Posts Tagged“home”

Even in the most advanced years, the majority of people would prefer the opportunity to stay in their homes rather than having to relocate to a senior care facility. Yet one of the biggest and most difficult challenges that you might face with elderly or disabled family is to balance your loved one’s desire for independence with their own safety and well being. In many cases, it is possible for them to remain independent for longer with the help of a few practical modifications around the home. Help is available from organisations like Age UK, who publish some useful guidance…

When we make a purchase, we want that purchase to be an investment, even if on a subconscious level. Would you willingly buy something that’ll fall apart in six months’ time? How often do you really want to replace the floor lamp by your lounge chair? Is going to Ikea every month worth the drive, cart maneuvering and long lines? Why not just go to a showroom and test out the furniture pieces then and there? Better yet, why not just buy from a reputable American design company whose mission is to design, create and build a lasting and timeless…

Investing some time and effort to decorate your home’s rooms carefully and thoughtfully can make a very big difference in the way that you experience your living space. This is especially important when it comes to smaller rooms: clever design and decoration can turn a dour, cramped space into a very open and practical one. Follow these seven tips to turn a small, unsatisfactory room into a valuable part of your home. 1. Use smart furniture The functionality of a small room can be dramatically extended when you make use of pieces of furniture that are cleverly designed to serve…

Whether it is the result of an injury which you have sustained or simply as a result of the aging process, there are times in our lives when mobility becomes a real issue. It can be tough not being to rely on our body to do the things that it used to be able to do but we must adapt. In order to adapt to your changing body and your reduction in mobility, it is important that you make small changes in your life that will help you and take the strain of your joints and muscles when it comes to…

As we enter a new year, our best intentions are at the forefront. It’s definitely the right time to start an active focus on home remodeling projects you’ve been itching to do. Here are some great project ideas that will add style to your home while improving its comfort and function, especially if you are planning to buy or rent a condo or a house. First impressions count From a simple repaint, to replacing your front door or even adding or extending a porch, remodeling the entrance to your home can make a huge difference to the overall appearance of…