Why Insurance For Builders And Tradesmen Is So Important

I have been a self-employed painter and decorator for over 20 years and along the way I have learnt many things about running a successful business. One important lesson I have learnt is to do everything properly and not to cut corners because it might save you a few pounds. It quite honestly is not worth it. It will always at some point come and bite you in the future so if you are going to run your own business either as a limited company or by being self-employed get it right and be professional. Your customers, and employees will… [Read More]

4 shabby chic decorating ideas that will transform your home

Shabby chic decor is a popular interior design trend, and if you’re eager to introduce this theme to your home, you’re in luck. Keep reading for four easy tips on how you can successfully transform your space in this way. 1. Make a style statement with antique-looking furniture If you’re keen to transform your home into a vintage haven, make sure you go for antique-looking furniture. When you’re shopping for pieces to add to your spaces, keep an eye out for furnishings with features such as carved detailing and curved, distressed edges. If you’re not sure where to start, it… [Read More]

Making Your Home More Secure With The Yale All-in-One Security Camera #AD

Feeling secure in your home is so important, especially for me because I have seven year old twins. The thought of somebody attempting to break into our home is without doubt something that can give you a very uneasy feeling. A few weeks ago my wife went out the back garden early one morning and found our shower room window had been smashed from outside. It was a very unnerving feeling to think that somebody was in our back garden in the dead of night while we slept. attempting to break in. It also made me think very hard about… [Read More]

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]

Guide To Upgrading Your Home In An Affordable Way

We do love making our house a home don’t we. But the decision on what to do to upgrade your home and how much is it going to cost are common for us to wonder about? This guide will look at several options of how to upgrade your home in a way that’s affordable and good for your property, so let’s look at the options before us. Build An Extension To be fair this doesn’t sound like a method of doing up your home in an affordable way, however it’s important to take a long term view as the added… [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]

How to reduce the risk of burglaries.

#AD. In the interest of disclosure and transparency, the syndication of this article has been provided and paid for by FBD Insurance There is no doubt that having your home burgled is a very distressing experience. That is why FBD Insurance have prepared a few simple a few simple steps that can help protect your home and reduce the risk of burglaries.  Light up  Keep your home well lit – nearly half of burglaries (46%) occur between 5pm and 11pm (source: www.garda.ie) Shine a light – garden lights and motion-detecting floodlights can make approaching your home too conspicuous for a… [Read More]