Any homeowner will attest to the fact that they need to shell out money for routine home maintenance, like replacing old plumbing components or staining the deck, however, some choose to make bigger improvements with the intention of increasing the home’s value. Some projects, such as adding a family room… View Post

Often when people have kids, they feel like it’s time to go ahead and say goodbye to their dreams of a picture-perfect home. They envision their favourite furniture being ruined by stains, toys taking up every inch of floor space, and general wear and tear. While this can be the… View Post

We all spend a lot of time making sure our homes are safe – ensuring windows and doors lock securely, installing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and keeping appliances well maintained. But what about when you are away for the day, for the weekend or when you jet off for… View Post

DIY stands for ‘do it yourself’ and refers to household repairs, renovations, creations and improvements that you’d otherwise have to pay someone to do. The biggest reason we undertake DIY is to save money… picking up cheap materials and not having to pay someone else to do the dirty work… View Post

Photo Credit: danbain_01085@yahoo.com via Compfight cc There is no doubt about, new-build homes are getting increasingly smaller. This has been backed by recent research, which has revealed that a staggering 80% of all aspiring buyers would prefer not to invest in a new-build property, citing size and a perceived lack… View Post

Protect your home from a remote location If you’re leaving your home to head off on holiday, for work or to visit friends or family, it’s important that you take the issue of security seriously. If you’re not careful, you may find that while you’re away, your property is targeted… View Post