Outdoor Living

Garden Redesign That’s Divine Not Disasterous

Garden Redesign That’s Divine Not Disasterous

A garden redesign can be great fun when you have a blank canvas onto which you can project your creativity. Even if you have just a small space, it’s redesign can be exciting and successful if you follow a few simple rules. If you are having a hard time figuring out what you want from your garden redesign these tips and rules will help you. Your outdoor space, no matter the size, is a place of leisure, pleasure and peace… so enjoy. Mark Out Your Garden Redesign Plan The first thing to do is mark out the area you want…

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Dining Area

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Dining Area

Incorporating a fabulous outdoor dining area is very important to most people who have a garden or usable outdoor space. In great weather it’s an extra room for socialising and relaxing… without building an addition. And there are some key items you MUST include. When you’re designing your garden, there are many options. You can create an area for the kids to play in or use the space for growing vegetables and other plants. However, the most popular is an outdoor dining area. An outdoor dining area is perfect for cooking and eating meals with your family and it’s the…

Fat Loss Folklore + Myths To Ignore

Fat Loss Folklore + Myths To Ignore

Fat loss folklore and myths are not useful in the battle of the bulge. So here are a few myths you shouldn’t be eating up with  spoon. So, you’re trying to lose weight but don’t know where to start. After all, the industry is littered with fat loss folklore and myths so it’s almost impossible t figure out which ones to take seriously. Then, there is the fact that the experts dispute some advice. Finally, there are the outright myths which are spread around as if they are the gospel truth. It’s the latter you should focus on because these…

Swimming Pool Installation: Should I Or Shouldn’t I?

Swimming Pool Installation: Should I Or Shouldn’t I?

A swimming pool installation is not something to be taken lightly. Whilst many of us LOVE a swimming pool in the summer, the pros and cons of swimming pool installation must be considered carefully. No matter what kind of swimming pool installation you desire, whether it’s one that’s top of the market and looks a lot like it belongs to the Kardashian’s, or one to ensure you exercise regularly, you have to make sure your garden is suitable for it. You’re going to need plenty of space, suitable pool fencing to keep kids and pets safe, and a cover to…

3 Huge Home Building Mistakes

3 Huge Home Building Mistakes

Home building mistakes are the things everyone wants to avoid. However, there are three key areas you must consider and have under control if you are to have a stress-free build. If your home doesn’t suit your needs anymore, it’s time for a move. Moving into a new home involves a lot of big decisions. However, home building mistakes keep many people from building their own home. Building a house is a big project and it takes a lot of hard work but there are certain advantages. You get complete control over the house and you can customize it as…

3 Ways To Save Water In Your Garden

3 Ways To Save Water In Your Garden

The need to save water has become one of the major cornerstones of modern environmental policy. We now recognize that the small contribution we make at home can have a major impact. So these 3 ideas to save water will help YOU make an impact too. Have you thought about how to save water? Everyone is always looking for ways to save money around the home. More people are increasingly concerned with their impact on the environment, which is why saving energy is a priority. But people tend to focus on cutting down their electricity usage which, while important, isn’t…

A Financial Guide to House Renovation

A Financial Guide to House Renovation

Any house renovation will have its challenges. However minimising the financial impact, and understanding the costs, will contribute to a greatly enhanced experienced. Our writer, Lucas Bergman, explores this further. Your house renovation should always be exciting, no matter how nerve-wracking it can sometimes get. In order to avoid – or at least try to reduce – potential stress, you’ll need to carefully approach your proposed renovation. Consider all the ways you can make the entire project easier on everyone involved. Aside from carefully planning out every aspect of a remodel, have a contingency budget for unforeseen items. Because you…

Less Stress… The Proven Scientific Ways

Less Stress… The Proven Scientific Ways

Less stress is something for which we all strive but few seem to achieve with such busy lifestyles. However, there are some scientifically proven ways to have less stress in your life… and it’s easy. It’s not a nice feeling to be constantly stressed. When you may feel as though every little thing really gets to you, experiencing less stress may be a distant dream. However, science tells us that there are many things that you can do to reduce the stress that you feel in your life right now. Feel Less Stress Through Walking Believe it or not, even…

