Kylie Howell

The first house I bought had bare floors that had seen better days, so I started looking at flooring options with the view that one type of flooring would suit my whole home. I chose pine flooring for every room, and that was a costly mistake. Pine is a softwood, and it didn't hold up well in busy traffic areas. I decided to learn more about different types of flooring that are available before parting with more money, and I started this blog to share what I learned and provide new homeowners with some tips for choosing the right flooring for each room in their home. I hope you find my blog useful.

3 Ways To Give Your Bedroom A Luxurious Revamp On A Budget

14 May 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Bedrooms are often seen as a personal and private haven in a home. However, they're often neglected in favour of more public spaces when it comes to updates and improvements. If your bedroom is looking a little tired and dowdy, then you might be longing for a new look, but you might not have the funds for a full-scale refurbishment. Fortunately, it's possible to give your old bedroom a rapid makeover that's as beautiful as it is cost effective. Read More …

4 Reasons Mesh Leaf Guards Work Better Than Reverse Curve Guards

24 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Adding a leaf guard to your gutters is a great way to prevent debris building up in your gutters and causing clogs. Making the decision to add some to your property is easy once you grasp the benefits, but it's never quite as easy to decide on the right type of leaf guard, and people often come down to either the basic mesh screen or a fancy reverse curve. The mesh screen is easy enough to understand. Read More …

Top Tips for Keeping Shower Screens and Enclosures Black Mould Free

29 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

One of the greatest challenges for anyone in charge of cleaning the bathroom is keeping black mould at bay. You don't want black mould anywhere in your bathroom, but it's even worse when it's present in your shower enclosure—you're in a confined space with a high-speed jet of water sending spores into the air that you're breathing while you shower. Read on for tips on how to keep your shower cubicle and shower screen mould free. Read More …

Top Reasons to Consider Motorised Window Coverings for Your Home

14 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Motorised window coverings from manufacturers like Somfy are the ultimate home automation solution for your home. At the touch of a button, you will have full control over the amount of shade or natural light you let into your home. However, before you get excited about purchasing motorised window coverings for your home, it pays off to know a thing or two about what you stand to gain by installing these automated coverings. Read More …

3 guidelines to help you effectively measure the perfect custom blinds

27 February 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

It is close to impossible to find a building whose windows are exactly alike. This is the reason why instead of getting ready made blinds which may end up looking poorly fitted and untidy; experts recommend custom-made window blinds. When you have found the blind material and design which pleases you, take time and follow the following measuring tips which will help you get the perfect fit for your blinds. Read More …