• 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…

  • 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…

  • Lighting

    LED Rope Lighting: Things You May Need To Consider Before You Buy

    For those people who have organised a function, party, or charity event, then you probably know that one of the most important aspects is lighting. The trouble is that lighting can be expensive, time consuming to install and tricky to get right. This is where rope lights come in. LED rope lights provide a simple but effective solution to your lighting needs. They’re incredibly versatile, practical and make it easy to create a professional looking display. This means no time is spent rewiring, there’s no cutting and splicing, and no putting up fixtures and fittings. Here are a few things that that you might want to consider before buying. Estimating…

  • DIY & Improvements,  Heating & Air Con,  Uncategorized

    Ways to Winter-Proof Your Home

    Winter tends to be a love or hate time of year for most people. Some love trudging through the snow on a crisp morning walk, whilst others despise donning extra layers and shivering as they try to keep warm. Regardless of which camp you sit in, you don’t want to be cold whilst you’re at home this winter, and there are a few steps you can take towards winter-proofing your home before the cold weather really starts to set in. Holding On to the Heat There’s no point blasting out the central heating unless your home is able to hold onto the heat. Draught excluders can really help with this…

  • Décor

    Making the Most of Your Mantelpiece

    Beautifully decorated chimney breasts and mantelpieces adorn the pages of premium interior design magazines on a monthly basis, but creating something similar at home would probably cost you an arm and a leg. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out though, so we’ve put together a guide to making the most of your mantelpiece without spending a fortune. Family Photo Wall Why not use the focal point of the room as a place to hang your favourite family photos? Keep an eye out for ornate vintage photo frames in thrift stores and pick up some cheaper ones from homeware stores until you’ve built up a mismatched collection. Paint them…