Penrith Blog – All About Home
Moving? 5 Tips to Make Your Transition Smoother
Moving into a new home is an exciting experience, but it can easily turn into a stressful one if you’re not prepared. Taking a few simple steps to get yourself ready for this transition can make for a much smoother move. Keep the following tips in mind as you get closer to moving day.
Common Household Necessities & Their Eco-friendly Alternatives
Perhaps you are moving into a new home and there are some common household items you need to pick up such as cleaning supplies, kitchen utensils, waste bags and bottles of water. Maybe you’re just looking to make your household a bit more eco-friendly. It is important to know that some popular household products are actually harmful to the environment. Chemicals present in cleaners get washed up in waterways and plastics pile up in landfills, thus polluting the environment further. Luckily, you can switch out these harmful products for eco-friendly ones! Read on for some eco-friendly alternatives you can utilize in your home while helping to conserve our planet.
Choosing Furniture for Your New Home – Five Tips
One of the most exciting aspects of purchasing a new home is that you get to start off with a clean slate in terms of decorating. No matter how you would like your new home to look, your initial goal is choosing furniture for each room. Selecting the right furniture for your home may seem overwhelming, but keeping a few factors in mind can make these decisions easier for you.
Seven Financial Benefits of Homeownership
If you’re considering purchasing a home, you should know there are many benefits to being a homeowner, not the least of which is potential financial security. Below you’ll learn about seven financial benefits of homeownership and how they may help you reach your goals.
Listing Your Home? Three Things To Do.
There are few things more exciting – or nerve-wracking – than selling your home. Whether you’re downsizing or trading up, selling means starting a new chapter of life.
Winter is Coming – Energy Efficient Home Tips
With winter weather just around the corner, it's time to consider how spending a little bit of time and money can make a big impact on your winter energy bills. Keeping your home cozy in the cold weather season, having sufficient light to work by and decorating your home for the holidays can all take a toll on your energy budget. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to save money on your energy bills and reduce your household's carbon footprint this winter.
Four Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector
During the process of buying a house, a home inspection will give you valuable insight into the condition of the structure you’re looking to call home. Many homes have excellent curb appeal and interiors which seem to show no present damage. Yet, problems with the foundation, plumbing, roofing, wiring and pest infestation can easily be missed during a home showing.
Seven Holiday Gift Ideas for the Homeowner
Deciding upon what to gift a friend or family member for the holidays can be more challenging than many people expect. One way to gain gifting inspiration is by considering the type of homeowner your recipient is. Below you’ll find a few ideas to assist you as with your holiday shopping.
Renovation Projects to Boost Your Home’s Value
If you’re considering listing your home, you’ll want to make sure your home’s value is in line with your desired asking price. There are several renovation projects you can complete which may give your home’s value a significant boost. Whether you’re looking to handle these renovations on your own, or hire a remodeling contractor, the following are a few beneficial projects to consider. 
Seven Storage Solutions for Small Spaces
Get the most out of the small space in your home with these storage tips.