Aside from the kitchen, the family bathroom is an area of the house that will be utilized every single day, by every member of the household. Whether you have younger children or your kids are in their teenage years; there will always be times when someone needs to use the bathroom, but can’t because it’s already occupied. It can also be a challenge to keep everyone clean and … [Read more...] about Why An Extra Bathroom Could Be Just What Your Family Needs
Pests in the home, whether they are bed bugs, roaches, or spiders can send homeowners scurrying for a can of bug spray to alleviate the problem before it gets any worse. The problem is, though there are plenty of ways to prevent pests from invading your home, most of the methods that homeowners use to eradicate the problem after bugs are spotted do nothing but reduce the number … [Read more...] about Household Pest Eradication: What Works and What Doesn’t
Wanting to be safe in your own home is one of the most natural and instinctive needs and desires. It is therefore hugely important to make sure that you are allowing this to happen within your own home, no matter how hard it might be to ensure that you are. As it turns out, there are almost always things which you might have overlooked or which you would not have considered, … [Read more...] about Why Your Home Is Not As Secure As You Think
We spend so much time making the insides of our homes look amazing that we can often end up neglecting its exterior. It’s a shame because improving the outside of your home will make it way more attractive and it might even add value to your property too. If your property is looking a little worse for wear on the outside, here are some of the best things you can do to give it … [Read more...] about Improving Your Home’s Exterior
It’s unfortunate that no matter how much hard work we put into making our homes look beautiful, there are always going to be those essential but unattractive household eyesores bringing the place down, or are there? Things like wiring and water heaters are undoubtedly essential, and we can’t just get rid of them, but there are things we can do to hide them away so that they … [Read more...] about Household Eyesores and How to Hide Them
Home renovations are often seen as part and parcel of modern life. We’re all supposed to want to have a gorgeous, glossy home that is Pinterest and Instagram-worthy, and if that means being trapped in an endless cycle of renovations, so be it. There’s just one problem with this attitude: home renovations aren’t always a good idea. While renovating your home to improve it, … [Read more...] about When Renovations Are a Waste of Time
Our friends to the north in Toronto, Canada are still experiencing colder than normal temperatures, even though we are almost midway through April. Thankfully we have started a warming trend here in Virginia, so Toronto, this one is for you! Few emergencies can leave you feeling as helpless as a late night plumbing disaster will, and the last thing you want to be doing, … [Read more...] about 4 Qualities to Look For In A Great Plumber
We share the most ironic relationship with our sleep. We talk all day about how much we want to snooze off yet can't seem to fall asleep once the time comes. In case you relate to this situation on a spiritual level, here's some good news for you- you can fix your disrupted sleep patterns. Apparently, the environment you sleep in affects the quality of your sleep, so fixing … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Bedroom Upgrades to Change the Way You Sleep
Creating a beautiful antique bathroom can give you a stunning place to soak in the tub, reflect back on your day, and get ready for the day ahead. Antique bathrooms never go out of style, and the great think about them is that you can make them suit your tastes perfectly. Not all antique bathrooms are created equal! Here’s a how to guide for your own beautiful antique … [Read more...] about A How To Guide For A Beautiful Antique Bathroom
Every family feels like they’re running out of space in the home. However, you often find that people who feel that way don’t realize just how much space in their home is currently going to waste or not being used to its full potential. It’s a case of simply being blind to the vast range of possibilities that are out there for how you can make better use of spaces. There’s no … [Read more...] about 5 Spaces In Your Home You Should Be Doing More With
The kitchen is often the heart of our homes – where we share our mealtimes, get social and invite our friends and families to spend time. So it's little wonder a dream kitchen is top of the list for many homeowners. Research shows that updating your kitchen can add an average of 6% to the value of your home should you come to sell, and it’s also an asset that you and your … [Read more...] about Give Your Kitchen a High-End Makeover – On a Shoestring
You might think your kitchen is the busiest room in the home or even your living room, but that top spot on the podium actually goes to your bathroom. That’s the space that gets the most use from everyone. It’s the room everyone fights for first thing in the morning and the place everyone finishes the day. Why are we telling you this? Because you need to make sure this … [Read more...] about Next Stop: A Family-Friendly Bathroom
If you are looking to do more with your outdoor space this spring, then it is a pretty exciting prospect. When you can make the room more like a room in the home, then weather permitting, you can enjoy the great outdoors much more. But often it is neglected, and not cleaned up or tidied as much as room indoors is. But if you want to create a space for the children to play in or … [Read more...] about Garden Landscaping: How You Can Create Your Dream Space
Are you a hoarder? Do you love keeping your personal belongings intact? Worry no more! Your childhood memories can easily be saved and cherished. There are many personal storage facilities from small, medium to large storage that can take care of your lifetime memories. We know that storage space at home may not be enough for you to keep all that you want, which is why personal … [Read more...] about Your Property Has Never Been Safe: Try a Personal Storage Facility
Many homeowners choose to have wooden sheds and outbuilding on their property, as they can be useful extra storage, or even be used as livable spaces like summer houses and studios for craft and artwork. However, the problem with sheds and other wooden outbuilding is that they can start to look pretty gross after only a short span of time, something that means they often stop … [Read more...] about The Shed’s Dead! Here’s How to Revive It!
Do you think that you might have a problem with bugs, pests, or vermin? If you’ve been hearing any strange noises or smelling any odd smells around your home, then there is a good chance that you have an infestation on your hands. Wondering what might have made its home on your property? It’s important that you find out exactly what kind of pest you are dealing with so that … [Read more...] about Is Your Home Infested?