Exterior design ideas are sometimes overlooked yet first impressions count. Your guests will have an impression of your interior from the way you present the exterior of your home. If you’re like me, you’ve probably spent a great deal of time thinking about your interior design. Then you act on those ideas and spent months designing, painting, recarpeting, knocking out walls, etc. But while all this is going on, your exterior design ideas have dried up with winter being the usual time of neglect. So maybe it’s time to set about creating a home that looks just as good on…
Minimalist home design isn’t simply sleek, stylish and Scandinavian. It’s a design mindset that can change the way that you live your life. Having a minimal home will definitely help you to be more organized and less stressed. Why? Because this design style enables you to get rid of the clutter that takes up space in your home and occupies your mind. You’ll have more space for the things that matter and your home will look bigger too. If you want to embark on some minimalist home design, you can change your entire property into something sleek and new. Make…
It’s the first vision of your home that visitors see. So styling your home’s exterior can give clues to the beauty within. The outside of your home is in many respects the most important part of all. This is particularly true at certain times, such as when you are attempting to put the house on the market and want to improve your curb appeal. However, it is likely to be something that any houseproud individual seeks to achieve at any time. If you are keen for your home’s exterior to look as classy and stylish as possible, then read on….
Outdoor renovations can sometimes be very expensive. And if they are not done well they won’t significantly increase the value of your home. To add value and not over-capitalise, picking the right project is the key. Building projects can be stressful and there is a risk that your plans and investment don’t add the value you desire. So, as with any renovation project, it’s advisable to ensure your outdoor renovations will add value AND enable you to enjoy your time at home. Gutter protection Okay, so it’s difficult to say that people actually enjoy their gutter guards in the traditional…
Does your home improvement philosophy need an overhaul? What I mean by that is, that you may have set thoughts in relation to redecorating, room use, comfort, safety, and home improvements. Home is where the heart is, so the cliche goes. However. the family home should be a place of love, security, and happiness. So it’s no surprise that virtually every homeowner considers home upgrades to be a key priority. From single homeowners to serial home buyers, most people complete a wide range of home improvements over the years. But the chances of success can be diminished when the home…
Transforming your home with budget-friendly ideas may be important if you feel it needs a little sprucing up. Well, you are not alone. We tend to re-decorate some of the rooms in our house between every 5 and 10 years. Living in the same surroundings year after year can become stale and not in keeping with your needs. This is especially common if your decor is trend-specific. Even if you’re planning on selling your house, it’s still worth considering giving it a style makeover.
Ethical living isn’t only about food and fair trade homewares. If green is the new black, is it possible to have a stylish home and be ethical? Yes! Of course it is. Architects have mastered some of the most beautiful homes in the world using ethically sourced products and sustainable materials. From simple touches such as a living roof to solar heating and upcycling. It is now easier than ever to create a stylish ‘green’ home and enjoy ethical living.
Just the words ‘Design Build’ conjure up images of your dream home. So, if you’re lucky enough to design and build your own home, you want to make sure that it’s perfect in every way.
If you’ve spent time researching building a property from scratch, you will have different ideas about what you’d like to include in construction. Many of these things may be luxuries, such as a walk-in steam shower, but what about the features that will make daily life easier – have you thought much about them?
Saving energy in your home may be more simple than you think. Make 2017 the year YOU save energy, and money, with these simple home hacks.
As a homeowner, you are probably well aware of the environmental and economic struggles your property can bring. If you are environmentally conscious, you may be concerned about the amount of power and heat your home uses, and the effect this can have on our natural world. From a more economical perspective, you may simply be sick of paying a huge energy bill every month; one that leaves you with very little cash to spare. Both of these situations are less than ideal, which is why a lot of people tend to resort to various measures to make their homes more environmentally friendly and cheaper.
Moving house can be one of the top three most stressful events in our lives. But it doesn’t have to ruin the excitement of moving to a sparkling new home. It’s hard enough dealing with all the big decisions and stress factors that come with buying a new home. Now that you’ve actually decided to move, you’re going to have to deal with the even more stressful process of actually moving house! There isn’t much you can do to make moving a total breeze. However, you can relieve some of the stress by saving money with these three tips.
A smart home is a smart move as our everyday lives are impacted by a higher degree of technology than ever before. So, you’ve heard a lot about smart homes, how beneficial they can be, and now want to create one of your own? If you’ve spent some time researching a smart home, then you’ll probably have a good idea of the benefits, and how a smart home could make your day-to-day life easier.
Is home renovation on your mind? Finding your dream home sometimes seems like an impossible task.
If you have exact ideas about what you’re after, you may end up buying a property with potential and embarking on a renovation project instead. Here are a couple of tips to get you through. To READ MORE please click the title.
So you’d like to investigate creating an eco-friendly home? Have you thought about what it means to ‘Go Green’? These days, being eco-friendly is very much in fashion. So many of us are looking for environmentally friendly clothing lines and helping the planet by eating organic. But one of the best places you can start going green is in your very own home. To READ MORE please click the title.
A Victorian Renovation can be a big undertaking. When owning a Victorian property, keeping it looking traditional can run the risk of it also looking old and tired. However, there are ways to keep the historical character of your Victorian renovation, whilst adding modern features that feel fresh and alive!
Is your dream home renovation always uppermost in your mind? Do you have a picture in your mind that pops up every time it’s mentioned? Have you looked at new properties, but been left feeling cold? Do you have an interest in interior design? If so, why not consider a renovation project? Sometimes, looking for potential is the key to making your dream home renovation come true.