There comes a time when you get tired of looking at the same old furniture and decide to change the visual appearance of your home. Before you attempt something like it I would like to give you some advice and basic guidance regarding furniture. We all know that if you want quality belongings you have to be prepared to pay the price. However, keep in mind that you paying a lot doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get the best quality. Continue reading
When you own or rent a place, it comes at a price. It’s nothing like when you were living with your parents. Even though you helped them keep your old house tidy and well maintained your future situation will have absolutely nothing in common with the past. Now you’re the one fully responsible for small fixes, major issues and even carpet cleaning. Of course, not all of us are handy with tools or great with dusting or vacuuming. In such case your option is to hire a professional contractor or carpet cleaners. But if you want to make the effort and learn how to take care for your home, then you’re reading the right article. Continue reading
It’s difficult to unlearn deeply grounded habits and modes of thinking. All efforts to change behaviour are accomplished with great difficulty. However, sustainable living is a cause worth making the effort. Reducing energy and natural resources consumption and cutting personal carbon footprint are paramount in the fight with global warming. Even skeptics look more and more convinced of the effects of unrestrained consumption. Continue reading
You would be surprised how many ways there are to save moeny in the summer. If you think that you only spend money in the summer, think twice. Even though your air conditoner works overtime to cool your home, there are lots of ways to decrease its burden, hence its electircity consumption. Continue reading with this article to learn a few secrets you would wish you had know earlier. Continue reading
Carpets have a lot to offer. They are soft and warm, add colour and style to the interior, certain types are inexpensive compared to other flooring options and professional carpet cleaning doesn’t cost much. However, when it comes to decide what type of floor to choose for your bedroom then the fight is between comfort versus functionality. Not many people can say no to the soft environment a carpet provides. So, to help you out I will try to list and weight a number of advantages and a few drawbacks concerning carpets. Continue reading
When you don’t have an entire day to clean your home, you will have to deal with what you have. What if family friends call and tell you they will be at your place in an hour, even less? How can you catch up with all the cleaning chores you have left for the weekend? Carpet cleaning, kitchen and bathroom cleaning or window cleaning are time-consuming tasks. But don’t despair. Below you can find a few great ideas to help you prep your home in under 40 minutes for your guests. Continue reading
It’s time for carpet cleaning in your home to go the green way. Even though you’re consistent in your efforts to spot clean it, it comes a time when it’s just not enough. One day you turn around and take a closer look at the floor only to realize that your home carpet is a few shades darker than when you bought it. Another possible scenario is that one day you spill a cup of black coffee. Hastily you start blotting and then cleaning the area, only to see that the cleaned area is much lighter than the rest. Continue reading
According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA), injuries related to the misuse of tools and machinery account for 87,000 people turning up at hospital in the UK each year and stepladder accidents resulting in around 41,000.
With such a large amount of house related accidents as a result of DIY activity, it’s no wonder that the emphasis on health and safety whilst decorating your home is ever more important.
From laying new carpets and installing new bathrooms, to putting up shelves and even cleaning up when you’re finished, the following top ten safety tips will ensure that any health and safety hazards are kept to a minimum. Continue reading
If the exterior of your home is starting to lose its appeal, it is about time that you start getting it back in shape. Making the exterior of your home especially charming doesn’t mean expensive details or ambitious landscaping projects. Small changes, like the four examples given below, could go a long way toward establishing a charming curb appeal that your guests as well as passers-by cannot resist ogling at. Continue reading
Don’t be disheartened thinking that your home cannot be improved, that it is too old, too worn out etc. Careful planning, strategic updates and stylish improvements will have you and everyone else falling in love with your home in no time at all. But be aware of certain things when embarking on an home improvement project. Continue reading