How to Create a Safe Outdoor Space for Your Child to Play In

Guest post contributed by Hannah Whittenly

Playing outside is a favorite activity for many children, and it is a healthy way for them to spend their free time. After all, when they are running around and playing actively outdoors, they are getting plenty of exercise, and they are exposed to fresh air and sunshine. However, children can easily get injured or harmed in other ways when playing outdoors if they are not in a safe, secure place. These tips will help you to create an ideal outdoor space for your children.
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Planning In The Right Way For a House Painting Project

Guest post contributed by Ashley Kinsela

Most of the home renovation projects begin with excitement. However, it is only in the halfway people realize that it is one nightmare unless it is well-planned. Therefore, when you are thinking even of the simplest job like house painting, you should have a guide ready. It might be simple at the outset but when you begin moving things, you will know the importance of planning things. This becomes urgent when you choose to stay in the house while getting it renovated or painted. No matter how many officials are working on your home project, you have to involve in the process to get it done on time.

Here is how to prepare yourself and plan for the house painting project

#1. Painting Ideas for Rooms: Unless you want every room painted in the same color, you should be looking for some interesting ideas to paint your house. For instance, you will want lively colors for your kids’ room and a charming one for the living area. When it comes to the kitchen or other rooms, you will want the colors to match the décor. You will certainly need new ideas if you are planning to change the look of your home. Hence, you will have to come up with a good plan by researching on the house painting.
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Complementing your Home’s Exterior With a Decorative Security Door

Guest post contributed by Bianca Bicheno

Your home’s exterior is the first thing that people see and it communicates your lifestyle and personality. So, it is only fitting that you keep it in good condition and make it look as aesthetically pleasing as your budget permits.

If you do not have the money to afford a major home improvement project, you will be glad to know that there are simple changes you can do that can make a huge difference on your home’s exterior. Sometimes, replacing your entry door with a decorative security door is enough to make your house a head turner!
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Types of Awnings You Can Choose From and their Benefits

Guest post contributed by Oliva Wilson

If you like spending time in the outdoor patio area of your house, then it is time that you invest in an awning to increase the functionality of the area. This overhang is attached to the exterior wall of a building, either on the door, window, or on the area along the sidewalk. Available in different fabrics, colors, and styles, these awnings perform multiple functions of protecting you and your outdoor furniture from the external factors of harsh sun rays, wind, rain, and snow. Now you can also install some large size outdoor awnings at your garden area and create some additional seating space for your guests. These awnings are foldable and you can move them to any other place as per your needs.

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There is Always Room for Feng Shui in Your Bathroom

Guest post contributed by Diana Smith

Long gone are the days when the bathroom was a mere utility room – over the years, it has become a spot that evokes tranquility, contemplation and the overall peace. These three pillars of well-deserved bathroom isolation aren’t possible without creating a proper Feng Shui atmosphere. Here’s what you can do in order to make this cozy room a tranquil place of contemplation.

Add plants

Placing plants in your bathroom may sound like a weird idea, but this is nothing but a ridiculous misconception. The fact that we evolved from nature means that we are still very much a part of it, and as such, we need to embrace it as much as we can. Simply-put: plants make people feel good. Placing lush plants in your bathroom will freshen the air up and provide that tranquility that everybody needs.
As for meeting the necessary conditions for bathroom plant life, fret not, as a lot of houseplants actually “prefer” the bathrooms’ tropical conditions that include warmth, humidity and low light.
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Seven Ways to Make your House Feel More Homey

Guest post contributed by Sophia Evans 

 
No matter whether you have just moved into your new house or you have been procrastinating the work of turning your new place of living into a cozy home, it is about time to get active and do something about the comfort of your own home. There are seven easy ways you can give your house a more homey vibe.

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Wonderful Windows: 4 Window Treatment Tips to Try This Fall

The windows are an area of the home that many people neglect. However, the windows can brighten and improve the look of any area in your home. There are a number of window treatments that you can try this fall.

Select Your Curtain Colors Wisely

A simple way to improve the look of your windows is to change your curtains. However, you should not use dark-colored curtains. This will make your space look smaller. White, beige and gray are some of the colors that you can choose for curtains.

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Restoring Your Floors: Laminate, Hardwood and Deck Flooring

Guest post contributed by Bernard Fisher

Whether you’re looking to restore the floors in your home ready for selling, or just want to revive your old floors to give them a new lease of life, giving your floors some much-needed love will certainly be worth the effort! Has your laminate, hardwood or deck flooring suffered from general wear and tear over the years? Does your flooring require repairing, cleaning or polishing? This article, written by Bernard Fisher at 4Everdeck, will help to guide you through the process of bringing your flooring back to the standard it deserves.
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How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Guest post contributed by Diana Smith

Interior design can be expensive to incorporate into your home budget, even if you’re looking to redecorate only one room. There are so many things to consider: carpet or not to carpet; what wall color to choose; should you get new furniture; what about accessories? Purchasing all of these things on a budget can seem impossible, but is it really? If you follow these tips, you’ll get the home of your dreams without breaking the bank.

Create an accent wall

Painting your walls is one of the cheapest updates you can make in your home, but when your budget is tight, even that can bring it to a breaking point. If you want to repaint your whole living room, you might need as much as two cans of paint. If you want to achieve a similar effect, try painting only one accent wall. You’ll only need a quarter of a can, and it’ll have a great impact.
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