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A guide on how to clean a toilet

A guide on how to clean a toilet

Did you know that our typical toilets can be among the cleaner items in our bathroom? As surprising as it sounds, a 2011 NSF International study outlined you’re your toothbrush holder contains an alarmingly higher amount of germs, mould, and bacteria compared to your toilet seat or even toilet handle. It is therefore essential to ensure you know how to clean a toilet properly. VIEW the POST

Bring life to your outdoor space: 6 top ways

Bring life to your outdoor space: 6 top ways

Outdoors is the perfect place to relax and enjoy some peace. But, what if your outdoor space isn't quite as enjoyable as you would like it to be? Here are some ways to make your outdoor space feel alive. I love our garden now we have made some changes and made it look to our taste. Making family space was essential for us. VIEW the POST

The best home gym ideas for families

Having a family might mean you don’t get the time to drive to the gym anymore but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on fitness altogether. If you’ve been thinking about transforming your spare room into a home gym for a while, then these ideas will give you the motivation you need to make your dream a reality. Having these home gym ideas in your back pocket will give you a good start on your journey.

How to install solar panels correctly: A homeowner’s guide

How to install solar panels correctly: A homeowner’s guide

If you are thinking about getting solar panels for your home, it is useful to know how the installation process works. This is a great homeowners guide to how solar panels are installed, making sure you install solar panels correctly means you know what you are looking for in companies and you make the most of them. VIEW the POST

Keeping the house clean while the kids still live in it

Keeping the house clean while the kids still live in it

As a parent, one of the battles that you will face every single day is the attempt you make to keep your house clean. Here’s the thing about that: you are not going to be able to kick the kids out, they’re going to make a mess, and everyone has the same issue - so why is this a problem for everyone to admit? Kids are messy, and we all need to agree with that! VIEW the POST

Wow with stunning Renaissance design in your home

The Renaissance period occurred from the mid-14th century until the late-16th century. Therefore, Renaissance design refers to Italian interior design from this period, including furnishings, interior decorations, and decorative arts. Nowadays, a lot of designers take inspiration from the Renaissance period. Read on to discover everything you need to know.

5 Tips for decorating your children’s playroom area

5 Tips for decorating your children’s playroom area

It’s no secret that children are almost always hyperactive and are looking for various ways to keep themselves entertained. Whether it is throwing a ball, playing with dolls or simply drawing, kids of all ages like it when they are doing something exciting and creative. One excellent way to help them reach new levels of fun is to create their own playroom area right in your home. If you are one of the lucky ones who have a spare room in your house, you can easily turn it into a fun den where your children can engage in all kinds of plays. We were lucky to have a children's playroom in our last house, but it isn't something we have here. VIEW the POST

Simple ways to turn a lifeless outdoor space into a gorgeous garden

Simple ways to turn a lifeless outdoor space into a gorgeous garden

Summer is just around the corner and many of us will be looking forward to enjoying hazy days in the sunshine and hanging out with friends and family. If your outdoor space is currently bland or lifeless, don’t panic. Here are some simple ways to create a gorgeous garden.  VIEW the POST

Is moving the right decision for your family?

Many of us will come to a point in our lives when we think about relocating or moving to a smaller, larger or different style of property. If you’re considering moving, here are some factors to think about before you put a for sale sign up or give notice on a rental agreement. Moving with a family can be hard, so it’s important to make the right decision.

Adding flair to a playroom

Adding flair to a playroom

Having a designated space in your home for your children to play can be a wonderful idea. Not only does this give them room to create and explore the different aspects of play, but it also means you can keep toys limited to that room, meaning they are not left all over the house. While having that spare room can be helpful, you may want to jazz it up a little, so that your children really feel that the space is their own. Our kids loved having a playroom. This can be done in a number of simple ways, without needing too high a budget either. VIEW the POST

Cost-effective ways to maintain a cool home throughout the Summer

Cost-effective ways to maintain a cool home throughout the Summer

With summertime just around the corner, there are numerous things parents will need to consider. How will children spend their weekdays in the absence of school? What sorts of family activities should your crew undertake this summer? How can we avoid paying an arm and a leg in cooling costs each month? Fortunately, when it comes to the third question, there are copious cost-effective answers. Although many of us are tempted to simply run our air conditioning around the clock, this approach to home cooling is not only bad for the environment – it can also prove disastrous for your personal finances. Parents looking to save big on summertime cooling costs should consider the following measures and how to maintain a cool home for less. VIEW the POST

Designing a workspace that benefits your health

Whether you are looking at creating your own business office, or you are merely starting to work from home, you will probably be keen to ensure that the place you work is not damaging to your health. There are a lot of things that you will need to keep in mind here, but as long as you are aware of some of those, you should find that your workspace can actually benefit your health, rather than hinder it. In this post, we’ll take a look at this in some detail, so you can determine how you are going to design a workspace that’s good for you.

