How to choose the perfect blinds and curtains for your room

The choices are seemingly endless when it comes to the kinds of blinds and curtains available in the market. However, the right blinds and curtains for your room is more than the looks of it. Back in the old days, curtains were just a functional addition to the house to block out the sun or add some privacy from the peering eyes of neighbors. Today however, they are meant to make a statement and a crucial element to your interior décor. So what are the things you should be checking off when curtain Read more [...]

Wrought Iron Railings – Some Lovely Ideas for the Distinguished Home

Wrought iron railings are a wonderful addition to both the interior and exterior of a home. Whether it is the staircase leading from your foyer up to your bedrooms, or the outside stairs leading into your home from the porch or front yard, wrought iron additions will bring out the surrounding beauty of your home’s aesthetics in a very stylish way. Although this type of handrail can be a lot more expensive than normal, run of the mill installations, the cost is worth it if you are looking to seriously Read more [...]

The Safety Equipment You Should Invest in If You’re Working at Height at Home

Safety should be your number one priority no matter what job you’re undertaking at home when it comes to working at height. If you’re conducting exterior or interior work, safety equipment could well be the difference in preventing a fall that could cause a severe injury or even death. If you regularly undertake your own projects at home from height, consider investing in the following products that will help keep you safer. Royalty Free Photo Standard PPE Although Personal Protective Equipment Read more [...]

The Top Bathroom Lighting Tips and Ideas You should Know

There’s no denying the fact that proper lighting is important in every room in the home – but this is even truer for the bathroom. Your bathroom’s lighting can make or break the room’s impact as well as its functionality; you don’t want to be shaving or applying your makeup in shadow, and you certainly don’t want to be exposed to too much glaring white light when you’re trying to relax in the bath. The lighting in your bathroom, just as Goldilocks says, should be ‘just right.’ So Read more [...]

Tips for maximising space in the home

The Kitchen To maximise your work space in the kitchen, it's important to be imaginative and invest in clever, space-saving storage ideas. A great idea to save space is to invest in integrated appliances - appliances that fit seamlessly into cupboards, thereby saving space around the kitchen. Integrated appliances can be expensive to be and often require a full kitchen re-fit, but you may be able to slot your appliances into existing cupboards to save money and space. The thought of hanging Read more [...]

Thinking of cladding your home – which material should you use?

If you want to improve the appearance of your property, you may be thinking about exterior cladding as an option. It's an excellent way of making your property stand out. It also has other benefits, such as insulating properties. There are different types of cladding material available; which one is best suited to your needs? The three main types of cladding on the market are vinyl, timber and UPVC. We are going to talk about the pros and cons of each type, in order to try and help you with your Read more [...]

Factors to Consider In Roof Replacement

Your home is likely your biggest investment, and it’s important to carefully monitor all areas of the home for signs of deterioration. The roof is one of the most vital aspects of your home’s structural integrity, so as soon as you notice signs of wear and tear, it’s time to start considering your replacement options. When it’s time to repair or replace your roof, consider these factors before moving forward in the process. Age of Roof When deciding whether to make small repairs as they Read more [...]

Some Essential Facts about Walk in Showers You should Keep in Mind

You may already know that walk in showers offer greater flexibility and comfort in the bathroom, since they are easy to maintain (there is less surface area to clean up and no moving parts that can lead to dirt and grime buildup) and they increase the safety and efficiency of the bathroom as well. But there may be some other facts about walk in showers that you didn’t know about. Before you have a walk in shower installed in your bathroom, here are some essential facts about walk in showers you Read more [...]

Timber Conservatory  Natural, Distinctive and Long Lasting

Timber is distinctive, it is natural and long lasting. With endless physical properties and design possibilities, timber is one of the best natural materials for building energy efficient and beautiful doors, windows and conservatories. Having a timber conservatory radiates good energy and gives the place comfortable warmth. In addition to all this, timber is also an environment friendly material. It does not cause any harm to the environment, making it one of the best materials for building a Read more [...]

Building an extension – what you need to know

If you have outgrown your current home, it could be a better option to build an extension than to move to a new property. This is especially the case if you are settled in the area and you have invested time and money in making the property exactly how you want it. Building an extension is not something you can rush into though. You need to make sure that you get help from the right professionals, such as architects to draw-up building plans, surveyors to carry out tasks such as construction staking Read more [...]