Smart home devices such as Alexa or Google Home are edging seamlessly into our lives and becoming items that increasing numbers of us use day in, day out, without even a second thought. If you’d place yourself in the not-so-tech-savvy category, fear not, as here’s some handy advice on how to set up your smart home.
Nearly everyone goes through a period in their life where they have to rent their living space. After you’ve experienced your fair share of apartments, you might want something different. A rental upgrade would be great, except those usually come with a price that’s way outside of a standard renter’s budget.
As summer quickly approaches, now’s a perfect opportunity to head outside and work on some projects. From painted front doors to backyard fire pits, there’s a ton of different ways to add a little curb appeal to your house. These ideas don’t take too much time or effort, either – which makes for an awesome weekend remodel.
While household emergencies can be terrifying — depending, of course, on what the emergency is — it’s important that you remain calm instead of panicking. Focus on how best to deal with the issue at hand. Bearing that in mind, below is a simple guide on how to handle home emergencies and ensure they can be sorted as quickly as possible.
Deciding to rent a home is a big life choice — one that requires much thought and consideration. From creating a budget to purchasing renter’s insurance, there’s a lot that goes into it. And, as with any major decision, you want to make sure you’re well informed. Here are just a few things to keep in mind while conducting your search for your new home.
Being a homeowner is never cheap, but this doesn’t mean you can’t reduce your costs. In fact, people often underestimate how much money (and trouble) they can save with some basic DIY repairs and maintenance. If this is your goal, the following tips will help reduce your home expenses by well over £100 a year.
With 1 in 3 Brits claiming hard water has got worse over the past year in their homes, limescale is becoming an epidemic in UK households. As a nation that’s renowned for loving a hot brew, and the winter months being a key for the use of hot water, household appliances and plumbing are under more pressure with limescale lurking and becoming a nuisance. The great news is there is a solution! From grimy irons to annoying residue in your morning brew, limescale build up can be easily managed with these handy tips.