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  • Fine Living: Transforming Small Homes for More Style and Comfort

    21 January 2016

    It may seem impossible for most people to own a luxury estate. However, you can still get the fine living experience even if you have a small home. Below is a comprehensive article with a few suggestions of how you can add some luxury onto your home. Go smart One thing you will never miss in a luxury home is the latest technology. Therefore, as a small homeowner you need to upgrade some of your home devices and systems.

  • How to Prep Your Concrete Patio for the Summer

    5 January 2016

    The Australian summer months are beautifully hot and sunny—the perfect time to spend lots of quality time on your patio with your friends and family. But your epic summer barbecue and wine evenings with neighbours can only be a success if your concrete patio looks the part. Over the winter, the patio has no doubt gathered dirt and debris, and there may even be some nasty mildew taking hold. This is how you can make your patio look as good as new once again.

  • 5 Signs It Is Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen

    18 December 2015

    Upgrading your kitchen not only helps with the aesthetic appeal of your home, but can make the kitchen more convenient and useful to you. Depending on your needs and budget, you might choose an entire kitchen installation or to just improve certain aspects of the kitchen. Here are some signs that it is time to upgrade the kitchen. You Don't Have Room for Everything You may find that you don't buy new kitchen items because you don't have the space or you have to pack away small appliances in the hallway closet.

  • Different Carpet Cleaning Methods You Could Consider

    10 December 2015

    Most homeowners will have carpets in their home to enhance the comfort of their floors. However, since these items are made from fibres, they are bound to get dirty over time. Although vacuuming and spot cleaning your carpets may suffice for surface cleaning, they require a deep clean once in a while to ensure that they are not hoarding bacteria and other contaminants. Here are some of the various carpet cleaning methods you could consider if you are opting for professional cleaning services.

  • Three Considerations for Enhancing Concrete Furniture Aesthetics

    2 December 2015

    Concrete is an advantageous building material in the construction industry. Its popularity can be attributed to beneficial properties such as durability, versatility, tensile strength and availability. In the past, this material was primarily used in the construction of building features such as floors, walls, pavements and driveways. Now, the use of concrete has been extended to the making of furniture for residential and commercial applications. Concrete furniture can be ideal for installation in your premises because this choice is relatively inexpensive and will provide long-term service.

  • The Various Benefits of Opting For Vinyl Flooring

    18 November 2015

    When it comes to flooring options, homeowners typically tend to lean toward classic materials such as hardwood. As such, vinyl flooring usually takes the back burner. However, opting for vinyl flooring may proffer more benefits to you when compared to the different types of options that are available in the market. Here are some of the various advantages you can enjoy when you opt for vinyl flooring. Vinyl flooring has a myriad of design options

  • Advice on keeping your plantation shutters clean and looking new

    4 November 2015

    Plantation shutters can be a great addition to any house. They provide sophistication to the style and design of a house if done right. While purchasing plantation shutters can often be a significant investment, they will last for years if they are properly maintained. There is nothing worse than making this investment and letting them subsequently turn ugly and stained as a result of neglect. You may not know how to effectively clean these shutters and keep them looking sharp.

  • Kitchen Design | 3 Golden Strategies For Getting Your Kitchen Sink Location Right

    23 October 2015

    Deliberating over a kitchen design can take up hours and days of your time, but it is necessary for a clever floor plan. After settling on your dream kitchen sink, you will need to decide where it resides in your cooking space.  Planning your kitchen sink location requires careful consideration, so follow these golden strategies to get your kitchen sink location just right. Position Your Sink For a Good View

  • Home Pools | 4 Effective Steps to Remove Rust From Fibreglass Pools

    14 October 2015

    A fibreglass pool is usually easier to maintain than a concrete pool, but ever so often it may get discoloured or stained because of the formation of rust. Rust stains may be caused by chemical collapses of metals and mineral deposits inside the fibreglass pool. Unsightly rust stains that appear on the surface of fibreglass pools will diminish their aesthetic appeal. Rust stains must be removed to restore the attractiveness of your pool.

  • Common Air Conditioning Problems You May Face With Your Central Unit

    6 October 2015

    When your air conditioning unit fails, it's good to know some common troubleshooting tips so you can either address these problems on your own or know what to expect by way of repairs. In some cases, your air conditioner may be failing because of simple issues you can fix in a few minutes or because you're not using the unit properly. Note a few common air conditioning problems you may need to fix for your central unit.