Archive for January, 2015


You Should Definitely Have These Elements in Your Home

There are certain elements that you need to have in your home. Some of these are necessary for security or practicality reasons. Others just compliment or improve the look of your home. As a homeowner, you should always be looking to improve your home wherever possible.   Here is a list of a few things that you definitely want to think about including. If you don’t have any of these, you need to think seriously about getting them. Not all these are essential. But all of them will improve Read more [...]

Garden Design Suggestions For People Who Want A Low Maintenance Outdoor Space

Making improvements to your garden is a good idea if you want it to look fantastic during the summer. However, most people simply don’t have enough time on their hands to deal with constant maintenance. For that reason, it’s wise to think long and hard about your approach. The changes you make to your outdoor space can require as much or as little work as you decide. There is no point in spending thousands, but there are many things you could do to ensure that you don’t have to work outside Read more [...]

How To Keep Your Home Healthy

You may not have noticed, but there are all kinds of hazards and dangers in your house. They could be hazardous to your physical well being or your entire health. If you’ve got children, you’re all too aware of tripping over toys and electronics! However, the health problems in the home go much deeper than that. Our houses are breeding grounds for bacteria, mould and and chemicals.   These problems seem harmless at first, but can cause serious problems. Mould, for example, can lead Read more [...]

5 DIY Skills That Everyone Should Know

There is no better way to conquer a DIY fear than to give it a go. Don’t be scared of a hammer or nervous about a drill. Summon the courage, pick them up and get stuck in. We’ve all been there. We’ve all started off knowing nothing at all about DIY. We’re all scared that we’ll just make things worse. We with that we’ll hammer a nail into a pipe or pull the wall down. Don’t worry, it’s really not that difficult.   There are a few DIY skills that everyone should know around Read more [...]

Things to Consider When Renovating a Bathroom

If you are lucky enough to be able to renovate your home this year, you may want to consider starting with your bathroom. Your bathroom is a room unlike no other. It is your sanctuary, somewhere you can go and relax and detox from a hard day at work. It could be the room that you can go and escape your children for a brief 30 minutes. Apart from being a room for solitude, it is also the room that has the potential to add the most value to your home. If you are planning to sell your property today, Read more [...]

6 Simple Tips To Make Your Front Yard Look Incredible

Most people tend to focus on their back yard and ignore their front yard. The thing is that your front yard is the first thing people see when they come to your home. If you have a shabby looking garden, people will assume that your house is shabby too. That means that you need to ensure that your front yard is as impressive as your home interior. Here are some simple tips that will help you do just that.   1. Use flowers as a feature   A front yard full of flowers might sound Read more [...]