Mood-Enhancing Colour Schemes For Your Home

Colour can impact us in more ways than we think, and using it incorrectly in our homes can lead to an unwanted atmosphere and disheartening emotions.

Discover the different emotions that different colours create, as well as where best to use them in your home, in order to create your very own paradise.

Quirky Working from Home

The truth behind working from home: a third of people admit they work in their pyjamas and take conference calls naked. The study, which questioned 1,000 UK employees, was commissioned to help better understand the technological and operational challenges faced by businesses when it came to remote and mobile working.

Winter Proof your Home

Some interesting facts regarding winter weather damage and some helpful tips on protecting your home this winter.
1 in 8 people in Ireland have had their home damaged by a weather event within the last two years.Two thirds of those whose homes suffered weather damage from high winds and 6% of those to have suffered weather damage within the past two years had to pay over €5,000 to fix the damage.

Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

If you own a home in a cold climate, you could become one of the 250,000 homeowners who will live through frozen and even burst plumbing this winter. The damage from flooding can be incredibly expensive. This infographic shows you how to avoid frozen pipes, and what to do if they do freeze.

10 Bizarre Inventions That Never Made It To Your Home

We all hear about the popular inventions that made it commercially. It makes sense that we do, since well… they made it. However, have you ever wondered about the inventions that never made it?

Here are 10 of the most bizarre inventions made for your home that never took off and were deemed as failures.

Can you see yourself using any of these inventions in your home today?

Real Cost For First Time Buyers

Let’s be honest: the recession that hit the U.S economy only a few years ago hit us all pretty hard. This truth is especially evident for the generation of young adults who recently graduated from colleges across the country—many of whom left their schools with unimaginable amounts of debt and few jobs available to them to take advantage of.

As a result of the recession, the U.S. has seen a significant increase in the amount of young adults moving back home to live with their parents after graduation. But despite these facts, very real solutions exist that can help those individuals looking for a way to move out of their parents’ basement and into their first homes.

In the following infographic, we’ll provide information on the generation that has decided—by choice or not—to move back into their parents’ homes. We’ll also shed light on the barriers that exist that are preventing young adults from purchasing and moving into their first homes. Finally, we’ll provide recommendations on what an individual needs to do in order to get a few steps closer to owning their first home.

The Ultimate Guide to Your First Big Move

The idea of packing all your possessions up and moving them and yourself to an entirely new place of living can be somewhat daunting. To ensure that your move is an exciting and likely unforgettable experience, it’s important to be prepared. In the following infographic, we’re offering a number of tips and recommendations that will help you move with ease. We’ll start by outlining what you should do during the pre-move phase (have you set up utilities at your new location?). Next, we’ll explain what a “survival box” is and why you need to pack on in preparation for your move. Then we’ll help you understand what needs to be done during the move and offer a few tips that will help make the process a lot easier (do you have a dolly or hand cart?). Finally, we’ll walk you through the post-move phase and provide recommendations on essential items to buy for your new home.

Living In Storage

This infographic takes a look at how innovative thinkers around the world are using some of the 300 million shipping containers that currently sit empty and unused. While most people think of obvious solutions like recycling the raw materials, a few architects have used these storage containers to construct modern buildings.

Do I need this garment?

Do you feel afraid to open your wardrobe, just because you think that the enormous pile of clothes will attack you? Well, don’t be, all you have to do is to find a smart strategy of how to arrange your garments and get rid of the stuff that you don’t need. Below you can check a smart inforgrapghic that we have prepared in order to help you to organize your wardrobe.