Quick fixes to improve your home

Quick fixes to improve your home
There are many little things you can do to improve the condition of your home, and they don’t have to cost a lot either! Take a look at our blog to see some quick and easy ways to improve your home. Creaky doors This might not seem like the most important thing to do, but creaky doors can get annoying after a while. Especially when you are nodding off to sleep and you are suddenly woken by the creaking of the bathroom door. Just spray a little bit of WD4

Home improvement tips for the wine lovers

Home improvement tips for the wine lovers
If you’re a bit like me and have a little addiction to wine, you will understand that your home can really showcase your obsession. There are a few ways you can improve your home whilst keeping wine in mind. Check out some of our tips below to really make your home stand out. Kitchen The kitchen is usually the place you store your wine, but this doesn’t mean it has to be boring. I know when I put wine in my fridge I barely have room for it, so this ma

Guest Blog: Why the appearance of your home can affect the income you make from it

Guest Blog: Why the appearance of your home can affect the income you make from it
Being a landlord comes with plenty of different responsibilities. Although there are both tenant and landlord rights, it is important that you know the difference between what you are duty bound to, and what your tenants should be doing. Failing to comply to the landlord regulations can dramatically affect the income that you will make from it. If you have recently bought a new house, or your previous tenants are moving out of an existing one, before yo...

Life under the stairs: How can you make the most of that awkward alcove?

Life under the stairs: How can you make the most of that awkward alcove?
That awkward space under the stairs is often an area of neglect. It is used for abandoning school bags and muddy boots, which is the most familiar scene. But it doesn't have to be that way. Restore order into your home by turning an unused space into a beautifully efficient room by turning it into the thing you have always wanted, but never had room for. Wine room Why not turn the empty space into the wine cellar you have always dreamed of? Whilst th

Top 5 deposit-friendly decorating tips for renters

Top 5 deposit-friendly decorating tips for renters
Whilst renting definitely has its fair share of perks, at times it doesn’t feel like home as you can’t have all the personal touches you want to add. The last thing you want is to create lots of holes in your walls and anger your landlord. However, don’t feel at a loss, our decorating tips can give the perfect stylish rental home you always wanted. Removable wallpaper No damage, residue or difficult application. Removable wallpaper is the top tool fo

The worst things you can do to your home

The worst things you can do to your home
If you’re planning on improving your home any time soon it may be best to read up on the things you want avoid. Bad design ideas can ruin the way your home looks and feels and that’s the last thing you want. We have compiled a list of some of the worst things you could do… The killer neck-ache Although it may look like a great decorative feature, having your TV way above a fireplace can be a bad idea. Do this if you want neck pains and have an un-enj

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 can I save my rental deposit?

How can I save my rental deposit?
Moving into your first rented property is an exciting adventure. You’ve made it. You’ve got your own home. It’s time to explore the local area, buy decorative items and invest in homely goods (some of which you may never use!). However there is a sting at the end of your tenancy. The dreaded questions you ask to yourself – will I get my deposit back? In the past there have been many issues between landlords, letting agents and their tenants about thi...

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…
Do you have a garden shed rotting away or filled with bits and bobs that you haven’t looked at in years? As summer is drawing closer, why not use some of our ideas to create the perfect summer retreat? 1 – Summerhouse Have you always wanted a summer house to show off to your neighbours? This is the perfect opportunity to do so. If your shed is not large enough you could also knock it down and re-build. Be careful though, if it is too large you might ...