The Home Safety Elements Parents Frequently Forget

As a parent, one of your main concerns is always going to be how you can ensure you keep your children as safe as possible. It is tough enough keeping them safe in the outside world, but you need to extend that same kind of care to your own home as well. It is advisable to ensure that your home is as safe as can be for your little ones, as this way you can be much more confident in your ability to look after them properly. As it happens, however, there are frequently many things around the home which a lot of parents fail to pick up on, and which you will want to try and deal with if you are to keep your children as safe as possible. Let’s look at a few of those now.

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Clearly, it is always going to be important to ensure that your child cannot easily escape the home, at any young age. You will therefore need to make sure that you keep an eye on your windows and doors, as these can often pose real problems for the household that has children running around. For example, you should endeavor not to leave them open for any period of time, and it is also worth ensuring that you have good quality windows and doors which are not easily broken. Many parents can tell you a number of stories about their child gaining surprising strength and letting themselves out of the home, so be sure not to let that happen to you.

Roof It’s also important to make sure that you keep on top of those problems which can cause further issues for home safety. The roof is the ideal example, as it is so easy to forget about it, and yet leaving it alone can end up causing some serious damage to the home, and opening up your children to some real vulnerabilities. If you are ever in need of help with your roof, be sure to contact your local roof repair company at your earliest convenience. This is not the kind of problem that you want to leave alone for any amount of time, especially if the weather in your area is known to be unreliable or poor. Keep the roof fixed, and your children will be much safer.

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Transform Your Bathroom for Under $150

If you have a small bathroom and want to give in a new look, you don’t have to spend much. All you need is about $150 and some basic power tools, like a circular saw, miter saw, some inexpensive materials, basic hardware, and some paint. You don’t have to rip out everything in the bath to freshen up the space and give it a fresh look. Sometimes, the small details can make a big difference in the look and feel of a small bath. Even if you have a limited budget, there are some minor improvements that can have a major impact. Below are some suggestions on how you can give a small bath a new look, without making a huge investment.

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1. Bead board and trim If you want to add a pop of color, some texture, or break up the wall color, try beadboard. A 4 foot by 8 foot panel can cost as little as $25, depending on what wood you use and the type of finish you want. For a very small bathroom or half bath, you may be able to get away with buying 3 or 4 panels. Of course, beadboard will look best with trim at the bottom and on top. But, you will create a polished look that can help create an inviting space. 

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Dress Up Your Dining Room To Wow Every Single Dinner Time

Everyone has their favorite room in the house. Some will always love the kitchen, or, as they see it the heart of the home. While others will always prefer the living space where they can kick back and relax after a busy day. But what about the dining room? For some reason, it’s the space that’s always overlooked. However, it can often be one of the best rooms in the house. If you let it, that is. When it comes to interiors, you can really go to town with the way you approach your eating space, so that every single meal feels special. And let’s look at how you’re going to do that.

Strip Everything Back To get yourself started, you’re going to want to begin with a blank canvas. This could be music to your ears if you’re not entirely happy with the dining space that you currently have. And if you like bits, too bad – you’re better off ripping it all out and than working with some of your favorite design ideas again. Just in a more inclusive manner. Rip off old wallpaper, strip up the carpets, and generally make sure that you’ve got an empty space to then paint it pretty. 

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JAC Interiors: Desert Interior Design

There are plenty of different ways that you can decorate your home, but one of the more popular options is to utilize desert motifs and styles to create a unique personality for your living spaces. If you’re interested in creating a desert inside your own walls, then these are the different elements you should incorporate into it. JAC Interiors, specializes in desert design, to help you achieve the exact look you want.

Expansive Appearance When we think of the desert, we imagine sand and sky reaching as far as we can see. Although your home won’t have the same effect per se, you can recreate it by utilizing an open floor plan and large exterior windows.

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Mix & Match

Changing the look of any room can be quickly done by adding contrasting colors to the walls. The experts also say that you can make a room look smaller by painting one wall a darker shade, or you can install a huge mirror on the wall to make the room bigger. Indeed a great idea but choosing the right colors could also be an issue if you are not really good in it, not to forget the cost of mixed paint colors. So to make my home change its look once in a while, I do the mixing & matching of my decors.

I would normally pick a color contrasting to the main subject in that particular spot of the house and match it with a similar or lighter color. Photo above is my sofa with its dark geometric pattern cover, in grey and black. The sofa cover itself has its matching throw pillow cases but I wanted to give it a different touch this time so I picked a combination of grey and light blue throw pillow case, just because the owl pillow had a blue color on it. I love the warmth feeling it gives my eyes each time I look at it. 

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