Long Distance Moves- A New Reality

In today’s world of economic realities a career oriented person must expect to switch companies and locations every few years. Gone are the years where an entry level position in a mid-sized local company meant you could buy a home, raise a family, and expect steady upward progression until finally landing a corner office in charge of a section where you would spend the final 10 years before retiring. In the modern world, career progression typically means a willingness to go to where the position Read more [...]

Putting your Belongings into Long-Term Storage

Many people face the prospect of putting their possessions into storage at some point. You may be going away for an extended period, downsizing your home, or even look to store items from a business. You can search for self storage Peterborough or any other location in the UK, and find a host of different websites all offering their storage facilities for rent. When you are looking for storage facilities, it is important that you make sure that the facilities are both secure, and also that they Read more [...]

How to Fund Your Home’s Eco Upgrades

The subject of global warming has become less controversial over the years with 97% of climate experts agreeing on the subject. There are lots of ways each of us can reduce our individual carbon footprints through changing our habits, whether that be changing the way we drive or recycling waste and unwanted products. Many people also see the value of changing certain parts of their home to help the environment too. The problem is changes such as solar paneling or insulation can be expensive. However, Read more [...]

6 Ways Shipping Container Shelters Help People in Crisis

Image by Stewart James Bim-Merle via Flicker There's a lot of talk about shipping containers in architecture and minimalist movements like the Tiny House Movement, and we thought we'd shed some light on what attributes of shipping container Shelters make them the most ideal solution for shelter in crisis situations. If we left anything out, be sure to let us know in the comments –here are our top reasons why shipping containerShelters are ideal for disaster, no matter where it happens. 1. Read more [...]

How to Choose the Best Bathroom Sink

You can’t really appreciate all the choices that go into bathroom design until you are faced with them yourself. Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They are often THE selling point of a new home, and a good one will add tremendous value to your home. Therefore, it’s important to take the issues of bathroom design very seriously, no less so when we’re just talking about what kind of sink you need. Bathroom sinks come in 4 distinct styles, each with a variety of eras and sub-styles. You Read more [...]

What Do You Need to Consider Before Building a Garden Shed?

If you constantly find yourself running out of storage space for items like tools, and gardening equipment, or if you just want somewhere to relax in the summer, a garden shed is a great solution. And, if you have successfully completed any DIY projects in the past, you should easily be able to build one from scratch. But what do you need to build a garden shed, and do you need to consider anything before buying your blueprints? Keep reading for some ideas. Royalty free photo What Will Your Read more [...]

3 Incredible Outdoor Tips For People With Green Fingers

Do you love nothing more than spending your free time in the garden? Do all your friends refer to you as “the one with green fingers?” If so, you’ll be happy to learn the weather is going to pick up soon, and so you can get back to your favorite hobby. 2015 looks set to become the perfect year for gardeners. While the temperatures might be a little too cold at the moment, most experts are predicting we will have the hottest summer on record. For that reason, you need to start planning ahead. Read more [...]

Organising your kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most difficult rooms in the house to keep organised and tidy; it’s continuously in use and has to withstand a constant coming and going of groceries and kitchen equipment. In no time the cupboards can become overcrowded, food and tools are lost and forgotten. Often the space is not being used to its full potential. Now is the best time of year to really make an effort to put an end to this cycle and start making the most of your kitchen. New Year - new kitchen. Stage Read more [...]

Best Furniture For Bedrooms

Best furniture for bedrooms is obviously a vague definition, as a lot will depend on the size of your room as well as its owner. Of course, an adult bedroom and a child's bedroom will have to be furnished differently. Still, this does not mean that you will not find some traditional furniture for bedroom ideas useful. All in all, there are several classic solutions that include furniture sets for children’s rooms, bedroom sets for small bedrooms, and so on. Here are some common ways to decorate Read more [...]

The Advantages of Using Shipping Containers for Living and Work Spaces

Image by Jesse C Smith Jr via Flicker It is easy to find shipping containers for sale in Australia or any other part of the world for that matter. These rectangular boxes made from corrugated metal are a common site all over the planet. They are used to transport vast amounts of cargo all over the world in an easy and cost effective manner. Shipping containers are also being increasingly recycled and turned into living or working spaces, due to the ease with which you can build with them. As Read more [...]