Posts Tagged“DIY”

Every year, homeowners spend thousands of dollars on upgrading and renovating their interior spaces. Kitchen renovations are a popular choice because they combine form and functionality. Do it right, and you will get lots of bang for your buck. The space is practical, but it also doubles up as somewhere to relax and enjoy a bit of ‘me’ time. For the most part, kitchen upgrades are a straightforward process. Picking out new furnishings is lots of fun, especially with a healthy budget. There are stone bench tops, walk in pantry’s, lovely cabinetry, and a wealth of tile and splashback options…

In today’s eco-friendly world, energy saving practices are encouraged in every aspect of our daily lives, from transportation to production. There are also many things the homeowner can do to reduce energy consumption, with more efficient appliances and low output devices. If you are looking to save a little more, here are some tips on how to make your water heater more efficient.

The overall costs associated with an air conditioning installation can come as a little surprise to many, however, deciding to replace your old unit is a smart move, as older air conditioner models run a much higher risk of needing repairs, which are often costly and a lot more frequent. They are also culprits for running that electricity bill a lot higher than newer air conditioner models on the market today. Here we’ll discuss key factors to consider before contacting your nearest air conditioning installation specialist. Correct Sizing With regards to size and capacity, a lot of homeowners don’t have…

It’s not unusual for a person’s home to become full of clutter after they’ve lived in it for many years. Many people like to update their wardrobes relatively regularly in order to keep up with the latest trends, and that can result in multiple piles of dirty laundry lying around on the floor. In addition, many people like to keep their eyes peeled for a bargain, and that can result in their homes becoming full of belongings. But when a house becomes full of clutter, it can become unsightly as a result, and a home can only provide optimum comfort…

Every once in a while you’ll find yourself overcome with the urge to tear down a wall in the house to create a zen garden extension or combine the living room with the kitchen. As a homeowner, the urge to renovate is natural. If you have some experience with home repair and DIY, you probably already know it’s harder than it looks. But if this is your first time, be prepared for an adventure. Here’s a quick guide to renovating your house for the first time: A Few Tips Start by getting inspired. Take a walk around your neighborhood and…

If you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and start on your first DIY project at home, there’s a few things you need to know. Of course, nothing is as satisfying as repairing or creating something at home with your bare hands. It’s an exhilarating feeling. But if you’ve never done something like this before, you’re probably nervous. Here’s what you need to know before you get started: Understand your skills Walk before you can run. Take things slow and never try to do something you don’t feel fully prepared for. You may have read about bathroom and kitchen repairs…

Does your bedroom look tired and dated? The bedroom is likely the room in your that you spend the most time in, so you do not want to have a bedroom that looks unpleasant. The good thing is you don’t have to have a lot of money to update the look of your bedroom, if fact you can do it quite affordably. Here are some tips on how to update the look your bedroom affordably without breaking the bank. It is All About Color Color  coordination is key to getting an attractive bedroom. Paint is surprisingly cheap if you do it yourself but…

Photo by CC user Cade Martin, Dawn Arlotta, USCDCP Selling your property can be a long and stressful process. The number one objective for most people is to achieve a decent amount of profit. Luckily, there are a number of ways in which you can easily increase the selling price of your home. Below are seven simple tips for boosting property value… 1. Paint Giving all of your interior and exterior walls a lick of paint can make your property look fresh, clean and well presented without having to spend huge amounts of money. When choosing a paint colour to make…