Table ideas for small spaces

    Something happened between the Stone Age and today. The number of humans walking the earth has more than tripled, and now some of us find ourselves living in cramped or small spaces. With the limited surface area around us, we are then faced with the problem of finding pieces of furniture to complement our homes. The dining table is something we all need in our homes. Just because, doesn’t mean you no longer need a dining table. You’d be delighted to know that there are many types of tables out there which have been designed specifically for small living spaces. A lot of prayersRead More →

The Coffee Table

Image via www.tbsdiscountfurniture.co.uk A coffee table like an end table is something that everyone takes for granted. It’s there to sit your coffee on or prop your feet up on after a long day’s work. You prop your feet on the coffee table, set your drink on the glass accent table beside you and grab the television remote. But have you ever thought about the history of the coffee table. It is very interesting so listen in as we take a tour of how the coffee table came to be. Beginning coffee tables were pretty much the same thing as the round end tables ofRead More →

Handy Tools for a Dandy Kitchen

  One way to keep the family healthy is to prepare home cooked meals made from natural ingredients and to stay away from processed food items that are rich in artificial preservatives. Unfortunately, not all home makers look forward to preparing family meals and would rather have someone else do it for them.  Those who have little love for working in the kitchen can make their cooking task a bit easier by equipping the kitchen with some handy tools. Less mess is less stress in the kitchen. Homemakers who often find themselves cleaning up after ladle drippings on the counter tops or stove can getRead More →

A Guide to Hiring a House Cleaner

image via http://thetrendtribe.com/ Are you a career woman who’s out of the house for the whole day? Or a mom with your hands full with children that keeping your home tidy would be impossible? Maybe it’s time you hire a house cleaner. No one would like to live in a messy, cluttered home, and if you don’t have the time to clean it yourself, then it’s a must to get a cleaning lady. She would be a big help in sweeping the floor, arranging things, and making every nook and cranny spotless while you’re busy with other things. But before you hire a house cleaner,Read More →

How Does DIY Window Insulation Compare to Window Replacement?

“Double glazed windows” image via http://www.elitedoubleglazing.com.au/ With a variety of do-it-yourself window insulation strategies advertised on the market, how are you able to make the decision between giving it a go yourself, or replacing your windows altogether? The alternative of DIY insulation can be off-putting; replacing single-glazed windows with double ones can be costly and inconvenient. But is replacement the best, and only, long term option, or can the temporary measures offer a better way through the cold, winter months? Methods of DIY There are lots of options out there, so it can prove difficult to work your way through the choices to find oneRead More →

Caring for Your Leather Sofa

Image via http://save365.info It is quite ironic how some homeowners go to extreme lengths to make sure their homes are spic and span, yet they have no idea how to take care of their furniture. Perhaps they don’t know where and how to begin or they think that furniture maintenance is cumbersome and time-consuming. However, if you appreciate the value of your furniture, you would do everything possible to keep these looking good. This is especially true if you have a leather couch or sofa. Just the material with which the sofa is made of is enough for you to acknowledge that you need toRead More →

Clean Cut Ways for Washing Machine Care

  Every gadget or appliance you buy comes with special care instructions that will help increase its efficiency and lengthen its lifespan. Unfortunately, not everyone pays attention to these instructions especially when it comes to low maintenance appliances like the washing machine. Those who want to get the most out of their washers and reduce the risk of ruining their clothes can read on and get to know how to care for the washing machine. 1.     Know Your Machine. There are a lot of different washing machine models in the market today. It is important to familiarize yourself with all its parts and know what itRead More →

Flat Iron Care and Cleaning Tips

Image via http://www.goodhousekeeping.com Among the most used home appliances is your flat iron. There are many different types of this home appliance, but the most common ones are steam irons. The steam effectively straightens out wrinkles on your clothes. Although these do not really cost a lot of money, you still want to make sure that you care for your flat iron properly to make them last a long time. Using a particular flat iron actually grows on you. You get used to a particular model or brand and know exactly how to handle it to get the wrinkles out faster and with less effort. ItRead More →

Introducing The Remote Control Platinum Power Blinds System

  When it comes to blinds, only the best will do for our customers – that’s why the team here at Thomas Sanderson have created the revolutionary Platinum Power System. Platinum Power System – how does it work? Available in an array of designs, breathe life into your home with a selection of home and conservatory shutters – using infra-red and radio frequency technology brought to you by leading blinds and shutters manufacturer, Thomas Sanderson. Requiring just one touch of your remote or control panel allows you to perform different tasks from anywhere in the home or conservatory; whether you’re adjusting how much shade, light,Read More →

  Your lighting choices have an effect on your future; they can affect your finances and the environment as well. Some people choose their lighting fixtures mostly based on aesthetic appeal. However, choosing wisely takes more than just considering the kind of illumination these bulbs provide. Functionality is one of the things you need to consider. Just how much light do you need in a particular room in your house? You might think about economizing and just installing a single bulb in a room. Perhaps what you might not correlate to your bad lighting choice is your inability to concentrate on the things you haveRead More →