5 home security tips to give you peace of mind

*Collaborative Post* Is there anything more frustrating than heading up to bed and suddenly wondering if you remembered to lock the front door? The idea of someone gaining access to your property and scouring through your possessions is both terrifying and heartbreaking. So, it’s no wonder that many of us worry about keeping our homes secure and our children safe. Well, now that winter is here and the nights are longer, it’s time to consider upgrading your home security to {Read More}

Finishing touches with a Luxury Vinyl Floor

With the extension almost finished, it’s time to get to the fun part – decorating. We have basically extended the front of the house and re configured the rest of the rooms in order to create a kitchen diner and a separate utility room. To do this we had to move the downstairs cloakroom and make the integral garage smaller. However, what we were left with was a lovely light open space. Because of the layout, I wanted to ensure {Read More}

Making Your Home Space Work For You

We are in the middle of our building works – I would have hoped to have a little more to update you on but we’ve had a few delays, which I won’t get into here -but now things are getting back on track, my mind is turning to the decoration. We’ve decided to extend the kitchen in the hopes to create a much more family friendly space that we can all use and enjoy. Previously, whenever I’ve been cooking, the {Read More}

Made to Measure Blinds

All rooms need a spruce up one in a while, yet sometimes the budget doesn’t seem to stretch that far. We’ve been wanting to do up our bedroom for a while now but it’s just not at the top of our priority list at the moment. This is why we’ve been looking at ways to give it a makeover without doing too much. Make My Blinds have kindly supplied us with a new wooden blind and we’ve added some new {Read More}

Why choose luxury vinyl flooring?

When renovating your home with children, you might think that you can’t look at luxury but that’s where you’re wrong. There are some fantastic luxury options that would be perfect for families with children. Luxury Vinyl Tiles are able to imitate high-end flooring and are robust, easy to clean and maintain as well as being easy to install. What is it and how do I clean it? Luxury Vinly flooring is one of the most versatile flooring ranges available. It’s {Read More}

Keeping your garden gorgeous this summer

With the warmer weather coming, you’ll find your garden starts to spring into life. With that, your lawn will likely start growing at a rate of knots. So here’s a few top tips for getting a gorgeous garden this summer. Think about new plants It might be an obvious fact to some that your garden is all about the plants, however, it can be all to easy to forget this from time to time. If you are finding that your {Read More}

How to Revamp a Guest Room On a Budget

The great thing about having a guest room is that you can always welcome friends and family members that come from out of town and provide them with a relaxing, comfy space to spend a few nights. From time to time, a nice revamp of the guest room is more than rejuvenating, as is every house remodelling project. And, it doesn’t have to cost thousands unless, of course, you are after a top-to-bottom makeover. Here are some simple ideas that {Read More}

Upgrading the Kitchen Appliances: 3 Tips to Do It Right

*Collaborative Post* Whether you are planning a kitchen renovation or just moving into a new home that needs a kitchen upgrade, it is essential to pay special heed to the appliances, because at the end of the day, they are going to be the most useful items in your kitchen for day-to-day use. To avoid making any of the common mistakes made while choosing kitchen appliances during a renovation or even a simple upgrade, here are a few tips that {Read More}

Thinking of Flooring

Ok, no it’s not the most glamorous of musings but with our planning permission documents submitted and all our fingers crossed, my mind has started to turn to decorating the extension and more than that the flooring. Obviously we are still a way off and we still don’t know 100% that it’s going to happen, but when has that ever stopped me! We have chosen a kitchen we would like so if the extension does go ahead, we will have {Read More}

Seven Things that are Worth Replacing in Your Kitchen in 2019

While some may still be busy writing out their new year’s resolutions for 2019, you may have a whole other list in mind. If you plan on tackling a kitchen renovation, whether small or big, then there’s a good chance you’re starting to formulate your plan already. Kitchens are one of the most, if not the absolute most popular room in the house to renovate. Let’s face it, they go through a lot of wear and tear so they tend {Read More}