The end of 2016 saw the influx of ‘hygge’ – the Danish principles of living that can be defined as creating a “pleasant, warm atmosphere” in your home – as well as indoor-outdoor living, however, a new year brings with it a plethora of inviting home design trends to try your hand at.
For many, achieving show home style might seem an impossible task. Updating your property doesn’t have to cost the earth and with some very simple changes, you could revamp your living space and add a contemporary feel to your décor.
Make sure you know what to expect before you decide on remodelling your rental property's kitchen. The choices you make will have a huge effect on the profitability of the remodelling.
Small kitchen spaces are simply a fact of life for many UK homeowners, and they are only becoming more common. Rather than bemoan your compact, modern kitchen, though, you can embrace it, and make it your own!
December is here and the festive season is upon us which means presents, parties and getting our homes ready for the big day. Whether you’re a fan of full on festive or prefer a more subtle approach, our 10 tips for getting your home Christmas-crackered will help save time, money and stress.
Thinking of having a new kitchen fitted? Choosing the best one can be tricky, but this guide will help you find the best company for the job at a price you can afford.
Black Friday is a huge shopping event with big discounts across electronics, home, and toys plus tons more. In the run-up to Christmas, these sales are the perfect time to get those big-ticket items at a fraction of the price.
Smart technology is here to stay. While you might be most familiar with the smart speakers, locks and home security systems that are in homes across the UK, there are plenty of kitchen gadgets that feature cutting-edge tech. Here are a few of our favourite home technology solutions for your kitchen.
Home magazines are always filled with the appliances that promise to save you time, impress the neighbours, or make living in your home that bit more comfortable. Time has shown, though, that not all of them can really live up to the hype. How can you pick out which ones are worth the money, and which ones aren’t? Here’s our pick of the latest and greatest home gadgets that we think are well worth a spot in your home.
It’s the focal point of the most important room in the house. The kitchen island is where your family will eat, where you’ll entertain guests, where your kids will do their homework in the evenings. It’s more than just another work surface; it’s a place where your family will spend a lot of their time. Getting the right kitchen island takes careful thought and planning, so don’t just jump in and pick the first one you see. Take the time to understand the options available to you and you’ll be sure of finding the perfect unit. Here’s our quick guide to the different kitchen island options on offer.
Kitchens are often described as the hub of the home. A place to cook fabulous meals, chat to friends over coffee and whip up lunches ahead of the working day. This room is also said to boost the value of your property. Plus it’s one of the spaces that attract potential buyers or renters looking for their ideal home.
4 ways to increase the income you receive from your properties in 2017
People buy the homes they fall in love with, not necessarily those that are the best value. If you need to ensure a fast sale, here are a few things you can do to make that ‘love at first sight’ moment a lot more likely.
Every now and then, a home trend comes along which has critics divided. From grass walls to shabby chic coffee tables, some things just aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Of all the 2019 trends to divide opinion, the one receiving the most attention is the kitchen open shelving trend.
Everyone wants the best quality workmanship, but no one wants to pay the highest rates. At the same time, no one wants to end up with a ‘cowboy builder’ either – having to replace everything they do wrong could easily end up being even more expensive!
On Trend Or Left On The Shelf? Are Pantries Worth It?
If you’re looking to embark on a kitchen redesign this year, you’re no doubt already thinking about door finishes, handles, special features and, of course, countertops. When it comes to a great looking kitchen, those important countertops are almost always the focal point but, which one is right for you and your home? We’ve put together some of 2019’s trending design ideas to help you get things cooking.
When it comes to home renovation, a combination of trends, requirement and finance comes into play. But, if you’re looking ahead to 2018 with a major home-related project in mind, you might feel as though you need a nudge in the direction of which room is worth-your-while renovating.
Scotland’s second city, Glasgow is a top choice for buy-to-let investors. According to the LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index, locations around Glasgow appear no less than three times on the buy-to-let yield top ten.
There are two benefits to making your rental flat as low-maintenance as possible. Obviously by decreasing the amount of regular maintenance needed, you’ll hopefully be keeping your costs down, but also the less laborious you make it for your tenants to keep the place looking smart, the more likely it is that they’ll do so.