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9 Things in Your Home That Demand More Attention

When was the last time you took a good long look at your home and decided that you needed to make some changes? Whether it’s your bedroom, your bathroom or even the closet, there are countless areas and things in your home that you might think are good enough, but that’s far from the truth. People have a bad habit of just dealing with anything in their home they don’t like. For instance, if your bed is a little low or it’s causing you problems because the mattress is worn, then you’ll learn to live with it. If your storage cupboards are too small, then you might resort to using your wardrobe for storage or putting an ugly pile of clothes on a chair next to your bed instead. Whatever the case, you should never settle for anything less than the best and most comfortable, so here are nine things in your home that need a little more attention.

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When It Comes To Your Home, “Good Enough” Isn’t Good Enough!

There’s a habit that a lot of people have when it comes to interior design that is a pretty serious problem. That issue is that people often don’t bother to put in the right amount of effort into the design of their homes at all. Because of this many homes end up looking boring and generic. But why does this happen? The most common reason is that making your home look great takes at least a small amount of effort and most people are happy to just look at their home and say “well, it’s good enough.” Often they only think of this as a temporary step, but it’s very common for homes to end up that way permanently, never able to get past the stage of being “good enough.” With that in mind, here are some ways that you can get your home past that stage and turn it into a place where you really love to spend your time.


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Green Fingers: Your Guide To Creating An Easily Manageable Garden

Most parents won’t have a lot of time to maintain their gardens this summer. That is because the kids will take their summer holiday from school, and we have to keep them entertained. Still, we don’t want things to overgrow and look untidy. So, we have to think of ideas that will help to reduce the amount of work. There is a short guide on this page that you can use for inspiration. Of course, the actions you take will depend on the size and shape of your outdoor space. However, the basic rule of thumb is that you just need to make changes that limit the amount of time you will have to spend in the garden.

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Focusing On Feature Walls

Feature walls became big business in the early 2000s. An embarrassing amount of us rushed out to buy brash, flowery wallpapers. You know the ones we’re talking about. A few years later, those feature walls are just another design mistake we don’t like to talk about. But, talk about them is what we’re going to do here. Because, while none of us would deny that the flowery wallpaper was a mistake, the feature wall concept in itself is worth jumping on board with.

Feature walls are fantastic for creating a centerpiece. And, while we may not miss the way we chose to decorate them, many of us do miss having that focal point. Plus, feature walls fit nicely with a lot of the styles trending at the moment. If you’re after a minimalist home, for example, a feature wall could be the perfect thing. You can go as plain as you like with the rest of your walls, and your feature will still add a point of interest. So, we’ve put together three unique ideas for a feature wall in your home. If you’re approaching this subject with a once bitten twice shy attitude, these will be a huge help.

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Is It Time To Call The Builders In And add Value To Your Family Home?

Whether you’re planning on moving, or you just need improvements to the quality of your living space for you and your family, it might be time to call in the professionals to give you some advice. Ensuring that your property is well maintained and reaches its full potential, will add value to your home so that your invested time and money will not have gone to waste. However, if work is carried out by people who are untrained, the results can be an unsafe and unsightly environment for your loved ones to live. Therefore it’s important to know what needs improving, and when to call in the builders to help you achieve your dream home.

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