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How to Move to a New Place… Painlessly!

January 23, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Moving day can be a massive headache, but it doesn’t have to result in broken china and shattered relationships. If you’re about to move, you can take steps to prepare, to reduce the work and soften the experience. Getting an early start is one of the best ways to avoid last-minute mishaps. To begin, establish a systematic process. You’ll overwhelm yourself if you try to tackle everything at once. By following a methodical approach, you’ll be…

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Clever ways to keep your house warmer in the winter

January 20, 2020
Woman thinking about clever ways to keep your house warmer in the winter

By Sally Norton   If you live in a place where you can experience real winter, or where it’s cold during at least a few months of the year, you probably switch your heating on somewhere around October and just keep it on until it gets warm enough to turn it off. However, as you probably already know, that is far from perfect when it comes to energy consumption. In fact, over 70 percent of your household energy goes on…

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How to Restore Your Old Kitchen

January 17, 2020

By Emma Willis   If your home is quite old but a complete overhaul is out of the question, your best bet is focusing on the most important parts of it and improving those first. When it comes to renovation, the kitchen is often the room that is mentioned since it’s definitely one of the rooms that get the most traffic in the house. For those who use their kitchens all the time, an old and outdated environment can really…

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7 Unconventional Ways to Decorate Your Home

January 16, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   You don’t have to be an interior designer to be great at decorating. All it takes is a little courage and ingenuity to beautify your home. So take down your cliché décor and make the following changes. Here are seven unconventional ideas for your home’s interior!   1. Peel-and-Stick Backsplash An easy, fun way to decorate your kitchen or bathroom is with a peel-and-stick backsplash. It can give a whole new look to your space. Just…

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How to refresh your home for a new season?

January 15, 2020

By Ron Wolf   If you live in a house you have a lot of freedom, unlike when you’re living in an apartment. It gives you the freedom to decorate your home however you like, inside and outside. There is a lot of space to fill, especially if you have a yard. The exterior of your house is as important as the interior. Having your own home also means that you have to check up on the state of your…

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7 Ways to Turn Your Backyard into a Private Oasis

December 12, 2019

By Ron Wolf   It doesn’t matter if you have a big or a small one, backyards can be turned into personal oasis where you can relax, enjoy time with your family and have fun. Backyards don’t have to be boring but can be extensions of your home and basically your outdoor living space. With a little effort and creativity, you can really turn your backyard into a place where you love to spend time. Here are some ways and…

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6 Amazing New Year’s Eve Party Ideas to Step in 2020

December 10, 2019

By Emma Williams    New Year is coming and you are planning to celebrate it at home and make the best party ever. The season of holidays is the perfect time to organize a unique get together. Throw the most memorable party with as little effort as possible. These tips will help you be the host of the party that everyone is going to talk about for some time.   Focus on the ambiance The first thing you should think…

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What To Do When You’re Locked Out Of Your House

December 9, 2019

By Patrick Adams   You come home tired as hell and you want to go to bed as quickly as possible but you just can’t find your keys. Then you realize that you’ve lost your keys and you’re locked out of your house. You go into panic mode and get stressed out and the situation is getting worse and worse. This sometimes happens to all of us and it will probably happen again. The important thing is not to panic…

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5 Tips For Planning The Perfect Party

December 5, 2019

Parties, whether they are for a birthday, Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas or whatever other occasions, are meant to be fun. However, if you are the person doing the planning and the hosting, they can also be incredibly stressful. Follow these five simple tips to plan your party like a pro, and you will be able to relax and enjoy the event just as much as your guests do.   Plan the guest list The guest list is very important. You…

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