Setting up your garden for an amazing Summer of lockdown easing

Setting up your garden for an amazing Summer of lockdown easing

One of the first purchases we bought when we finished the garden patio is our garden furniture. Creating a special space in our gardens, for a Summer of lockdown easing, is on everyone’s to do list this Spring and Summer. There are lots of ways you can do this too, here is my plan for the next few months and how we are setting up our garden for a summer of family and friends time. VIEW the POST

Home upgrades you may have put off until now

Home upgrades you may have put off until now

Managing a household is tough and often a complex task, despite how worthwhile it is. This goes double if you have a career or a family to run, and perhaps tenfold if you’re trying to do both. No matter what you enjoy or what you think is most important about your home, you no doubt have a desire to upgrade it and to renovate or redecorate over time. That’s perfectly natural. We have enjoyed doing home upgrades in our family home over the years. VIEW the POST

Unique home decor tips from Kimberly Duncan

No matter who you are or where you live, you want a nice home. A nice home is a way to give your family a comfortable life and show them how important they are to you. It shows the world your status in the world. It does not have to be a mansion. But it should speak of quality, comfort, and understated elegance. These are the true features people of wealth insist on when decorating the homes they will live in. You don’t have to be wealthy though to add these features to your home, these home decor tips are for everyone.

What leads to a well-functioning home?

What leads to a well-functioning home?

Life isn’t easy, especially if you have a family. It can feel like there’s always something that needs to be done, and that we’re always running around. While it’ll never be easy, we can always hope to make things a little easier. There are many elements that’ll contribute to this, including having a home that works for you. If you have a property that supports your family and which you can just take for granted will provide a solid base, then you’ll find it much easier to handle all of life’s responsibilities. I love these well-functioning home ideas! VIEW the POST

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

5 Timeless beds that’ll never go out of style

If you are looking to update your bedroom but at a crossroads when choosing a new centerpiece, we don't blame you. With so many options out there, choosing a timeless piece that can easily fit into upcoming décor trends is crucial if you don't want to invest in a new bed every single season. As interior design tastes are rapidly changing, if some degree of thought isn't put into your bedroom's style and organization, your space will quickly become obsolete. I love these timeless beds, they are so stylish and I could have either one in my bedroom! VIEW the POST

9 House viewing ideas to make your home irresistible

There is plenty to consider when you’re selling your home, but a good place to start is to entice in prospective buyers by getting it ready for viewings. To find out how, read on… If you’re selling your home, you’ll no doubt understand how important it is to make sure that it is portrayed in the best possible light. So, considering house viewing ideas is essential. After all, you want to make it as attractive as possible for potential buyers, right? But how exactly can you spruce up your home ready for viewers? This is also good tips for Instagram loveable photos!

10 Buy-to-Let home design ideas to keep your tenants happy

10 Buy-to-Let home design ideas to keep your tenants happy

If you’re a landlord, you’ll no doubt want to make sure that you keep your tenants happy. What better way to do that than to invest in some unique design ideas? Here’s how… As a landlord, you have plenty of responsibilities towards your tenants. Whether it’s making sure that maintenance issues are handled correctly, or your tenant’s deposit is protected in a government-backed scheme, your duties are never-ending. But have you considered how important it is to review how the properties you rent out are designed? As a family that rented up until 2 years ago, we understand how important it is to consider home design ideas! VIEW the POST

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

How to do a bedroom makeover using peel and stick wallpaper

The most important room in any house is the bedroom. You feel like giving it a makeover every now and then. The best way of giving your bedroom a makeover is by changing the way your walls look. Getting them painted every now and then is a lot of hassle and mess. This is where the peel and stick wallpapers idea came from, that will save you from all the hassle and mess. Peel and stick wallpaper as featured in this article are one of kind and made of fine quality. The next step for our master bedroom is to make a feature wall behind the bed. VIEW the POST

Five tips to create a stunning family bathroom everyone will love

The bathroom is somewhere that everyone in your family needs to feel comfortable in. It’s a room that everyone uses at least once a day, but it’s also a place people can go to relax after a long and stressful day with work or just life in general. In busy families, the bathroom can be a source of contention, with everyone often needing to use it around the same time in the morning, for example, before work or school. Given everyone’s taste are different, but the bathroom, like other living spaces, needs to be accessible and enjoyable for everyone, it can seem challenging to create a stylish family bathroom everyone will love.

6 Things to do when you move into a new home

6 Things to do when you move into a new home

If you have managed to buy a new home or indeed are renting, there are some things you should do as soon as you move in. While the housing stock for purchase is relatively low at present, there are still people moving. It may be an exciting time for you or you may have had to move for other reasons. No matter the reason for your move, below are some things to do to ensure your move is a successful one. VIEW the POST

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

7 quick tips to keep your kitchen clean

Cooking in a messy kitchen can be a daunting task. While you look forward to preparing tasty meals for your family, cleaning a dirty kitchen before you start meal preparation can drain your energy. That’s why you should aim to keep your kitchen in order. If you find it hard to maintain its cleanliness, this guide offers simple but effective tips to keep your kitchen clean. VIEW the POST

A Guide to looking after your home when you have kids

A Guide to looking after your home when you have kids

Although babies, toddlers, and older children can bring a lot of joy into your home, it is undeniable that kids can quickly destroy the décor and peace and quiet that you have worked hard to create within your home. If you want to give your kids the best home environment possible while protecting it from your kid’s chaos, this guide brings together the best steps you should take towards this. It is like a full time job looking after your home when you have kids running around. VIEW the POST