So what exactly happens to these critters during the winter? Do they come in the category of insects that snuggle up to sleep through the cold? Or are they the kind who are even more active since we tend to stock up on extra wood.
For many of us, general maintenance of our properties can get pushed down to the bottom of the priority list. But to protect your home and investment, you need to keep up to date with general maintenance.
Some families accumulate a lot of stuff and end up with nowhere to put it. If this sounds like you, then you’re going to need some storage tips. Read on to learn what they are and how to make your home and your life more manageable.
As a first time home buyer, you will lack the experience and knowledge of previous homeowners, and it is easy to fall into mistakes and problems. Have a read through these points and make sure you do your research before you start your property search.
When you decide it’s time to buy a new house, you need to be ready for the stress that will follow. It’s easy for people to make mistakes which they regret later. Here are some common mistakes people make when moving house.
There have probably been times when you wondered if you could do anything to make your house look unique compared to your neighbours. Here are some ways you can make your house look special and impressive.
Moving house can be challenging and tiring enough as it is. But moving house when you work in a full-time job!? Most of us can’t just take off a couple of weeks to move house. However, there are a number of ways you can make both parts of your life easier.
Garden sheds aren’t just meant to store lawn equipment and tools. Today, home owners are utilising their backyard sheds to create more living space. Just imagine turning your shed into a creative oasis.
Many see a house survey as an unnecessary expense and something that prolongs the process. But they can actually be highly beneficial and even save you money. So before dismissing them, read these top reasons to get one done.
If you’re considering refitting your kitchen, or are trying to make sure your coffee maker, dishwasher, and other kitchen appliances continue to perform well throughout their lifetime, then here are some tips for getting the most out of your goods.
When buying a new home, it is important to make the most of your viewing so you can assess whether the property fulfills your requirements. It will also enable you to ask questions and gather as much information as possible.
Interior design can be an expensive business. So I thought it would be a good idea to share with you some tips on how you can get your home to look chic, without breaking the budget.
It can be hard to know where to start with your backyard when you first move into your home. That’s why we have created a checklist, so you know what you need to get for your backyard, including dining area, kids play area and garden features.
Even if you’re diligent with tidying, your home can get dirty and dusty. Deep cleaning can save you time and effort in the long-run and it’s also an effective means of lowering the chances of a pest infestation.
Moving into your home can be a great day, and you can’t wait to sort out the home. The lounge room is one of the first rooms you will sort when you move into the house. Here is a checklist for your lounge when you first move in.
After struggling to find reliable home help, former Yahoo! Australia executives Noga Edelstein and Elke Keeley launched UrbanYou, an innovative on-demand platform, connecting people looking for household services with pre-screened, independent professionals.
Energy and gas suppliers are consistently fighting it out in order to get the best prices, and sites such as Flipper actively find the best deals and switches for their customers in the UK compared to a standard price comparison site.
It is essential for your family’s health that you keep the whole house as clean as possible. And a deep clean is a great way to keep an eye on any maintenance issues that may arise.
As technology makes our lives easier, we become increasingly reliant on household appliances. Yet although these modern conveniences are great for freeing up some time in the day, they’re not so good for our electricity bills…or for our environment.
Since we spend so much of our time in our homes with the people we care about, it makes sense we want to make our homes beautiful and comfortable. One simple and affordable way to spruce up your home is with flowers.
The benefits of establishing a happy home are undeniable. However, there are a number of elements that need to be perfected before you’ll enjoy those rewards. Follow this checklist and you’ll soon see how great a fantastic home life can be.
Giving your bedroom a well-deserved makeover does not require a tremendous amount of money. Instead of spending thousands on paint and new furniture, you can make minor changes to your bedroom and make the interior look completely different.
There are many reasons why you might not be having much luck with buying your next home. Here are a few of them, and how you can overcome the problems of finding your dream home.
When browsing through real estate sites, you will be looking for as much information as you can find. However, failure to inspect a property thoroughly and find out all you can about it can result in often-costly problems down the road.
A three month trial of free removalist services for victims of domestic violence has commenced in Brisbane with a view to rolling out across Queensland and moving towards a National roll-out.
Apartment hunting is never easy. From spending hours searching for the perfect places to see, to knowing what to look out for at each viewing, there’s a lot to do and think about.
It’s the little things that cause the whole place to start looking run down and shabby. That’s why I think it’s worth taking a little time to invest in protecting your home from the periodic damage it suffers.
To get ready for your move and make it as low stress as possible, you will need to invest some time. Come moving day when your move goes like clockwork, the time you’ve put in will seem worth it.
If you’re not sleeping well, it could be because your mattress isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable all through the night. When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, not just any old mattress will do.
So it’s time to sell your house. This can be a very stressful time in anybody’s life, but there is one thing guaranteed to make the process easier. That is, if your property sells easily, at the right price and fast.
We use things like our smart phones and laptops pretty much every day, meaning they accumulate a lot of dirt and bacteria. So it’s important to know how to clean tech items properly.
Celebrity landscape designer Jason Hodges from Channel Seven’s lifestyle show Better Homes & Gardens, shares his tips for creating a zoned backyard the whole family can enjoy.
This summer interiors will be inspired by a softer collection of muddy pastels derived from nature and living matter. According to Dulux, the Colour Trends for Summer 2016 will comprise delicate hues.
Whether you are preparing a house for sale or giving the family home a bit of a makeover – refreshing a door with just a touch of colour, can create a lasting first impression in the entrance to a home or a room.
Four beautiful Christmas themes for decorating your home or office on a budget. Get the look online or in-store with tree ornaments, decorations, gift wrapping and cards from just a few dollars.
While the Great Australia Dream of owning your own home is out of reach for many Aussies living in major cities and towns on the east coast, new house and land packages are going for a song in north Adelaide’s Blakes Crossing.
Short on space in your bathroom? Who isn’t? Between makeup, towels, hair dryers, and everything else, it is hard to have the average bathroom be functional and also a high design space.
Candles can make fabulous additions to any room in your home. If you enjoy having lit candles around, you will know how quickly they can melt away. There are simple things you can do to extend the life of your candles.
Lifestyle is often about friends, entertaining and enjoying your own space and with just a few easy and affordable alterations, you can turn your outdoor space into resort style living by creating the perfect outdoor room.
Some renovations are great for the overall value of the house. They’ll boost your resale value significantly. Others are simply for your own enjoyment or comfort. After all, you want to enjoy the space you live in.