Archive for August, 2010

Ease Your Life with New Bathroom Cabinets

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

You’ve dug deep into your old, dark bathroom cabinets for the last time, only to come up empty-handed. Where is that spare bar of soap or the shaving crème? One of the fastest ways to make your bathroom more accessible and enjoyable is to rip out those old cabinets and replace them with new ones. [...]

A New Headboard Provides an Instant Change to any Bedroom

Friday, August 27th, 2010

You want a new look in the bedroom but can’t afford to replace your entire bedroom set.  One option that might meet your needs is to just change the headboard—or add one if your current bed doesn’t have one. The headboard of a bed sets the design theme for the entire bed, and often the [...]

Reducing the Cost of Household Insurance

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

If someone told you that could save hundreds of pounds each year by taking out a few minutes to put some preventive measures in place, would you do it? Of course you would. Yet many of us do not think about such things when shopping around for household insurance. Instead, we focus on what we [...]

The Advantages of a Wooden Garden Gazebo

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Adding a wooden gazebo can really enhance the use and fun you get out of your garden.What are the advantages of a wooden gazebo, and what accessories can you include? * A wooden gazebo provides you with an extra outdoor room, adding value to your property. * A wooden gazebo can be used all year [...]

The Importance of a Good Bathroom Mirror

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Just as you wouldn’t imagine having a bathroom without a bathroom suite, you equally wouldn’t expect to have a bathroom without a bathroom mirror. These items are useful in many ways and if you haven’t yet decided what type of bathroom mirror you should be looking for you should give some thought to what will [...]

Space Saving Beds

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

In any busy household or even for people living on their own in small studio flats, space is at a premium. In fact wherever you live, over a period of time you’re likely to naturally to fill up whatever space you have and saving it is something of an art form. Bedrooms in particular, often [...]

Getting the Best House Insurance Quotes

Monday, August 16th, 2010

When looking for house insurance quotes there are several ways to set about it.  Most insurance companies will have a call centre that you can contact for a quote, but the downside of this is that they can only give house insurance quotes for their own products.  However, going direct to the company does have [...]

How to Plaster over Artex

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Many older homes have artexed ceilings – that is, ceilings that have been treated with a water-based coating that has then been textured and painted. Quite fashionable in its day, nowadays ridding themselves of the artex “look” is one of the first tasks many DIYers face when remodelling a home or building. While removing artex [...]

Bathroom accessories add the finishing touch!

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Bathroom accessories come in numerous different types in the modern world. From toilet roll holders to towel racks to towel rails, bathroom shelves, tumblers, toilet brushes, robe hooks and soap dishes, bathroom accessories are a permanent fixture in every household. Soap dishes are, as the name suggests, small dishes that are designed to hold bars [...]

Beds to Save Space

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Wherever we live, be it a tiny studio flat or a large detached house, we’ll sooner or later come up against a space problem as the junk accumulates. Children and teenagers, especially, tend to live in over-crowded rooms, but all of us could do with imaginative ideas for freeing up space in the home. The [...]