Helen Sheplyakova

Elena Sheplyakova, independent writer, blogger, concentrates her attention on small business issues, online marketing, home improvement and organization, healthy foods, family living, useful life hacks and beauty tips.

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professional carpet cleaners

Have you hired professional carpet cleaners and they're about to come in? Take these steps to prepare your home for their visit.

hardscaping

Hardscaping is the term used to describe solid materials and elements implemented into traditional and modern landscapes to diversify them, makes them more practical and amp up outdoor living areas.

taxes

As the anticipation of the tax season gets more real than anybody would like to, it's time to start gathering the financial files and think about enlisting the professional tax preparation support.

home security

Is your house as safe and protected from the intruders as it can be? With the amount of time we spent out of our homes and leave them unattended, as well as techniques thieves use these days

housekeeper wiping down the counters

Sometimes housekeepers wish they could tell their clients some things right in the eye. Maybe, that would be a bit rude and unacceptable, but it would make the life of both sides a lot easier.

brick driveway

Brick driveways are quite common for American homes, as brick pavers are among the most affordable landscaping materials, which, in addition to that, looks really classy and provides different options 

babysitter

Is your child having a hard time adjusting to a babysitter? Use these tips to help him/her get used to the nanny to eliminate the separation stress and ensure a smooth, enjoyable transition for you and your little one.

House with snow on the roof

A thick snow cap on the rooftop of your house and crystal-like icicles hanging from its edges might look really pretty, create a winter fairytale mood.

building a fence

Are you planning to build a fence anytime soon? Check out this article to learn a few major things you need to pay attention to when planning and building a fence around your property.

dog in grass

If your dog, especially a young puppy, has been feeling kind of dull, poorly and has been having stomach issues, there’s a high chance it has a worm infection

Ice on roof and gutters

Some roof repairs can't wait till the weather gets warmer and have to be conducted in winter. But can you reroof the entire house during the winter time? Let's figure out.

happy thanksgiving banner

Are you going to host Thanksgiving this year? This Thanksgiving preparation and hosting tips will help you avoid major stress, set up a perfect dinner, impress your guests with both great food and warmth

appliance repiar pro fixing refrigerator leak

If your fridge develops a leak, you need to look into it immediately and fix the source of the issue to stop your refrigerator from flooding your kitchen and prevent any major fridge breakdowns caused by the leakage problem.

car repair pro looking into the car's hood

Are you guilty of any of these driving habits and car maintenance mistreats? Then you need to rethink your driving behavior and start treating your car a lot better

family shopping for a toilet

A comfortable high-quality toilet that ensures proper sanitary conditions and contributes to your water efficiency is not that easy to find.