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Family Holiday? Here’s How You Should Do it

Photo by Elina Sazonova from Pexels Sure, holidays are fun and all that, but those that you take together with your family can be overly stressful. Some people get into a row about something, others get sulky when they don’t get to do everything they wanted to, while the youngest complain about being bored when you just really want a relaxing day in. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be like this as long as you’ve taken a few simple precautions. Here is a handful of tips to make your big family holidays a lot more pleasant so that you can start to look …

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Why You Should Choose Quartz for Your New Countertop

Photo by Sidekix Media on Unsplash This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Quartz countertops have been taking the interior design market by storm for the last few years. People love the look and relative affordability of cost when compared to high end countertops like marble or granite. Quartz looks great and is extremely durable, so builders, designers and homeowners are turning to the material for more of their projects. It’s a great way to add a luxury feel to a home that will stay in style for years and years. Making decisions on a kitchen or bathroom …

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5 Reasons to Consider Renovating Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Photo by Marion Michele on Unsplash This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. A lot of us spend time thinking about indoor renovations such as new wallpaper, new interior painting, new furniture and so on. While it’s never a bad idea to give your home a little makeover (especially if it’s within your budget) you can’t forget that there’s another component to your home that should also be renovated; the outdoors. Be it landscaping, adding trees, planting new flowers, replacing windows or getting new siding, it’s never a bad idea to also consider renovating your exterior to make …

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5 Causes Of Mold In Your Home

This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Mold is a fungus founds in many homes that commonly thrives in damp conditions. As well as being unsightly, mold can be dangerous if left unattended – it has been linked with many respiratory diseases including conditions as serious as legionnaires. Mold can usually be wiped away quite easily, however it will return if you don’t get to the root cause. Here are just a few possible causes of mold in the home to look out for. External leaks Leaking water can often result in damp, which can …

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Make Your Home Fun For The Whole Family

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. You want your home to be a place where your family can relax, grow, and recover the energy they need to take on the outside world, sure, but that’s something else your home should be, too. Fun. If you make the effort to make your property a place that’s fun for the whole family, then you’ll be able to create many a happy family, on both an individual and collective level. But how do you go about doing this? We take a look at a …

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Common Things That Can Cause Damage To Your Home and How To Avoid Them

Featured Image by glynn424 on Pixabay This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. If you are a homeowner then it can be a great time as you look to make your home as you want it. Decorating it and renovating can be a really fun thing to do. But at some point in your life as a homeowner, there will be things that do start to go wrong from time to time. General wear and tear is a pretty common thing that occurs, as well as other things such as impact from the weather, as …

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Can’t Relax At Home? 5 Causes Of Stress In Your House

Photo courtesy of Erika Wittlieb from Pixelbay. This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. A house truly becomes a home when you see it as your sanctuary. When the rest of the world seems intent on stressing you out, your home is the one place you should be able to feel safe, relaxed, and generally happy. However, for many of us out there, this, unfortunately, isn’t the case. If your home isn’t giving you the comfort that you need, so much so that you try to avoid being there, then something needs to change. Here …

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Should You Make Upgrades To Your Home When You’re Planning To Move?

This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Many homeowners find themselves facing a tough conundrum when considering whether to make upgrades to their home: They very much want the upgrades, and feel that their home will be significantly improved by renovation work, but… … they are planning to sell their home in the relatively near future. If you experience this problem for yourself, you’ll likely find yourself trapped between two thoughts in particular. On the one hand, you could make your preferred upgrades, allowing you to enjoy the property until you reach a point where …