Posts Tagged‘home’

How to Hang Wall Art

Do you have all the right furniture for your home but feel that something’s missing? Many modern homes and apartments have huge, plain walls that require more than just an empty space. Wall art is an elegant solution that many people use, but it takes more to hang wall art than just slapping it on the wall. Here is the ultimate guide to hanging wall art. Looking at the Blank Space Before you even start considering the many types of wall art available, you will have to look at the blank space you want to fill and consider what will best…

What to Look For in a Fireplace Screen

Finding the right fireplace screen for your property can be quite a challenge. It is important therefore, that before you begin to search for ‘fire place screens near me’ on the search engine, that first you have a good understanding of what exactly it is that you should bear in mind before you go off looking. Over the years fireplace screens have changed a great deal in terms of what we want from them, and this is why it is important to break down which will be the ideal screen for your needs at home. Here then are some fo…

10 Essential Tools You Need In Your House For DIY Home Improvements and Repairs

Home improvements and repairs can be daunting because of the cost to hire a pro and the list just keeps getting longer – from remodelling the kitchen to reinventing a room, adding energy-efficient windows and appliances, repainting the house, deck addition, basic updates and the list goes. Instead of hiring a team of day laborers to carry out these tasks, there are many household projects that are better done with your own two hands, provided you are equipped with the appropriate tools. Home improvements increase the value of your home and DIY home projects can save you an insane amount…

Vinyl flooring: for quick and easy home renovations

Tough lockdown may appear to be over, a large percentage of us are still working from home. You may have already started to make ‘the list’ of things you’ve noticed around your home that you either want to rejuvenate, repair or replace. If one of the items on your list happens to be your flooring then you’ll be pleased to know that there is a flooring on the market which will help you spend less and enjoy being at home more. Here are a few ways that vinyl flooring makes being at home pleasurable. Almost-instant installation First things first, your…

How to Create a Cozy Living Space

When you’ve had a long day or week, you want to come home to a comforting, calming space where you can switch off and relax. Your living space should be a place where you can be yourself and which will offer you the warmth and protection that you need. It’s always nice to give your home a revamp from time to time, and it’s an opportunity to try something new. However, it’s still important to retain that sense of comfort, so here are some useful tips for you to think about if you’re redecorating to help you maintain a cozy…

How Plants Contribute in Your Family Love

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” — Alfred Austin Besides contributing to the innate qualities of purifying the air around us, indoor plants also help to hold a family together. Indoor plants like jade, money plants and bamboo plants tend to bless us and our families and us with good luck, wealth and prosperity. David Hobson, an eminent opera composer, quite aptly described there are many reasons to grow a plant, which are to please the eye, delight…

The best way to keep your house pest-free this winter

Even if you think mice are sweet the last thing you want to see is one sticking its head out of the bread bin or sat in with the cheese. Mice do look sweet, but they can bite and they create waste constantly, that’s why you can trace the path of a mouse by looking at feces. Unfortunately, their urine and feces do carry a number of viruses that can leave you ill. That’s a good enough reason to make sure the mice and other pests stay out of your home this winter. If you’re not sure whether you have a…

Tips on How to Keep Your Home Fresh and Clean

A home is usually the place most people feel safe. It is where fond memories are made that involve growing up and eventually building a family of your own. For many homeowners, maintaining a fresh and clean home is a thing of pride. Most children grow up seeing their parents, particularly mothers, seemingly obsessed with tidying up the house. Only when they become homeowners or rent an apartment, do they realise the work that goes into it, the joy of coming home to a clean space, and truly appreciate the health benefits for keeping their family safe and healthy. If…

South Bay Energy – Simple Tips to Save Energy Around The Home

Despite what many people believe there is a great deal which you can do in the home to reduce the amount of energy which you are using. A use of excessive energy in the home doesn’t just harm the planet, it will also have a much bigger impact on your finances. There are literally hundreds of ways in which you can save energy around the home and we spoke to the team at South Bay Energy to find out which are the most effective. Why not give these tips a try and watch your energy bills tumble! Timers Whether you are…

How do I keep my kitchen pest-free?

The kitchen is still considered the heart of the home because this is where families meet and spend the most time together. It’s also the most desirable place for most pests because this is where the food and water is. If you have a pest issue then, in most cases, the first sighting of the pest will be in the kitchen. In fact, you can use the first sighting to locate a nest as there will always be a trail, you simply need to follow it back. If you’re not sure how to do this then your local pest control service will…