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Bathrooms are notoriously hard to design. The room should be both functional, serving a specific purpose and pleasing to the eye. There are also a lot of plumbing and lighting considerations to be made. Nevertheless, it can be an indulgence and the design should reflect that. On the plus side, there are fewer rules about style when it comes to bathrooms, which means you can be as eclectic as you want and match different styles as long as they fit into the overall theme you’ve envisaged. Plenty of space A spacious bathroom will be enough to create a sense of…

We are just getting into the very best of the summer months and it is the time when most people start looking a little more intently at the shape of their garden. Throughout the winter months the garden is not somewhere that we really think much about and we are happy to let it turn into a bit of a mess. Once that sun starts shining however, we suddenly realize the importance which the garden has in our lives, especially when we want to sit out in the sunshine or barbecue and this is when most people decide to take…

Chest freezers are amazing pieces of equipment that you could have in your garage, porch, shed or anywhere that is sheltered and has a supply of electricity. They have many benefits, including saving you time and money. You might not think that running something large on electricity could possibly go hand in hand with a frugal life, but it certainly does. Below we’ll take you through all the questions you might have about chest freezers, along with all the benefits, so you can start planning to enjoy the rewards of such a simple piece of equipment. Different Types Of Freezers…

While a lot of people drywall themselves, the reality is that it is best left to the professionals. People like Lloyd Claycomb will tell you that it is actually a form of art. That said, the reality is also that hiring a professional is costly, and most of us will want to try things ourselves first. The following top tips may be of benefit. 7 Top Tips for Drywalling Make sure you have all the necessary tools and materials. A corner taping tool, a bread pan, a joint compound, a joint tape, an application knife, and a taping knife spreader…

The appearance of a real wood flooring can transform the room as well as being extremely practical. However, installing a new floor can become expensive when you start the add together all the costs. The one area where many decide to cut costs is during the fitting process and with some fitters charging up to £15 per square meter you can understand why. The thought of installing a real wood product can often put people off and forces them to purchase an artificial product such as laminate or vinyl instead. This should not be the case as the fitting process…

It is natural for every house owner to want to change the look of their home every couple of years. Whether your home consists of monochromic kitchen thematic or pastel playrooms for your children, it is common for old furniture to need a brand-new look. Instead of wasting your money on additional items, try upcycling different items to produce a fresh look to enhance your home. Painting Colours and Bases Know your colour palette before you even think of setting it upon the wood or factory furniture. It is wise to pick two colours to begin with, starting with a…

“My wife and I love condos, both investing in condos and living in condos,” says Geoff Lilienfeld, a real estate agent with The Kay-Grant Group on Arizona. “When we take our clients out to look at purchasing condos we make sure that they’re fully aware of some of the things that can make or break how happy you are with your decision that you purchased that condo.” By no means is a condo a perfect solution, but for some people, it offers distinct advantages over owning a home. Here are a few of those advantages: Low Maintenance Perhaps the biggest…

A home is an important aspect in anyone’s life. It provides us with a place to call our own, a warm bed to sleep in, a kitchen to cook in, storage for our belongings, and most importantly it provides us with a sense of security. Every day, however, that feeling of safety is destroyed for many Americans when a burglary occurs in their homes. You might think it will never happen to you, that it is just something you hear about on the news in far away towns, but the statistics on burglary alone are shocking. Whether it’s getting a…

If you want to have a sauna in your home, you also need a heater. Without that, all you have is a wooden room. Now, a wooden room is not without its charm, but that isn’t the point of a sauna! The problem is, however, that there are so many different sauna heaters to choose from. The four main types you need to consider are: The electric heater. The wood burning heater. The infrared heater. The oil and gas heater. Let’s take a look at these four different heaters and what their pros and cons are. 1. The Electric Sauna…

Having the opportunity to convert your loft into a space that you can make the most of is great. Loft areas are often a space that is either neglected and never used, used only for storing the Christmas decorations and old furniture you can’t bring yourself to throw away, or, used to its full potential and transformed into an additional bedroom, snug or even home gym for you to enjoy! How you use the space in your home is up to you, but introducing a loft conversion is the perfect way to enhance your home, as well as adding value.…