Month: August 2013

Things to do to turn your home into a perfect office

Nowadays with so many people working from their home, there have been many articles on how to turn your home into a perfect office. There are many things that you could to to make yourself comfortable at home, but the really important thing here is to make your home not only comfortable, but also a space …

Four ways to tech up your bathroom

(HIB) - We live in a constantly connected society - more than half of adults in the U.S. own smartphones (75 percent in a recent survey actually admit to taking them in the bathroom). It comes as no surprise that integrating technology into the bathing...

Germaphobes 101: Expert tips to stay healthy

(HIB) - Before you know it, the chilly weather will be here and so will the dreaded cold and flu season. While even the most avid germaphobes can’t control every germ from reaching their family, you can take extra precautions to keep a healthy ho...

How to Make Your Home Accessible for the Elderly

  If you or someone you know has had mobility issues and are struggling to get around your own home, then you could be putting yourself at risk from trips and falls. However, you can minimise this risk by making it easier to get around your home, and by making your home safer. Age UK is …

Elegant outdoor entertaining on a dime

(HIB) - Wish your soiree could have a bit more swagger? You don’t need a celebrity budget and abode to throw a stunning celebration. With just a bit of creative vision and DIY savvy, you’ll have an affair to remember in no time at all.Sensa...

Tips for Decorating Your Conservatory

A conservatory can be a difficult room to decorate, as it almost feels like it’s in limbo between the home and garden. The way you choose to decorate your conservatory depends what purpose you had in mind for it. However, most people opt for a conservatory as a cheaper way to extend their homes, making a …

Up-cycling: The Latest Trend in DIY

For those on a tight budget, decorating your home can seem like an impossible, unaffordable task. That’s why more and more people are making better use of the resources already available to them by undertaking up-cycling DIY projects. The increase in the popularity of Pinterest has meant budding DIYers are inundated with ideas and inspiration at …

A Buyer’s Guide to Bathroom Tiles

If you’re renovating your bathroom, the thing that’s going to make the biggest difference is the tiling. Knowing what to go for and visualising how it will look with your suite isn’t easy, which is why we’ve complied this comprehensive guide for those looking to retile their bathroom. Get Some Samples Whether you pop into a …

Moving Abroad: De-Cluttering and Planning Ahead

There’s no bigger home improvement than packing up and moving to your dream location. Your decision to move abroad has probably been years in the making. Deliberating whether it’s right for you and your family is no easy task, but just by making the decision to move you’re already over the first hurdle. If you’ve never …