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Norma's Top Home Improvement Tips

Hello! My name is Norma. I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to my blog. Having a home which you enjoy living in is very important. After all, you spend a lot of your life at home. When I retired, I decided I was going to make my home into a palace. I called in a team of building and garden contractors and planned out the changes I would like to make. I am so pleased with the result of the work, I decided I would start this blog so I could continue to explore my new found passion.


How to Choose the Right Mesh for Screens

15 August 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When buying new screens for your home's windows or entryway doors from a mesh supplier, you may be surprised to discover that there is a wide variety of mesh from which to choose. Finding the right mesh for your home's windows and doors is important, as mesh that is too big may let in insects and other creepy crawlers, while mesh that is too small may get in the way of air circulation and sunlight. Read More …

Why French Doors Make a Transformative Addition to Your Home

26 July 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Doors are typically one of the most overlooked structural features of a home. Granted, every homeowner knows they will need various entries for their residence. However, most choose something that will open and shut without considering what impact it will have on the overall aesthetic and function of the space. One of the splendid ways of updating your residence is by installing French doors. Depending on where you place them, they can have a significant influence on the feel and visual appeal of the entire house. Read More …

Why Alarms and Cameras May Not Be Enough to Protect Your Home

29 June 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Have you been lulled into a false sense of security by a recently fitted burglar alarm or the latest specification CCTV system? You may have invested a reasonable amount of money in these devices to help protect your home, but their use, by themselves, may not be enough. Why do need to add another layer to help protect your fortress? What Criminals Look for If you spend quite a lot of time away from your home due to work or other commitments, then there is every likelihood that an enterprising crook has already " Read More …

Residential Landscaping: Three Practical Tips for Improving Your Lawn

11 June 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you are planning on improving your home landscaping, you should think about making time for natural turf care. A well-maintained lawn will enhance and complement your property, making it appealing and raising its value. In addition, you should note that negligence could cause poor growth, and the repair process could be challenging. Here are essential tips to help you keep your turf in good condition. Prevent Soil Compaction Compacted soil does not allow for the proper growth of grass. Read More …

Two affordable ways to improve your home’s appearance

21 May 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

You don't need to spend a small fortune in order to improve your home's appearance. Here are two affordable ways to spruce up your property. Buy some custom curtains One very effective and fairly inexpensive way to alter your home's appearance for the better is to replace your ready-made curtains with custom curtains. The reason for this is as follows: the quality and style of the curtains in a room can have a dramatic impact on its overall appearance. Read More …