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}

Getting a Gardener

I would love to say that I am green fingered and my garden looks like something out of the Chelsea Garden Show but sadly, that just isn’t the case. I can barely tell the difference between a weed and a flower at times! So what can you do if you aren’t naturally green fingered? You can invest some money into getting a great gardener. There are bound to be some great gardeners in your area but they will offer widely {Read More}

New boiler and heating system

When we moved into our current home, we knew that the heating system would need updating. The was quite old, didn’t look like it was going to last much longer and wasn’t hugely efficient. We decided that for the first week we officially owned the house that I would move in with my parents for a week and we would get the heating fixed before we officially moved in. Choices There are actually more choices available for central heating systems {Read More}

Thinking about windows or conservatories?

If you own your own home and it’s not a new build, the chances are there is some work you’d like to get done, whether that be changing the windows or building a conservatory, revamping the bathroom or kitchen or just decorating in general. If your house is quite cold, you might have questioned the efficiency of your windows and started looking at the possibility of replacing them. I know we have. This is our third house now but the {Read More}