Showing posts with label diy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label diy. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ways To Add Quality of Life and Financial Value to Your Home

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If you are looking to sell your property, then you are probably looking for maximum value. A bit of investment such as a finished basement, patio, decking, or a home spa could lead to a potentially significant return on investment. These additions can not only have a financial gain but also contribute to quality of life.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Tips For Improving The Curb Appeal of Your Home

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There are many reasons why people plan on improving the curb appeal of their home. Either because they have just moved in and want it to suit their own liking, or to make the home more attractive to buyers, or simply for a change. No matter the reason, there are a few simple ways the curb appeal can be improved without costing much. 

How To Keep Healthy and Warm During Winter

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The winter season is a tough time for families to be healthy and warm. The cold temperatures make it hard to get out of bed in the morning or stay active during the day. It is also easy to catch a cold that can lead to a week's bed rest.

However, there are several ways you can keep your family healthy and happy through these long winter months. 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home's Exterior

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A home's exterior is just as important as the interior. When people say that someone's home is beautiful, they often refer to both the outside and the inside. If your home's exterior doesn’t look as great right now, there are things that you can do to upgrade the looks to make it more appealing. These projects won't cost you a ton of money. Here are some easy, affordable ideas to upgrade a home's exterior.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Tips for Creating a Work-Life Balance

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Juggling work, family, and social life can be challenging at times, but there are few ways we can find a balance. If you learn to prioritize, you can successfully divide your time between your job, socializing, and spending time with your kids. It is also essential to remember to schedule in self-care. Make time to do activities that make you feel better, and do not be afraid to ask for help when you need. Here are five tips for creating a perfect work-life balance.

Creating a Relaxing Environment in Your Home

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Once in a while, most of us just want to escape from the regular humdrum routine and spend some time away. While we may have life setup like we've wanted, it is human nature to want to get out there and explore what else is on the horizon from time to time, or, more commonly we want to come home, relax, and take a load off, restoring ourselves as necessary.

Preparing Your Home For Sale

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When it comes to selling your house, a lot of it rides on how it presents itself in pictures on the listing and when viewed. If you do not prepare your home properly, it will not be valued highly and will attract less attention, meaning you could end up waiting a while for it to sell or sell it under the price you wanted. It can be tough to know what to look out for when preparing your home but there are a few things to increase the likelihood of selling.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Creative Activities: Anime Drawing, Kawaii Crochet, Pixl Cross Stitch, Colour Mixing

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During the summer we engaged in a few creative activities inspired by some books and kits. If you love amigurumi, then you will enjoy this Crochet Your Own Kawaii Animal Cuties kit. If you want to show off your creative skills on cross-stitch then Pixl People helps to make fun, personalized portraits with a needle and thread. Manga fans will enjoy learning how to draw anime figures following the Anime Art Class. Anyone that enjoys painting with Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolour will find Walter Foster’s Color Mixing Recipe books useful. 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Giving a Sleek Modern Look to our Front Door with Schlage Encode

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We recently upgraded our front door hardware to make it modern, simple and functional. The Schlage Encode Smart WiFi deadbolt and the Century Trim handleset worked out well for the look we were going for. The Century trim has straight edges with a minimalistic design which makes it look sleek and elegant against the colour of the door we chose to keep.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Changing Home Trends

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These days home trends are constantly and rapidly changing. For a long time neutral colours have dominated the home. Usually, modern homes are showered with wall colours such as white, beige, grey, and cream. Although it may make the home look sophisticated, it's been overdone. With many people being indoors due to the pandemic, paint colours in earth tones such as brown, orange, red and yellows have made a come back. 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Simple And Affordable Ways To Boost The Curb Appeal Of Your House

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Enhancing curb appeal on a limited budget can be difficult. However, if you look closely at the exterior of each home, you will notice that ambitious projects are not always what attracts a person's attention. Small details entice them and tie everything together.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

How to Attract Buyers When Selling Your Property

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One of the most frustrating elements of selling a property is having it on the market and not having any viewers through the door. There are several things that can be done to avoid this frustration, and have more people view the property in the hopes to attract the correct buyer. 

Friday, July 23, 2021

Simple Effective Ways to Cut Costs and Save Money

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If you are a parent looking for new ways to cut costs in your household, then you are not alone. With the rising cost of life and increasing needs, it’s a tough balancing act to run a household. This post suggests simple but effective ways to save money and cut costs to run the household smoothly. 

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Things To Check After Storm Damage

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After a storm has passed, the first thing you should do is inspect the interior of your home to see if there is any damage after the storm. Then, go around the outside of the house looking for indications of storm damage. Of course, it might take more than a quick tour all around to uncover some less obvious storm damage issues, but it's an excellent place to start. Read on to find out where some of the worst damage could be and what to look out for.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Breathe Fresh Air in Your Vehicle with this Simple DIY

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Having clean air to breathe in our car is as important as clean air in our home. A lot of people take this for granted and you will be surprised how dirty the air is inside our cars if we fail to change the cabin air filter in our vehicles. Since we will be spending a lot of time in our cars traveling this summer, it is vital to have clean fresh air inside the cabin.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ideas to Help Revamp a Kitchen

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A kitchen is the most important room of the home. It can make a massive difference to the aesthetic appeal and value of the property. As much as the kitchen is used for cooking, preparing meals and enjoying it, it is also a great place for socializing. These days there are so many different kitchen design ideas that can be considered to improve the layout of the kitchen that could make a massive difference to the home. Here are some ideas to think of if you are considering ways to revamp your kitchen. 

Monday, June 7, 2021

Keeping the Garden Neat And Tidy

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Sit back, relax and enjoy your corner of green paradise: this is the dream of every garden owner when summer arrives. But it's not that simple, because grass always grows back too quickly and the rain allows the bushes to overgrow in abundance. It is all the more important to prune regularly so that the native plants retain their shape. It is also important to keep your garden free from unwanted critters and creatures as they too can damage and destroy wildlife. For example, you may want to look at skunks removal! We have a skunk that is too curious with our pond, and often removes things from it. We do try to prevent it from destroying the pond area by covering the pond every night with a mesh.

Monday, May 24, 2021

3 Ways To Improve Your Kitchen Layout

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The kitchen is truly the family hub of the home; it is where people come together to share food, catch up on their day, and make memories together. Your kitchen’s layout, however, could limit your ability to do these things if it is not arranged in an optimal way for your lifestyle. Here are some ideas on how to improve your kitchen’s layout with three easy steps.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Practical Ways to Enhance Your Home's Front Entry

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The front entry gives visitors an impression of your home. An excellent entryway welcomes visitors and family into your home, while separating it from the outside world. These four practical tips ensure you have a terrific entryway.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Easy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

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All of us want to live in homes that look, feel, and, yes smell great. So when you’re thinking about doing up the decor or focusing on those various little DIY projects that need to be done to make your home just perfect, don’t forget to think about making the place smell good too.