Time for a new kitchen? Find the be....

By :- Kate, On March 8, 2016 in ::-House
With a wealth of available kitchen options out there, it can be difficult to know where to start when you are planning an update. Some things can be mended, painted or even simply moved around to give your kitchen the boost it needs. Other things, such as air conditioning for example, need to be installed and looking for the best company to use can be stressful. Searching for companies such as TSS.... {{ Continue Reading }}

How To Clean Your Hardwood Floors

By :- Kate, On February 18, 2016 in ::-House
Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any home, and when maintained properly can last for decades. Unfortunately floors in downstairs high-traffic areas can experience a lot of wear over the years. Getting the best from your timber flooring means keeping it clean and in good condition, but how should you do this? With lots of conflicting advice out there on how to look after hardwoods, we ha.... {{ Continue Reading }}

Downtime – Five minutes at a ....

By :- Kate, On January 31, 2016 in ::-House
Anyone who’s a mum to young children (and it doesn’t really change that much as they get into their teens) knows that you often have to juggle in order to fit everything into your day. Whether you’re a stay-at-home mum or a mum who goes out to work, there’s rarely a quiet moment. You might often feel like Mrs Large in Jill Murphy’s book ‘Five Minutes' Peace’. (more…).... {{ Continue Reading }}

How we want our homes to look

By :- Kate, On December 24, 2015 in ::-House
With masses of aspirational photos to drool over, the interiors website Houzz has become essential viewing for anyone considering a refurb — or just fantasising — attracting 2m users since it launched a dedicated UK site (houzz.co.uk) last year. Devotees create personal moodboards, and the most saved photos provide a neat insight into how we want our homes to look (and the clichés to avoid). .... {{ Continue Reading }}

15 Log Home Maintenance Tips for th....

By :- Kate, On November 26, 2015 in ::-Featured, House, Tips
Usually, people think that living in luxurious hotels and caravans can make a holiday successful. However, they forget that living in a humble log cabin can do the same. In modern times, when life is busier than ever, people need to find peace and for that, they need to visit places that are close to nature. That said, living in the woods for few days could provide a nice break from the hustle.... {{ Continue Reading }}

Which is Cheaper: Gas or Electric?

By :- Kate, On November 25, 2015 in ::-House
Choosing whether to use gas or electricity in order to heat your home will have a significant impact on your energy bill costs in the future. Typically, gas is a more expensive choice than electricity, however there are times where it makes more sense to choose gas as it more efficient for certain appliances. We've put together a list of different appliances that you may use in your home and wheth.... {{ Continue Reading }}

The battle to save you money on ene....

By :- Kate, On November 23, 2015 in ::-House
Saving energy used to be a solitary and soul destroying experience – a hopeful call to the energy company was fruitless as they couldn’t see your puppy dog eyes over the telephone. Now the landscape has completely changed with a wide range of internet based comparison sites – so much so you now have to compare the comparison services! There are also physical moves you can do to reduce your h.... {{ Continue Reading }}

The Benefits of Detox

By :- Kate, On November 18, 2015 in ::-House
The act of detoxification is as popular as it is controversial. The question as to whether chugging the green juice is good for your health has been the subject of many arguments between experts and non-experts alike. There are at least as many recommendations for detoxification as there are warnings against it. While relying solely on the act of juicing as your method of being healthy is ineffect.... {{ Continue Reading }}

3 Tips for Keeping Bees Away From Y....

By :- Kate, On November 15, 2015 in ::-House
Although spring and summer seem like distant memories now, the time when bees are buzzing and birds are singing will be here sooner than you know it. And while you and your family love to enjoy the outdoors in the sunshine and fresh air, having a colony of bees around your home can turn your outdoor oasis into a place of anxiety and fear. To help your family feel safe outdoors, here are three tips.... {{ Continue Reading }}