Many parents will want to shelter their children from painful divorce proceedings as much as possible. Unfortunately, kids can be more observant than you think. You must therefore do everything in your power to provide your children with normality, regardless of how bitter or painful a divorce might be. Learn how to maintain a happy home for your children during a divorce. [Read more…]
Conservatories can be great. Providing a peaceful area away from the rest of your home, they’re the ideal place to read a book or simply sit back and relax. Of course, it’s not unknown for conservatories to suffer from a little noise pollution. Perhaps your neighbours have younger children, or maybe you live next to a busy road. In any case, you should follow a few of these four handy steps to keep your conservatory quiet and relaxed. [Read more…]
Being a stay-at-home mom is harder than it sounds. You always have to be turned on and in tune with all that’s going on in and outside of the house and with your children. There isn’t as much free time as you’d like and someone’s always calling your name.
Of course, there are days when you’re looking for projects to tackle or chunks of time you have open when the kids are sleeping or your husband’s working late. Use these moments wisely and find projects around the house to complete. It’s a great way to stay preoccupied and feel like you’re making a difference in the household. [Read more…]
Adding cladding to your home can improve everything from thermal efficiency to appearance, but you need to spend a little time deciding on the right material. For most people, that comes down to metal vs. timber. Here are just a few reasons why you’ll be happy you chose timber. [Read more…]
People usually spend more time thinking about the materials they use inside rather than outside, but you should still take plenty of time to consider different paving materials. For example, you might not have thought about using limestone, but here are just a few reasons why you should. [Read more…]
Home renovations can get messy in a hurry. Dust in the air, paint chips on the ground, and people coming and going throughout the day all lead to containment issues in the work site. From a full overhaul to a sand and paint job, it’s can seem impossible to keep a room contained. However, with a few precautions and some quality products, it’s easy to keep a project space hermetically sealed from the rest of the house. [Read more…]
When it comes to the form and function of your house, there’s a balance that you have to draw from many different perspectives. You want to make your home comfortable to live in. You want to make it marketable so that when you sell it, you won’t be scrambling to make improvements. And you also don’t want to spend an excessive amount of time on these factors so that you don’t appreciate living there in a relaxed manner.