Your Most Hated DIY Problems Solved

On this blog, we love DIY. But there are some jobs that just suck. No matter how well you prepare, it always seems as if something goes wrong and ruins your plans. Here are some of the commonest DIY problems out there and what you can do to make your life a bit easier.Sealing Around The Bath Sealing around the bath is important for many reasons. It stops mold from growing in places where you can’t see it, and it prevents water from dripping down the side of the bath into the room below. In other words, it’s essential. However,… [Read More]

The 3 Factors Of A Successful DIY Project 

There are all sorts of developments which you might want to carry out in your home. No matter what it is that you are going for, however, it is likely that you are keen to make sure it is as quick and painless as possible. But achieving that can be surprisingly hard, especially in the current climate. If you are about to embark on such a project, you will want to ensure that you have the right focus. It takes a certain congruence of factors to ensure that it all goes off without a problem. Let’s take a look at… [Read More]

Are You Confident In Your Kitchen’s Renovation?

When you are thinking of changing up one of the rooms in your home, the kitchen might be the top of the list. It is for many people – the statistics show that it is one of the most important rooms for renovation according to most people’s opinions, and it is also the room that most people go to first when they are looking at homes to buy or rent. But you don’t need to be selling to want to renovate your kitchen. Often, it is just a matter of wanting it to look its best, and there is a… [Read More]

Home Improvements That Are Trending in 2017 

Every year there are trends that are must haves in every home and our home is no different, so I thought I would list some home improvement trends I have noticed this year so far. Home improvement is a really good way to increase the value of your home, and also give your home your very own personal touch. 1. Sofa’s:  This year sofa’s are definitely more unobtrusive, so there has been a move towards corner sofa’s, although the furniture is less visible and melts away in the background, it still has style, and it can be adapted to any area…. [Read More]

6 Home Upgrades That Will Make Your Kids Excited

Image Source Once you have children, your home becomes a different place entirely. Your office turns into a play area. There are toys everywhere. The spare bedrooms are covered with teddy bears and painted in vibrant shades. If you are planning to make some home improvements and you have children, it is a good idea to consider upgrades that will get them excited and involved. Let’s take a look at some suggestions… 1. A water feature – Water features fascinate children, especially if there are other elements involved, such as colourful lighting. You can find some great water feature suggestions… [Read More]

The Benefits Of Building Your Own Home 

One thing I have always dreamt about is building my own house. There are a number of reasons why. My profession and job is as a painter and decorator and I have always prided myself on perfection. I have been very fortunate to have worked in some beautiful homes over the years and quite often I have seen rooms and features in different homes that I would love to incorporate in my very own house build. This is why it has always been my dream to build my own home. Of course there are a number of things that I… [Read More]

Four House Renovations You Should Consider If You’ve Got Kids

Let’s face it, having kids changes pretty much everything about your life – you can’t go off on weekend breaks on a whim, your wardrobe becomes a whole lot more relaxed and casual and devoid of high heels, and your house becomes full of brightly coloured plastic instead of the chic chrome and black look that you’d always envisaged. If you think your home needs some changes to fit in with your new child friendly life, here are a few tips that might make it an easier place to live in… A New Kitchen. Image source For many families, the… [Read More]

The Priorities That Should Appear On Every Home Improvement Blueprint 

Source: Knowing where to start is often one of the hardest challenges facing any homeowner wanting to improve their home. The property is the foundation of a happy life and is also a huge financial asset. Consequently, the decisions made could be crucial for your future happiness and monetary status. Getting your priorities in order should be accomplished before you ever lift a paintbrush or hammer. The exact vision of a happy home will vary from household to household. However, it’s fair to say that each of the desires below will be on your list. Remember to keep them in… [Read More]

Quick DIY Fixes To Do This Summer

Photo:unsplash  Summer really is the best time of year. If you have children, then you can share in their enthusiasm for it. Every kid looks forward to the summer holidays and being there with them to enjoy it is one of the great pleasures of being a parent. It is also a great time to go away on holiday. You spend all winter and spring looking forward to escaping the everyday pressures of life and kicking back for a while. But if you are going to really start your summer off properly, you need to make sure that you finally… [Read More]

Handyman: Taking DIY Issues Into Your Own Hands 

It’s easier than ever to do a lot of things, thanks to technology. That means it’s easier than ever to outsource jobs that you could do with a bit of knowledge. This means it is also easier than ever to learn how to tackle the job you’ve just paid a lot of money for someone else to do. This? It goes for do-it-yourself and home maintenance as much as it does for business uses and other things. Instead of calling out a handyman, why not build your own toolbox and tackle issues yourself? This will help you learn more about… [Read More]