9 Tips to Maintain Electrical Safety For Your Home and Family

Collaborative post Everybody wants to feel safe at home, wrapped up in a cosy blanket watching the new binge-able Netflix series with family.  However, just last year nearly 20,000 domestic fires began because of faulty electricals. Without becoming too morbid, let’s take a look at the Electrical Safety First statistics for 2019. We can see that a whopping 46.5% of these fires were due to misuse while the other fires came about through faults.  So, without further ado, I’m here to let you in on 9 top tips for keeping your house in one piece by maintaining electrical safety at

Celebrating Hover Week With Flymo

AD | Gifted item Over the past couple of months while we have been spending a lot more time at home our garden has been a real special place for us. Without it, we would definitely not be doing as well as we are right now. Living in a small town means that we don’t have many options for long walks or places to explore and it can really feel like we are stuck at home sometimes. I know how lucky we are to have a great outdoor space to call our own but sometimes it isn’t the easiest to

5 Smart Apartment Security Tips for Students

AD | Collaborative post Dealing with a leaky faucet is an annoyance. Having to wash off the front walkway because of the debris left behind by a storm is just a minor inconvenience. Living in an apartment with a busted window or a compromised front door can place you in harm’s way. Living in a safe and secure apartment should be your number one priority. Before you sign on the dotted lease agreement line, make sure there are provisions written into the lease that ensure your safety. Utopia Management, a prominent California property management company, shares these these five smart

Creating the Perfect Child’s Bedroom A Guide

Collaborative post A child’s bedroom is a place that they should love being in. It’s a space to express themselves and enjoy a quiet area to relax and get creative. A great way to unleash this potential is to think about its design. Children often have lots of toys, books and mementoes to store as well, so it’s an excellent idea to think about storage within the space.  If you’re thinking about renovating a child’s bedroom, there are a few ways you can make the space unique to them while keeping it clean and tidy. Take a look at how

Layering Patterns For Any Room

AD | Collaborative post When choosing something as personal as flooring, you want it to be unique. Do you know that you can do that with more than just the colour? Layering patterns are a simple way to make your flooring stand out and fit in with any room scape. This guide will offer a detailed description of the layering pattern process. Read on to find out more. Pick your colour scheme Colour, shades and textures are what makes a house a home. So, when picking the colour of your flooring, make sure it goes with the fixtures and fittings

How to Clean a Carpet at Home: The Most Popular Ways

AD | Collaborative post Despite the fact that today, there is a great variety of professional carpet cleaning products, many people still trust only proven home-made cleaning recipes. There are many reasons: the efficiency proven over the generations, the low cost of the methods, and their simplicity. However, in order to really clean the carpet and not damage it, you need to know how to do it right.  How to Clean the Carpet with Baking Soda? Perhaps this is the most common domestic carpet cleaning method, replacing in critical cases professional carpet cleaning services. Basically, there are two main reasons

Creating A Work Space To Maximise Efficiency

AD | Collaborative post Being someone that works from home means that I don’t have the same kind of work environment as other people. I am very lucky to have been able to convert one of our spare bedrooms into an office of my own. However, I have recently realised that my office isn’t a place where I feel calm or even where I get much done. Most of the time it’s an absolute mess thanks to things just being dumped in there. Now, Erin is off nursery and I am trying to fit in being with her all day,

2020 Summer Garden Plans

A month ago I think I might have been writing a very different post. However, the current situation means that things have changed somewhat. At the beginning of the year I wrote about the plans I had for the year ahead; the things I wanted to get done around the house. The garden has become a bit of a sanctuary for us at the moment, being one of the only places we can go to get some fresh air and to escape the house. Now that I’ve spent a bit of time out there, which I hadn’t done since last