How To Stay Organized In A Small House

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With the cost of housing on the rise, it’s difficult to afford a big house unless you’re earning a lot of money. That means a lot of us end up living in places that are a bit smaller than we would ideally like to. When you’re living in a small house it can be difficult to keep the place clean and organized and before you know it, it can get incredibly cramped. But living in a small house can actually be of benefit because it forces you to live a more reserved, and often cheaper, lifestyle. You just need to follow these tips to help keep things organized. Continue reading

Have Your Finger On The Pulse Of These Future Living Room Trends

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If you’ve been considering giving your living room a makeover in the not too distant future, you want to make sure that you don’t allow yourself to become seduced by an interior design trend that ends up being a fad. When spending thousands on a new look for your home, you want it to stand the test of time. That’s why you need to keep abreast of the design trends that are seeing a surge in popularity as well as those that have never really fallen out of fashion. While avocado bathroom suites were all the rage for about six months in 1972, they have never seen a resurgence. Take a look at these living room trends that are sure to inspire you when you give your pad a makeover.

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How to survive the World Cup

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The Football World Cup has arrived, and that can only mean one thing, you will come across people who can’t get enough of it, and you will have people who wish it would end tomorrow, no, right now. For those who are part of the former group: enjoy; for the latter group: there is help. Let’s face it, it’s not going to go away until the home team gets knocked out, and even then, people will still be going on about it until the final whistle of the last match (which is on the 15th of July). So unless you managed to squirrel away four weeks of annual leave and have booked a flight to somewhere that is entirely unaffected by the world’s most popular sport, you would have to make some life-altering changes to your life and attitude. Here are a few to consider. Continue reading

The Big Summer Clean

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As Spring has now been and gone, the question is did you manage to have a good old fashioned Spring Clean or was it something you kept putting off.  If that sounds like you, then don’t worry, there’s no reason a traditional spring clean is limited to the season of Spring, indeed a big summer clean might be just what we all need.

There have been copious studies that link having a tidy home with a tidy mind; indeed, it is now scientifically proven that a cluttered house contributes to a cluttered mind which is why it’s so important to keep on top of our homes, and not just from the perspective of keeping it tidy and organised; there are a number of jobs that are kept on the backburner, waiting to get done, but they are forever on the to-do list.

The best way to break free from this wretched to-do list that has probably been haunting you for months if not years, is to pull it off like a plaster and just have a day, week, or month where you commit to sorting out everything on that list, and afterall, somethings might be as simple as visiting homesecuritysystem.co to get a new security alarm fitted or as quick and easy as washing the windows which takes only a few minutes, or you could outsource for not much money at all.

This article provides a five step plan to help you organise your spring clean, or summer clean, as the case may now be.

STEP 1:  DE-CLUTTER

The all important step of decluttering, which is at the base of the process, naturally leads onto the next phase of ‘getting organised’.  Decluttering your home is indeed a natural precursor to getting organised; for it’s almost impossible to be organised when there is clutter everywhere.

STEP 2: GET ORGANISED

Your sense of emotional stability is closely linked to the feeling of stability and order you feel within your home life.  Now that you’ve decluttered your home, you need to get organised, which might sound like it’s going to take forever, but the time investment will pay off as it will make your life a lot easier in the long term.

STEP 3: GET RID OF JUNK

Whether it’s removing the internal clutter from your house or removing garden waste it can take a amount of time and effort if you do it yourself.  In the alternative, you could pay someone else to do it, or if you want to save some money, then hire a van for a day or two and use this to cart your rubbish away.

STEP 4: CLEANSE

Cleaning your home can be cathartic as this process will cleanse the energy and emotion stored within your home, which can  be a very soothing experience.

STEP 5:  RENEW

Now that your home is clear of clutter, better organised, and much fresher, it’s time to renew certain aspects, such as wallpaper, or the carpet,

that both might have become worn out over time.

Remember to keep on slaying,

See you next time xoxo

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Home Security Changes You Should be Making

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Is home security something that you’ve been neglecting in recent times? If so, it’s time you did something about this. You simply can’t take risks with the security of your home because if you do, you will eventually pay the price. Criminals are always looking for homes that look like easy targets to break into. You should go the extra mile to make your home more secure and give your family greater peace of mind going forward.

 

There are lots of changes you can start to make if you want to take this issue more seriously. If you’re not sure where to start, we can help you out and put you on the right tracks. We’re happy to help you out and give you the inside track on which home security changes are most useful. There are some mindset changes that will help you to make your home more secure too. Read on to find out all about this. Continue reading

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Neglect The Exterior Of Your Home

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If you’ve been considering revamping the look of your home recently, the outside of your property might have been last on your list of possible renovation projects. Even though the paint is peeling from your rendering, a hinge has broken off the door frame, and the tiles on the roof look more like a patchwork quilt, you are still more enamoured with tackling your kitchen, bathroom or living space.

However, you shouldn’t neglect the exterior of your home; this is what generates the curb appeal of your pad, turns heads and is the first thing people see as they walk up your drive. Take a look at these reasons why you should forget about the interior design and focus your efforts on the exterior.

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Taking Control Of Your Home’s Appearance

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Maybe you’re not much of a DIY expert or an interior design guru, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect your home’s appearance. The way your household looks is important. And we’re not just talking about impressing guests here – we’re talking about impressing yourself. Your surroundings affect the way you feel. If you put some time and effort into giving your house a nice aesthetic then you might just find that living there is a more pleasant experience. Here’s how to take control of your home’s appearance.

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