Types of Grills
Jun05

Types of Grills

When it comes to grills, there are several types that are available in the market which are specially designed and catered for your home. Grills are most suitable for gates and in some cases as the divider between your house and your neighbours. There are in general 4 types of grills that you can install for your home. Steel Grills – This type of grill is known as wrought iron grills. Steel grills are popular mainly because they are...

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Hiring a Plumber – What you should know?
Jun05

Hiring a Plumber – What you should know?

A plumber is someone who knows the internal workings of the water and piping system of your home. They are very much like electricians who have very good knowledge on a certain aspect of the house and how the water flows from the public pipes into your bathroom, kitchen and porch and how waste gets out of the property. Hiring a plumber can be a daunting task especially during renovation as it would require some planning and costing....

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Curtains or Blinds?
Jun02

Curtains or Blinds?

The issue of whether you should use curtains or blinds is one which can be very tricky. This is because once you have decided which type to use; it will eventually determine the type of fittings that you will install onto the windows and sliding doors of your home. Besides that, installing the curtain or blind fixture is often something you do once in a long time as it can be quite costly to change them once they are mounted....

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Design tips for Art Gallery
Jun02

Design tips for Art Gallery

Whether it is a commercial or private art gallery, there are several design issues that must be taken into consideration as it will usually affect the eventual outcome of the displays and items on show. This is because unlike other common spaces, you need to be more aware of the surroundings so that the items on display do not get damaged because of hidden factors like lighting and air humidity. Display Items – The first factor that...

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5 design considerations for audio-visual rooms
Jun02

5 design considerations for audio-visual rooms

When renovating a home, there will always be some who would like to cater a room for audio and visual reasons. This is the room that could be used mainly for entertainment like watching movies or listening to music. If you are planning to design a home studio, video suite, recording studio or just one to watch movies, take note of the 5 acoustic design recommendations below: Identify the space – You will want to first identify which...

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5 Considerations to make before engaging the Pest Control Service
May30

5 Considerations to make before engaging the Pest Control Service

Pests like cockroaches and rats can be a real headache especially if they keep cropping up despite using all types of pesticides and methods which could be quite hazardous. It will come to a point where you will feel that ‘enough is enough’ and you need to call in the professionals. So if you are going to get the pest control company to eradicate those pesky pests which are eating up your clothes and contaminating your food, you...

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4 Preparation Tips with Renovation Contractors
May30

4 Preparation Tips with Renovation Contractors

Renovating your home is easiest when you have a capable contractor who will take care of ‘everything’ for you. While many homeowners have a contractor whom they can trust, some might not have the luxury of knowing someone who can handle all the renovation works. Hence, you will need to know a few things before getting a renovation contractor to carry out the works for you. Size of Renovation Project – Before you find a renovation...

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What You Must Know About Waterproofing
May30

What You Must Know About Waterproofing

Waterproofing your home is one area which is often overlooked as homeowners feel that it is too tedious and expensive. In fact, some are not even aware that their homes are not that well protected from water penetration which can then lead to further problems like leakages. As such, it must then be made a priority to ensure that your home is properly waterproofed because if there is water retention, it could lead to repairs which...

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Ceiling Building Materials
May29

Ceiling Building Materials

Many people are not aware that the ceiling in the home is actually an important element which can create the right environment and outlook for the space. Most will usually decorate the rooms and the floors but the ceiling actually plays an important role as it gives character to the house. It affects the look and feel of the space, while having specific functions as well. Below are some of the common types of materials used for...

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Advice on hiring movers
May29

Advice on hiring movers

If you are planning to move, there will be many issues that you need to consider. The biggest headache would be how you are going to move the bulky items and who should you ask to help. Finding a good mover can be very challenging because if you are not careful, you might be paying a lot more than you planned. Ask around – Before you decide on who to be your official mover, ask around for help. There will surely be someone who has...

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Natural Stones – Marble and Granite
May29

Natural Stones – Marble and Granite

When it comes to surfaces using natural stones, there are 2 main types that you might want to consider which are marble and granite stones. The 2 types of stones are very common which usually depends on what you want out of the space you are working on. Another aspect that needs to be considered is whether how much pressure you will be applying onto the surface. Marble Stone – This type of stone is known for its elegance which...

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What you should know about tiles and tiling?
May28

What you should know about tiles and tiling?

Tiles are commonly used in renovation and in home makeovers to create an easy to maintain and posh outlook. In using tiles, you eliminate a lot of efforts in maintaining the cleanliness of the surface as they can be easily cleansed. Putting tiles in the surface of any room in the house can be a challenge as it would require some preparation and knowledge before you start. Types of tiles The first thing you need to know is the types of...

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