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How to Study at Home (Without Procrastinating)

How to Study at Home (Without Procrastinating)

Studying at home, with so many distractions, can be difficult. Especially if you are going back to college or university as an older student, getting back into a study routine can be a lot of work. Often, making the time to sit down and study is more difficult than the studying itself. If you are taking a course online, studying a new degree, or taking a master’s to boost your career, here are some great tips on how to study at home (without procrastinating). Sleep Better Studying is hard enough and without a good night’s sleep, you will find it…
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Top Tips When Designing A New Build

Top Tips When Designing A New Build

When it comes to creating your dream home, ensuring you head into the project equipped with the knowledge you need to make your vision a reality will make the process as smooth as can be. From searching for ‘the best architects near me’ to adding the final decorative touches, we delve into some of the key considerations that you should keep in mind during the process of designing your new build home. Establishing a realistic budget Although this may seem like an obvious one, often we underestimate how much certain things cost and do not account for extra finances which…
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Home Decoration Trends for 2021

Home Decoration Trends for 2021

Cosy Colours Perhaps in response to turning our homes into sanctuaries after a tumultuous year, home decorators are opting for deeper, darker colours to create cosy havens. According to Google Trends Data, dark green walls have been googled over 100% more in recent months with dark blue kitchens seeing an even great increase. Our rooms become cocoons for relaxation with these soothing depths of colour. Copper Taps Previously seeing a resurgence with the rise in popularity of industrial décor, copper taps are now even more sought after. This is perhaps due to being perfectly suited to accompany the darker greens…
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3 Ways to Protect Your New Home as Soon as You Move In

3 Ways to Protect Your New Home as Soon as You Move In

The excitement that comes with purchasing and moving into a new home is a feeling that many people look forward to. Perhaps you have gotten a great new job and have relocated to your dream home in order to accommodate your commute. Maybe your family is growing and you are all in need of more space. Whatever your exciting reasons for moving are, you don’t want to overlook some key steps that you should be taking in order to protect your new home. Among all of the stress and lists that accompany the process of moving into a new home,…
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How to Save Energy in Your Home

How to Save Energy in Your Home

Energy conservation is something not a lot of us prioritize, when in fact, it's one of the best things you can do not only for the environment, but for your wallet, too. However, it's not as simple as simply turning off the lights when not in use or buying energy-efficient appliances. Anything you do at home requires water or fossil fuels one way or another, so you have to be intentional about the steps you take to conserve energy. We previously offered advice on how to keep your home tidy in our '4 Organizing Hacks to Keep Your Home Clean'…
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4 Organizing Hacks to Keep Your Home Clean

4 Organizing Hacks to Keep Your Home Clean

Keeping your home organized can be quite tricky to do, especially if you are a mother and your kids are always messing things up. Having an organization system is extremely important in order to keep your home clean for more than one day. The main purpose of a clean home is to create an inviting space not only for guests but also for you and your family. When your home isn’t clean, it isn’t welcoming and you might not even feel comfortable living in it.  Creating an organized home takes time, dedication and patience, but there are always tips and…
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Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

When people think about decorating their homes they believe that it's a very expensive activity they're going to have to invest on. Decorating your home shouldn't be mortifying because of the money that needs to be spent on, it should be a fun activity that gives your home a makeover. There are a lot of decorating ideas that can be done under a budget, no one said that home decorating has to be expensive. There are even a lot of things you can do yourself regarding home decoration,  it is not all about buying new furniture and replacing everything that…
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Spring Cleaning: 4 Tips to Clean out Your Home

Spring Cleaning: 4 Tips to Clean out Your Home

When it comes to spring cleaning the main purpose is de-cluttering in order to make space and feel like you are living in a clean and organized home. This activity is normally done once a year and it is devoted for you to take everything out that you don't need and that you've been wanting to get rid of. For some people, this activity is very tedious and they don't know how to get started or what to get rid of.  This activity is especially complicated for Hoarders, people who like to keep everything and they don't get rid of…
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