Tis’ the season to be jolly! But, if you’re a true Jamaican, this is also the season for some of the real yardie traditions sure to help ring in the festive season.
Every holiday season is a chance to host parties and gatherings with friends and family. The food, the drinks, the music, the association; it all makes hosting holiday parties the highlight of the year! Plus, if you host right, your house will be the resident party venue for years to come.
Disasters can come at any time, so it's important as a homeowner or tenant to have an emergency home safety kit at hand. Hurricanes, flooding and earthquakes are the most common disasters that affect the Caribbean, according to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), but droughts can also result in loss of shelter, inaccessible or limited food, water and other basic amenities. That’s why it’s important to create home emergency kits that can help you and your loved ones through unfortunate events.
No one wants their home to smell like dirty socks or wet towels. But sometimes, buying air fresheners can be so expensive and not to mention the fact that they often don't even get rid of the smells.
That’s why we have made this collection of do-it-yourself air fresheners sure to make your home smell like a field of daisies all day! Try these scents that can help save you dollars! 😉
Real estate is likely one of the best investments you'll ever make. As an asset, they appreciate over time and so, in comparison to other investment options such as stocks which are commonly volatile, buying a home is a safer financial venture. Today, for example, properties in Jamaica are particularly robust for long-term investments. Among others, here are seven reasons to invest in Jamaican real estate right now:
Owning a home is worth making sacrifices. Those sacrifices may include (1) downsizing your car, (2) reducing your rent expense, (3) saving a portion of your money, (4) spending less on entertainment and (5) getting your family or partner to help you buy the home you have been dreaming of. If you are serious about owning your home, then take our advice.
Space is a big issue for many people. They barely have space to move around in their homes.
But, limited space doesn't mean your home is too small, but perhaps you have too many over-sized furniture, or maybe just too many! When buying furniture it is essential to take note of where it will be going in the home.
Ensure that these show pieces make the best use of the space they occupy.
Here are five of the best space saving furniture:
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Ever heard the saying, “Rome wasn’t built in one day”? Well, the same is true for de-cluttering your space. WIHCON recommends you schedule a few minutes each day to tackle cleaning and organising your home. Check out the top three reasons we think decluttering your space isn’t such a bad idea!
WIHCON has been constructing residential homes for more than 50 years not only in Jamaica but in other areas of the Caribbean. Over the years, some of our customers have managed to buy multiple properties from us. We’ve asked a few of them to share insights on what it takes to own a vacation home in Jamaica. Here’s what we’ve come back with: