The Conveyancing Process Explained

We’ve put together this handy guide that explains the whole conveyancing process for you when you come to buy a home. Conveyancing is the legal transfer of the home ownership from the seller to the new buyer. The process begins when the offer on a home is accepted and it ends when you’re holding the keys in your hand. Through getting to grips with the concept, it will give you a better idea of what is going to or should happen. Who’s in Charge of the Conveyancing? Often either a specialist Read more [...]

Perfecting the Prep Work for Your Next Home Improvement Job

Most people know that a certain amount of prep work needs to be done before beginning any home improvement project. This includes removing furniture, preparing work surfaces, and protecting anything that cannot be removed from the area. The more time and effort you put into getting ready to do a project, the better your end results will be. Remove Furnishings The first step to any home improvement project is to clear the area. This often requires you to remove all furnishings. This is especially Read more [...]

Online Resources to Help You Find Foreclosures Near You

Foreclosed properties are a great investment opportunity, especially if you’re planning to move to a new house or want to invest money in a property in the hopes of flipping it in the years to come. Regardless, you need to know where to start looking for foreclosure listings. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, home foreclosures have significantly decreased by 15.44% from August to September in the previous year. While this might mean lesser availability of foreclosed properties, it doesn’t Read more [...]

What’s Wrong with Your Furnace and How Can You Fix It?

Furnaces are incredibly useful in the winter, but only if they’re working properly. Like any piece of equipment, furnaces require proper maintenance to keep them running well. If you don’t maintain your furnace, you could end up with no heat in the dead of winter, which is a situation nobody wants to be in.   However, it does happen, and the most important thing is getting your furnace fixed and your home warm again. Here are some of the most common problems with furnaces and what Read more [...]

How Lighting Can Change a Room Dramatically

Do you know which light tone is best used in a study? Or what effect a wall uplighter has on the perceived size of a living room? Here’s how to use different types of lighting to change the look and feel of any room: Natural light There’s a long-held misconception among homeowners that the more natural light a house gets, the better. That’s not actually true.Too much natural light can make a room suffer from a phenomenon known as “over illumination”, which is unflattering and can actually Read more [...]

Need Lloyd Flanders Cushions? Read this first!

Having beautiful, comfortable outdoor furniture has a way of motivating you to spend time enjoying the sunshine and scenery around your patio. If you own an heirloom-quality Lloyd Flanders patio set, you have a plethora of options for choosing outdoor chair cushions to achieve a fresh, updated look. While searching for your Lloyd Flanders cushions, you will notice different grades of fabric and a corresponding range of prices. The grades are determined by the specific type of fabric, whether or Read more [...]

The Differences Between Indoor and Outdoor Foam

Foam cushions are the backbone of modern furniture. The best cushions are designed for comfort, style, and functionality with a specific purpose in mind. In order to make the most of your furniture cushions, it's important to understand the difference between indoor and outdoor foam. The Foam Factory offers this simple breakdown for your reference. Indoor Foam Indoor foam is the type used for sofa cushions, easy chairs, and other furniture designed to remain inside the home. The main characteristics Read more [...]

Ductless Vs. Central Air Conditioning Systems

When it comes to cooling your home efficiently and effectively, a common question for a home purchaser or seller to ask is, whether central or ductless air conditioning is more appropriate. Many homeowners today are contemplating this question because in the past the natural option was to choose central air conditioning. Despite the fact that central air conditioning is extremely popular, more people in recent years are asking for ductless air conditioning, this is not just because it being installed Read more [...]

Server Room Air Flow Tips

Anyone who works in IT knows the value of cold air when it comes to technology. Many IT professionals strive to keep their server rooms at optimum temperature and keep their hardware working without any issues. This can be a problem, however, because heat can slowly build up and destroy this precious hardware, causing massive damage. Luckily, there are many solutions out on the market to help combat this. Using a server room air conditioner to get rid of hotspots is a great starting point and can Read more [...]

3 Latest Interior Design Tools for those Without a Hope

Isn’t it a blessing to live in the 21st century? 20 or so years ago you’d have been left with nothing more than a couple of magazines and a re-run of Lawrence Llewellyn Bowen’s Changing Rooms to help you decorate your home. Now, thankfully, all that has changed. For the aesthetically minded, the idea of decorating a home can bring a sense of excitement about a space yet to be created and of unlimited options, from textures and colours, to flooring, curtains and all those lovely cushions! Read more [...]