Archive for the ‘Interiors’ Category

If you don’t know already, climate change is very real and has a big effect on properties, so if you’ve avoided the subject so far then it might be time to educate yourself, especially if you’re a homeowner. What is climate change? Well put simply, it’s the long-term change in the average weather patterns that […]

For the majority of home buyers, not just first-time buyers, the deposit can take up a huge chunk of your savings. With the Bank of Scotland recording an average deposit for a first-time buyer in Scotland in 2020 at £31,257, this doesn’t leave too much room for home improvements. With the new 5% mortgage scheme […]

2020 was the year that we all stayed at home and whilst we were at home, many took the opportunity to hone their DIY skills and give their home a new lease of life. With many tradespeople limiting their work due to Covid restrictions and DIY stores one of the few shops classed as essential […]

When it comes to winter in Scotland, the weather can be pretty harsh from hail, sleet and snow bringing icy roads and freezing temperatures. So at this time of year, it’s important to make sure our homes are toasty warm, keeping the cold out and the heat in. Right now, most of us are staying […]

When searching for your next home, you may be lucky enough to be presented with plenty of options and amongst those might be some empty properties. Some people may be put off an empty property as it can be hard to picture yourself living there without furniture and decoration to help your imagination. But empty […]

With the colder, and wetter, weather arriving, you’ve no doubt started to transition your wardrobe from light summer pieces to chunkier winter knits, hats and scarves. But your outfits aren’t the only thing that needs a seasonal switch up. It’s time to inject some autumnal vibes and winter warmers into your home. Here’s how to […]

Have you recently moved to a new rented property but somehow, you’re not feeling quite at home? Not to worry, s1homes is here to help! You may not be able to make big changes, but there are loads of little things you can do to make your house or flat feel more like home sweet […]

Spending a lot of time at home can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you can relax being away from the stress of the outside world, but on the other, you’re starting to remember the last time you gave your home a little makeover – and how many birthdays ago it was! […]

One of the best things about having your own home is being able to put your own mark on it and the easiest, and sometimes cheapest, way to do it is through ornaments, furnishings and general ‘bits and pieces’. The good news is you can add them whether you’re a home owner, renting, sharing or […]

No matter how big your garden or outdoor space is at home, having access to your own little oasis is a blessing when it comes to sunnier days. Often neglected over the winter and in bad weather, it’s easy to think that adding a bit of life to your garden can mean lots of work […]

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