Archives for August 2015

Should I Invest in a Split System Air Conditioner?

When you are considering a home renovation project, one of the major purchases might be upgrading your heating and cooling system to a split system air conditioner. There are considerations when choosing such an expensive reno. You will want to consider the type of unit for your particular home and climate, the price of the […]

Worried Ahead Of Moving Into A New Property? Here’s How To Make Your New House A Home

Source:   As moving day approaches, it’s only natural to start worrying. There are so many factors to consider as you prepare to begin the next chapter in your life. One of the biggest fears is about making the house a home.   You spent months and years turning the current property into the ideal […]

Interior Design Tips My Family Utilised This Year

I’d like to fill you in on how I made the interior of my home look fantastic this summer. Before starting work, I spent a long time reading articles online and looking for ideas. You should do the same thing if you want to achieve good results. During that process, I found a list of […]

Awesome Improvements I’m Considering Making To My Home’s Exterior

I love making improvements to my home, particularly if I can turn it into a DIY job. Avid readers of my blog will know I installed a swimming pool in my backyard. While I didn’t do most of the work, I did manage to get my hands dirty. You might be wondering why I do […]

Here’s How You Can Make The Exterior Of Your Home As Appealing As Possible

When it comes to your home, you want to be able to proud of it. However, if the exterior of your home isn’t well looked after, it’s easy to feel embarrassed about the appearance of your home.   No one wants a home that has grimy paint, a cluttered front yard and broken windows, tiles […]

Amazing Accommodation Ideas for Your Next Vacation

Image Source   Vacation is important, and every year thousands of people jet off to new locations. Taking a break from the stresses and strains of everyday life is essential. It’s how we relax and unwind, and revitalise ourselves. I love to take vacations, and I try to make sure I take one at least […]

Renovation 101: How I Gave My Garage A New Lease Of Life

Let’s face it. Most people don’t think about their garages when they’re renovating their homes. After all; they’re just places to park a car, right? The truth is, your home’s garage can soon look unkempt and neglected.   When that happens, it won’t be a welcoming place to park your pride and joy. Some people […]

Tips for Making Your Home Renovation Project Less Stressful

Having renovation work done to your home can be incredibly stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Use these useful tips to make the process as smooth as possible.   Use Professionals   When you’re doing a renovation job, you might be tempted to do the work yourself to cut down on costs. But unless […]

Super Tips To Make Your House Homely

  Does your home feel a little sterile from time to time? Your abode should be the place where you feel the most comfortable. If you are not happy in your house, you need to do something about it. Why don’t you try to make your house more homely than it is now? Before you […]

Check Out This Useful Guide For Home Maintenance

When you’re a homeowner, it’s important to have a home budget each year. This helps you to keep on top of those essential home improvements and maintenance requirements. Nothing lasts forever, and your home will need constant attention to stay in tip-top shape. It can be hard to keep on top of everything but if […]

How To Successfully Make Your Home Feel Bigger

One dream shared by most homeowners is that we’d love the property to feel bigger. Unfortunately, there is no magic wand to turn your house into a mansion. Unless you win the lottery, your best bet is to make the most of what you have.   There are many ways to make the home feel […]

8 Essential Tools That Every Proud DIYer Should Own

Regular readers of my blog know that I’m no stranger to a little DIY. I must confess, I’m a little more at home DIYing a new bean bag rather than fixing the plumbing. But, I’m still pretty handy when it comes to the bigger jobs! One of the things that gives me the confidence to […]

Top Problems You’ll Need To Sort Before Selling Your Home

Those of you who plan to relocate this year will want to get the best deal possible on your current property. That means you’ll need to present it in the best light imaginable. Removing family photographs and painting in neutral colors will only get you so far. Sometimes there are more important problems you need […]

Holloway Sportswear Review and Giveaway! #HollowayGear

I was lucky enough to receive a few fitness apparel items from Holloway Sportswear (which won’t officially launch until September) in exchange for an honest review. I chose: Dry-Excel™ 4-way stretch is a smooth polyester/spandex fabric with high stretch for extended range of motion and wicking technology with an odor-resistant treatment Low-rise fit with flatlock stitching […]

My Guide For Moving House In Five Easy Steps

Moving house is a stressful experience and the main reason for that is there is so much to think about. You want to find your dream home while making sure you get the best value for your old house. You have to be sure you get a good mortgage deal and that everything was moved […]

Awesome Additions to Help Make Your Garden More Wonderful

Image Source   Treat your garden with respect because it’s one of the best parts of your property. You should always look for ways to make your neighbors envious of your garden. And here are some great additions that will help you achieve this. Fence A fence is always a worthy addition to any garden. […]

3 Home Issues That Require Professional Help

Source:   Every home requires a little renovation and modernisation from time to time. Most homeowners try to complete these tasks in a cost-effective manner. In many cases, that means a spot of DIY.   There are several jobs that can be successfully completed by a handy DIY enthusiast. However, there are a number of […]

How I Brightened Up My Home’s Stairs & Landing

The landing and stairs are perhaps one of the most used areas of any home. They serve as a gateway between the different floors and are the first thing we see when we enter our abodes. But, the sad truth is that they are the least maintained parts of our houses!   That was quite […]

How to Frame a Bathroom Mirror

How to Frame a Bathroom Mirror Do you have a bathroom that needs sprucing up? You’ve already painted or wallpapered but something is still missing. Your mirror styling, or lack thereof, may be the problem. Give your bathroom the style you crave and the finished look you’ve dreamed about by framing it to your liking. […]

Energy Saving Tip (Keep a Full Freezer) Plus Lennox Energy Savings Superstar Contest #EnergySavingsSuperstar

Did you know that you use less electricity when you have a fully stocked fridge or freezer? That’s right, shopping in bulk saves you money in more ways than one. When there is more food in your fridge or freezer, it requires less energy to stay cold because it doesn’t have to work as hard. […]