Buying a new home is an exciting time for anyone! Getting to show off your new pad to friends, family and neighbors…even more exciting. Here are some tips to get you ready to hold an easy and fun housewarming party.
Who to Invite?
Knowing who to invite to a housewarming party can be stressful. Do you want it more of a intimate gathering or open to many? It is ultimately up to you but typically family, close friends, new neighbors and even some of their friends should be included on the guest list. The point of welcoming people into your new home is to expand your circle and make friends in your new area. If you have young kids, this is also a great opportunity for them to meet kids their own age and schedule play dates. Meeting new friends, introducing your family to your new home…all this will help acclimate you to your new neighborhood.
It’s not surprising that moving home is one of the most stressful life events. All that organizing, packing, sorting and sometimes even new schools and jobs; there’s a lot going on!
It’s often easy to forget that our pets can become stressed too.
While you may have the most laid-back dog or aloof cat, studies have shown that both cats and dogs can pick up on how you are feeling. So instead of our pet making us feel better, we can make them feel worse.
Not only can they mirror our emotions, but they may also have some worries of their own when their bed and toys are being packed into a van. So how do we keep it as stress free as possible?
Few things are as annoying as a garage door that’s acting up, especially when you just came from a very hard day at work. Then again, garage door problems happen all the time. You must, however, address any issue with your garage door immediately to avoid worse problems in the future.
Here are the most common garage door problems and tips on how to fix them.
It won’t open or close.
If you’ve been pressing the opener remote like crazy to no avail, you might want to check the remote first. Its batteries could be dead, or there may be some problems with the keypad.
When your remote is fine, and its batteries are fresh, and nothing is still happening, it could be the garage door opener unit. Check the lights, and if they’re out, then the power source may have been disrupted. Check if the power cord is plugged in. You should also check for a blown fuse. The circuit breaker may also have tripped and needs resetting.
You may have considered moving out to find a bigger house due to the limited space in your house. But why go through all this strenuous and expensive activity? Well, If you are looking for a way to create more space without the upheaval of having to move the house or changing your current lifestyle, then your home builders adding an extension to your home is the ideal way. An extension will simply enhance your living space and add some value to your property. So, here are some of the benefits that an extension will bring to your home.