The first night in a new house is always a challenge. With 20+ years associated with the military between my parents and my husband, I have had my share of moves and the challenge of unpacking boxes. Honestly, we’ve been in our current home for over 5 years and I still stumble across a box that needs unpacking from time-to-time.
Facing a move soon? Here are some tips on what and what not to do:
What Not To Do: Unpack everything.
Bad weather is always bad news for homeowners. With even a little bad weather, your home can suffer damages that will lead to expensive repairs that you are probably not going to be prepared for. The good news is that there are ways to protect your home from storm damage and fix any issues that arise.
Fix Your Garden
One of the problems with flooding is typically caused by a poor garden.
There’s nothing quite like having a home that simply beckons you inside. There are certain indoor spaces in our lives that make us want to leave as soon as we walk through the door – your office, perhaps, or the doctors surgery. But your home should be somewhere you can sink into the minute you’ve hung up your coat, and relax comfortably for the rest of the evening.
A home that looks cold and ‘un-homely’
Did you know that a report recently revealed selling a home is the most traumatic experience for adults? It’s true, selling a home beats burying a loved one for the top position in that poll. I know what you’re thinking. You must be joking? Surely, people finding saying goodbye to someone they loved more difficult than selling a home? Well, don’t be so sure because selling a house can be incredibly stressful.
The world of interior design is more exciting, innovative and inspiring than it’s ever been before! New, unique pieces of furniture are being created with our needs in mind as 21st-century consumers. From flexible sofas, to tables with built-in wireless charging sensors and smart desks that are ergonomically designed to give you the best experience possible.
Forget tired, rose patterned three-piece suites or the overstuffed, yet undeniably comfortable,
Is there really anything better than older, more traditional styles? Not only are they timeless, but they also add an aura of general comfort to your home, creating a space that you aren’t afraid to relax in. What could you want more than a couch that you aren’t afraid to kick off your shoes and curl up on, or a floor that won’t show the scuffed footprints of rampaging kids and pets? Here are some tips on how to add a little country look to your home…
First and foremost,
Your home is your space. Whether it is big or small, modern or traditional, filled with stuff or minimalist. It is your space. Your happy place. And you don’t want anything to ruin this little fact, least of all pests. Pests do not belong in your home. Even if you don’t mind them, find bugs interesting or see rodents as cute, they can cause real harm to your home and to everyone in it.