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]

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]

A Kitchen Makeover With Healthy Eating In Mind

If you want a fresh new look for your kitchen,you might worry about the cost of plumbers and electricians. However, there is plenty you can do on your own. You can create the new look you want that will encourage you all to spend more time in the kitchen. A kitchen makeover might also be just the thing to kick-start a new healthy eating plan. Here are just a few of the ideas I’ve looked into when it comes to getting the look I want as well as the tech I need for the family to eat well: Painting We all… [Read More]

Five Tips For Five Rooms In A Child Friendly House 

Your Bedroom Image source First of all, is it ever really possible to turn your bedroom into your own sanctuary if you have children? A lot of parents start their kids’ lives by co-sleeping with them, which means that your bedroom may just have turned into a free for all, for your kids to wander in and out whenever they want to. But it’s important to make sure that you have a chill out zone away from the craziness of your family life. Even if you can’t stop your kids from coming in, make sure that they don’t leave any… [Read More]

Revitalising a tired looking kitchen

I was recently employed to re-decorate a kitchen in a semi-detached house. It was in need of a lift and as it had been seven years since it had last been decorated because I did it back in 2009. It had been previously painted in a pale lavender colour and the customer was looking for a complete change.  The first job was to repair some hairline cracks in the walls. To do this dig the crack out so it’s a bit larger and then fill with a quality filler and sand down ready for painting. Prime the filled areas to… [Read More]

Top 5 Kitchen Appliances

Nowadays it seems that you can get all sorts of gadgets for the home. As someone who likes to keep up with the latest technology and trends, I’m keen to find out more when I hear about a new appliance. My wife is the same. She loves her kitchen gadgets! With that in mind I thought I’d put together a post of my top 10 kitchen appliances. 1. In at number has to be a washing machine. With nearly four year old twins, this is one of the most appliances in our home. Quite often they’ll come home from nursery… [Read More]