Feeling Ambitious? Here Are Some Home Renovation Ideas 

Do you have some free time on your hands this summer? Would you like to make some improvements to your home? Then you’ve landed on the right article today. I’m going to make some DIY suggestions in this post that could give you some inspiration. If you have a toolbox and some basic equipment, you could save a fortune. That is because most tradespeople charge a lot of money for their services these days. So, you should think about using your free time to manage the task yourself. There are lots of videos on YouTube that show you how to… [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]

Fitting a Large Family Into a Small Home

It’s fairly common for people to feel like their home restricts them. Perhaps you simply don’t have enough bedrooms and, as a result, you have to cram your kids into a small bedroom with a bunk bed. Maybe you don’t enjoy the idea of your large family waiting for their turn to use the bathroom in the morning, and perhaps the garden just isn’t big enough for your kids to play in.We all get that feeling at some point in life, but moving home is an expensive way to get a larger house. Renovations can be expensive, and you might… [Read More]

How To Master ANY DIY Project

Do it yourself, or DIY – isn’t always the easiest thing to do in the world – especially by yourself when you are starting off. Anyway, no matter how skilled we get at household tasks, chores, and maintenance work, it always feels like our fathers, or grandfathers were a bit better. Maybe that’s what they felt like as well? However, no matter your skill level – there are plenty of ways that you can master any DIY task in the home. With the right tools, the right materials and knowledge as well as time, you’ll be well equipped to handle… [Read More]

The At Home Sanctuary You Deserve From Your Own Bathroom? It’s Possible

Every one of us deserves a little pampering and luxury in our lives. However, we can’t all afford to splurge on a spa day each week to get that much-needed relaxation time. But, that doesn’t mean to say you can’t recreate the atmosphere and feelings you get from a spa in your own bathroom. The bathroom in any home is one of the most well-used rooms in your property, but it can also add a fair bit of value to your home when you invest some time and money. Which is why I thought it would be the ideal time… [Read More]

Creating The Perfect Play Area In Our Garden 

When you have young children which in my case is five year old twin girls, the garden is a vital area for those summer months. It provides somewhere for the girls to play and of course it’s a great way to get plenty of fresh air and burn off all their energy. When I planned our garden I wanted make sure that it was child friendly and completely safe for the girls, but at the same time I didn’t want it to look like a playground. It was about finding a balance because both my wife and I sit out… [Read More]

Five Effective Ways to Treat Damp

It’s no secret that damp can cause a lot of problems and it can happen anywhere for a variety of reasons. Damp proofing isn’t as difficult as it sounds, with 20 years as a self-employed painter and decorator I have seen plenty of damp. There are a variety of ways you can treat damp and tackle problems like condensation and dry rot, and I am going to share them with you today! Remember to always carry out regular checks for damp and dry rot because, if left untreated, it can cause a variety of health issues. Ventilation Problems One of… [Read More]

A Kitchen Makeover With Healthy Eating In Mind

If you want a fresh new look for your kitchen,you might worry about the cost of plumbers and electricians. However, there is plenty you can do on your own. You can create the new look you want that will encourage you all to spend more time in the kitchen. A kitchen makeover might also be just the thing to kick-start a new healthy eating plan. Here are just a few of the ideas I’ve looked into when it comes to getting the look I want as well as the tech I need for the family to eat well: Painting We all… [Read More]

The Perfect Playroom Project

Every new father wants to do his part for the child making their arrival, and as we can’t grow the babies in the way that the mother can, DIY is generally our best avenue. Building cots, setting up rocking chairs and painting the nursery is the way to be as prepared as we can be. A little pride in a project never hurt anyone and when your child outgrows the nursery you so lovingly put together, you need to think of the next one. Image Source If you are lucky enough to have the space for a separate playroom in… [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]