How To Get Stunning Furniture At Low Prices

How To Get Stunning Furniture At Low Prices

A lot of people rule out buying designer furniture because they deem it to be far too expensive. Whilst there is no denying the fact that there are furniture pieces that amount to thousands of pounds, there are also cheaper yet equally stunning options too. Of course, these will not be as cheap as the low-quality products you find in cheap high street stores in terms of the money you pay up front. But designer products and high-quality interiors last for a lifetime, and therefore, in the long run, you can say that they are actually better value for money. And when you consider the unique, high quality and innovative designer furniture pieces available, you see why you have to pay a little bit more.

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Making Your Home Warm This Coming Winter

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Making Your Home Warm This Coming Winter

Winter is just around the corner, and now that the cold weather is starting to kick in, a lot of us are thinking of ways to keep warm this winter – ideally without costing a fortune in heating bills.

The seasons would appear to be getting more and more pronounced, with more extreme weather hitting our shores on a yearly basis – the occurrence of sweltering summers and winter storms are showing a much more distinct contrast than in previous decades.  As summer was so hot this year, in most parts of the world, it tends to mean that we’re in for a particularly cold winter – so it’s time to batten down the hatches and find ways to make your house warm and cosy this year.

This article looks at three areas in which you can make your house warmer and more energy efficient this winter:

 

  1. FLOORS

Interestingly, whilst we all know the majority of heat is lost through the roof, the place we tend to feel the cold the most is through our feet.  Imagine walking on a cold stone floor on a cold winter’s morning and you’re instantly transported to that feeling of reluctance to even get out of bed, let alone, go about your day.

It’s therefore important, in terms of keeping warm and insulated, that you invest in some decent carpet and thick insulation that is not only soft and spongy to walk on, but it also much warmer for your feet and your entire house.

You might want to check out carpettogo.com/2016/08/5-best-carpet-brands-homeowners/ to find some of the best carpet brands for homeowners looking to kep the heat within their homes this winter.

In the alternative, if there are rooms where carpet isn’t appropriate, such as a kitchen, you might want to invest in some underfloor heating – or simply buy a pair of cosy slippers.

 

  1.  WINDOWS & DOORS

The heat we lose though the cracks between the windows and doors in our home is considerable.  Of course, there has to be a gap, otherwise you would be living in an airlock and unable to get in or out of your home — but there are things you can do to prevent this gap being a source of escape for all the heat that’s generated within your home.

In addition to installing double glazing or triple glazing you want to have some thick curtains and draft excluders around your doors and windows in order to keep the heat from escaping out the cracks.

 

  1.  INSULATE

The last, but most important aspect is that you ensure there is plenty of loft insulation – as we all know heat rises and escapes through the roof.  It’s therefore a good idea to consider whether your insulation needs upgrading, replacing or repairing in certain areas in order to keep as much heat into your house as possible.  Also, don’t forget the walls, in that if you are building an extension for instance, you will want to ensure the walls have plenty of insulation to keep the heat in.

 

Three Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

Three Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

Your home is something that you may always want to take pride in. Whether you rent or own your home, being house proud is something that we can all be if we try. But, your home may need a little sprucing from time to time to help you make it appear to look fabulous. Not everyone has a bank full of money ready to decorate every room, and not all of us really have the time for extensive refurbishments, but there than be easy ways that you can spruce up your home to make it look amazing. I wanted to share with you just three of the things that you could try.

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4 Steps To A Greener Home

4 Steps To A Greener Home

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When talking about a greener home, we aren’t suggesting you get the green paint out, and cover both the interior and the exterior of your house with whatever shade suits you. You could do that – some shades of green are fantastic mood-enhancers – but we are clearly talking about something else.

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Fall Wardrobe Must Have’s

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Fall Wardrobe Must Have’s

I am so excited to share with you some of my favorite wardrobe items! Cooler weather is already here and its time to take advantage of some of theses amazing going on!

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Renovation Budget

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Renovation Budget

So you have realized that your current home is no longer serving you, and there is time for a change. No matter if your circumstances have changed, or your preferences, maybe you have taken on a new craft hobby, or the kids left the house, it might be time for your home to work for you again. No matter how small your budget is, you will be able to make some small or big adjustments that will make a difference for the rest of your life. Below you will find a few ideas to help you plan your renovation and stay on your budget.

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Four Options For Creative Home Expansion

Four Options For Creative Home Expansion

There is a worry among modern homeowners that there just isn’t enough space. There is a huge issue with negative equity due to the drop in housing value. Negative equity stops homeowners from being able to pay off their previous mortgages with the use of a sale, so whether they have outgrown the space they’re living in or not, there’s no way to buy a bigger house.

It’s all rather sad, really. People work hard and they want to be able to have more space and yet they can’t sell to have the money to do it. The choice that these homeowners make is between putting up with the little space that they do have, or expand on it instead. There is the option to continue to look for homes for sale, too. No one has to put up with feeling cramped and hemmed in if they don’t want to, you just have to be willing to get a little creative! So, with that in mind, the following tips can help you to realise your options for expansion, so while you’re not making a palace from a bijou apartment, you’re able to pull the extra square footage out of your home.

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Vintage Market Days of Metro Dayton

Vintage Market Days of Metro Dayton

We are so excited to share that we will be a vendor at the VMD of Metro Dayton. We wanted to share some details of the event and hope to see you there!

Details on the Who, what, where!
Vintage Market Days Metro Dayton
November 2-4, 2018
Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio

Hours-
Friday 10-5  $10
Saturday 10-5 $5
Sunday 10-4 $5

FREE PARKING AT THE EVENT

Children 12 and under

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Are These Little Issues Ruining Your Home Aesthetic?

Are These Little Issues Ruining Your Home Aesthetic?

We all want a stunning and remarkable home that looks stylish and fabulous. We want to love walking around our property and to impress guests whenever they come over. What’s stopping you from achieving this? You might have spent a fortune correcting problems around your property and renovating rooms. You might have even bought fancy new furniture for each area of your property. But as is often the case, it’s all about the smaller details that you might have missed. So, let’s deal with some of these little problems that could have a large impact on how your home is perceived.

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How To Bring Life To A Boring Living Room

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How To Bring Life To A Boring Living Room

Considering the humble living room is where we spend most of our downtime, it makes perfect sense to give it a makeover when it’s starting to look a little bit tired and weathered. If you have been sat at home recently bemoaning your surroundings, perhaps it’s time you kickstarted new life into your room. But where should you start?

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