“Ageing in place” is the idea that you can continue to live comfortably, safely and happily in your own home when you reach your senior years, rather than relying on retirement homes, caregivers or assisted living services. There are ways you can prepare your home...

The concept of shutters as a window treatment evolved from ancient Greece, where beautifully designed marble shutters were fixed on windows. Soon, this idea made its way across the globe and was primarily seen on cotton plantations and grand mansions. With time, marble was replaced...

We often don’t think about maintaining our drains until a problem arises. By the time you notice issues like foul smells, overflowing drains or nasty blockages, your drains will have already been under pressure for a long time, without you even knowing it. As we’ve all...

When you think of a fireplace, you might envision a European home from centuries ago, where families are huddled around it for warmth. Or, perhaps your mind jumps to the image of Santa Claus, and his signature method of entering homes to deliver presents. Today, there...

If you have been staring into the vast space in your backyard, wishing that there was something you could do with it, you have come across the right article. Whether you are thinking of planting your vegetable garden, or you are interested in taking care...

Double glazing has long been a popular window solution, but now innovative companies are looking for cheaper and more effective solutions. Secondary glazing is one of these popular solutions, and has proven to have many benefits when compared to double glazed windows. Secondary glazing is simply...

Small kids make a big mess. You have given up the right to have a tidy house the moment you got your little tots. To keep your wits together, you've got no choice but to upgrade your cleaning and organizational skills to supermom level. Sorting...

Home improvement can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, here’s a little secret you should always keep in mind when working on exterior design work: never buy real bricks, stones, or tiles. These are expensive building materials, but a more affordable...

Having a great home is not a luxury anymore, it is an essential part of life so that you and your family can truly enjoy yourselves. While sometimes it can be a difficult decision to try and improve your home, not to mention how expensive...

The first thing you should know about when it comes to decorating a small home is that nothing is impossible. With just a little imagination and some practice, you’ll be able to turn your place into a cozy little home that’ll be completely functional. The...

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