January's Roundup of Home Improvement Reads

07/02/2019

This week we’re bringing you our favourite blog posts from January.

We’ve got lots of topics to share with you, from designing your perfect shower room and types of mold you need to look out for, to selling your house quickly and gardening.

Take a look at our list and let us know about any blogs you’ve read in the past month.

How To Design and Plan your Perfect Shower Room

Bathroom City (A Birmingham based Bathrooms manufacturer, and the only manufacturer in the West Midlands) released a new and up to date guide around planning your perfect shower room. With tips from industry insiders and trends experts, they've collated challenges, resources & people you probably wouldn't have even thought you needed for your new project.

If you’re looking to reinvigorate your bathroom with a new spark for 2019, then this is the perfect guide to get expert tips, tricks and direct plans on building out your perfect bathroom and showering experience.

Definitive guide: Sell Your House Fast

TheAdvisory is the UK’s only dedicated consumer advice group for house sellers. Their Definitive Guide to Selling A House Fast is based on their first-hand experience in selling over 6,000 properties in the last year. Within the guide you will discover the truth about cash house buying companies, quick sale estate agents and auctions. You will also find a step-by-step action plan to follow if you are unlucky enough to lose your buyer at the 11th hour.

This guide is for you if:

Eight Types of Mold that may be Growing in Your Home

Abry Brothers are experts at removing mold in a way that is non-intrusive and completely effective. Their article talks about eight types of mold that are commonly found growing inside of homes and the danger they can cause if they are not treated seriously.

It covers:

The best way to remove mold is to contact a mold removal expert as soon as possible as mold can have negative health effects. Some types can even be deadly.

Water Damaged Ceilings

Ever find spots on your ceiling and wonder where the water is coming from? Typically you have some kind of leak in your home or office, but how do you find the leak? Once you do find the leak, what is the correct way to fix the issue?

This article covers what you need to know to accurately find and repair a water source that might be causing damage to your ceiling. By being proactive on the repair, this will also help prevent mold growth.

If this is a sudden and accidental loss, your insurance company should cover this damage from mitigation cleanup to repair. To confirm though, call your insurance agent in advance before filing a claim.

How to get your garden ready for March

For the gardeners out there, this article from The Guardian talks about taking stock and prepping for the months ahead, namely with your seed supply.

Now is the time to assess the seed you have, what you don’t have, and what you’re running low on. There is also advice on what to do with the seed packs that only have a few left.

How to Plant: Cannas

Canna Lilies are beautiful flowers to grow. Just like daffodils, they grow from bulbs and die back in the colder months.

This guide talks about caring for Cannas at different stages of their growth. Learn how to keep them healthy and happy so you and your garden can enjoy their bright yellow to read blooms.

20 Colorful DIY Desk Decor Ideas to Keep You Organized

A desk can attract clutter and be a gathering place for things that don’t have a home, when in reality it should be a place of work and organisation.

In this article from The Handyman’s Daughter there’s lots of ideas for desk organisation, as well as decoration ideas to make the space look a little more interesting.

Use some of the ideas to turn your desk space into the place for productivity.

Wall to Wall Style: How To Do Wallpaper Well

Some people are fans of wallpaper, and some aren’t. It certainly has its pros and cons, but if you’re in the wallpaper camp or thinking about using it in your home you’ll want to check out the tips in this article.

There are some design ideas, as well as where to use wallpaper, what designs, and how to use it if you’re looking to save on costs. There’s also some tips to help you in hanging wallpaper.

 

Have you read any great articles in the last month? Let us know in the comments below!

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