Maintaining Your Central Heating

How important is your central heating to you? Do you know exactly what your central heating does? No? Well, let me enlighten you! Your central heating not only helps to keep your home warm, it also means that you don’t have to have a cold shower as it’s all operated from your boiler which heats your water. Without central heating you’d be living in a cold house having cold showers! Not nice I imagine! This is why it’s important to maintain your gas central heating. You can do this by following these simple steps: Bleed Your Radiators This is something that we… [Read More]

The Cost of Moving House

Moving house is an expensive business. This is something my husband and I know all too well. A few years ago we had to move house three times in just four years. The first time was when we lived in a block of flats. When our twin girls were born we soon realised that our cosy little flat just wasn’t big enough anymore. The second and third time was because our landlords decided to sell up. Yes, it’s fair to say that we have a very good idea of the cost of moving house. It doesn’t end there though, as… [Read More]

Top Tips for Installing Wood Flooring

Choosing the best type of flooring for your home can be confusing. In my day job I get to see inside a lot of people’s homes. This means that quite often I take inspiration from their homes.  For example, one house I work in has a beautiful bathroom. They have a freestanding bath that looks so elegant along with cute, little plants lining the windowsill. It looks beautiful.  In another house, their living room is based upon a ‘country cottage style’. They have wooden beams, beautiful wood flooring and an open fire place. It’s very cosy and warm.  Taking inspiration… [Read More]

The Must-Have Accessories For Your Dining Room

If you have a dining room in your home, then you should be thinking about how you can update the look of it over time. One of the best ways to improve your dining room without spending too much money is to add some accessories. In this article, we are going to give you some ideas on the must-have accessories for your dining room. Make sure to keep reading if you’d like to find out more.  The Dining Table Of course, the most important piece in your dining room is going to be your dining room table. If you don’t… [Read More]

Bedroom Makeover Tips for the Sleep-Deprived Parent

While everyone wants their bedroom to look nice and up to date, the main goal is ultimately to make it as sleep-friendly as possible, especially if you’re a busy parent. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up making some decoration mistakes that could actually make their bedroom less conducive to sleep. But by making a few adjustments, you could change an otherwise uncomfortable bedroom into a sleep haven. Here are a few bedroom makeover tips that will help you maximize your sleep environment. Get a New Mattress Everything starts and ends with the mattress. Ultimately, this is the single most… [Read More]

Why you Should ‘Do It Yourself’ When it Comes to Wood Flooring

When it comes to your flooring, it’s so important to make the right decisions from the outset. Choosing the ideal flooring for your home not only makes for an attractive feature, it can also drastically improve the dynamics of your living space. If you have a family, either big or small, chances are that your floors will have to put up with wear and tear on a daily basis. In this case, the clear winner is wood flooring. It’s durable, resistant to scuffs and scratches, and can stand up to the heavy footfall of children and pets. But before you… [Read More]

Exploring The Cheshire Property Market

Cheshire is a county in northwest England that’s perhaps best know for its rural villages and for its Industrial Revolution heritage, but did you know that Cheshire is an area bursting with lots of things to see and do. From relaxing spa breaks and beautiful gardens to explore, to stunning stately homes and picturesque countryside. Cheshire is city bursting with must sees. It’s 2000 years of history and spectacular shopping attracts hundreds of tourists each year so is it any wonder that the Cheshire Property Market is a popular choice for many. Chester city came top of a list of… [Read More]

How to Create Family Memories This Fall

The leaves are changing colors and you can smell the aroma of pumpkin spice in the air…what does that mean? Fall is here! Fall is, hands down, my most favorite time of the year.  I love everything about fall. The food, fashion and weather are things that just make my heart smile. Fall is especially fun if you have a family. Big or small, the fun you can have during this time of the year is totally different than the fun you have in the summer or winter.  Were going to look at how you can turn these fun fall… [Read More]

How to Reinvent the Decor of Your Old Home?

Are you looking to give your old home that much needed décor upgrade? Are you on the hunt for interesting décor ideas that will give your home that classy and fabulous appeal? Well, you have come to the correct place. Today, we have put together a list of décor ideas that will help you to transform your old home. These tried and tested ideas are just what you have been looking for and some of them are easy on the pocket too! Let’s now discuss these excellent décor ideas. Go Minimalistic  An old home often means a lot of unnecessary… [Read More]

Things to consider when replacing your conservatory

Any addition to your home whether it be an extension to make your kitchen bigger or a conservatory for some much needed extra space needs to be considered carefully. It’s a lot of work, and costs can quickly add up if not done correctly, but when it comes to replacing your conservatory, do you know what things you need to look out for? When my husband and I moved into our old home, there was already a conservatory built onto the back of the property. We’d never had a conservatory before so it was a nice bit of added space…. [Read More]