How safe is your home?

How safe is your home?
Keeping your home and family safe is one of the things which you strive for in life. But sometimes when you move to a new area, it can be a bit daunting knowing how to keep your home safe. There is always talk around your local neighbourhood or street about crime and that can make you concerned. Don’t let this scare you, just take a look at our points below to see how you can improve your home’s security. Do your research You can use a website called

Tips on making room for Christmas

Tips on making room for Christmas
As we all know, Christmas is a very busy and exciting time of the year. It may be three weeks away, but it’s time to start thinking about your plans as it will soon creep up on you. Christmas can be stressful, but hopefully with these tips you can make one thing less hectic - making room for Christmas. Decluttering your home I think we can agree that we’re all guilty of hoarding things we don’t need, and when it comes to making room for Christmas you may

Always wanted the perfect outdoor living room?

Always wanted the perfect outdoor living room?
A dream of mine has always been to sit out on a Winter’s night, cooking marshmallows on a soaring fire pit whilst reclining on a comfy sofa with the ones I treasure the most. Doesn’t it sound lovely? You could have this too! Having an outside living area will not only make your property more appealing but it can in fact bring your family closer together. What’s better than sitting out and watching the stars together? Keep on reading to find out our five...

Things every family home needs

Things every family home needs
Are you thinking of starting a family and are unsure about what to look for in your new home? Finding a perfect home is always difficult, let alone when you have a fast growing family to think about. To help we have a list of some essential points which you should look for. Space to grow When looking at a new home, you need to think about the future and not your current situation. If you and your partner have discussed how many children you want, you

Home improvement on a shoestring budget

Home improvement on a shoestring budget
We all know that finding money to improve your home is hard to come by and there is nothing wrong with being a bit frugal. I’m sure a lot of us have a couple of rooms in our homes which we would love to spruce up but never seem to have any money to put into it. Take a look at our tips below on how to get the most for your money. Paint Paint is the quickest and easiest way to spruce up a room without breaking the bank. Paint can really change a roo

Home renovations can be a step towards a greener home

Home renovations can be a step towards a greener home
Being green and trying to save money is becoming more popular than ever. How many solar panels have popped up around your town? As people are becoming more aware of money and how to get their energy bills as low as possible, they have started to think of ways they can help improve the planet, create an eco-friendly environment to live in and benefit personally at the same time. Some of these ideas will cost a lot initially but you will make your money b...

How to keep your home cool this Summer

How to keep your home cool this Summer
Let’s cut to the chase. Over the past few weeks it has been getting hotter and hotter and it’s only going to get warmer over the next couple of months. I know that I for one am always dreaming of a cool home without having to purchase an air conditioner. It is very tempting to plant yourself within a couple-foot radius of the nearest fan or crank up the AC, but you could get the same effect for much less! We have the secret! Read on to find out how you can...

What are you going to do with your baby’s first room?

What are you going to do with your baby’s first room?
Are you due to have your amazing baby soon but stuck on ideas for their room? Do you have no idea what theme to go for because you don’t know their gender yet? If you’re struggling with these questions this short blog should be able to help you. Decorating a baby’s nursery can be a very exciting time. It allows you to create a special place for both you and your baby to spend time in. Surprisingly there is a lot more to it than putting up wall paper or ...

Be prepared for your first house viewing

Be prepared for your first house viewing
So someone has taken interest in your home and they are coming round in a few days… The viewing process is an essential part of marketing your home and trying to make it appealing to potential buyers. So it is very important that you put your best foot forward and try to make yourself as prepared as possible prior to any viewings taking place. The goal is to make your home more appealing to your audience. Clean as a whistle… Clean your home from top t

6 ways to make your kitchen seem bigger than it is

6 ways to make your kitchen seem bigger than it is
As we all know the kitchen is the heart of the home and more of us wish they were just that little bit bigger. Well, there are a few tricks which you can use to give that false illusion of space. Clutter free zone By keeping your worktops clear it will massively enhance the illusion of space in your kitchen. There are some things which do need to stay on your worktops like your kettle but there are some things you rarely use and take up much needed s