Getting the best out of the space in your home is important. The way you organize your floor plan can make a huge difference in practicality and the atmosphere of your home. Because of this, it’s important to design it on paper or, better yet, on your device. Drawing out floor plans takes a lot […]
Remodeling your home can be an exciting experience. Like many homeowners, you may want to update your property when it starts to look outdated or if there are plenty of replacements that you need to carry out. However, you should also expect that your home remodel will entail significant costs. As you remodel your home, […]
Most homeowners often overlook the garage despite using it a lot of times. In many homes, the garage door serves as the main entry and exit point. Some use the garage as a space for storage, or for engaging in hobbies. As one of the essential spaces in your home, it’s vital to keep the […]
It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of your home. You spend so much time there, with family, entertaining, cooking fabulous meals, that it’s only natural to want to give it a facelift from time to time. While a full kitchen renovation might not be in your budget, there are some simple and […]
If you’re looking for the ideal speakers for your outdoor setup this summer, then this buying guide should help. Here’s our roundup of the four best built-in outdoor speaker systems for your patio and backyard.
Whether you’re a long-term property investor or you just want rent to out a home for the first time, you’ll want to maximize the amount of rent you receive. Here’s how to do it.
As any homeowner will tell you, big-ticket appliances don’t come cheap. Even lower-end dishwashers, laundry machines and refrigerators are liable to cost a pretty penny. Furthermore, having essential appliances serviced, repaired and replaced can put a sizable hole in your personal finances. That being the case, properly caring for these devices and making them last […]
A hardwood floor can last a lifetime but it may need to be renovated and possibly even refinished after a while. Especially if your hardwood floors have lost their shine, it may be time to refinish them. This will involve repairing and sanding the wood and applying three coats of finish. Dirty floors can be […]
You’d think bathrooms are the perfect environment for plants, but you need to choose with care.
Furniture manufacturers offer sectional sofas in a variety of modules. This allows for customization well beyond a simple sofa with an attached chaise. In fact, buyers today can create custom configurations for specific spaces and activities! So it can be tricky. “Shopping for a sectional sofa isn’t like shopping for a simple chair, when an […]
Can’t play outside because of the rain? Rainy days need not be boring. There are a lot of things that the kids can do despite being forced to stay indoors. Here’s an idea that is just as much fun as playing outside. Turn an extra tablecloth into a fort that your kids will surely love. A couple […]
Modern packaging may have it’s advantages, but it certainly lacks lasting appeal. Somehow, we just can’t see cardboard or shrinkwrap looking this good in another 30 years! Does the rustic look fit your taste? Then soda crate projects will definitely suit your home! It seems everybody is jumping on the vintage bandwagon these days with an […]
Let giant dragonflies invade your garden or yard by upcycling old ceiling fan blades! This outdoor decor is sure to make passers-by take a second look… Don’t have an old ceiling fan? Why not search your local thrift store? And while you’re there, go look for a straight but carved table leg because you’ll be needing it, […]
Drink a bottle of wine, throw the empty in the recycling bin, right? Don’t drink wine? Then empty wine bottles are still pretty easy to come by! A couple of quick calls and you’ll probably have all you need… Here are some great projects you can do with those empty bottles that will make you […]
Making your own smoker doesn’t necessarily have to be a big project, especially if you are just a small family who simply want to enjoy a little outdoor cooking during the weekends. When we think of DIY smokers, we usually imagine drum or barrel smokers which could be a challenge for some of us to convert […]
A lot of kitchens are dumped every week and if you’re into DIY projects, then there’s a treasure trove that you don’t want to miss. Look for discarded cupboards and you will have the primary materials for a cupboard door desk that your child will love! You can repurpose them into a desk where your kids […]
Window seats offer far reaching benefits. For a start, they are incredibly space efficient. Next, they get lots of natural light so are great for reading. You can store ‘stuff’ under them. There’s no need to move them when you vacuum. You can sneak a nap on them. And, of course, they look wonderful! Here’s […]
A well designed pantry is an absolute blessing. Whether you use your pantry to store bulk shopping or just like to be able to see the ingredients you need at a glance, there are many clever ways to make this sort of cabinetry work for you. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use […]
Corner cupboards in kitchens tend not to work very well. “Lazy Susan’s’ help but it’s still not easy to store and find. The owners of this kitchen decided to remove their lazy susan with specially designed drawers that can make the space more functional. A corner cupboard without even a lazy Susan setup is very awkward to […]
Are you working from home or maybe thinking about joining the bandwagon? It’s important that you establish a workspace that allows you to concentrate on your business, and work in peace. The idea of working from home is very appealing because of the many advantages it offers. You get to save time and money by not having […]
Bamboo flooring is becoming an increasingly popular option in new homes and in renovations. Before deciding whether to install a bamboo floor , it’s important that you know and understand the advantages and disadvantages of using this material for your project. The Advantages of Bamboo Flooring There are many advantages to bamboo including its environmental friendliness, […]
Have you ever given much thought to how long you spend in your bedroom? A lot! And, unlike most areas in your home, your bedroom is ‘yours’. It obviously makes sense to ensure it reflects your personality, not the previous owners of the house or that of your builder. There are so many ways to […]
There are stairs and then there are STAIRS! Stairs are always going to be a feature whether you want them to be or not. They are big and prominent no matter where you put them. You are probably going to be looking at them for a long time so it’s a great idea to do […]
Bored of your old Christmas tree? Then here’s an awesome idea you just might like – build your own unique Christmas tree made of horseshoes! These personalized horseshoe decorations are beautiful and unique. They can add charm to any space. The project is simple enough so that you can start right away without any large costs. It […]