Smart + Homey

Remodeling, revamping, or just restoring any area of your house does not have to be overwhelming with innovative ways in how to keep a great ambiance to reflect.

The Beginner’s Guide to Decorating Your Bedroom

Bedroom-Interior Design-Chispa Magazine

Not everyone is a natural when it comes to interior design and decorating. If you feel like you don’t have much style or eye for design, decorating your bedroom can be harder than you might want it to be. A lot of people know what they like, but when they have to decorate a room…

Tips for Moving into a New Home

Tips for Moving into a New Home-Chispa Magazine

Moving into a new property is one of life’s great exciting shifts, bringing with you the treasures you’ve accumulated over the years to a place where you’ll create new happy memories. It’s also a stressful process: you’ll have a lot to organize and plenty of work to do in order to get your new home…

Options For Using Renewable Energy?

Options For Using Renewable Energy-Chispa Magazine

People choose to use renewable energy for a number of different reasons. We all know and appreciate the effect that burning fossil fuels is having on our environment. The carbon dioxide released during the process is affecting the climate and contributing to global warming. So reducing this problem is one valid reason. Powering a home…

Self-Care for Buying Your First Home

Home Ownership-Chispa Magazine

According to the 2017 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 34 percent of home buyers were first-time buyers and the median household income for first time buyers was $75,000. It also found, 53 percent of all home buyers undertook a home improvement project within three months of purchasing their home and…

How to Give Your Conservatory a New Look

Conservatory-Chispa Magazine

Conservatories have long been a popular way for families to enjoy their garden without having to be outside. It is a great room for collecting the sun on cooler days, so you can still enjoy it without needing to wrap up. Modern conservatories have come a long way since the wood and glass versions of…

How to Save Money When Shopping Online

Online Shopping-Chispa Magazine

Everyone loves a bargain, and there is truly no better way to get the best out of the deals than shopping online. Rather than walking for miles and wasting shoe leather (and time), you can shop from the comfort of your own home, enjoying refreshments and snacks while you surf the world wide web. You…

How To Make Your House A Home

Organized Family Home-Chispa Magazine

If you are hoping to get the most out of your property, it is essential that you make your house a home. Rather than spending your time in an impersonal living space, that does nothing to support your lifestyle; you need to transform your property into a safe haven that conjures up a lifetime of…

Resolving Disputes Between Tenants

Resolving Disputes Between Tenants-Chispa Magazine

As a landlord, it’s easy to think that the hardest part of your job is finding people who will live in your rental properties. That is a big part of it, but don’t overlook the issues that can come up with established tenants. As a landlord, sometimes you also have to try and mediate conflicts…

Hidden Ways of Adding Security to Your Home

Home Decor-Chispa Magazine

We all know that burglar alarm boxes and CCTV cameras can be a deterrent to potential intruders, as can external lights that come on when the sensor beam is tripped. In fact there are a number of different deterrents (a lot of which can be found through Consumers Advocate). These are the obvious things to do…