What To Do In A Home Crisis

What To Do In A Home Crisis

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We live in a time where pretty much all of us are blessed to say we have a fully functioning home that can keep us sheltered and safe. With the way the builders, electricians, plumbers and other highly-skilled workers have been grafting away at homes, we tend to forget that they are just materials formed together to make a big hut!

They’re not impenetrable, and they’re not unbreakable, however. We don’t often have overly distressing problems with our homes, but they certainly can happen. Perhaps it’s a tiny, little mistake you’ve made that can lead to a huge issue. They don’t even have to be man-made problems – the earth is a crazy place and can rustle up something disastrous out of nowhere. If some kind of crisis rears its ugly face, then you’ll probably be a little overwhelmed. Let’s take a little look at things you can do to limit any stresses and strains you may have. Continue reading

DIY On Vacation: 5 Great Crafts For Traveling

DIY On Vacation: 5 Great Crafts For Traveling

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The warmer months are right around the corner, which means that most of us have already begun preparations for our summer vacations. If you’re quite a crafty person, you may not like the idea of spending days or weeks without a craft. Thankfully, regardless of where you go or how you travel, there will always be downtime within which you can get creative. You just need to find a project that can survive the trip. With that in mind, here are five great craft ideas for travel.  

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Small Bathroom? Here Are Design Tips For You

Small Bathroom? Here Are Design Tips For You

If you have a small bathroom, it can be a nightmare to create something that is both relaxing and functional. So what do you do? Go minimal? Go all out? Well, big bathrooms have the bonus of being pretty easy to decorate, but what works for them won’t work for you. But you’ve heard that the best thing come in smaller packages right?

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Key things to know about co-living spaces

Key things to know about co-living spaces

The current rental market has made it very difficult for people to find affordable accommodation in good areas. There aren’t many options for those wanting to rent and if they do find a small cheap apartment, they usually have to travel very far to get to work. The other option that people may consider is checking Craigslist for a roommate but that comes with its own problems as well. Co-living is becoming increasingly popular in expensive cities as people are now able to experience high end living at a fraction of the price that they would normally pay. Continue reading

How to make house windows more energy efficient

How to make house windows more energy efficient

If you live in an old home and have not replaced or repaired the home since, chances are that your windows are not energy efficient. You might think that replacing the windows is the best option however it may be a costly affair. Having energy efficient windows is important as windows that are not adequately insulated could increase your energy bill.

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3 Things You Can Do with a Large Room in Your Home

3 Things You Can Do with a Large Room in Your Home

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Having a large room in your home that you’re not quite sure what to do with is, let’s say, a pretty good problem to have. Sure, it can be harder to cool or heat a large room, but there’s a lot that you can do with it if you set your mind to the task.

All too often, people with large homes, and oversized rooms to spare in those homes, end up using their free space for nothing more sophisticated than chaotic storage.

It’s not exactly uncommon to walk around a large home and be impressed with how tidy and well organised it is, only to then open the wrong door and see mountains of clothes stacked haphazardly all over the place, along with assorted bits of furniture, memorabilia, and general-purpose clutter.

Instead of doing that, here are a few suggestions for things you can do with a large room in your home.

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Things To Ask Before Buying Your First Home

Things To Ask Before Buying Your First Home

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Buying your first home is certainly an exciting time, but it’s not something that should be taken lightly since it’s not only a big financial commitment, but also something that’s going to take a lot of your time and energy to really get things going the way you want them to, so in this post we’re going to share with you some of the things you should always ask before buying your first home so that we can hopefully help you find the best possible deal and also find your ideal place to live and build a life in. Continue reading

How To Turn Your Garage Into A Multi-Functional Space

How To Turn Your Garage Into A Multi-Functional Space

Most people use the garage for storing their car or maybe just as a storage area for all of the junk that they don’t need but haven’t thrown away yet. But is that really the best way to use that space? There are so many other things that you can do with the garage and if you’re just using it for storage, you’re wasting a valuable space in your home that you could be using for so many other practical things. If you haven’t been doing much with your garage, here are a few simple things that you can add to make it a lot more functional.

 

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Fantastic Fireplaces: Inspirational Ideas

Fantastic Fireplaces: Inspirational Ideas

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Fireplaces have long been a staple of human homes, serving the dual purpose of providing warmth while adding extra aesthetic appeal to the room. However, what actually constitutes a ‘fireplace’ has changed significantly over the years. Modern fireplaces are far more flexible and dynamic, and if you want to make the most of yours, here are a few ideas you might want to keep in mind…

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