New Job? Confidence Tips To Help You SHINE

New Job? Confidence Tips To Help You SHINE

New job? You may need some special confidence tips to ensure your first day and first impressions really count. How you look is secondary to how you feel – except when you LOOK good you FEEL amazing… especially in a new role. So, you’ve recently secured a new job, congratulations; you’ve achieved something to be really proud of. The next few months will be an exciting whirlwind of learning and developing as an employee.So some extra confidence tips won’t go astray. It can be nerve-wracking when your the new girl at work. Your confidence might need a little boost so…

Self Love: How To Get Yourself Some

Self Love: How To Get Yourself Some

Self love is not something you can pick up at the supermarket or for which you can take a tablet. However, you CAN get it with a few simple tips. Yes… you deserve it! Are you always so focused on other parts of your life that your forget the most important part? Self love. If you don’t love yourself you can’t love others. Is it time to put a bit of effort into loving yourself? We waste our lives stressing about the material things that we think we have to worry about. Getting up for work, making plans on the…

Yes, A Safe Stylish Pool Is Within Your Grasp

Yes, A Safe Stylish Pool Is Within Your Grasp

A safe stylish pool can be of great value if you want to keep fit, have a place to relax, or if you love to entertain lots of friends. So, can you have a pool that’s safe AND stylish? Safety doesn’t have to forgo style. Safe Stylish Pool: If you have a pool in your backyard, keeping it safe is essential. Even though safety is more important than aesthetics, you still want your pool to look stylish. Fortunately, making sure that it’s safe won’t stop you from designing a stylish pool that you love to use and show off to…

Patio Paving and Making It Pretty

Patio Paving and Making It Pretty

Patio paving can look absolutely gorgeous and an integral part of your indoor-outdoor living. No-one wants a boring patio but if you’re not a keen gardener and you need easy-care, then this article is for you. There are mixed opinions about gardens that only feature patio-paving. To some, they’re madness. How could you live without beautiful flowers brightening your outside space? To others, though, patio gardens are something of a revelation. We may all like the idea of an outside area, but we aren’t all gardeners. For these people, the idea of having to cut the lawn and tend the…

A Guide To Cavity Wall Insulation Problems

A Guide To Cavity Wall Insulation Problems

Problems with cavity wall insulation, unfortunately, are very common.These expert tips will help you to identify and fix cavity wall insulation problems you may encounter. A lot of DIY enthusiasts attempt to perform one of the most difficult renovation projects around with very little knowledge, experience, or equipment that are all vital to successfully installing cavity wall insulation. When the home is experiencing issues relating to draughts and heat loss, it’s usually the insulation at fault. In other cases, however, the actual cavity wall insulation may be to blame for other issues. Problems include damp, where rainwater has managed to…

Camping With Pets: The Do’s and Dont’s

Camping With Pets: The Do’s and Dont’s

Camping with pets is something in which many people are interested. Because our pets are part of the family, we wouldn’t want them to miss out on any adventures. So how can you go camping with pets the RIGHT way? Camping is always fun when you go with family members and friends. However, camping with pets can make your adventure even more enjoyable when your beloved pets are with you in the wilderness. Domesticated animals, however, may behave differently in the great outdoors. Pets can be wonderful camping and hiking buddies. However, it is not just a matter of bringing…

Stylish Small Garden Ideas for Casual Gardeners

Stylish Small Garden Ideas for Casual Gardeners

A stylish small garden can be achieved in even the tiniest of outdoor spaces. Whilst we may all want a large green space in which to relax, if it’s not possible then small can still be stylish, colourful and functional. If you were born with green fingers you may already grow your own flowers and vegetables. However, in a stylish small garden you will need to get creative about maximising the space.. You can still have a lawn or a patio where you can relax on summer nights, and a space to grow your favorite fruit and vegetables. A Stylish…