Why Should You Use Window Locks With Concealed Fixings?
All windows locks work in much the same way. You use a key to unlock and lock the window to make it more secure. While any lock gives you protection against break-ins, you can boost security even more by installing locks that have concealed fixings. So what are the benefits of using these window locks over regular ones? An Extra Security Level Regular window lock fixings are visible. You, and anyone looking through the window, can see them.…Read More »
Is It Time to Replace Your Indoor Blinds?
Indoor blinds are useful for controlling incoming light, achieving privacy and protecting your windows. Selecting the right type of blinds can make your home feel comfortable and welcoming. However, many homeowners install blinds as a one-and-done deal. If you don’t regularly maintain your blinds, you should consider giving them a closer look. Damaged blinds can make your home less comfortable and even pose a safety risk to young children. If your blinds have any of the following characteristics, consider having them replaced.…Read More »
A Guide for Renovating Your Bathroom
Having a beautiful bathroom is an important feature of any home. You want it to feel clean and relaxing. If you would like to remodel your bathroom, there are a number of steps that you can take. These range from small changes, to budget-friendly or more high-end purchases that can make a huge impact on the aesthetic of your bathroom. Bathtub There are a number of options for bathtubs, varying from low budget to more expensive selections.…Read More »
How to Lay Out a Bedroom for Two Kids to Share
Sharing a bedroom is a great thing to do when you are young. Before your kids get too old to share, they may prefer to occupy the same space at night. Even if you have an only child, setting up his or her room so that a guest can be easily added is a great idea. Whether you want two siblings to share or for your child’s bedroom to be sleepover-friendly for a friend, consider the follow tips to make the most of your space, your bedroom storage, your play areas and your sleeping areas.…Read More »
New Kitchen Design: Should You Install Hardwood Flooring?
The flooring material that you choose for your new kitchen plays a critical role in determining the overall style and feel of the room. You need a material that blends seamlessly with the rest of the fixtures and decor in the kitchen. Now, one of the most coveted flooring materials in modern kitchens is hardwood. Wood is beautiful, classy, and timeless. While other materials go out of style over the years, wood remains stylish and will go well with most kitchen designs.…Read More »
How to Add Personality and Style to Your Home's Custom Cabinets
If you’re getting custom kitchen cabinets made for your home, you don’t want to waste the chance you now have to add some personality and style to that room. Cabinet makers can usually add lots of unique details or use unique materials for those cabinets and their accessories to ensure your kitchen looks its best and is a good fit for your own personality. Note a few tips on how to add personality and style to your home’s custom cabinets, and then discuss these choices with your cabinet maker.…Read More »
Two ways to spruce up your home without renovating it
Whilst renovating your home is certainly one of the most effective ways to improve its appearance, it can also be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to spruce up your home without renovating it. Read on to find out what they are. Get the carpets professionally cleaned One of the simplest and fastest ways to spruce up your home is to get one of your local carpet cleaning specialists to deep-clean your carpets.…Read More »
Three Sheets To The Wind: The Advantages Of Choosing Shade Sails To Shelter Your Beer Garden
Few things are as welcome on a hot summer’s day as a frosty mug of beer, and if you run a pub a beer garden can be a great way to draw in thirsty customers during the hottest part of the year. However, you can’t leave your customers unprotected from the sun’s harsh rays if you want them to stick around for longer than one or two drinks, so any beer garden should have some kind of shade-providing shelter installed.…Read More »
The Three 'C's of Luxury Bedroom Textiles
Your bedroom is the most private room in the home and is a sanctuary from the busy and sometimes stressful world outside. While in most other rooms practicality and neutral style might be important, in your bedroom you have the freedom to create a lush and luxurious haven that’s all about comfort and sensuousness. One of the key elements in creating a soft, cosy and inviting bedroom is the choice of fabrics and textiles that you choose.…Read More »
5 Interior Designer Tricks That Will Make Your Small Bathroom Seem Larger
Unfortunately, bathrooms can often be a lot smaller than what people imagine is ideal. This is true of both modern properties and those that were built in the last few decades. Unless you want to spend a lot of money on a bathroom extension, there isn’t a lot that you can do about the amount of available floor space you have. However, you do have the ability to add features and fittings to your small bathroom that can make the room feel lighter, brighter and more spacious.…Read More »