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.

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…

How To Prepare Your Home For The Summer

Why Vacations Can Be Good for Your Health-Chispa Magazine

Summer means spending more time at home. Whether you love gardening, grilling or just throwing parties with friends in your living room, there are aspects that you need to prepare ahead of time. This is also a good time to give your home appreciation and care. This can be done in many ways. First and…

The Importance of Making Your Home Your Own

Declutter Home-Chispa Magazine

Everyone needs a place to store their stuff, raise their families and stay safe from the natural elements. However, having shelter is not the same as having a home, which can and should be an expression of who you are and a place to go to get a much-needed break from your stressors. Your home…

Creating A More Pleasant Home Environment

Declutter Home Environment-Chispa Magazine

It’s important to feel happy with the appearance of your household. Maybe you’re working from home and you’re starting to feel a little agitated by the cramped nature of your house, or maybe you simply don’t like returning to a house that’s untidy and lackluster in design. Your home should be a haven from the…

Inexpensive Ways to Decorate Your House for a Party

Decorate, House Party-Chispa Magazine

Decorating your home for a party doesn’t have to be an expensive ordeal and you can create a cozy environment for your guests with some handy DIY efforts. Paper Flowers These paper flowers are very easy to make and will look positively pleasant for your party. All you need is some cupcake liners, buttons or…