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How to Take The Stress Out of Your Renovations

Planning any kind of home renovation can be extremely stressful and between choosing colors, styles and designs to traipsing from shop to shop, plus the actual completing of the project, it can leave you very jaded indeed. During the process of renovating any aspect of the home, the biggest stress is likely to come from the financial burden of what you have embarked upon, and this is enough to keep people up at night. If you have decided to renovate your home, no matter how big or small the project, you must find ways to lower the financial stress of…

Old Furniture and New décor – The Perfect Fusion

Vintage furniture has seen a spike in popularity in recent years, as more and more interior design projects are based upon these retro designs; with pieces that stretch as far back as the 1920’s and beyond. The reason for this spike in popularity is thanks to the character and charm is that such pieces possess. Many of these designs being one offs or make use of unconventional materials and crafting methods, which may not be used in furniture today. Such is the rise in popularity of vintage furniture, that companies are now replicating these designs using modern techniques – aiming…

Top Tips for Instilling Your Unique Style into Your Home with the Right Décor and Design 

When we decorate our homes, we want them to be perfect – we want our homes to reflect our personalities and lifestyle and show what’s important to us, but at the same time, we want our homes to be comfortable and welcoming. But decorating your home doesn’t just involve displaying a few generic and common pieces here and there – everyone seems to have that clear vase and that ‘Home sweet home’ sign, after all. If you really want your home to stand out, you have to put a bit of effort into its decoration and design. Here are some…

Important Aspects to Consider Before You Start a Home Extension

Just over two years ago my wife and I were faced with a decision that many growing families face, that being that the home was no longer big enough for our needs. When this moment arrives you are faced with a decision as to whether to improve your existing home, or move to a bigger property. My wife and I decided that we were happy in our location and we did not want to face the upheaval of moving. Deciding upon the house extension was one thing, but the process of actually doing so was pretty tough. With this in…

Safety Concerns Should Make You Immediately Decide to Move Out

The safety of your family should always be a priority. When you feel like they are threatened in your current home, start thinking about moving out. You don’t want them to be in an environment where they won’t feel safe. The entire family will just have a hard time sleeping at night. They are afraid that someone will just come in and attack. Your family does not deserve this. They need to be in a better and safer place. You owe it to them to have a more secure abode. At some point, you need to consider moving. This is…

Signs of a Water Leak You Can’t Ignore

Because it is not easy to find out the cause of hidden water leaks, you can only do your best to try to control the leak by turning off the water to your home first. Then you should contact a plumber immediately to find the cause of the leak and fix it. Pay attention to the signs of hidden leaks so you can get them fixed before they become more serious.

Types of Water Resistant Floors

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There are so many factors to consider when choosing the perfect flooring solution for your project in your new home. Often, you focus on the aesthetic qualities such as colour and texture and pays less attention to functionality. It is important to have a floor that can withstand the wear and tear of life. It is also wise to factor in activities done in different rooms and choose a floor type that suits the conditions. Water resistant floors are most important when choosing the right flooring material for kitchens and bathrooms. Water resistant flooring options are easy to clean. They…