How to Get Your House Ready for the Winter

As the nights get longer, we tend to spend more time at home, and want it to be as supportive and comfortable as possible. You will need to winterise the home to avoid paying an arm and a leg for heating your house. At the same time, you need to make your rooms more comfortable and functional, too. As a DIY enthusiast, you can make a few adjustments that will make a lot of difference in your family’s life. Find out more below. Insulating the Flooring You can improve the comfort level of your home if you winterise the living… [Read More]

The Kitchen It’s The Hub Of Our Home

When I was growing up the one room that everybody in our home always congregated in was the kitchen. It was simply the hub of our home where everybody caught up with each other and chatted about their day and of course sat down for our evening meal together as a family. This is something that has now transferred to our home and our children. We often sit down and chat about the girls day at school, but the girls love to cook and the kitchen has consequently become an important room in our home now that I am a… [Read More]

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Managing your home and all the things you have to sort out can cause a lot of stress, especially if both of you are working full-time, have children and are constantly trying to sort out child care. Then you also have to factor in getting the shopping done and making sure the kids get to school on time. In addition to this, you then need to somehow try and find time to do those jobs around the home, and if all that doesn’t stress you, well you must be superhuman. In a recent survey carried out by Hoppy and YouGov… [Read More]

Making the Most of a Small Space

With more homes popping up around the country every month, increasing housing and rent costs and more people finding themselves in a house or flat share situation than recent decades, we often have to get creative with the space we have available. Here are some tips on making the most of a space in your home. Making the Most of Floor Space Get creative with your available floor space and consider using areas that otherwise wouldn’t be of use, for instance under stairs for storage or a desk nook. You can even create your own bespoke furniture to fit in… [Read More]

Ways On How To Secure Your Home While Traveling

5 Essential Home Security Measures When You’re Not At Home Protect Your Home When You’re On Vacation Your Guide To Home Security When You’re On Vacation Keep Your Home Safe When You’re On Vacation Home Security Tips You Should Know Before Traveling Today’s criminals are getting smarter and more equipped with the help of tech innovations. A sophisticated burglar could disarm your home security system without physically cutting wires. A powerful home security system is needed now more than ever. According to the latest figures, around 2 percent of households across England and Wales have been victims of domestic burglary… [Read More]

Kitchen Blinds – Should Be Easy To Clean

Making sure you have the right blind for your kitchen can be difficult. They should look great and be extremely practical. An important thing to take into account is your cleaning routine. As it isn’t a good idea to choose a set of blinds which are problematic to clean as they are bound to get dirty whilst you are cooking. For the best results, We would recommended a roller blind as they are extremely simple to keep clean. But, there are many people who are choosing wooden window blinds because they are immune to rapid temperature changes, not only this… [Read More]

Renovation 101: What Resources to Use When Hiring a Contractor

When building or taking on a renovation project, the most important person you can count on is your contractor. They are the middle-man for your needs, constantly working between your vision and the construction of the project itself, meaning that their understanding and input is vital to the final product. They are in charge of the labor, pricing, materials, you name it. This makes them a kind of collaborator with your project because as much as it is your design, it is up to their execution. When on the hunt to find the right contractor for you, here are some… [Read More]

DIY Jobs Around The Home Seem To Go On Forever

When you own your own home the one thing that never seems to end is the constant list of DIY jobs around the home. I know it certainly never ends for me. If anything it seems to me the list grows bigger on a daily basis. One thing I have always found though is that you’re never able to do a one stop shop for everything you need to complete all your DIY jobs either at the shops or online. It seems I am forever having to go to different shops or different websites to complete the DIY job around… [Read More]