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The Ultimate DIY Guide to an Energy Efficient Home [Infographic]

Being green is not the only thing you need to consider when going energy efficient, you also want to make sure you are saving money. Did you know that turning off devices on stand-by, could save you an estimated €1560 each year on your energy bills? Think of what you could do with that... The following guide from Heiton Buckley shows just how you can turn your green home into a money-saving kingdom – from heating specific rooms instead … [Continue Reading]

DIY energy efficient home

The Ultimate DIY Guide to an Energy Efficient Home [Infographic]

Being green is not the only thing you need to consider when going energy efficient, you also want to make sure you are saving money. Did you know that turning off devices on stand-by, could save you an estimated €1560 each year on your energy bills? Think of what you could do with that... The following guide from Heiton Buckley shows just how you can turn your green home into a money-saving kingdom – from heating specific rooms instead … [Continue Reading]

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Revive your apartment in four easy steps

It is 2014, and the best way to ring in the new-year is with a change of scenery (and by scenery we mean home décor, although taking a vacation sounds nice too!). Redecorating your space is a great way to start the year on a high note, but such a transformation is traditionally not a cheap endeavor. If you don’t have oodles of cash to throw down for new furniture and décor in your local Pier One, then Do-It-Yourself projects may be the way … [Continue Reading]

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Ideas for Extending Your Kitchen

Lately, there has been a rising demand for open-plan kitchen diners as more homeowners seek a change from formal dining rooms and separate cramped kitchens. This increasing preference for a combined kitchen and dining area is fueled by a need for a more laid-back family space. The kitchen diner is rapidly becoming the new heart of the home, allowing families to cook and eat together or entertain guests whenever they wish. Children can also use … [Continue Reading]

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12 Indoor Plants You Can’t Kill

Do you love plants, but can't seem to master the art of survival? Well, we are obviously talking about the survival of the plants, not yours. If the answer is 'yes', then read this. Keeping a plant alive for a long period of time can be a hard task, especially if you live in an apartment. Nevertheless, if you love a pop of green in your shack, one of these 12 highly resistant indoor plants can be your little miracle of 2014. 1. Sanserveria … [Continue Reading]

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12 Strangest Objects You Can Turn into Apartment Furniture

Some DIY projects are "obvious". You can obviously change the colour of that table you like so much, for instance. However, there are other DIY projects that are a bit more original and unexpected. Here are 12 examples. 1. Wine bottles Your used wine bottles can have a second life as part of an original chandelier. 2. British telephone box This one - turning a traditional British telephone box into a sofa - is not exactly easy to do … [Continue Reading]

DIY energy efficient home

The Ultimate DIY Guide to an Energy Efficient Home [Infographic]

Being green is not the only thing you need to consider when going energy efficient, you also want to make sure you are saving money. Did you know that turning off devices on stand-by, could save you an estimated €1560 each year on your energy bills? Think of what you could do with that... The following guide from Heiton Buckley shows just how you can turn your green home into a money-saving kingdom – from heating specific rooms instead … [Continue Reading]

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Coming Home to Your Closet

It’s 6:30pm, you just got home from work and you’re desperate to get out of those worn-in clothes and into your evening wear. Your jacket and sweater were … [Continue Reading]

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KB Homes – How A Smart Home Will Change MealTime [Infographic]

Source: Kbhome.com KB Home put together a great infographic that will show you how a smart home will revolutionize your mealtimes. You will be surprised. Just imagine this: you had a tough day at work and … [Continue Reading]

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Hot off the Press – A Brief History of Heating

Monty Python’s hilarious and controversial 1979 film The Life of Brian contains any number of seminal scenes, being as it is one of the greatest comedy films ever made. Set in the Judea of the Roman Empire … [Continue Reading]

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Ways to make your apartment as cozy as a house

There are a variety of reasons why people choose to live in apartments instead of houses, and although each home has its own pros and cons there are many ways for the apartment dwellers to overcome some of the … [Continue Reading]

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