Is Your Home Ready For Xmas?

November 27, 2019

Are you already counting the days left before Christmas? With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, you can be sure that most households are already planning their Christmas preps. Getting your home Christmas-ready needs a lot of work, especially if you’re going to invite your family for the festive season. Ultimately, the end-of)year family reunions can be a source of stress for everyone. There is so much…


House Of Horrors? Learn To Love Your Home

October 14, 2019

Image via Pexels – CC0 Licence We all dream of moving into our perfect home, but for a lot of people that isn’t the case. Where we live is usually a matter of choice, but we also face a whole heap of constraints –  from budgets falling far short of ideal, to having to be in a specific location for work or family reasons, through to the choice of home…


How To Really Tie Any Room Together

When renovating a room, we likely know many of the implements we would like to apply. We know the curtain shade, perhaps we have a sofa picked up, and we know that renovating the fireplace would add untold value to a particular room. And yet, tying the room together, the final consideration, might actually be a difficult circumstance to consider.  How are you supposed to do this? When you have…

September 18, 2019

3 Simple Ways To Move House Without A Hitch

September 4, 2019

Moving house is one of life’s most stressful experiences, but it needn’t be. When we attempt to scale the property ladder, there is always part of us that wonders if it would just be easier to stay put. However, if you want to make money from your bricks and mortar moving on is often the best course of action. When moving day comes around, we are often already so frazzled,…


Things That Drive You Mad During Snowfall

Everybody loves snow when they’re young. Throwing snowballs and testing out your dodgeball skills at the same time, is harmless fun. Snowball fights can be incredibly memorable for children too, as it’s one of the best games you can play when you’re that age. And yet when you’re older and you have bills to pay, suddenly that glorious fluffy white stuff is no longer so fun. Well at times it…

September 3, 2019

Creating More Storage Space at Home

August 23, 2019

In most homes, storage space is something that is at a premium. It isn’t likely that you have heard many people complain about having too many cupboards or a closet that is too huge, right? So that is something that is important to look at, and something that you can do with the spaces that you already have. So here are some ideas to give you some inspiration if you’re…


Creating A Garden From Scratch: The Two Key Questions To Ask

August 13, 2019

Pixabay (CC0 Licence) Many people move into homes that already have a garden in situ, which they can then tend and change to meet their specific requirements as they see fit. However, this scenario is not guaranteed: for example, if you move into a new build property or a property where the garden has clearly been left unattended for years on end, you may find that you need to start…


5 Ways To Insulate Your Home

August 12, 2019

Image Source. Licensed under Creative Commons. Insulating your home can help to keep it warmer longer. In the cold months, this can stop you from having to turn on the heating as often, saving you money on your energy bills. In cutting down your energy usage, you can also help to save the planet. There are lots to insulate your home – here are just five of the most effective…


3 Things Worth Doing In Your Home This Week

August 8, 2019

Sometimes we can find ourselves looking at the same four walls day in day out and struggling to find the motivation to get things done around the house. We might be able to stay on top of the daily chores, cleaning and shopping, but beyond that it is a bit like being on a hamster wheel. We get things done because we have to, often on automatic pilot, but we…


Property Maintenance Jobs You Shouldn’t Tackle Yourself

August 7, 2019

Now, let’s not make any mistake: it can be deeply satisfying to tackle a home DIY job yourself. There’s pride to be experienced in the knowledge that you can complete tasks without having to call out a professional, and then there’s also the matter of the money you’ll save. If you have to call out a professional every time something goes wrong, you’ll end up spending far more than you’d…