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Mistakes to Avoid When Remodelling a Small Kitchen

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When you're ready to remodel a small kitchen, you want to ensure you take your time to plan every detail, as your new remodel can make the space look larger and brighter, but you can inadvertently make it seem smaller and more cramped and crowded. Note a few common mistakes that homeowners make when it comes to changes in small kitchens so you can avoid these yourself. Not measuring doors

19 May 2017

4 Reasons to Use Steam Cleaning Instead of Shampooing for Your Carpets

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If you want to give your carpets a deeper clean than could be achieved by basic vacuuming, you're probably going to end up choosing between either shampooing or steaming cleaning. Both use relatively similar methods to clean your carpeting, but steam cleaning is becoming a lot more popular, and there are plenty of good reasons why. Here are just four. 1. Effectiveness Both shampooing and steam cleaning work by loosening the bond between dirt and carpet fibres, which isn't something that can be accomplished via regular vacuuming.

10 May 2017

Choosing the Best Material for Custom Kitchen Cabinets

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When having custom kitchen cabinets made, you want to think about more than just the design and style. The wood itself will be important, as you should choose a durable wood and one that has the basic colour and tone that you want for your cabinets; this will mean less work in having to paint or stain those cabinets. Some wood will also have very distinctive features that will add to the unique look of cabinets.

27 April 2017

Tips For Removing Stains From Persian Rugs

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Persian rugs are beautiful oriental rugs that are typically made with high-quality fabrics and cost a little more than your average area rugs. Because of this, it is very frustrating when you accidentally spill something or get a stain on the rug. Here are some tips for removing stains from Persian rugs. Do Damage Control First This goes for Persian rugs and any other type of rug or carpet; you need to do damage control by acting fast.

27 April 2017

Why You Should Opt For Timber Look Tiles over Wood

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If you are contemplating home renovations, you will have a myriad of flooring options that you could choose. This broad range of materials can make the process of selecting one flooring material overwhelming for some people, which could prolong the construction process. One of the materials that have steadily gained popularity over the years is timber look tiles. However, since they are relatively new in the market, some people may not be aware of the benefits these materials could provide them over natural wood flooring, which tends to be the go-to flooring supply for many homeowners.

24 April 2017

3 Ways to Toddler-Proof Your Cabinets

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Having a toddler around the house can be challenging, and it often means you'll need to make a few changes to the way your furniture is arranged. Most people have cabinets in various locations around the home, and these are a great place to start toddler-proofing. You'll want to take steps to protect both your toddler and your belongings, although safety should always come first. Attach cabinets securely to the wall

19 April 2017

Security Screens: Why They Make a Worthwhile Investment

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During the summer some homeowners may want to keep their windows and doors wide open to get some relief from the gruelling heat. However, not many are able to do this as it could mean compromising their privacy as well as their safety. To counter this, you should consider investing in security screens. These accessories are fit directly into your window and door frames, providing you with the flexibility to keep your windows and doors open while still offering your home some protection.

14 April 2017

Five Benefits of Shower Screens Over Shower Curtains

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If you're trying to decide between a shower curtain and a shower screen, you should choose a curtain if budget is your main deciding factor — in every case, shower curtains are less expensive than shower screens. However, aside from that one element, shower screens are preferable in almost every way. Here's five advantages of shower screens over shower curtains. 1. Contains Water Better Shower screens fit into tracks that are firmly secured to the sides of your bathtub, shower or walls.

11 April 2017

What to Look For When Buying New Shade Sails for Your Property

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When buying new shade sails for your home, you need to take your time to shop around and compare all the various models and brands, and all the features they offer. Shade sails do more than just provide a bit of covering from the sun; they also give you protection from a light rain, and need to be durable enough to withstand snowfall, sand and dirt that may settle on the sail, and high winds.

5 April 2017

Four Tips for Getting the Most Energy Savings Out of Motorised Blinds

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Motorised window treatments allow you to open and close your shades and curtains at the touch of a button. These window treatments can offer convenience, but they can also help you lower your energy bills. Utilise these four tips to get the most energy savings from these types of window treatments. 1. Set Automatic Timers When you have motorised shades, you can close all the shade in your home, using the remote, without leaving your favourite chair.

27 March 2017