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[14 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,292 views]

At this time of year one problem which you should learn to deal with is moisture in the home. As the weather turns colder and wetter, there is a much higher chance of the home becoming moldy. This can be a really nasty problem to eliminate once it has taken hold of a room. Moisture will also make the room smell nasty too. Therefore it is always a good idea to control the moisture levels before they get out of hand.
Avoiding Moisture in the Bathroom
One of the main rooms which …

Home Decor, How-To »

[14 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 774 views]

With winter fast approaching, you may be wondering how to avoid cold floors in the home. This is especially the case if you have wooden flooring installed. Typically wooden and tiled flooring will feel cold to the touch anyway. However, you could also have a problem with insulation too.
One of the easiest ways to warm up wooden flooring is to cover part of it with an area rug. However, before you do you should ensure that there isn’t a problem with the insulation in your home first. It is much …

How-To, Tips & Tricks »

[14 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 889 views]

Are you constantly baffled by high energy bills? If the cost of your energy bills does seem a little high then it may be time to evaluate the situation. There are a number of things in the home that could be contributing to a fairly high bill.
One of these things is your window pane. Place your hand near the window and see whether you can feel a draft. Most windows will let a little air into the room. The same applies for the door. It comes in through the cracks …

Home Decor, How-To, Tips & Tricks »

[20 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,302 views]

The home should be a haven where you can relax and unwind after a hard, busy day. However, in order to do that you first need to make sure that the rooms are clean and tidy. It is easy to avoid a few chores for up to days or even weeks at a time. Clutter soon starts to build and you end up with a messy, unorganized home. If you have just noticed that your home could do with being a little more organized then there are things that you …

Home Page, How-To »

[6 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,108 views]

Are you trying to find extra space in the home? Perhaps you are looking for a space that you can call your own? If so then why not consider the loft?
Many people use their lofts to store old belongings and things that they very rarely use. This can be a real waste of space. Why not take a look in the loft and sort out everything that you need to keep and the things that can be thrown away? Be ruthless and think about whether you really need something that …

Hardware, Home Decor, How-To, Lighting »

[3 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 2,384 views]

Most young boys love sports; particularly football and baseball. If you are looking to decorate your child’s room then it would make sense to opt for a theme that they will love. A sports theme is really popular with young boys and the good news is – it isn’t very difficult to achieve.
Firstly you should consider sports related borders. Giving the walls a fresh coat of paint and then using a little sports wallpaper as a border can be a good idea. You could also use stencils instead of wallpaper …

Featured, Hardware, Home Page, How-To, Kitchen »

[2 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 923 views]

Garbage disposals can be really handy and they can also be great for the environment too. When you put old food into the garbage disposal, it is basically keeping it out of landfill sites. There is far too much waste going into landfill sites these days. Therefore if you haven’t got one installed in your home, you should definitely consider it now.
If you do have a garbage disposal then you will know that they can come with many different problems. Like everything in the home, after a while things can …

Hardware, How-To »

[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,561 views]

One skill that everybody should learn within the home is how to bleed a radiator. This can often solve many radiator problems. It could be that yours is not getting as warm as it used to. This is a very common problem and it is caused by a buildup of trapped air. When you bleed the radiator it eliminates this trapped air and you should notice that the heaters work better than they did before.
Regularly bleeding your heaters will not only help them to work better, but it will save …

Furniture, Headline, Home Page, How-To »

[17 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 692 views]

When termites invade your home, if they are not discovered early they can cause thousands of dollars worth of damage. The trouble is, they are found in the interior of walls and you cannot hear them like you can with rats or mice. Therefore it can be really difficult to detect them unless you know what to look for.
Signs of Termite Damage
There are a few easy to detect signs that will tell you if you have termites. Firstly you should look at whether there is any wood in the home …

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[16 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,094 views]

Are you interested in helping the environment? Global warming is a very real threat and the government have been trying for the past few years to reduce the amount of CO2 emissions that the world is giving off. There are various ways to do your part and making small changes throughout the home is just one of them.
The Changes that you can make
The good thing about the small changes that you can make in the home is that they will not cost a fortune. Whatever your budget you can still …

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