Posts Tagged“DIY”

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…

Updating your bathroom can be an interesting project that is fun for you to do. You can change the look that you have now to a more modern space that is fresh, inviting, and comfortable. Since you spend a lot of time in your bathroom every day, you should give it the attention that it needs to be the room where you polish up your appearance and soothe your stress right down the drain. How will you achieve this new look on the home renovation budget that you have? Follow some of the ideas discussed below to make your bathroom…

The beginning of the year is often the time when people decide to freshen up their home by engaging in some renovations or redecorating. While you might be keen to do this too, perhaps you have a strict budget to work with, or want to save some dollars to spend on other items through the year, such as a relaxing vacation. If this sounds like you, don’t fret about how to spruce up your home decor with limited funds, as there are lots of great tips to be found that will help you spend less yet still have your house…

When it comes to enhancing your home, whether for design or for relaxation, adding water can be a great way to enhance the overall look and feel. There’s something attractive and calming about water that can make it a great addition to a home, and most people fail to realize just how many different ways it can be done. If you want to experience what water can do, the following are five wonderful ways to add water to your home. Pool The very first way to add water to your home is by adding a pool. This not only provides…

Now this might not sound like the most interesting topic, but you might be surprised! Take a look down at your floor. Hopefully you’ve got some nice, lovely flooring there, whether you’re at work or at home. But obviously flooring hasn’t always looked like that. In fact, it’s changed quite a bit over the years, and by ‘years’ we mean literally thousands of years. This infographic takes a look at just how much flooring has changed, and on the whole we can count ourselves pretty lucky that it’s come on as far as it has. Let’s start at the beginning.…