Home Garden

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 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 …

Kitchen Renovations – Improvements to Create the Illusion of Space

20 February 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Kitchen renovations typically focus on enhancing the appearance of the room by getting rid of decrepit eyesores and replacing them with new construction supplies. You may also engage in a kitchen remodel to make the space more functional by including new features that you previously did not have. However, have you ever considered renovating your space with the sole aim of making it appear large? Homeowners assume that to make their kitchen more significant, they would have to knock down some walls. Read More …

Why Work With a Designer When You’re Ready to Make Changes to Your Home?

17 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If your home is a bit outdated and bland, or its overall layout no longer works for you and your family, you may want to consider working with a designer before you make any changes. You might assume it would be easy to just start pulling up flooring and moving walls, but there are some very good reasons why a designer should assist you before and during this entire process. Note why that is, and how they can ensure you end up with a home you'll love for years to come. Read More …

2 Contemporary Window Styles That Will Let You Maximise The Views From Your Home

17 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

For many Australians, having a home that has a commanding and sweeping view of the surrounding environment is a dream come true. Whether this is an ocean scene, beautiful rolling hills or a bright cityscape, making the most of your outlook is an important factor for creating a dream home. If you're constructing a new home, it's easy to make the most of your vista when your home is designed. If you're buying an existing home, particularly an older style home, then you may need to make some changes to maximise your outlook. Read More …

Important Details Not to Overlook When Choosing a Riding Mower

12 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A ride on mower can make quick and easy work of cutting the grass on a very large property, and is often better than a push mower for thick vegetation, as smaller and more lightweight blades often cannot easily cut heavier weeds and brush. However, a riding mower is often more expensive than a push mower, and may have some added hazards that are easy to overlook, so it's good to take your time and compare all the features and details of these mowers. Read More …