• DIY & Improvements

    Top 5 kitchen renovation tips to improve the look of your property

    Is the look of your kitchen putting tenants off? It may be that the rest of your property is perfect, but the kitchen is its downfall when trying to attract tenants. The best way to solve this is by renovating your kitchen. This could involve a complete remodelling or a simple modification – it all depends on what your tenants are looking for. To help you enhance your property’s prospects, read these top five kitchen renovation tips which will help you transform the look of the space and attract more tenants.   Expand the space   One of the most off-putting elements of a property is a small kitchen, especially…

  • DIY & Improvements

    It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Yard Work

    Are you a homeowner who is tired of going from one specialty shop to another to get the things you want to make your home look like you want?  For many people the amount of time, travel and gasoline spent going from one shop to another often exceeds the price of the improvement project itself.  And nothing can be more upsetting than to get the things you wanted and then find out the results of your effort didn’t meet your original plans in the least. That is why taking advantage of a membership in Sam’s Club can be your best option.  After all, Sam’s Club is affiliated with Walmart, the world’s largest…

  • Décor

    A few unique garden décor tips explored

    Your home is a perfect manifestation of your dreams- of your success, of your ability to shape your dreams to your reality. You might have contacted the most reputed and efficient estate agents Chalfont St. Peter to grab the most suitable home buying deal possible and once you start living in it, you should be paying special attention when it comes to decking it up. Today, we will walk you through a few tips with the help of which you can add a unique touch to your garden- a very important part of your home. A few unique garden décor tips Gardening and landscape designing are favorite hobbies of many…

  • Home and housing

    Moving Day Checklist

    Here are a few things you can do in preparation to make the day you move as easy as possible. If your budget allows, working with a well reviewed moving company is the easiest route. Door stoppers, and protective tools, like plastic wrap, bubble wrap and furniture pads can make moving day a lot easier and protect your furniture, both your old and new homes and your stuff. In the case that the movers don’t bring their own materials, having these on hand will offer peace of mind and make moving day easier. Keep a few extra boxes on hand, for the last minute items you either forgot or will…

  • Home and housing

    Why General Liability Insurance Is Important

    General liability insurance is an insurance that businesses need in order to protect property damage and worker injuries from costing the business a small fortune. That is the basic idea of it. To get more technical, this type of insurance is also referred to as Commercial General Business Liability. Not only does it protect a businesses assets, but it helps cover things like medical costs when a person is hurt on the property. It also covers legal defense costs, due to injuries or property damage. It protects renters, as well, when there is a property fire or other issues. This coverage can also protect the holder against copyright infringement, slander,…

  • Garden

    How to get your garden ready for the summer season

    As the weather warms up, now is an excellent time to start preparations for the summer season. Use these cooler, wetter months to prepare your garden for the hotter, dryer parts of the year. Water efficiency It’s important to be water-wise in the garden and try and conserve water where possible. The water from our taps takes a lot of energy to process, so it’s more environmentally friendly to minimise its use in the garden where possible. Luckily there are plenty of ways to conserve water use and still have a thriving garden. If you haven’t already installed a water butt, it’s a good idea to do so sooner rather…

  • DIY & Improvements,  Home and housing

    Big Construction Firms Protecting Their Turf

    There’s no question that in the construction business, it really feels like “when it rains, it pours.” This is an industry that has seen the meanest kind of droughts, gang-buster spurts and the leanest profit margins. At the same time, though, when the industry turns around, as it started to do in 2014, it can suddenly seem like the industry is nothing but sunshine and daisies. According to Sageworks (a financial firm), sales for privately held construction companies grew at an average rate of 17% in 2014, making it the second fastest growing industry, behind real estate brokers and agents, an industry that grew 23%. It was followed by four other construction-oriented businesses:…

  • Home and housing

    A Homeowner’s Guide to Subterranean Termites

    Subterranean termites are a homeowner’s worst nightmare. A subterranean termite infestation can severely compromise the structure and the safety of your home. Subterranean termites are the most destructive and commonly found wood pests in the United States. If your home is infested with this type of pest, consult with a pest control service to learn more about the termite treatment process.   Habitat and Behavior   Subterranean termites live in colonies underground and travel through mud tunnels to forage for food and water. Some colonies live above ground in moist and secluded areas. Their primary source of food is wood, although they will eat anything that contains cellulose. Subterranean termite…

  • Décor

    DIY Halloween Home Décor

    When you’re on a budget, celebratory occasions can be difficult to fund, let alone when they’re just a few months before Christmas. Halloween is a time of year that’s often dreaded by parents doing their best to save up for Santa’s loot, but of course, you don’t want to disappoint the kids by not getting into the spirit of the occasion. Decorations bought from the store can be extortionately priced, so we’ve put together a guide to creating your very own haunted Halloween house on a budget with a few clever DIY projects. Spooky Shadow Puppets Encourage a bit of family fun by getting the kids together to make your…

  • Décor,  DIY & Improvements,  Furniture

    Winter Home Décor Trend: Tartan Twist

    Tartan has been a big trend in the fashion world for the past few winters, and now it’s working its way into our homes. How can you incorporate this latest interior design trend into your home décor without going over the top, though? Cosy Cushions and Quilts The easiest way to add a tartan twist to your interiors is to incorporate it into your existing fabrics. Add a tartan bed throw in the master bedroom or a few tartan scatter cushions in the living room. If the rest of the décor in the room is simple, you could even go for heavy, soft tartan curtains to keep out that winter…