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]

Chester A Perfect Place For A Day Out Or Some Retail Therapy

I’m lucky enough to have family living very close to Chester which means that over the years I have had many opportunities to wander around one of the most beautiful and interesting towns in Cheshire. If you are ever in the region of Cheshire, Chester is a town that you must visit. The town dates back to Roman times and has a vast array of historical sites that I would recommend visiting. Cheshire is a vibrant area, plus it’s growing and becoming a very popular place to live. Many house builders such as Laurus Homes Cheshire have developments that have… [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]

Giving The Girls Bedroom A Facelift With New Duvet Covers

We live in a two bedroom bungalow, we have one bedroom and our seven year twin girls share a bedroom. A perfect arrangement you would think. Well not quite! Our twin girls are total opposites when it comes to their tastes and interests. In fact I call them my Superhero and Princess because of their personalities and character being so different. So when it comes to their bedroom, it’s always very difficult to keep both the girls happy. Their bedroom usually ends being divided into two completely different themes. So here are a few ideas to give a kids bedroom… [Read More]

Cleaning Up After The Builders Have Gone

The cost of moving home or upgrading to a larger home can be very expensive. There are many reasons why people need to upsize. Perhaps because you need more room such as an extra bedroom etc. Whatever you decide it can be very expensive. Sometimes you may not want to move away from the area you live. Perhaps because of the school that your children attend and the upheaval of moving could your family could easily upset their studies, especially if they are in high school. A lot of people nowadays have found a way around the problem of having… [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]

How to Know When It is Time to Re-Paint a Room

When you are a homeowner there is always work that can be done on the house. One of the areas which often needs attention is the walls – these play a huge role in how the entire home both looks and feels so you will want them to look their best add to the aesthetic. Unfortunately, the interior walls can require re-painting from time to time, but this can be a good chance to freshen up the home. So, how do you know when the walls need re-painting? The Paint is Peeling The most obvious sign when it is time… [Read More]

5 Reasons You Should Get Your Boiler Serviced Regularly 

Running a household can be a complicated and demanding job. There always seems to be a job that needs doing or some DIY maintenance that you keep meaning to get around to. Getting our boiler serviced is one of those things we keep meaning to do but it just never seems to happen. While getting your boiler serviced may not seem like an essential aspect of household maintenance, it can be one of the most important.  You wouldn’t miss a scheduled MOT for your car and continue to drive your family around in it, so why wouldn’t you get the… [Read More]