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Remodelling your Kitchen: Costs and How to

June 25, 2020

One of the most crucial parts of a home is the Kitchen. Not only is the place when we normally spend more time during the day, but also where the family gathers and meals are made. A good kitchen, when buying a house, is normally 60% of the sale done. With a lousy kitchen or a tight space kitchen, it will definitely be hard to sell/buy a house. If you happen to buy a house, or think that your kitchen…

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Quick Decor Tips using Furniture Deals

June 19, 2020

There is this need of mine to, from time to time, to modify my house. A little tweak here, a little change on the disposition of things, colours, add this, remove that. I think the majority of people think like that. I am always looking online (especially right now being at home), and spending so much time at home makes you want to change. And nothing is better, and thank goodness for online shops newsletters, to open an email with…

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How to Build the Garden of Your Dreams in Your Backyard

June 9, 2020

By Patrick Adams   When you look at your backyard, you probably imagine your dream garden sprouting to life right in front of you. Gardens are a key part of most backyards, and it doesn’t hurt to have a few veggies and gorgeous plants at the ready. Well, it’s time to stop imagining and start building the exact garden of your dreams. It’s a difficult and backbreaking task at times, but it’s not impossible. Even if you’re a complete beginner,…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Coffee Machine

May 22, 2020

By Stella Ryne,   Is there anything better than enjoying your warm, delicious cup of coffee? Probably not. Coffee is one of the most consumed and one of the most popular beverages in the world. Some of the reasons why people enjoy having coffee are because it energizes them and helps them stay awake when needed eg. to finish their work. Another reason why people enjoy this beverage is that coffee connects people, it’s an excuse and an invitation to…

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Best Ways to Improve the Security of Your Home

May 18, 2020

By Ron Wolf   Home security is essential for every homeowner out there. However, as crooks start to use smart technology to gain access to your home, so should you up security measures. In fact, a balanced combo of old-school security methods such as window bars and app-operated alarm systems should be enough to deter a home invasion.     Use a code instead of a key Keeping the spare set of keys under the doormat is so 1950s. Ironically,…

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How to Improve your Kitchen with some DIY

May 14, 2020

Kitchen is simply one of the most expensive places to refurbish when it comes to Home Improvements. You need to have a plan or have someone to make your plan (costing money), then selecting the cabinets within your budget (which never happens as the costs go overboard easily) and then selecting appliances, details, lights etc. Many of us love to have a kitchen suitable for good family quality time but sometimes the budget is not available, especially around this time…

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5 Ways to Improve the Cleanliness of Your Living Space

May 13, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   Sometimes, it’s not enough to scrub down the countertops and take out the trash. Every part of your house can get dirty, so it’s essential to focus on those unseen areas, too. You don’t even need to grab your sprays and wipes to achieve a tidy feel. With a few simple alterations, you can turn your home into a harmonious space. Here are some easy ways to create a neat, orderly space.   1. Sanitize the…

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Starting a Home Improvement Project? Here Are 6 Safety Tips You Need to Know

April 23, 2020

By Dylan Bartlett   If you’re about to begin a home renovation, you’re probably excited to get started – and you should look forward to your improvements. That said, your health matters most. Far too often, people endure injuries from seemingly simple tasks. Therefore, it’s essential to make sure that you’re prepared to take on projects securely. Here are six safety tips to consider as you work.   1. Wear Protective Gear     It’s crucial to wear protective gear…

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DIY packing guides for Busy Parents

April 20, 2020
Suitcases full of clothes

By Sally Norton   Busy parents have so much going on in their minds at the moment. The global pandemic has us all reconsidering our life choices. We became aware of the small things that we used to take for granted. Now that we are spending all of our time at home, we are starting to appreciate our previous freedom to go outside whenever we wanted. A lot of things changed with coronavirus. Many people have decided to move to…

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