• 3 Reasons To Avoid The Stress Of A House Move
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    3 Reasons To Avoid The Stress Of A House Move

    Sometimes, moving home is the right answer. If you’re looking to move nearer to your workplace, or if your neighbourhood has changed beyond recognition, then you might deem the move necessary. On the other hand, you might not have to go through the stress of a house move at all. Because let’s face it, does the prospect of going through mortgage options, packing boxes, and uprooting your family and life really appeal to you? If there were reasons to stay where you were, surely the better option would be to stay put. Right? Well, it’s up to you. We don’t know your particular situation, and you might have excellent reasons…

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    Boiler Tips All Homeowners Need To Know

    If there is one household appliance that most homeowners aren’t all that clued up on, it has to be the boiler. For such an important appliance, it is actually quite surprising that not a lot of people know the correct ways to look after and maintain the one in their home. If that sounds like you, it’s worth working on your boiler knowledge as knowing more about it will help you use it a lot more efficiently. Here are some great boiler tips that every homeowner should know. Schedule Your Heating Firstly, if you don’t already do so, it’s worth scheduling your heating. You can do this with the thermostat.…

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    Top Tips For Making Moving Easier

    Moving home is one of the most stressful events in people’s lives. And as a family we’ve done it quite a few times as well. I moved a lot while in University and then we only moved about 4 times when we were living in London. Moving means that you have to spend days or weeks packing your belongings, just to find that the item you urgently need is at the bottom of the pile. If you are about to move to a new home, you can make the process smoother by getting your items, boxes, and personal belongings organized ready for your removal company – take a look here…

  • Top Ways to Make your Home Eco-Friendly
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    Top Ways to Make your Home Eco-Friendly

    Being more Eco-friendly in everything we do is more than important than ever. We all want Earth to have a future and our kids and the generations to come to still live on beautiful, green planet. There’s been more disasters than ever in the last couple of years – Amazon more recent – and our kids are more conscious than we ever been and they know we all need to do our best to protect nature. My eldest at only 10 years old discuss on the subject with her friends and they are scared. They are scared because they don’t know if adults will do everything they have to to…

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    Top Tips on Creating an Office Area at Home

    Working from home it’s great as it’s simply fantastic to be here when the girls need us. We simply don’t need a babysitter to look after them and we can split the responsibilities between us now that we are both at home. However, we only have one office/desk area and when we both need to work is a bit difficult to find another area to work from. We are planning to renovate part of our home and adding a couple of rooms to it though so things will be a lot better then. In the meantime however we have to make do with the space we have. So how do…

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    Home Décor and DIY Projects You Don’t Need to Put Off Any Longer

    Most of us like to keep our homes looking nice. We don’t mind getting the paint brush out every few years or updating our artwork and soft furnishings. But, there are some home decorating and DIY tasks that fill most of us with dread. Below I go over a few of them and provide you with easy ways to get them done without having to pay someone. Replace your skirting boards Skirting boards are rarely replaced. We all have a tendency to makeover a room and leave the old baseboards in place. Sometimes you can get away with that approach. Rubbing them down and painting them takes a lot of…

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    How to Design a Room the Kids Will Love While Keeping Things Timeless

    Kids go through so many fads and phases. From wanting to transform their room into a superheroes’ den to demanding something that’s more ‘grown-up’, it’s hard to keep up with their changing taste – not to mention expensive.  However, with a few simple tricks, you can create a room they’ll love but one that will adapt to these ever-changing preferences. Here’s how:  Choose a Neutral Colour Scheme  In order to make sure you’re not decorating all of the time, opt for a paint colour that’ll evolve with different interior schemes. Whites and other neutral colours are great here, as are light greys, blues or yellows.  Ultimately, you want to choose something…