Archive for July, 2010

Cheap house Insurance: cutting the cost of your bills

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

When searching for the best house insurance quotes, remember that the amount of cover you need will depend upon your particular circumstances. That being said, there are a few ways to cut costs without sacrificing cover: Shop Around There are four primary options when looking for building and contents insurance; home insurance brokers who work [...]

Choosing Bathroom Cabinets

Friday, July 30th, 2010

With the drop in property prices, many people have chosen to remain in their current homes; however, the reason they wanted to move originally has not gone away. As a result, there has actually been an increase in the number of people taking on DIY projects and bathroom renovation is leading the list.  New bathroom [...]

Choosing the Bed that’s Right for You

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Choosing the bed that’s right for you does not need to involve lengthy visits to bed stores in different parts of town. You can look at a range of choices here. There is plenty on offer, including compatible mattresses and accessories such as headboards. Choosing the right bed is very important, with the average person [...]

An overview of floor heating systems

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Electric underfloor heatingElectric underfloor heating systems can be quickly and easily installed in a home and work well in small spaces. Electric underfloor heating comes as a length of cable that is placed on the floor in a weave pattern, or as a cable mat that is rolled out and cut to size. While cheaper [...]

The Best Place for a Gazebo

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The beauty of a gazebo is that it is often portable. It can be positioned in one area of the garden, but easily moved if need be. Of course, there are gazebos that can be firmly fixed into the ground, which are not so easy to move. If you are buying one of these, how [...]

Bathroom cabinets add luxury to your home

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Bathroom cabinets, also known as bathroom vanity units, are cabinets that are placed in a bathroom, either above the toilet or usually above or below the sink. Occasionally, these vanities are sold with a sink, but most of the time it is up to the consumer to purchase a vanity which will fit with the [...]

Choosing a guest bed for your spare bedroom

Friday, July 16th, 2010

After you have chosen your own bed, its right size, mattress and material such as wood, metal or leather, you may go on to invest in one or more guest beds. Guest beds can be bought either for a business, such as B&Bs or hotels, or for private, spare rooms. Guest beds can also be [...]

How to Determine the Number of Ceramic Tiles You’ll Need

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Ceramic tiles are a wonderful choice for improving a space. They are easy to clean, they look nice, and they come in a variety of sizes, colours, and patterns. While there are odd-shaped ceramic tiles available, most come in a standard square or rectangle shape. Sizes generally range from 100 mm x 100 mm to [...]

Insuring your Home

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

It is important to insure your home on two levels, both the structure of the property itself, against fire and flood and the contents against theft and damage. You are obliged to take out buildings insurance when you take on a mortgage, but don’t necessarily have to accept the policy on offer. It pays to [...]

Advantages of Wet Underfloor Heating

Monday, July 12th, 2010

There are two types of popular underfloor heating systems on the market in Britain today – underfloor electric heating and wet underfloor heating. While both have their advantages, when it comes to long-term running costs, wet underfloor heating systems win hands down. What is wet underfloor heating? In a water underfloor heating system, warmed water [...]