Home Improvement

DIY Ideas to Improve your garden – Parenting Twins Article

Our extension is now mid-build, so we are turning our attentions to how we will do up our garden, once the builders have left. We have lots of DIY ways to improve our garden and thought we should share them, for others wondering how to improve their own gardens. Since we moved here, our garden has been a source of frustration, as we have been desperate to get cracking with it. It had broken, wonky, stained and uneven patio slabs,…

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Turn Your House Into Your Home – Single Mum, Parents Article

Photo by Lisa Fotios from Pexels There’s a big difference between a house and a home. A house is just a building; it could have people in it or it could just be an investment. A home is special. It’s unique to you and has meaning to your family. However, there are plenty of homes that don’t feel home-like, and plenty of newly-rented apartments that do. All the interior decorating expertise in the world won’t make a house feel like…

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How to Keep Your Home Safe – Single Mum, Parents Article

Keeping your home safe and protected goes beyond yearly house repair and maintenance. If you want to protect your house against accidents or mishaps that might happen, here are a few things to know about the best ways to prevent accidents and keep your home ready for anything that might happen. Do Yearly Maintenance Making a point to do yearly maintenance can help you stay clued in to any problems your home might be experiencing. This can help you see…

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The Perfect Easy Home Improvement DIY – Single Mum, Parents Article

0 Flares Reddit 0 StumbleUpon 0 Buffer 0 Filament.io 0 Flares × Hey mamas! How are you all doing? I hope everyone is stayin’ alive! (Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive…) My apologies, I couldn’t help it! 😛 So anyway, since we are all stuck……

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Telltale Signs That Your AC Needs Repair – Single Mum, Parents Article

Photo by Zulki Jrzt on Unsplash In the warm summer months, your air conditioner is a vital source of your comfort. But when it stops functioning properly, you might feel like it’s not putting out as much cool air as it should. If this is the case for you, then it might be time to contact an HVAC technician to see what’s going on with your AC. Regular maintenance is important and it can help extend the life of your…

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Our extension build date is near! #AD – Parenting Twins Article

Our extension has been a long time coming. It’s been almost 3 years since we started putting the plans in motion for an extra bedroom and bathroom. There was architect drawings, planning permission, structural surveys, builder visits, expert advice, edits to the drawings, quotes, lliasing with the project manager and a whole heap of obstacles. But we are nearly there! We are just waiting for the builders to confirm a start date with us and we are good to go.…

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3 Steps to Follow Before Hiring a Moving Company – Single Mum, Parents Article

Photo by bruce mars from Pexels If you recently purchased a home or signed the lease on a new apartment, congratulations! In addition to updating your mailing address with your employer, bank, and credit card companies; introducing yourself to your new neighbors; and getting a new driver’s license, one of your major undertakings in the next few weeks will be to move all of your belongings from your current residence to your new one. In order to make sure that the moving…

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Cleaning Areas of Heavy Traffic on Your Carpet – Single Mum, Parents Article

Image by heathergunn from Pixabay In certain areas of your home or office, your carpet may have no choice but to endure an onslaught of stains and grime. This may be unavoidable. However, you can control how you deal with dirt and stains in between regular carpet cleaning—even in the heavily trafficked areas of your home. Vacuum and Prep the Carpet In between professional appointments with a Calgary cleaning service, your high-traffic areas probably still accumulate a lot of dirt.…

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Outdoor Entertaining Made Easy With Heaters – Single Mum, Parents Article

Outdoor heaters are one of those things that we need in Australia if we want to make the most out of our outdoor spaces. The weather can be warm and lovely during the day, but when the sun goes down, the temperature drops quickly. For those who host parties, barbeques, and other gatherings, a beautiful outdoor setting becomes an extension of their homes. Whether you’re entertaining family and friends or hosting an event at night, you and your loved ones…

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The Best Benefits of Roofining and Roof Maintenance – Single Mum, Parents Article

Roofing is important for your home for a variety of reasons. There is the general upkeep of the home that is required because of weathering, rain, wind, natural occurrences, and damage that the house sustains over years or decades, and then there is the benefit of insulation. If you’re living in a locality that is extremely prone to hot weather or to tropical weather conditions, then your roof can be subject to leaks, cracked tiles and even internal damage. This…

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