5 Signs Your Bathroom Needs a New Look

The bathroom is probably the most underrated room in your home. Your day would not be complete without going into this comforting space at least once, whether it is to wash your face, to take a shower, to brush your teeth, or to use the toilet. In fact, the average person spends a total of one and a half years in the bathroom throughout their lifetime, according to a poll conducted on 2,500 participants. Pexels Considering all the important uses of the bathroom, it makes sense that you invest time maintaining and upgrading this critical space. It may be time… [Read More]

4 Rules To Avoid Disasters During A Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home. It’s where you cook and eat your meals, and it’s also a great place for hosting friends and socializing. That’s why a lot of people start with the kitchen when they’re renovating the home. If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, you can spruce it up a bit by swapping out a few appliances and giving the cabinet doors a lick of paint. But if you haven’t made any changes to the kitchen for a long time, you might have to do something more drastic and rip… [Read More]

Suggestions For Home Improvement Plans

The home is a funny place sometimes; there are those occasions that you just want to sit and enjoy the roof above your head and others where you need to tear it all apart and start from scratch. That feeling tends to crop up at this time of year as the move towards a bit of spring cleaning because stronger. So with that in mind, we are going to take a look at some the home improvements and maintenance that you might want to explore.                     Photo by Engin_Akyurt from Pixabay… [Read More]

Ways To Improve The Heating Efficiency In Your Home

Image Source: Pixabay Older homes can often feel cold during the winter months, even when you have the heating cranked up. If you are sick of sitting in your house and having to have a blanket to stay warm, you may wish to consider improving the energy efficiency in your home. Articles you can find online will give you a lot of information on the areas of your home which can leak heat. Below, you will also find information on the many things that you can do to try and keep your home nice and warm during the winter months. … [Read More]

3 Problems That Can Derail DIY Jobs (And Their Solutions)

It’s fair to say that, for most people, DIY jobs rarely reach their conclusion without a hitch or two. There’s always at least one unwelcome surprise or unforeseen circumstance that sets progress back, and all you can do is try to adapt and move on as quickly as possible. These things happen and, for the most part, they’re out of your control. Pixabay Image (CC0 Licence) There are, however, DIY setbacks that can be controlled – and we’ve explained a few of the most common issues, and their solutions, below… PROBLEM: Running out of supplies while the work is ongoing… [Read More]

Replacing The Windows In Our Home

One of the most expensive jobs in your home is replacing the windows and consequently getting it right is so important because they are going to be there a long time. However, you’ll want the best price you can get for double glazing windows. It doesn’t always pay to go for the cheapest option so it’s important to decide exactly what you you want and then decide which is the best deal all round, because after all once they are fitted it is not something you want to think about again for years. It is particularly important for me to… [Read More]

The Importance Of Getting The Right Central Heating For Your Home

I have grown up in a world where I have never lived in any house that has not had central heating. In fact I often wonder how I would cope if I had to live in a home that doesn’t have central heating. I don’t like the winter months, especially in the UK where it can get very cold. There is no doubt that our central heating works very hard to keep us warm during winter. It is very important to me that we have the best possible central heating system in our home so whenever I have moved to… [Read More]

Panel Or Storage Heater – Which Is The Right Choice For Me?

Panel or Storage Heating – Which is which? Storage heating comes in the form of bricks or ceramics. They store heat at night when electricity is less expensive. Panel heating contains oil but relies on electricity to create heat quickly and, because they’re oil-filled, they retain heat even when not being used. Digging deeper: Storage heating: Storage heaters work best with Economy 7 heating. They generate electricity for 7 hours over the course of the night when costs are lower. They use this time to recharge, then store heat which is then slowly and gradually distributed throughout the day. It’s… [Read More]