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If you are looking to improve your home life then making a few improvements around the home can really help. If you haven’t decorated in a while then it may now be a good time to do a little renovating.
Taking part in your own renovation project not only gives you something to do, but it could turn into a rewarding hobby. The question is, where should you start?
Home Improvements that Really Make a Difference
Your goal is to make changes that will improve your home life. Therefore you need to think …
Ensuring that you have the right hardware in each room is important if you want to run an efficient home. Every room needs a few basic pieces of hardware in order for it to fulfill its purpose. In the kitchen you will need hardware such as kitchen towel holders and spare cabinet fittings. In the bathroom there are some types of hardware that you shouldn’t live without.
What Every Bathroom Should Have
Every bathroom should have a toilet roll holder and a towel rail. These are just two important pieces of hardware …
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When you think about everything that needs repairing in the home, you imagine it to be an expensive process. However, there are ways in which you can save money on home repairs. The first thing that you need to establish is what the problem actually is. Without knowing how serious the problem is, you cannot work out how to fix it. So, look at everything which needs fixing and write down exactly what the problem is.
You can then determine whether it would be a good idea to try and fix …
Your toilet is one of the most used items in the home. Therefore when something goes wrong it can be a real nightmare. The toilet seat is the part that is most likely to break. There are various problems that can occur with the seat and here you will find out how to fix the most common one.
Fixing a Wobbly Toilet Seat
One particularly common problem which many people experience with their toilet seat, is that it will move from side to side. Luckily this isn’t too difficult to fix. …
The electrics in your home are extremely important. If wired incorrectly or if they start to deteriorate, it can cause potentially dangerous problems. As a general rule it is a good idea to ensure that the electrics in your home are thoroughly checked over every 10 years.
You might not realize it, but the electrics in your home do deteriorate as time goes on. This is through general wear and tear. Take a look at the fuse box and there should be a sticker saying when the last inspection took place. …
When you take on a DIY project, it is essential that you have the right tools. There are so many different tools that you can purchase. But which are the most important and what do they do?
Magnets – Handy in Every Toolbox
If your DIY project involves working with nails and small metal parts then a magnet will come in extremely handy. You can use it to pick up the small parts, as well as to find them. Often when you drop a screw, it is difficult to find where it …
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Built in bookshelves often make a home look really cozy. If you like to read then you will need a good place to store your books. Built in bookshelves are ideal as they save space and provide you with plenty of additional storage.
There are several things that you will need to consider before you actually build the bookshelf. Firstly you need to determine where it will go. You really have to properly think about the space around the bookshelf and whether it will be easily reachable. Will any pieces of …
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Home insurance is an essential if you own your own home. Even if you just end up renting, it can still be a good idea to take out some form of home insurance. The trouble is it can prove to be expensive. However, it is possible to lower your home insurance quote by upgrading the home.
The Changes You Can Make to Lower Your Quote
The main thing that you can do to lower your insurance quote is to make the home safer. By placing appropriate locks on the doors and keeping …
Whether you own your home or whether you are renting, it is always a good idea to keep a selection of hardware stored away. All kinds of problems can occur in the home and so it always pays to be prepared. So just what types of hardware should you keep?
The Best Hardware to Store in the Home
There are some pieces of hardware that are more commonly needed than others. For example, nuts, bolts and screws always come in handy. Therefore it would be a good idea to buy a selection …
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If you are thinking about starting a few home improvements then there are a lot of tips available to help. Updating the home by yourself is not always easy, but it can save you a lot of money. In part one of this DIY tips series you will find tips to help you at the start of any DIY project.
Tip Number One – Dealing With Screws and Nails
A lot of things in the home are held together with screws and nails. When you are dealing with small parts it can …