Archive for November, 2014


Everything You Need To Know About Applying A Modern Bathroom Design

The moment you walk into an upmarket hotel, you go straight to the bathroom to see what facilities are on offer. If you’ve booked an expensive room, you might be lucky enough to find a Jacuzzi and sometimes even a tub big enough for two. Modern bathroom designs can vary a lot, but they all have one thing in common. They are sleek, simple and always sparkling. If you want to replicate some of the aesthetics of hotel bathrooms in your home, you’ve come to the right place. On this page, you’ll Read more [...]

Make Your Driveway Beautiful Again With This Brilliant Maintenance And Cleaning Guide

Driveways are an important feature of any home. Not only do they provide an added, functional use for our homes, but they also raise the value of our homes too. They look smart, attractive and modern when we first get them installed.   The only trouble is; if they don’t get maintained they soon look it! Weeds, moss, oil stains and even algae can all attack driveways. The good news is you can make sure your driveway always looks as awesome as the day you got it! Want to know how? Keep Read more [...]

How to Fly-Proof Your Home

There a few little buzzing insects that are quite as annoying as flies, but their problems do not end with the buzz. Flies are capable of spreading serious diseases from one source to another, such as tuberculosis, malaria, and salmonella. Not only that, but they lay eggs directly on the surface of your food, and in the case of small fruit flies, they can deposit as much as 500 eggs! Once you reach for your fly swatter it may already be too late, which is why it is important to learn how to prevent Read more [...]

Give Your Home a Simple Winter Makeover

When the seasons change, it’s good idea to change the decor of your home. It probably doesn’t make sense to have a house covered in bright colours when it’s freezing cold outside. Why not give your home a simple winter makeover to make things feel more up to date and cosy? You don’t have to spend a fortune or that much time. Try these pointers to help you...   Paint in Light Neutrals   Light neutral colours are perfect for the winter season. Even though they can give Read more [...]

Home is Where the Heat Is: Keeping Warm This Winter

With the winter firmly on its way, it is now time to consider your heating matters. The glamorous world of heating is in full swing. But, while it may seem like something of a dull subject, knowing how to heat your home more efficiently is vital. With the price hikes on gas, it can be an expensive time of year for the average homeowner.   Now, it’s time to make sure that your home is heated throughout the winter. After all, you want to do this cheaply and efficiently. Here is how:   Insulation   Trapping Read more [...]

Turn Your Garden into a Functional Space with These Creative Ideas

Being lucky enough to own a yard or garden is a wonderful thing, but many people feel that they don't use theirs to their full potential. Sometimes it's nice to have a flowery garden that you can stand and look at, but when you have all that space, you can feel that you need to put it to some higher purpose. You especially want to have a functional outdoor space when the weather is great, and you get the urge to force the whole family outside. If you feel like your garden isn't living up to its full Read more [...]

DIY Loft Conversions Just Became A Realistic Proposition

A loft conversion has to be one of the most desirable home upgrades today. They have many advantages over home extensions, and not least; the fact that you do not lose any land to the conversion. They often cost much less than an extension too. The space up there is enormous; it often has a useable area equal to the floor below. That means there is often room  for two or three bedrooms and a beautiful bathroom if you decide to install one.   The conversion is something that you can do Read more [...]

Energy Saving Tips At Home You Need To Know

Times are hard, and many of us can no longer afford to waste energy at home. The income of a sizeable proportion of the population reduced in real terms and fuel prices have gone through the roof. Lots of people face the dilemma of whether to be cold or hungry on any given day. It is a shameful situation in which to find yourself in such a rich country.   What can you do about it? There are many measures you can take at home, but some of them cost a lot of money. Your first port of call Read more [...]

Sensual Ideas For a Beautiful Relaxation Garden

When it comes to relaxation techniques in the garden, perhaps we should take a tip from the Japanese. Their style builds peace and calm into every space, and they create a haven from the world. Just because you live in a suburban home doesn't exclude you from such a space; you just need to adapt their style and introduce a few new features. Then you will be able to turn your backyard into a relaxing hideaway from the rat race. Let’s take a look at a few ways to achieve this idyllic goal. It Read more [...]

4 Ways to Up Your Homes Security

Home security is a must. Every homeowner across the world will tell you that having a keen grasp on security is fundamental. After all, you cannot leave your home susceptible to rogues. When you work hard, you want to make sure that your belongings stay within your home. No one should profiteer from your hard work. With this in mind, it’s time to consider your home. Is it secure? With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to consider how you will keep your home safe and secure over Read more [...]