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When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

Two tips for preparing your home for a big party

15 June 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you want to host a party in your home to celebrate a special occasion, there are a few preparatory steps you'll need to take before the big day arrives. Read on to find out more: Clean and de-clutter The first step to ensuring that your home is ready for a party is to give it a thorough tidying up. Dusty surfaces, filthy floors and clutter everywhere will not help to create an inviting or pleasant atmosphere. Read More …

Why You Should Double-Glaze Shed Windows

8 June 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Convinced by the benefits of longevity, security, money saving and temperature control, many people now have double glazing throughout their homes. What's less common--but, in truth, just as beneficial--is the use of double glazing for sheds, outbuildings, workshops and garages. So why should you reconsider and give them the new window treatment too? Double glazing is more secure. Despite the fact that sheds, garages and outbuildings are often less secure than the main part of your home, they're likely to hold some of your most valuable or valued possessions: your car, your pets, your precious memories put into storage. Read More …

2 Important Factors to Consider When Commissioning a Cabinet Maker to Build a Custom Desk

31 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you run a home-based business, then you'll understand the importance of having a dedicated office space to work in. One of the key features of a successful home office is having a work desk that perfectly meets your requirements. While there are multitudes of pre-manufactured or flat pack desks available on the furniture market, you may find that many of them fall short in some aspect of being the ideal desk for your workspace. Read More …

A DIY Guide to Installing an Electric Curtain Track

30 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Electric curtains have grown in popularity among homeowners. However, what do you do if you just bought an electric curtain track, and the instructions offered on the manual to install the curtain track are not sufficient, cannot be comprehended or are incomplete? Two types of curtain tracks exist: the wall mounted and the ceiling mounted electric curtain rods. The method involved in their installation is basically the same for both types. Read More …

Items You Should Never Place in an Outdoor Self-Storage Unit

26 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A self-storage unit is a great place for keeping items that you don't need every day, and which can take up valuable storage space in the home or in your garage. Many self-storage units are outdoors, while some are indoors and offer climate control and thick insulation. The indoor units may be more expensive to rent, but note a few items you should never place in an outdoor self-storage unit, and why this can be so risky. Read More …

About Me
Creating A Kitchen You Love On A Budget

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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