Archive for February, 2015

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4 Super Simple Ways to Get Your Urban Garden Going

Your garden needs some love. But, if you have an urban garden, it’s vital that you get this going in the best way. After all, urban gardens can take some time to develop. But, when they do come in, they look fabulous. For small gardens, it’s imperative that you make the most of your space. After all, you don’t have to have a large imposing garden to make the most of what you have. On the contrary, there are some super simple ways that you can make your garden grow.   Tiny Garden Read more [...]
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Why Every Home Should Have A Good Garage

Most of us find that we can quite easily grow out of any size house we live in. Somehow, the clutter increases, and we quickly run out of space. We crave more living space, and we desperately need more storage for the things we only rarely use . How this happens, nobody knows. It is a fact of life we will always outgrow the space we occupy.   There are several options open to you to help solve these problems. If you need more living space, you may want to consider an extension. These cost Read more [...]
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The Essential Guide To Decorating A Brand New Home

It is massively exciting when you get the chance to decorate a brand new home. You might find the idea of planning the interior intimidating, but it needn't be. You have total control when it comes to what you do with the house itself. That means that you can create a space that is personal to you and suits your unique sense of style. So, where should you start? If you read this guide, you will learn some essential steps to help you decorate your new house.   Step 1: Create a budget   Before Read more [...]
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Conquer Your Fear of DIY

They say the best way to conquer your fears is to face your fears. And this is very true. With DIY, the best way to conquer your fear and trepidation is to take the plunge. DIY isn’t as scary as it appears, and having the skills to mend or assemble things is important in life. If you’re sensible about it, then your first DIY experience can be an enjoyable one.   Here are a few ways you can conquer your DIY fears:   Start off Small   The best approach to take to Read more [...]
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Aquascaping

Aquascaping is the design of plants, rocks and other natural décor to create an authentic underwater scene. Some aquascapers believe that creating the most natural environment is best for fish, as it promotes the most natural behaviours. The scenes can also look breath-taking, and make a stunning focal piece in your home. There are many different types of aquascape, but concentrating on the three most popular styles, we can see the main themes and some of the best plants and fish to use. Natural Read more [...]
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A Newbies Guide To Decorating

Decorating your home can change the entire feel and ambience of the house. It can alter your mood, boost productivity and increase happiness. Not only that, but it can add value to your home and wow your friends and family. If you haven’t got a clue where to start, you’re not alone. So many of us don’t know the first thing about colour schemes, proportion and balance. Fear not, we’re here to help you get started.   First things first - Make a plan of action. Start small and work Read more [...]
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Remodelling Your Front Garden? Read These Awesome Ideas First

During the winter months, many people neglect their gardens. If the front of your home looks tatty, it means that you have fallen out of love with it. You need to bring some life back to your garden. By paying your yard some much-needed attention right now, you can save yourself time and money later. Don't wait to get to work, get started today.   Use modern lighting devices   Every garden needs light, and yours is no different. There are many modern devices that you might Read more [...]
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Alfresco Dining Design: Things To Consider

Slowly but surely the days are getting longer, and the weather is beginning to warm and brighten up. The spring and summer months provide plenty of opportunity for barbecues, parties and picnics in the garden. Whether you are designing from scratch or planning a renovation, here are some pointers that will help you create the perfect alfresco dining area in your garden. Furniture   The first thing to consider is what type of garden furniture will be the central focus of your outdoor Read more [...]
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6 Super Tips For Keeping A Busy House Clean All Week

When you run a busy family household, and you’re trying to juggle your career with family life, it is all too easy to leave the cleaning to the weekend. The trouble is, if you have been working all week, you really want to spend quality time with the kids at the weekend, and get the dog out for a really long walk. Our contemporary busy lives mean it is hard to make sure our homes are squeaky clean all week long. In winter, you may not even get to open the windows until the weekend!   Eventually, Read more [...]