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Ultimate Guide To Getting More Natural Light Into Your Home

If you are feeling a bit blue this winter, it may be due to there being less light at this time of year. If your home lacks lots of natural light, this may exacerbate the problem. It is always good to get outside during our natural daylight hours, but in some places in winter, this just isn’t possible in the week.   There are a few ways you could bring extra light into your home to enjoy while you are there. Using natural light is environmentally friendly and can save you a fortune on Read more [...]

Sneak Preview! Spring Ideas For Your Living Room

As we are entering the holiday season, we are probably all busy decorating our homes and thinking about big parties and entertaining family. The smell of cinnamon and berries wafts through the house and fairy lights are twinkling in every room. A wreath on the door reminds us it is winter but Spring isn’t too far away.   If you are thinking of rejuvenating your home in the New Year, you are probably filling your wish list with items for your decor. Something about the festive period Read more [...]

Fantastic Tips For Designing Your Kitchen

A kitchen is so much more than just a place to cook and eat; it is the hub of the home. The kitchen is the most important room in the house; it is where all the fun happens. From hosting dinner parties to eating a family breakfast on a Sunday morning, the kitchen is the center of the household.   Whether you have just moved in, fancy giving your kitchen a revamp or just want to modernize the space, make sure to take note of how you use your kitchen. There is no point designing an ultra Read more [...]

Has Your Home Been Storm Damaged?

With all the bad weather in the last 18 months, most of us grateful for a little respite. Rain, snow, wind and even a short-lived heat burst have made our lives unbearable. Being indoors to escape it has become a bit of a habit. For us, the protection of our houses is essential. But who is protecting the exterior of your home through all these weather systems?   In high winds, you may notice your curtains moving a little. Most of us have vents in the window frame to allow air to come in. Read more [...]

Keep Your Tools in Good Condition for Better DIY

As you begin to become more and more obsessed with DIY, you will start to notice your collection of tools is growing. Whether they're power tools, gardening tools or even craft supplies, you can find yourself gaining a new one with each new project. If you do a lot of work around the house, you have probably realized that you've gained quite the collection of tools. Some of your power tools in particular weren't cheap. Obviously, you want to keep them going for longer to avoid the cost of replacing Read more [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Applying A Modern Bathroom Design

The moment you walk into an upmarket hotel, you go straight to the bathroom to see what facilities are on offer. If you’ve booked an expensive room, you might be lucky enough to find a Jacuzzi and sometimes even a tub big enough for two. Modern bathroom designs can vary a lot, but they all have one thing in common. They are sleek, simple and always sparkling. If you want to replicate some of the aesthetics of hotel bathrooms in your home, you’ve come to the right place. On this page, you’ll Read more [...]

Make Your Driveway Beautiful Again With This Brilliant Maintenance And Cleaning Guide

Driveways are an important feature of any home. Not only do they provide an added, functional use for our homes, but they also raise the value of our homes too. They look smart, attractive and modern when we first get them installed.   The only trouble is; if they don’t get maintained they soon look it! Weeds, moss, oil stains and even algae can all attack driveways. The good news is you can make sure your driveway always looks as awesome as the day you got it! Want to know how? Keep Read more [...]

DIY Loft Conversions Just Became A Realistic Proposition

A loft conversion has to be one of the most desirable home upgrades today. They have many advantages over home extensions, and not least; the fact that you do not lose any land to the conversion. They often cost much less than an extension too. The space up there is enormous; it often has a useable area equal to the floor below. That means there is often room  for two or three bedrooms and a beautiful bathroom if you decide to install one.   The conversion is something that you can do Read more [...]

Contemporary Interior Design: How to Create a Chic, Modern Home

There’s never been a better time to get stuck into interior design projects. It’s now easier than ever before to access all the materials you need to revamp your property. By heading online, you can take your pick from a host of fantastic products and materials, and there is plenty of advice and information available on the web too.   It should come as no surprise then that Americans are spending big on property revamp projects. According to permit-tracking company BuildFax, domestic remodelling Read more [...]

5 Ways to Create a Stylish Aquarium

As the main room in your home, the lounge is a place of comfort and retreat. An aquarium is an ideal addition as the serenity of fish and plants can add a calming touch. However, there is no need for this to detract from the style and finish of your room. A well-positioned, well designed aquarium should be an attribute to your living space. So to help with planning and design, we have compiled a list of 5 key factors to think about when choosing an aquarium.   Location The positioning Read more [...]