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Green Home

Sustainable Luxury Living, in a Shipping Container

Sustainable living has become a virtual art form for individuals dedicated to reducing their impact on the earth and the environment. Every day people are coming up with new, exciting and innovative ways to reuse, repurpose and refit objects that would otherwise be discarded – turning them into vital, useful resources.

Cleaning

Spring Cleaning: De-Clutter and Spruce Up Every Nook and Cranny in Your Home

Springtime is great for fresh flowers, green grass, temperate breezes and clear skies. It’s also the time of year for Spring cleaning. If you’ve never partaken in this event before, it can be an overwhelming but necessary ritual.

Closet Systems

Top Ideas for Toy Storage

If you have kids your home probably looks less like a page out of a magazine and more like a page from a toy catalogue. Your kids’ stuff is seemingly everywhere but it’s possible to organize all those toys.

Home Structure

Home Improvement Shopping Tips and Tricks

If you are planning a do-it-yourself home improvement job, then you are in good company. You do not need to look at statistics to know what is clearly evident: a lot of people handle home projects themselves, with weekend warriors crowding area home centers in search of project supplies and tools.

Home Decor

Color, Texture and Style: Decorating Your House to Suit You!

Whether you have just moved into your new home or you have found yourself deeply invested in changing the look of the home that you live in right now, take a moment to think about how you can decorate it.

General News

How to Prepare for Tornado Season

US tornado threats are usually confined to areas east of the Rockies, with the greatest concentration in the plains, the midwest, as well as across much of the southeast.

Home Structure

Mold Problems and Your Home

Mold is a serious problem, one that silently grows inside of your home and sometimes invisibly too. Mold can be found anywhere, but it becomes a problem when a food source such as dirt and moisture are both present.

Holiday Decor

Easter Home Decor Tips and Ideas

Barely had we recovered from the turkey-based excesses of Christmas than the Easter eggs were lining the supermarket shelves. There are the celebrations, the bunnies, the commercialism, the cakes, the chocolate, the eggs and all that yellow

Doors and Windows

Advices on Replacing Glass Sliding Doors

Tweet Usually, sliding glass doors play the role of external doors. However, there is also the option of using them as secondary doors, installing them inside or outside an already

Doors and Windows

Your Front Door Sets the Tone for Entertaining

An appealing entrance to your home sets the tone for a family get-together or holiday entertaining that provides fun and relaxation for your family and friends.

Insurance

What You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

Flood insurance is federally backed insurance or what you can only get through the National Flood Insurance Program. This program protects homeowners, but only if you opt for such coverage.

Home Decor

Caring for Your Precious Antiques

While having a set of classic furniture within the home adds a certain sense of style and tradition to your household, you will need to take the proper precautions to make sure that everything is looked after in the right manner.

Garden Maintenance

How to Rejuvenate Old Hedges

Robert Frost had it right when he said, “Good fences make good neighbors.’ While we may think that such fences are always made of steel, wood or polymer materials, perhaps the best fence is the garden hedge.

Appliances

Keeping It Small: Compact Appliances

If you enjoy entertaining guests in your home and welcome your visitors to your finished basement, Florida room or other all-purpose room, you understand the importance of having food and drinks at the ready. In times past, an old refrigerator or stove might have done it, but those appliances were big, bulky and consumed a lot of energy.

Flooring

Polished Concrete: A Durable, Green Solution

There are very few options for flooring that are both attractive and low maintenance. Carpet shows foot traffic wear soon after installation, wooden floors are expensive and gouge easily, and tile is time consuming and can gather unsightly dirt in grout lines.

Doors and Windows

Our Favorite Weird and Wacky Door Handles

When it comes to upgrading our homes, most of us might consider things such as getting new UPVC windows, upgrading old furniture or a new suite. Yet there are much more simple changes you can also make that can do wonders for your home.

Tools and Materials

A Guide to Pneumatic Tools for the Home

As pneumatic tools have become more affordable in recent years, it stands to reason that DIY enthusiasts are keen to expand the range of equipment they have at their disposal.

Insurance

Home Insurance and Recording Your Valuable Inventory

Taking stock of your home inventory can save you money and avoid headaches should you ever need to file an insurance claim. The more detailed you are, the better — if you suffer total loss, you may need to prove ownership for items that were destroyed.

General News

Things to Consider When Selecting Business Storage Products

Businesses of all shapes and sizes need to have some kind of physical storage space on their premises no matter what industry they operate in.

Roofing and Gutters

Spring Roof Maintenance Review and Tips

Your home’s roof may be new, but it does need to be inspected regularly to ensure that it is up to the task of protecting your home. Twice yearly it should be inspected, something that you may be able to do by pulling out a ladder and climbing up for a visual inspection.