Your home is your sanctuary, the place you can relax and be yourself. It’s also a great place to chat with friends and entertain if you wish. Potentially the two most important rooms in the home are the kitchen and the living room. While the kitchen is said to be the heart of the home, the living room is undoubtedly its soul. You can only truly relax in your living room. So, I have put together some ideas to add finishing touches to your living room.
Kids and adults alike may experience accidentally spilling food and getting dirt on their clothes. Depending on what they are wearing and the substance that came in contact with the garment, a quick dab with a napkin can often solve the issue. However, some substances can leave a visible mark on clothes and make them look less presentable. And this is where the challenge begins.
As you know we recently renovated our garage to make a quick office conversion and we have another renovation project starting in the new year. Home improvement projects are always something to look forward to, or at least, the finished product is something to look forward to. Before this, though, you may need to live on a building site for a while. It isn’t ideal, but it’s cheaper than booking a hotel for however long you need. So, how can you and your family survive this disruption? Here are four tips that I learnt for living at home during a renovation.
From Halloween to Christmas, the holiday season brings about a variety of events for those who love these celebrations. Whether you are a fan of big family dinners or holiday shopping sprees, the holiday season can spell out your happiness in bold letters. We always host at least either Christmas Day or Boxing Day and I just love having the house full of happy people. Hubby always cooks though! These tips to decorate your home for the holidays are great, I really can’t wait for this Christmas – I feel like I missed out last year.
Everyone has their idea of what constitutes a home. For some, it’s an apartment or condo; for others, it might be a house in the suburbs or on the outskirts of town. Those who live in rural areas may have acres and acres to call their own. Regardless of where you reside, there are ways to make your property more private both inside and out. Here are ways to increase your home’s privacy.
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.
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.
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.