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How to update your cloakroom on a DIY budget

How to update your cloakroom on a DIY budget

Yes I know a cloakroom is a polite way of saying the toilet room. When we moved into our first home, we knew there would be a lot of work to do as it had been occupied by an elderly couple and the interior was possibly over 30 years old. We did a lot of work in the bedrooms and main living spaces initially, our cloakroom was not so much a priority. So, I managed to update it and this is what I did to redecorate our cloakroom on a DIY budget. VIEW the POST

The best home gym ideas for families

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. VIEW the POST

4 Ways to repair home flaws

Do you ever proactively think about home flaws? And, how to prevent them. Crawl space repair in Kansas City can turn out to be very expensive if it goes unchecked for a long time. Small cracks and holes do not usually cause major problems unless they get plugged by water and other liquids and get occupied by bacteria. As soon as this happens, it becomes more difficult to repair them as the area gets wet and moist. The surface will therefore tend to swell and form a good foundation for mold and mildew to grow on.

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

Is moving the right decision for your family?

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. 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.