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8 Maintenance Tasks All Homeowners Should Do Once a Year

You have the basics of homeownership maintenance down. You change the ceiling blade direction every summer and winter, you scrub the inside <i>and</i> outside of your windows each spring, and you remove every drop of water from your sprinkler system before the first frost.<p>But are you sure you're getting</i> …

6 creative entrance ideas for your home!

The facade is the main face of our homes, reflecting our tastes and our favourite styles.<p>As we all know, it is not good to judge a book by a cover …

The BIGGEST small bathroom mistakes to avoid!

Small bathrooms are notoriously tricky to decorate. Anyone familiar with the basics of design knows that it's important to take a simple approach. …

Small Spaces

How to revamp your kitchen on a teeny tiny budget

We all know the importance of the kitchen. Yes, it is a work zone, and it is the space where we cook our food – meaning it has to be functional and …

Coffeemakers

Tips For Faking Extra Space In Your Living Room

<i>Add some illusory square feet with these interior design tricks.</i><p>With the tiny house trend on the rise, homeowners are increasingly finding new ways …

5 Strategies To Declutter Your Home For A Happier Life

A house is a representation of a person’s mind, and a cluttered house represents a cluttered mind that cannot focus properly. You look at scattered …

11 Ways to Add a Touch of Summer To Your Home

From metallic elements to unexpected color pops...<p>With summer in full swing, adding pops of color and fresh touches to your home is a simple way to fête the season and have your interior reflect the warm weather mood. Here, peruse interior inspiration straight from Pinterest, and ensure that your …

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

Minimalism

Top 15 Amazing Basement Design Ideas – DIY Basement Finishing Costs Updated

<i>Ready to remodel that basement? What should you do with it?</i><p><b>Did you know?</b> That dark, cold, and empty basement can deliver some of the best returns on …

5 Key Decorating Tips for a Smashing Bathroom Makeover

Are you feeling inspired to get a bathroom makeover? If so, <b>Luxury Bathrooms</b>‘ editors have some special to share with you today. Pay attention to …

21 Brilliant Hacks for Everyday Home Repairs

From clearing clogged drains to filling nail holes, maintaining your home can seem like a MacGyver-esque challenge—but it doesn't have to be this …

9 Simple DIY Projects to Boost Your Home's Resale Value

These upgrades will add a lot to your asking price.<p>Everyone wants to maximize the value of their home before they set a listing price. These easy DIY upgrades can be done for cheap and in plenty of time before your first open house.

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Home Improvement

Build A Backyard Brick and Pebble Fire Pit DIY Project

This simple tutorial of how to build a backyard brick and pebble fire pit DIY project is for those who enjoy outdoor entertaining, a fire pit would …

Landscaping

24 things you can buy to make your living room look expensive, even if it's not

You're smart. You're crafty. You may not have a ton of money to spend on your living room, but you want it to look great. So we've rounded up 24 super-stylish DIYs that will have your living room looking like a million bucks, without you spending, well — a million bucks.<p><i>Buy the table here.</i>

Living Rooms

Homeowners can reap benefits as mortgage rates near record lows

When mortgage interest rates slide close to all-time lows — as they have since the Brexit vote — do you sit on the fence? Or do you ask yourself: Are there financial opportunities today that didn’t exist for me when rates were higher by half a percentage point or more?<p>Last week, according to …

Real Estate
Selling

Why investing in housing should be a savings priority

Johannesburg – Housing is a substantial retirement asset, a family that has paid off a house by the time of retirement, is “immensely” better off …

Homeowners may get the benefit of best interest rates

Use low interest rates to help you own the roof over your head faster.<p>Homeowners should get ready to take their pick of banks' interest rate specials …

Interior: 8 ideas for a modern bedroom

A bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. It's a little haven where you can escape from the rest of the world as well as an …