Living in Norway
Maintenance of Hardwood Floors/Parquet

Maintenance of Hardwood Floors/Parquet

If you are new to having hardwood flooring in your home, this might be a useful article for you. Hardwood floors look beautiful and add warmth and style to the decor of a house. It is commonly used in Norwegian homes. However, improper care and maintenance of hardwood floors can equate to large sums of...
Maintaining The Garden of Your Rental Property

Maintaining The Garden of Your Rental Property

Depending on the terms of your rental agreement, you might have to maintain the garden of your rental property.  (Do double check your lease agreement to be sure.) The tenant’s/occupant’s responsibility is generally limited to cutting the grass and pulling weeds. This is especially pertinent in the spring and summer months, when the grass (and weeds) grow...
Ventilate Your Home - What, Why and How

Ventilate Your Home – What, Why and How

What is Ventilation? Ventilation refers to the exchange of indoor and outdoor air. Why is it Important to Ventilate Your Home? Good ventilation is essential to refresh the air quality and remove unpleasant odours, excess carbon dioxide, moisture and fumes from your property. As the build quality of homes improve, properties get better insulated and become...