

Eggs and already cooked food in the fridge

Place the eggs one by one in the space provided in the refrigerator, noting the expiration date indicated on the package. Also, it is not advisable to wash them, as many advise, as the eggshell is surrounded by a membrane (not visible to us) that protects the outside of the egg, shielding it from any contamination.

We place the cooked foods in the refrigerator in a taper, after they first “cool down”, that is, after we let them reach room temperature. This is because, otherwise, the refrigerator compartment heats up, a change that can affect the rest of the stored food. In addition, the device will have to consume extra energy to restore the previously prevailing temperature.

Fridge technicians

If you happen to notice that something is wrong with your refrigerator, you need to call the experts in fridge repairs. These large appliances, can sometimes lose their power, stop working, etc. You can not afford to spend a day without a fridge, especially during the summer. So if anything happens to your fridge, the crew of 24gr.gr. Call the experts in fridge repairs and service!

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How to care for your fridge

Having a fridge –επισκευή service ψυγεία– these days is not considered as a luxury but as a necessity, especially in countries that are very hot during the year. Many people though, are experiencing issues with their fridges as they do not treat them as they deserve. A fridge is not such a complicated appliance, in the contrary it is quite simple to put it to use. Nevertheless, fridge technicians are needed once in a while to face certain minor or major issues.

Is your food fresh?

We know what you are wondering, because we are wondering the same. Our grandparents had this question in the grocery store and grocery store, our parents in the butcher shops, fish shops and bakeries in the neighborhood, while now we all meet together in supermarkets or patisseries and after stopping for a moment, we wonder:

“Is it fresh?”

This short question is very important, as the answer allows us or prevents us from buying the food that appears in front of our eyes. Whether it is fruit and vegetables, or we are talking about fine meats and fish, or we are looking at the labels of dairy products and fooling around in the window dreamy sweets, we always want the best. And the freshest.

Temperature

Although many of us are unaware that certain foods must be stored at specific temperatures and humidity levels, these two factors are vital. Bacteria start to triple at 4 degrees Celsius and freeze at 0, so a good solution is to keep the temperature at 2.7 degrees, in order to delay their growth. In addition, keeping this temperature constant plays an important role.

Samsung recently introduced to the Greek market the new series of two-door refrigerators with Twin Cooling Plus technology, thanks to which maintenance and freezing are cooled separately, using two different airflows. Thus the temperature is precisely controlled, achieving the maximum duration of freshness, while saving energy. Twin Cooling Plus technology maintains ideal storage-freezing conditions with a constant temperature, as well as an ideal level of humidity without mixing odors.

It is basically a simple step if you wish to preserve your food in the right way and at the same time, prolong the life of your refrigerator. Blasting the cold will do nothing but make your food soggy and your freezer will be filled with ice tips in a week! Then you will have to defrost and it is not a fun activity!

Moisture

Humidity levels can also affect the freshness of food and life of the appliance. The general rule is that perishable foods (such as arugula, spinach and herbs) should be placed in a high humidity environment, while perishable foods (ie fruits such as apples and pears and vegetables), should be placed in a low humidity environment.

Remember that excess moisture and spoiled food brings mold to your fridge! If you leave mold uncleaned for a while, it will be basically impossible to make it go after a while. Apart from that, you need to keep an eye on the silicone parts of the fridge (mainly at the fridge door) because they tend to collect dirt and mold too!

Mold could cause you to get rid of your fridge and it cannot be easily repaired, even by the experts in fridge repairs!

Cleaning

It is important to clean the inside of our refrigerator regularly, emptying and washing the door and shelves. Do not spray detergent directly on the surface: instead apply a small amount of detergent to a cloth and then wipe the surface you want. For stubborn stains, use baking soda and warm water and apply to the desired area with a warm, soft cloth. For fingerprints and stains, a few drops of olive oil on a napkin can work wonders.

Finally, to get rid of unwanted odors, try placing a saucer of ground coffee or half a lemon in the fridge.

Tips for food Storage and Organization

  • It is noted that checking the condition of food, before putting it in the refrigerator, is just as important as how it is stored. And storage is even easier in Samsung refrigerators, thanks to Space Max technology, which gives us even more space, keeping the dimensions of the refrigerator the same.
  • For example, we need to remove the cardboard or plastic wrap from our vegetables. Fruits and vegetables should be washed before putting them aside, as should foods that have been in direct contact with the soil and should never be placed around other foods. After washing them, it would be good to keep the salads in containers, with a layer of absorbent paper at the bottom and top, to keep them fresh and crisp. Raw meats and seafood should be placed on the bottom shelf to prevent dripping.
  • Excess food can be stored for up to four days in clean glass containers, while it is a good idea to put labels that will indicate the contents of the refrigerator drawers.
  • However, as bowls, storage containers and jugs have different heights and sizes, we can easily adjust the adjustable cases and shelves of Samsung refrigerators, thanks to which, the storage spaces of the refrigerator are shaped as we want.
  • Seeing what foods are left helps us to consume them earlier, throwing away less food. In addition, before each trip to the market, we can bring a little further the older foods that are “hidden” in the back of the refrigerator, so that we have them in mind.

 

Service for your fridge

If you notice that your fridge is losing power or its light bulbs are burnt, or any other issue, you should call the experts in fridge repairs and service! The team of 24gr.gr will be there at your place and fix your fridge for you. After the repairs your fridge will be fresh and ready to work properly again!

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