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How to Protect Your Home’s HVAC System While You’re on Vacation

How to Protect Your Home’s HVAC System While You’re on Vacation

Extended vacations are wonderful. You get to relax and enjoy yourself for a while. Back at your home, your electronics keep functioning, though. That’s especially true of your HVAC system. You need to prep it for your extended absence. Here’s how to protect your home’s HVAC system while you’re on vacation. Set Your Thermostat Image…

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By Nick Vincent, July 30, 2017
4 Tips to Keep Mold From Gaining a Foothold in the Home

4 Tips to Keep Mold From Gaining a Foothold in the Home

That musty smell in your home is a bad sign. It hints that you have mold, a fungus that could cause health issues for you and your family. You need to get rid of mold immediately. Here are four tips to keep mold from gaining a foothold in your home. Look for Excess Moisture Image…

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By Nick Vincent, July 18, 2017
Home Modifications for Safe Senior Living

Home Modifications for Safe Senior Living

According to the US Bureau of the Census, only 5 percent of seniors over the age of 65 occupy nursing or assisted-living homes. This statistic shows that a majority of elderly adults are living at home either alone or with their families. With the growing senior population, it is becoming more important to focus on…

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By Nick Vincent, July 11, 2017
4 Reasons Buying an Older House is a Bigger Investment Than You Think

4 Reasons Buying an Older House is a Bigger Investment Than You Think

Many homebuyers like older homes because they offer charm and character details that newer homes lack. But older homes also come with more maintenance and upkeep, and even potential health risks. Buyers need to be aware of these things before they make a purchase.  Higher Maintenance Costs Image via Flickr by rjray08 Structural problems and…

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By Nick Vincent, July 10, 2017
4 Tips to Lower Your HVAC Bills Year Round

4 Tips to Lower Your HVAC Bills Year Round

During the highs of summer and lows of winter, many homeowners put their HVAC systems through some serious strain. However, you can find several ways to lower your energy bills even during these peak seasons. From simple appliance upgrades to DIY home maintenance and professional repairs and replacements, homeowners can apply the following four tips…

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By Nick Vincent, July 4, 2017
5 ways to give your home a new lease of life

5 ways to give your home a new lease of life

I don’t know about you, but as soon as the weather begins warming up, I plan my summer redecorating. In the winter, all I’m interested in is watching Netflix and snuggling under my covers, but as soon as I know summer is around the corner, I’m ready to give my home an overhaul. Here are…

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By Nick Vincent, June 23, 2017
7 Essential Life Hacks to Make Your Home Safer

7 Essential Life Hacks to Make Your Home Safer

I know that home safety isn’t the most exciting topic out there. After all, nobody watches the Kardashians to see what decadent home safety adventures they’re up to, Will Ferrell isn’t working on a zany home safety-based inspired comedy, and when you’re out in a club or at a dinner party, trying to impress your…

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By Nick Vincent, June 15, 2017
How to incorporate gadgets into your dream home

How to incorporate gadgets into your dream home

Owning a dream home is a common life goal, and you can create a dream home environment with the latest gadgets. New technology is developed every day, and many innovative items are designed to improve the home. If you can think of a household need, there is probably a gadget to make it better and…

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By Nick Vincent, April 20, 2017
Current bedroom trends

Current bedroom trends

Your bedroom is your personal sanctuary — the one room where you should be able to kick back in order to rest and rejuvenate. To help make this space truly special, bespoke fitted bedrooms specialist Norwood Interiors has taken a look at some of the top bedroom trends of the moment that you should work…

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By Nick Vincent, February 8, 2017
The health benefits of the great British garden

The health benefits of the great British garden

With winter on the horizon, health and fitness are set to virtually disappear while we launch into festivities. From work parties to Christmas dinner, there’ll be plenty of unhealthy moments ahead. However, New Year always brings resolutions and the desire to be healthier. If you’re after a new hobby and you want to boost your…

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By Nick Vincent, February 8, 2017