• Bathrooms

    Should You Remove Old Tiles or Just Cover Them? Your Main Questions Answered

    There’s no doubt that tile floors are one of the best types of flooring you can have, and tiles are the easiest to clean among other kinds of floor surfaces. Tiles can also last for a long time without showing too many traces of wear and tear. But what if you are involved in a renovation project, and you’re thinking of having new tiles to replace your existing ones? New tiling may be a great option, and it can transform the look of your space and make it look great. But then comes a big decision: should you remove old tiles or just cover them? Here are the answers to…

  • Décor

    Will Carpenter Ants Damage My Furniture?

    Carpenter ants are destructive insects that every homeowner should beware of. They are a widespread problem affecting millions of people globally. These pests can cause significant damage to your furniture; and can ruin your most expensive pieces even before you spot them.    Have you noticed black ants and signs of wood shavings on the floor? Probably your home is ant-infested. Can I tell you the worst bit? Eliminating carpenter ants isn’t easy; if you don’t engage pest specialists, you may have to deal with the issue for quite some time.   How can I recognize carpenter ants?   Carpenter ants are usually larger than the typical odorous house ants.…

  • Living Areas

    Tips to Keep Pantry Pests Away

    Pantry pests like bugs, weevils, and small beetles are some of the common pests at home. They can quickly get to your pantry without you noticing as they get to the cabinets quickly. These pests can come from stowing away in stored bought items or crawl into the shelves.    The good news, the pantry pests are not dangerous. They neither bite, sting, nor damage the house. However, they are a nuisance to have around. Moreover, they breed very fast, and within a year, you will find dozens of them when left unattended.   Here are some of the top tips to keep your home free from pantry pests.   …

  • Furniture

    Considerations Before You Buy Mattress Online Singapore

    Before you proceed to buy mattress online Singapore products, you should take careful stock of the different properties of both the mattress and your body. You invest about a 3rd of your life asleep, so it is necessary to locate a mattress that suits your demands. What position you sleep in, whether you rest warm, and how much you want to spend are simply a few of the variables that can determine what kind of bed mattress is best for you. Pair bed mattress to body type Everybody is entitled to a great night’s rest, yet every person’s body responds to different mattresses a little bit differently. It won’t matter…

  • Décor

    Planning a Winter Wedding

    Your wedding is supposed to be one of the most joyous and happy times of your life. It is the one day when you are able to declare your love in front of all your family and friends. While a wedding is a special and memorable occasion, it can also be a very stressful and difficult thing to plan. If you are planning a winter wedding, there are many things that you should consider. Benefits of a Winter Wedding 1. Unique Food and Drink Combinations One of the most exciting things about hosting a winter wedding is that you are able to offer your guests unique food and drinks. Many…

  • Home and housing

    How to Avoid the Temptation of Shopping for More Clothes Online

    The good thing about online shopping is that it’s convenient. You will receive everything you ordered within a few days. You also have more options. You don’t have to limit yourself with what’s locally available anymore. Some of the items sold came from other countries. There are fantastic designs at a more affordable price.  Given the ease of online shopping, you might start to lose control of your shopping behaviour. Add to that the number of online store sales available. Since you already own too many clothes and your closet is getting packed, you should learn to control yourself. These tips might help you. Don’t believe all stores selling items…

  • Décor

    3 Keys to Home Renovations Starting Now

    If home renovations are on your mind, do you have any thoughts to where you might begin them? Home renovations do not have to cost you an arm and a leg. They also do not have to tie up your home for weeks and months at a time if you plan them out the right way. With that in mind, what renovations might you be thinking of and how will you go about them? Be a Good Planner When it Comes to Renovations When it comes to doing renovations around your home, here are three keys to think about: 1. Planning the right time to renovate – The thing to…

  • Home and housing

    Being Careful With Big Purchases

    Throughout a person’s lifetime, they will come across key moments when they will want to make big financial purchases. Whether this is something material, such as a car or house, or a business venture like owning a business, these can be both exciting and daunting investments. But with these investments, there is always a risk of making the wrong choice which can set you back financially for years to come. So here are some keys when buying these major purchases in your life. Business Venture If you want to buy a small business, make sure you carefully review the business plan, as if you are starting your own business. Make…

  • DIY & Improvements

    Things to Do if Your Problems Seem to Pile Up

    There are times when you want to give up on life because problems seem to pile up. You don’t know what to do first, and you feel hopeless. Before you decide that the fight is over, you have to understand that there’s always hope. These are some of the things you can do if problems keep coming.  Take it one step at a time When you collectively think of the problems you face, you might think that it’s hopeless. However, if you try taking one step at a time, you won’t feel that terrible. You will realize that there’s hope, and you need to be smart in your decisions. If…

  • DIY & Improvements

    Unpredictable electrics, cold spots, floor drafts and how to fix them quickly

    According to a study by Aspect.co.uk, a maintenance company that provides local electricians in London, 64% of people feel unsettled in their homes due to unresolved maintenance issues. Many people in the study reported feeling unsettled due to long-standing issues they didn’t know how to fix. And as with many problems, it’s the not knowing where to start that creates a barrier to finding a solution. So how can you go about quickly (and cheaply) solving some of the most common issues causing consternation in the home? Cold spots Have you ever walked into a room and felt an unexpected chill? The window is closed and the central heating has…