A New Homeowner’s Safety Checklist

Buying a new home is an exciting but stressful rite of passage for any family. There’s so much to consider before you even choose a home, let alone the mountains of paperwork that follows when your offer is accepted! The one thing that gets prospective homeowners through this rigmarole is knowing that it will all be worth it when you can finally cosy up in your beautiful new house. If you’re in the process of buying, there’s one more important {Read More}

The benefits of engineered parquet flooring

*Collaborative Post* Looking for a fresh look for your floor but don’t really know what to go for? Why not have a look at engineered parquet flooring? What are the benefits of engineered wood? The main benefits of choosing an engineered wood over solid wood is the process that the engineered wood goes through. Because it is manufactured in a way that uses multiple layers of wood tightly pressed together, it is much less prone to warping and movement over {Read More}

Why you’re feeling cold this winter

*Collaborative Poat* As the nights start drawing in, and you find yourself putting on fluffy socks to sleep in, you might notice that you’re still feeling a little cold. There are a few reasons for that, so here are some of them – and how you can keep toasty this winter. A problem with your boiler You might notice that your heating isn’t working to its full capacity and your radiators aren’t getting as hot any more. If you haven’t {Read More}

Is there still a need for solid wood flooring?

*collaborative post* The simple answer to this is yes! Although there are many different options available to you now in terms of the look, there is still a large market for solid wood flooring and here’s why. Why should I opt for solid wood? Firstly and probably most importantly, if you buy a solid wood floor, it can last you a lifetime. It’s an investment into your home. My parents laid their solid wood floor over 25 years ago and {Read More}

5 Ways to Create a Calm Living Space in Your Home

*collaborative post* The recent Coronavirus outbreak has been an extremely stressful and upsetting time for us all. Now that the lockdown is easing slightly, more and more people are starting to go back to work, which on the one hand is great but on the other, it is causing people a lot of stress. It is such a shock to the system having so much time off and then being thrown in at the deep end. This is why it {Read More}

Modern Kitchen

Kitchens are often the heart of the home and whether you just love sitting down to family meals, or you enjoy hosting friends and family, the kitchen seems to be the place you all end up. Having a well-designed modern kitchen could be the perfect excuse for you to have a few friends over and pop open a bottle or two. Schmidt fitted modern kitchens are a Scandinavian inspired wood and natural colours kitchen with elegant geometric design. You can {Read More}

Why you should invest in artificial grass

*Collaborative Post* Have you ever thought about swapping your tired, browning grass for Artificial Grass? If you’ve been toying with the idea, or even if you’ve never thought about it before, here are some top reasons why you should! Artificial Grass Not only does artificial grass look great all year round, once you have outlaid the initial purchasing costs, there are no maintenance costs which means it’s incredibly cost effective in the long run. Over the years and due to {Read More}

How to Inexpensively Decorate a House Like a Log Cabin

*Collaborative Post* Photo: https://unsplash.com/photos/1Kj0OZiwLN8   There’s no denying the fact that log cabins have a special appeal. However, the reality of things is that most log cabins – or at least the ones that are well-made – tend to cost a (not-so) small fortune. Those who can afford such a luxury will be blessed with living in a stunning environment they can decorate however they like. But those who could never dream of being able to afford a real log {Read More}

4 Tips for Clearing and Making Your Living Room Feel New Again

*Collaborative Post* While unlike a loft or a garage, your living room might not be overrun with junk. However, you might be surprised at just how much clutter your living room might have accumulated over the past few years. Which can leave it feeling overrun and just not a very nice place to relax in. So, how can you clear your living room and make it feel new again? 1: Use Fewer Remotes When it comes to our living rooms, {Read More}

DURABILITY IS A KITCHEN’S BEST FRIEND – A SMART CHOICE FOR HEAVY WORKLOADS

*Collaborative Post* Your kitchen is the one room in the house that sees the most challenge on a daily basis. Be it cooking, cleaning or washing you are faced with a multitude of substances that will drop to your floor from cooking sauces to water to mud. The floor takes a lot of hits daily and is faced with discoloration or ruin if not suited to such conditions. This is why vinyl flooring has become a favourite for homeowners and {Read More}