5 Tips for Welcoming Summer Into Your Home

The word “summer” conjures up images of beaches, lazy afternoons sipping lemonade, and balmy evenings by a pool. The hot months of the year seem to urge relaxation and a slower pace. When getting into summer mode, however, a more relaxed lifestyle does not mean that you must give up all style, for yourself or for your house. There are fashionable ways to get into …

5 Smart Options for your New Shower Cubicle

Are you replacing your shower enclosure? There are many reasons for a shower cubicle replacement, from the need for more space to the decision to upgrade to a fancier model, from the need for a newer cubicle to a full bathroom refurbishment. Whatever your reason for change, you will need to find the best new shower cubicle possible. Take a look at these ideas for …

Often Overlooked Home Maintenance Problems You Need to Tackle Soon

You probably lose track of how many home maintenance tasks you perform every week because they’ve become so familiar and done almost automatically. Cutting the grass, cleaning the gutters, and repainting faded surfaces are all things people do regularly to keep their homes functional and visually pleasing. Even if you’re staying on top of all those necessities, you might be overlooking some things that could …

Yes, You Can Keep Your Energy Bills in Check!

Buildings account for a lot of the energy that is used in the U.S. Of that energy, about half of it is used to power our homes. Reducing the amount of energy you use means that your energy bills will be lower. There are quite a few ways that you can lower your energy bills without breaking the bank to do it. Let’s take a …

Choosing a Natural Stone Kitchen Countertop

When you’re mulling over your kitchen renovation, one of the most important pieces to consider is the countertops. Selection criteria differ from person to person, but most evaluate their choices based on durability, looks, upkeep and cost. It’s important to think about your needs and lifestyle carefully, so you can choose versions that work well in your overall kitchen design. Natural stone countertops remain a …

Tips for a Welcoming and Cosy Guest Bedroom

One of the best ways to make your friends and family feel welcome in your home is to create a cosy, welcoming guest bedroom where they can feel comfortable and relaxed. A room filled with home comforts, practical touches and cosy materials will be perfect for any guest, and ensure they have a wonderful experience whilst staying in your home. Here are a few top …

5 Reasons to Buy an Older Home

When you’re home shopping, it often helps to know what you want. For instance, if you want a “smart” house, an older home may not fit your needs unless it has been overhauled or unless you want to make that type of investment in it. Speaking of older homes, though, they offer a ton of benefits. Here’s a look at just a few. 1. Location …

Getting your home ready for the holiday season

In keeping with the holiday spirit, no home would be complete without festive decorations. Nothing puts festive cheer in the air quite like gathering the whole family together to deck the halls. Done right, it can be a fun bonding experience that even children can enjoy. Working with a plan Before hauling the Christmas decoration boxes down from the attic, it is important to have …