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]

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]

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]

Can You Inherit Depression, Alcoholism? 

When I was a teenager from about the age of 15 most likely into my late twenties I was angry. I didn’t like my life. I didn’t like the cards that life had dealt me. I had the biggest chip you could imagine on not one shoulder, but both of them. Looking back, it’s rather sad that I wasted all that energy being upset with everything and everybody in my life. It would be a normal occurrence for me to be in another fight or altercation. Looking back it was madness. I wouldn’t even contemplate such actions today. Does that… [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]

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]

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]

Six Super DIY Tips To Get The Kids Interested In Gardening

Whether your little one is a princess or a superhero, getting them out in the garden for some fresh air and exercise can be a very healthy activity. But how can you encourage an interest in gardening and growing things in you kids? Well, the trick is to make things as fun as possible, so read on for some suggestions on just how to do that. Create a bug hotel Number one on the list of making the garden as fun as possible is creating a cool project together like the bug hotel you can see at http://www.bbc.co.uk/. It’s designed… [Read More]