Today’s DIY tip:
The easy way to clean windows and eliminate mosquitoes
There is no good time of the year to clean the windows in your house. But there are ways to make the job easier or avoid it altogether.
Never clean windows during autumn. Clean windows will offer a sparkling view of your lawn, which is covered with leaves. You hate raking leaves more than you hate cleaning windows.
If you must clean windows I recommend the dead of winter. Swaddled in parka, boots and snow gloves you announce loudly that you are heading outside to clean the windows. Your family will smile warmly, the way people smile at somebody who’s having a nervous breakdown. Five minutes later you come back inside and announce that it’s too damn cold to clean windows. You may now spend the rest of the winter watching football. Continue reading