Building Your Own DIY Conservatory

As your family grows we are all looking for more room within our home. Rooms that felt large when you moved in all those years usually without children, begin to feel like the walls are closing in and getting smaller by the day. It can also be nice to have somewhere where you can create a space that is for entertaining or somewhere your children can go when their friends come to visit. We all know what teenagers especially are like. They don’t like sitting in the same room as their parents and talking to their friends while their parents… [Read More]

Renewing The Flooring In Your Home

When you have five children, as I do it’s always difficult to decide what is best type of flooring to have in your home. The main reason being is that you want something that is hard wearing, but also attractive to look at. So, here are three types of floor coverings that are used regularly up and down the country along with my opinion on each of them. 1. Carpet There is no doubt that carpets are lovely. When you walk into a room and your feet are wrapped up by a beautiful deep pile carpet, it’s lovely, but when… [Read More]

Things To Remember When Building An House Extension

When deciding on have an extension to your home there are many things you need to do. For starters you need to have a clear plan of exactly what you want your extension to achieve. It’s important to decide if it’ll be a single story extension, or if you live in a two story house, if it’s going to be a two story extension. Here are a few tips that I think are useful, and also some very important things that should be kept in mind during the planning stages. If you have a vision of exactly how it should… [Read More]

3 Steps to Turning Your Garage into a Playroom

Everyone wants to get the most use possible out of their home. Whether this be through interior design or a lot of construction work, you want to make your house suit your needs. Sometimes certain areas of your house are not being used to the full potential that you could be using them to. One example of this is your garage. If you are someone that either does not have a car or chooses not to put your car in your garage, your garage space is not being used to its full potential. One way to rectify this is by… [Read More]

How Could Damp in Your Home Affect Your Health?

Many people believe that if you cannot see, hear, or smell the problem, then it is not really a problem at all. If your house is not flooded, or you do not see mold or water slipping through the cracks, then your home is not wet, right? In reality, that may not be true. Even if your home is not wet to the point where you can see water pooling, it may still be damp if not properly insulated, and that in itself can pose a problem. In a place like Texas, where when it rains, it pours, you will definitely want to consult with… [Read More]

The Modern Tradesperson: Are They Your #LocalHeroes

In the past, tradespeople were seen in a certain light, whether you were a plumber, electrician or a painter and decorator. The stereotypical idea was that tradespeople could only talk of limited subjects such as sports, the latest football news, or talk about the latest cars and how fast they will go, and of course talking about sex always seemed to be on the conversation list between tradespeople. Of course that was way back in the dark ages. I can definitely relate to how it used to be. My trade is painting and decorating, and some of the chat between… [Read More]

Making The Most Out Of Your Garden This Summer

Your garden, I believe should be enjoyed during the warm summer months, especially if you live in the UK, where the sun can disappear as quickly as it appears. I have always try to minimise the amount of work that is required in the garden. After all I’d rather spend my time playing with the kids in the garden, or sunbathing. Actually there is no chance of that with six year old twins. All I ever hear is “Dad! Come over hear! Let’s play this game or football!” It’s never ending. Sunbathing? Not a chance haha! With my job of… [Read More]

Karcher SC3 Steam Cleaner Easyfix Review

Clean, clean and even more cleaning yes I have to admit I do like cleaning , so when I was offered a Karcher SC3 Steam Cleaner to put it through its paces it was a no-brainer. I couldn’t wait to try it. The Karcher SC3 uses the power of steam it’s a awesome dirt shifting power of steam and it only uses tap water. You can start cleaning in 30 seconds and it can be used all over the home, nothing is too much trouble for Karcher SC3, oven doors, laminate floors, tiled areas in fact just about anywhere in… [Read More]