Archive for June, 2010

Accessorising a wet room

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

When choosing which accessories will best suit a home’s wet room, certain points must be taken into consideration. The space available in the room is obviously most important, there is no point in buying several bathroom cabinets if only one will fit comfortably in the space. When floor space is at a premium, then wall [...]

Make Your Bedroom Look more Unique with a Leather Bed

Monday, June 28th, 2010

From an aesthetic standpoint you can create a very unique atmosphere in the bedroom by changing to a leather bed frame.  Leather beds and frames are available with a headboard only, or in a headboard, footboard, and side rail combination.  These types of beds can be very elegant, and leather has always been synonymous with [...]

Solar Powered Underfloor Heating

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Solar panels convert sunshine to solar electric power and the solar electricity is then used to run the electrical devices in a building. Any surplus power that is created can be sold to the power company which helps to eliminate the cost of expensive batteries and can also help with running costs. Using solar power [...]

Maintaining Your Gazebo

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Cleaning your garden gazebo is an important part of basic maintenance and will certainly lengthen its useful lifespan. How you maintain and clean your gazebo will depend on several factors: type, size, manufacturer and so on. It is important to always refer to the manufacturer’s instructions before cleaning any part of your gazebo, but there [...]

The Proper Shower Tray Can Save Valuable Bathroom Space

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

If you are planning a bathroom remodelling project, choosing the right shower tray for your washroom will help maximise valuable floor space in your bathroom, and compliment your overall design.  Use the following guide to help you figure the appropriate shower tray for your bathroom. Rectangular shower trays are the largest and provide the most [...]

Sleep Soundly on the Proper Mattress

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Getting a sound night’s sleep starts with choosing the right mattress.  The following guide will help you determine the best mattress for you: Inner spring:  With an estimated 80 percent market share, the inner spring mattress has long been the industry standard.  These mattresses contain coils for support, covered by padding and upholstery for added [...]

Subsidence Cover in your Home Insurance

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Subsidence is when the earth shifts downward, or subsides, taking whatever lies on top of it with it as it sinks.  This is the opposite of uplift, typically seen after earthquakes when a portion of the earth rises in response to the quake.  Subsidence can occur in areas where there has been extensive mining or [...]

Installing Underfloor Heating Yourself

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Although probably not a project for the absolute novice at DIY, most DIY enthusiasts can easily install their own underfloor heating system. There are a range of kits available both through the internet as well as DIY stores that come complete with all the parts necessary to install the system. These kits are available in [...]

Let In the Light with Bathroom Mirrors

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Few things are as essential to the well-heeled bathroom as a good quality bathroom mirror.  Not only can a good mirror compliment your bathroom decor, but it can also help make a small space appear larger and bring more light into a dark room.  Choosing a bathroom mirror wisely will ensure you get the full [...]

A New Headboard can Change Your Bedroom’s Appearance

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Creating a new look within your home may involve changing just one piece of furniture, as opposed to the entire room décor. For those on a strict budget this is a huge benefit that will enable you to accomplish your ideal room without emptying your bank account. This is especially true when it comes to [...]