Safety 101: Is Your House Really That Secure?

https://www.pexels.com/photo/close-up-of-padlocks-on-railing-against-sky-256738/ Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibility. Not only do you have to make sure that your home is warm and comfortable for your family, but most of the time, you want it to look good too. And that can be quite a challenge in itself. Add to the fact that you also need to make sure that it is safe and secure, and it can often feel like you’ve got your work cut out for you. But, it doesn’t have to be a hardship to have a safe and secure happy home to live in. In… [Read More]

Tech Gadgets The Whole Family Will Love

As your kids get older, they become a little more demanding in terms of technology. They are part of a generation that was brought up on tech and it is usual for parents to turn to teen kids to help them work out how to use a new gadget. The plus side is that they can start to help around the house and some tech gadgets can encourage them to do so!If you can find tech devices that the whole family can enjoy then you are on to a winner! However, it is also true that being a parent costs… [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]

Letting Out Your Home: Know Your Responsibilities

Image by Pixabay For a variety of reasons, homeowners often find themselves having to let out their property to a private tenant. Maybe you’re relocating for a while due to a work commitment, or perhaps your home has been on the market for some time and it doesn’t appear to be shifting despite the fact that you and your family have outgrown your home and need to upsize. Whatever your reasons, you need to be aware of your commitments and responsibilities. While seasoned property investors tend to be savvy to this, many homeowners simply aren’t aware of the myriad concerns… [Read More]

Finally Getting Your House’s Exterior To Mirror Its Interior

Whether you’re an avid gardener or not, an overgrown and neglected exterior is a sorry sight. It can ruin the overall appearance of your home even if you’ve spent endless hours working and reworking the interior design of your property to look sleek, clean, and modern. The outside of your home has a huge effect on the inside of your home. The front of your property, in particular, is the first thing your or guests see, and it’s so important that a warm and refreshing sight greets the eye. Here are tips to help you finally get your house’s exterior… [Read More]

Improving Your Humble Abode This Summer

Summer’s well into swing, but you’re still adjusting to the sudden season change. Winter clothes are hastily being thrown back into the wardrobe and you’re frantically searching for those lovely shorts you were wearing last year. Of course, there’s much more to think about over summer than simply what you’re going to wear; you need to think about your house too. Okay, you might be out on day trips with the family or jetting off on holidays during most of the season, but you’ll still come back to your home now and then. You want it to look good for… [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]

Set Up Your Bedroom For The Best Night’s Sleep You Ever Had

Can you remember that feeling you used to have as a kid when you woke up completely refreshed and ready to start the day? That may seem like a very long time ago! Sadly, as an adult, you may suffer from problems with sleeping. You may have trouble dropping off in the first place or you may wake up in the night and be unable to get back to sleep. Sleep problems can affect your ability to hold down a job and can damage your relationships with your friends and family. If you are not getting the sleep that you… [Read More]

Light Up Your Garden This Summer 

With summer now in full swing, it’s time to turn our attention to the outdoor space in our homes. One of the loveliest things about living in the UK is during summer time we have long light evenings and it stays warm even after the sun has set. So sitting out in the garden enjoying the company of family and friends is an absolute must for me. The garden is always in full bloom at this time of the year, which of course is beautiful to look at during the day, but with a little thought and time you can… [Read More]

A Guide to Adding Value to Your Home

Image via There are many reasons for wanting to move house – expanding family, kids moving away from home, wanting to be closer to your parents, or going in search of warmer climates, But there is one question which every homeowner putting their house on the market has to think about: To renovate or not renovate? If you want to work your way up the property ladder to your dream home you need to know how to maximise the value of where you live now, whether that’s by adding an extension, converting the loft into a spare bedroom or just… [Read More]