Is your home already smart? This industry is set to reach $53 billion by 2022, so the chance is that if you aren’t “in trend” yet, you will be soon. I’ll admit that I’ve had a lot of reservations about introducing Internet of Things devices into our home. But even the simplest overview of pros […]
Energy bills are one of the biggest costs for any homeowner. Luckily, you can take several steps to reduce the amount of energy you use and lower your costs. Discover four simple and affordable ways to make your home a more energy-efficient space.
If your bedroom décor is feeling a little dated and you’re struggling to sleep at night, you may be able to “kill two birds with one stone” by updating your bedroom décor with good sleep in mind. A few updates to your color scheme, lighting could be the answer to your prayers.
Believe it or not, the air inside your home can be more polluted than the air outside. Poor indoor air quality can be caused by many sources including outdoor pollution, poor quality of building materials, emissions from heating and appliances, and fragrances used in household cleaners. These items can contribute to a range of health […]
Homeownership can be, but need not be that complicated. The main differences in having your own home to renting off of a landlord or agency are, of course, the liability of breakages and updates and that as a mortgage payer, you can own your property outright after the freehold mortgage has been paid.
Most people will make sure that they are keeping their windows and doors locked, they are checking who’s at the door before opening it and do a once over before going to bed but what else can you do to make your home feel safer. Have a look at these 4 ways that you can […]
Let me be blunt as a homeowner with years of experience in the matter. Maintaining a house is hard work, but if you don’t do this job well, your home will fast turn into a bottomless pit that sucks out all your money. House maintenance is a complex process that has several dozen steps, and […]
How you design your kitchen can dictate a lot more than just how it looks, alone. It can also dictate how easy or hard it can be to use. A poorly designed, cluttered kitchen will necessitate a lot more fussing and moving things around, while a neat, smart, well-equipped kitchen can make both cooking and […]
If you consider building a deck for a small backyard, I suggest you stop and weight the cost vs. value it brings. Deck construction is expensive and you won’t be able to get 100% of this investment back when selling the house.
If you are wondering how to rehab a bathroom with little money, you need to accept that there isn’t much you can do. Bathroom renovations are expensive (average in the US $10,272), so you won’t be able to afford anything big. What you can do, however, is to choose the small changes that will make […]