Richard Vondrouš

Hey. Hey. I'm Richard Vondrous. A stay-at-home dad who followed his dream of a family home. I built it with the help of my friends almost from A to Z. I will be happy to share my experience with others, whether it is about building as such, the realization of the garden, or things that should definitely not be missing in the interior.

Chalk is no longer just a symbol of school desks, its use in the home makes many tasks easier than just cleaning

Many people associate chalk only with learning in school desks or drawing on sidewalks or the ground in the playground. Nowadays it is finding popularity especially with children. However, the classic white chalk can also be very well used as a capable helper in various areas of household care where you probably wouldn’t expect it. …

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Houseplants will replace expensive store-bought decorations, but they require more care than beginners think

Growing indoor ornamental plants is a widespread hobby that, in addition to its decorative appearance, also helps to maintain a pleasant, airy and also fragrant microclimate in rooms, especially if you choose the right plants according to the type of room. However, not everyone manages to keep houseplants not only alive but more importantly beautiful …

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Rodents sneak into houses to feast on food supplies. They’ll be exterminated in the traditional ways

In the autumn and winter months, homeowners in particular are faced with problem rodents that take up residence in darker basements and utility rooms, feasting on stored food or establishing unwanted colonies. Getting rid of these uninvited guests is particularly important because of the diseases they can carry, but it is often highly problematic. Let’s …

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This year’s interior trends rely on earthiness, metal and wood

Modern living requires only two things – cosiness and functionality. Comfortable, stylish, cosy and functional, modern homes are characterised by the interiors of each room forming a cohesive space that is pleasing to the eye. What are the trends in furnishing a cosy home for 2021? Colours Color is the foundation of every trend. For …

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Orchids show their discomfort with yellowing leaves, but we can easily help them

Have you experienced wrinkling and yellowing of orchid leaves? Yellowing, drying and leaf drop are not always a symptom of disease or a physiological disorder in orchids. For many species it is a completely natural situation related to the ageing process. What other influences can cause yellowing of the leaves? And how can each cause …

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Healthy living starts with consistent cleaning, but there are some places we forget

Most of us spend at least half of our day at home, so it is important to ensure that the home environment is conducive to our health. So get rid of anything that can be harmful to you, especially dust, moisture, bacteria and toxins. Some places in your home that you might not think to …

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At least one flower in each house. Even a beginner can take care of some species

Every one of us should let a little bit of nature into the house. Flowers and houseplants are not only beautiful decorations, but they also help purify the air. When choosing them, we should focus not only on their appearance, but also on their growing requirements or any allergies the household occupants may have. What …

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Talk to your plants, they’ll grow faster, scientific studies show

Since the 1800s, scientists have been studying the effect of the human voice on plants and how they thrive. Plants are by nature highly adaptable to their environment. This means that they are truly aware of what’s going on around them. However, the way plants listen and react is slightly different from how humans react. …

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Lack of greenery is threatening, planting plants will help save our climate

Lack of greenery is a problem of large Czech cities. Because of this, the country holds little water and the hot summer days make our lives more difficult than strictly necessary. It affects the vast majority of big cities, but Prague is an exception. Many of you may be surprised, because there really isn’t much …

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