Mastering the Balance: Running a Business And a Household

Friends have often asked how is it possible to balance running a business and a household. There’s much to be desired in working from home. You don’t have to commute every day. You’re always home when your family needs you. Not to mention, you can make a sizeable income pursuing projects that you’re most passionate about. Yet, for every advantage to working from home, there’s a challenge attached. Though it would seem easier to be able to manage your career and family if you’re in the house, for many entrepreneurs, it’s quite the opposite. Here are some of the difficulties working at home may entail. The Other Side of Working From Home Here’s what must be understood about working from ...

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Protecting your Home this Winter: Top Tips for Drains and Pipes

  As the weather gets colder, it’s not just the worry of having to wrap up warm and crank the thermostat up a notch or two that you need to consider. The winter months bring their own set of problems to the water system in your home, with frozen pipes, leaks and burst pipes being a common occurrence for homeowners all over the country. The key to avoiding such issues is to make sure that you’re prepared. There are plenty of ways in which you can make sure that, during this winter season, you’re not facing any expensive hiccups and repair work; instead, you can relax and spend quality time with your family in front of the TV or a cosy fire.   Keep Gutters Clear It’s not ...

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Unique Decor Pieces for Your Home

Unique Decor Pieces: if you want to add some originality to your home’s interior design, there are certain furnishings that can do the trick. You don't need to hire an interior designer  to do so. The right additions will make your home more appealing for both you and your guests. You can include these pieces in your living room, bedroom or other areas of your home to give your living space some additional style. Cultural Masks Displaying traditional facemasks that represent different cultures on your walls or on top of tables or countertops will give your living space a more exotic ambience. You can choose from a variety of African, Asian or South American masks that reflect certain ...

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4 Common HVAC Issues and How To Avoid Them

  Early today, we had some visitors knocking on our door for a house check. The neighbor below us has had complains of water flooding their living room ceiling corresponding our side of the balcony. It happened years ago, during a rather strong downfall that happens in Vienna once in a blue moon. He thought that we drilled some holes somewhere that caused the water to flood. We already had our heaters and what else to check examined three times in the past - probably 3 years ago as mentioned - it was long ago. There was nothing found. And it's still the issue today...it is a bit unnerving to say the least. I don't know much about HVAC installations but I'm sure that an HVAC system is a ...

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