Homes & Gardens

Choosing the best type of mower for your garden

There is little worse than having the wrong tool for the job at hand and this applies when it comes to mowing your lawn. Whether you have a large expansive lawn, or a small allotment sized garden, you still need to care for your lawn to keep it looking good as well as keeping it healthy. But how do you know which lawn mower is best for you and your garden? Don’t worry we’re here to help!

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Home renovations: The things you need help with

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 01/27/2020 - 6:07am

House prices are higher than ever, and that means that those buyers who are looking to get a foot on the property ladder are needing to be smarter about what they buy. Buying the home of your dreams is never easy, but when your budget is holding you back, then you need to look closely at your options. One of the most popular options is buying a property that needs some serious work. From country cottages to townhouses, property renovations are more popular than ever, but they often require a considerable amount of labour.

Things You Need to Consider Before Selling Your House

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sat, 01/25/2020 - 6:35am

Selling your house can be a challenging experience. It isn’t anything like what you see in the movies where a homeowner can simply put a “For Sale” sign on the front and just count the days for a buyer to purchase your home. In the real world, there has to be proper preparation, planning and decision-making involved if you want your home to stand a chance of being sold. Whether it’s your first time or the fifth time selling your home, there are several things you need to consider before you sell your house.

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5 creative home transformation tips for 2020

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:57am

The New Year is here, which means it’s the perfect time to start making some big changes and where better to begin than your home?  

A home revamp project can be difficult to get off the ground, so here are five creative home transformation tips to get you started. 

Update your colour scheme 

Updating your colour scheme is a fast and effective way to enhance the look and feel of your home. It adds character and leaves your walls looking fresh and fabulous.  

8 Solutions to a Sluggish and Clogged Drain

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 6:37am

Believe it or not, you can fix the majority of problems in your house without a mechanic. What is even more important, you can do it equally efficient while saving a lot of money. There are some "little secrets of the great masters" and it's high time you used them:

Plunge the drain

How and why oak wood is still considered the safest bet for doors and window frames?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:47am

The selection of material for door and window frames during a renovation or building a new house can be daunting. Partly due to an array of choices and a bombardment of synthetic materials in this affair. It is surprising how oak wood persists to be a brilliant option for door and window frames. Internal oak doors and window frames are like a testament of your choice and are a classic addition to adorn your dwelling.

20 Bathroom Storage Hacks

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:36am

Thinking of ways to make your bathroom look more organized? Your savior is here as this article will be giving you exactly 20 tips on how to make way for more storage space. With these tips, you’ll be able to clear all that clutter and thus spend less time preparing in the bathroom. Plus, it will remain cleaner when it's neater as well! Without further introduction, let’s see what bathroom ideas there are!

1. Use an Etagere

4 makeover tips for your home

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 01/21/2020 - 1:02pm

Is your home feeling a little outdated and in need of some sprucing up? If your décor is getting you down, then it may be time to give your home a much-needed revamp. This doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg – with these handy makeover tips, you’ll gather some inspiration on how you can freshen up your home in no time. 

Bright Colours 

Bringing slatwall into the home

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:28am

Although slatwall is typically used in shops, it’s becoming increasingly common to see its inclusion in homes, for both practical and aesthetic reasons.

This migration into people’s homes started small, with a few spotted here and there in garages and sheds, but now you wouldn’t be surprised to spot some slatwall in a living room, hallway or even a kitchen.

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How to prep your property for a new tenant

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 01/21/2020 - 9:55am

Tenants come and go, but to convince the best of the best to stay and live in your home until they are finally ready to buy a property of their own you need to be a great landlord. Great tenants – the ones who always pay on time, who treat your property like a home, and who even work to add value to your property – are ones you want to keep at all costs. They rarely cause a hassle, take care of your property, and are great for your income. 

Give a new dimension to your bedroom

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 01/20/2020 - 7:13am

After a tiring day lying down to your bed sounds as relaxing as it does to you and a bonus added to it would what if the interiors of your bedroom are concatenating just with your personality. Adding to it sleeping on a well-slicked bed sheet with raised and comfy pillows providing a headboard to support your head is just perfect. Here is a king bed frame with a headboard to provide you finest sleep your bedtime.

King bed frame with headboard benefits:-