Jobs of a handyman

What is a handyman? When would you need to engage one? A handyman is someone who is able to fix most of the objects around the home.  You will find that they are quite good to have around when you have many things around the home which is spoilt or...

Grilles – design and types

Designing your home has many challenges. It can be very general or could be very detailed depending on your preferences. If you engage an interior designer in renovating your home, chances are most of the designing and layout issues will be taken care of. However, there are situations where your...

Granite, Ceramic and marble tiles

There are many types of material that you can consider when tiling the floors where each type of material is well intended for different purposes. Generally, you can consider tiles that are granite, marble or ceramic tiles, all of which are commonly used in their respective spaces. It is very...

Feng Shui

The concept of Feng Shui has been talked about and debated for decades. Some has called it superstition while the hardcore believers think it is a science. Whichever argument one sides, Feng Shui is actually a philosophical system and can be seen as a discipline that promotes balance and harmony...

Fencing

Fencing is an integral part of the process of renovating the outside of your home. It depends largely on the type of home you are living in which will further determine the type of fences you will need. This is most applicable if you are staying within a single unit...

Feasibility of a swimming pool

And so, you have your home design sorted out and in your plans, you have a large space in your home outdoor that you are considering for a swimming pool. It will be an excellent option for the kids and a place to relax and unwind. You can take swims...

Electricity wiring and cabling

Electricity wiring and cabling is an important part of the home because they determine the efficiency of the energy used in the home. When it comes to electricity, you have to ensure that the wiring is done perfectly well because any problems later will incur time and cost which is...

Does your home need insect screens?

Insect screens are fittings that are used to keep insects out of the home. As you may have known by now, insects can be a big problem especially when it comes to hygiene. Insect screens are widely available in hardware shops and home depots but installing them might require some...

Do you need to change your roofing?

The roof of the home is not something you change all the time but when the need arises, you might need to consider changing the entire roof because it is one of the most important parts of your home. After all, the roof is the part that covers your home...

Do you need an Interior Designer?

Renovating the home or any premise can be quite exciting since you are basically designing your own space. Personalizing your own space can be very rewarding since you are designing an environment to reflect your own character and to show who you are in your own way. Before starting to...

Designing your Bedroom

The bedroom is an important part of the home. In fact, this is a space which must be carefully designed because it is where you rest and sleep. Bedrooms are very vital to ensure that you have a good night’s rest because if it is poorly designed, it might affect...

Advice on Air Conditioning

Air-Conditioning is important equipment especially in Asian homes. In countries like Malaysia, you will need to install air-conditioning units because of the heat that we experience throughout the year. On certain months, the heat can be quite bearable while around the May to August months, the afternoons can be extremely...

Pest control Tips

Pests are a constant nuisance in homes. Whether it is rats, cockroaches or insects, they pose a lot of problems for you because apart from the stench that they often create, they could be a threat to health as well. Therefore, it is very important to keep the pests out...

Painting tips

The type of paint that you use is very important because using the wrong ones will be costly especially when there are corrective actions involved. Where this is concerned, it would be advisable to look for the best brands of paints around as they are reputable as well as trial...

Lighting guide

Lighting in the home is an important factor. Using the wrong lighting would mean discomfort in dining, living and ultimately resting. Therefore, using the right and appropriate types of lighting within your homes would be something that you must take into consideration strongly especially if you are in the planning...

Guide to auto gate systems

An auto-gate system would be something vital especially if you are living in a landed property with your own porch. This is because there can be some benefits and added security for you and your home in many ways. Auto-gates are generally wired systems that are designed to provide you...

Flooring Tips

The floor is an important element in the home. Whether it is a single or double-storey home, the floors must be carefully designed as it will determine how functional the home would be in the long term. Floors can be the ground on the first floor as well as the...

Electricity and wiring

The wiring system in your home is something that you need to consider from the start. This is a factor that must be planned and executed well before you move into the home because it is something that you do once in a very long time. Electricity is the current...

Bathroom and restrooms

The toilet is a functional room in the house which must be given a lot of emphasis. Many people overlook this because they felt that the toilet is made only to serve its purpose. However, recent studies have shown that the toilet has quite a strong psychological effect on the...

Doors and grills

The doors and grills in the home are usually designed with a consistent outlook to reflect the overall outlook of the house. Most homes install grills at the front and back entrance points for added security as the doors can be broken down easily. When it comes to doors and...

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