5 Types of Home Extension to Consider

If you feel like you are lacking space in your home but you don’t really want to move, an extension could be the ideal solution to your problems. Of course, before you settle on this decision, you need to work out what kind of extension you would like. This will be based on how much space you have to work with, your budget, and what you are intending on using the space for. So, to help you make this decision, we will run through five of the main types of home extension which people tend to have.   Single Storey Side or Rear Extension The name is pretty self-explanatory, but … [Read more…]

Families On The Move

Moving house when you’ve got a family is pretty hard. Staying in the house when you’ve got a family is pretty hard, especially if you’ve got younger children. All the stresses of a normal house move seem amplified when you’ve got children. So, you’re obviously going to be looking for ways the whole process can be simplified, thankfully for you there are a few ways of doing so. All you need is a bit of patience and perseverance and before you know it you’ll be settled in your new home. Before you begin to stress, have a read of this article. Try To Plan This might be an obvious one, … [Read more…]

How to Have Kitchen Perfection

The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and temperatures have definitely dropped. If you’re already planning a kitchen, then you might well have spent a lot of time pondering the type of bespoke cabinetry you want or worktops, splashback materials and the appliances you and your family will need to keep things running smoothly. You might have even started to think about lighting and wall colours but the one thing that can often make or break the usability of a kitchen – particularly during the winter months – is often not given nearly enough thought. How you heat your kitchen, whether it’s radiators, a cast-iron range that runs the central heating, … [Read more…]

How To Update Your Home With Redoing Your Decor

  From time to time, we get tired of the way we’ve decorated our home. At one point, we absolutely loved it. But as the years have passed, that super stylish kitchen style we chose is starting to look a little shabby – outdated even. So, we want to redecorate. But, when you want to decorate, you need time, money and a lot of patience to get it done. If you’re not in a position to completely redecorate your home or even a room, a few simple updated might be all you need to keep your home family friendly, but with a decor that you love. Repaint The Details When … [Read more…]

Getting a Great Workspace in Your Home

Working from home can be amazing, but it only works out well when you have a work space that works with you. It has to give you the room and facilities required for you to work professionally. Here are some of the things that you could do to make your home into a space where you can work more comfortably as a freelancer. Use Natural Light First of all, you need to make sure that you have plenty of natural light to work with in your work area. The more natural light you have to work with in your new office space, the easier it will be for you to … [Read more…]

5 Reasons You Need Flooring Tiles

Flooring can bring a room together beautifully, provided you get something that is going to last it can be a great investment. Most family homes need something hard-wearing, growing children, pets, visitors and constant cleaning can take its toll on carpet and many types of laminate. Amtico flooring tiles are the best of both worlds, easy to fit, easy to clean and designs to fit all tastes. 5 Reasons You Need Flooring Tiles Once your underlay is in place, Amtico Click flooring tiles simply click into place – no glue, no mess, and no fuss. Various designs – wood or stone designs, so they will fit with any decor. There are … [Read more…]

Five tips on getting a great night’s kip

‘The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep’ – so said some chap called W.C. Fields. Witty words from someone named after a toilet – but not exactly practical advice when you’re tossing, turning and cursing the world at 4am. Good-quality sleep is hugely important. It makes us healthier, happier, more attractive, more emotionally resilient…and it even helps us to live longer!   But getting quality sleep seems to be increasingly difficult given the demands of the modern world, especially if you’re a mum. Below are some of my top tips for getting a great night’s kip… Ban screens in your bedroom Your bedroom should be … [Read more…]

Stay Warm This Winter By Preparing

As the days are getting shorter and the air getting cooler, it’s time to prepare for winter. Those dreaded drk, cold days might not seem terrible now. But once you wake up tired on a Monday morning and see that everything outside is white and grey, it’s easy to fall into the winter blues. Luckily, if you start preparing for those cold days now, you’ll be in a better position to withstand the winter. You might even end up enjoying it! Take some time now to get ready for the colder months by following these 6 tips. Switch out your bedding With the temperatures dropping, it’s time to take out … [Read more…]

Hey, You On The Sofa! You Can Still Have A Beautiful Home

Are you super lazy? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Not everyone is raring to go every second of the day and for those of us who like nothing more than lying on the sofa binge watching Netflix, it can be difficult to keep our home looking beautiful. Still even the lazy want a stunning place to come home to at the end of the day. How do you get a stylish, colourful beautiful home without breaking your back. Well there are a few tips. From The Outside In Let’s start by thinking about the garden. I’ve talked before about creating a low maintenance garden that won’t require much of your … [Read more…]