There are many advantages of buying an older home if you can get the right deal on the right property. An old house can generally carry lower a price tag than brand new houses in the vicinity and being one of the first in the area, old houses can even be situated on the best plots. However, finding the right deal isn’t as easy as it sounds because if you are not extra careful, they can also come with a ton of problems. To help you avoid making such mistakes, here is a list of five things that you need to check before buying any old property.
Your young child is no longer small, and you decide that it is time to redecorate the room so that it is age-appropriate; however, makeovers can be expensive. From wall hangings to throw rugs to furniture, one can spend an exorbitant amount of money making over a child’s room. However, one need not spend a fortune to turn a small child’s bedroom into one that can grow to fit the needs of older children and teenagers.
A dull, dark space can often impact your mood, even on the brightest days. Fortunately, there are many clever tricks you can use to create a lighter, brighter space. Find out how to add some much-needed light into a dark room.
I like to set myself tasks, sometimes they are tiny things and sometimes very large tasks. The Summer Holidays are great as there is no rushing around on the school runs. This usually means I can get more done, as I am around the home a bit more than term time. With that in mind, I have a mini bucket list of things to do in the Summer Holidays around our family home. Some of these tasks would be a fun thing to do with the kiddies too.
Indoor gardening doesn’t just provide oxygen, pleasant-smelling air, and a source of nutritious vegetables. It’s also a great hobby and an instant decor boost for your home’s interior. Many first-time indoor gardeners worry that their lack of experience will prevent them from planting and enjoying their own houseplants – but fortunately for all of us, it’s easy to get started. Here are fifteen easy tips that will help you to get your indoor garden planned, planted and looking great.
Have you also noticed the pleasant calmness of a garden early in the morning? Even in the early evening, when it’s bathed in a violet-like light from the setting sun, greeting the family of birds who always hangs out in your tree at the end of the day – if only the sunset could linger a bit longer.
Summer is very much here, hopefully I am not the only parent to be suffering from the “daylight at bedtime, therefore it cannot be bedtime” issue with the children? The long days mean that darkness hits around 9:30pm, which is far too late for the kiddies to be going to bed. There is an answer to this though: blackout blinds! They are a must have for any child’s bedroom, completely magic.
I have been looking at houses for what feels like years now, trying to find the right house for our family. They are either too small, or too dark, too new or not enough “toy space”. One thing I have been focussed on though is the garden. I want the right garden, no negotiations. It has to be a big garden. It has to have space for the children to play, the grown ups to relax and the furbabies to run around. Quite a large list and quite impossible with our budget.
The Tidy Books box is perfect for the little ones bedroom or playroom: it is a great storage box for books and comes complete with a clock to learn to tell the time. It not only looks nice in the lounge, or playroom, it is amazing how many books it can hold.
The blueprints are ready. All the permits have been signed and approved. All that’s left to do is start on with the construction, but wait! Is your site ready for construction? Are you following all the safety codes applicable in your area? Many people overlook the importance of getting a site ready for construction. Failing to do so is bound to get someone in trouble or worse, result in someone getting injured. The most important thing to do at a construction site is to safeguard the labour and all the people involved in the building process, even the pedestrians. And to ensure their safety, certain measures must be taken.