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.

When To Call For A Ceiling Insulation Inspection

16 July 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Insulation is used in almost every part of your home to keep you protected from the outside temperatures. You have insulation in your walls, floor and, perhaps most importantly during winter, your ceiling. Everyone knows that hot air rises and with poor ceiling insulation you will likely lose a lot of this created heat. But how do you know when your ceiling insulation is beginning to fail and when you should call for a ceiling insulation inspection? Read More …

Are Security Doors Good For Rear Entrances?

20 May 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Security doors are most often fitted to the front of a property to prevent unwarranted access from an intruder. By and large, they will deter criminals from attempting to gain access to your home through the main entranceway. They simply look tougher to batter down and will have superior locks that are harder to pick. However, they also have a crucial role to play when you want to improve the security of the rear of your home. Read More …

Aluminium And Steel Security Doors

31 March 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you've recently researched security doors, you will have noticed that some are constructed from aluminium, some from steel, and others from a combination of the two. So, what is the difference between these metals? Aluminium The primary qualities of aluminium are that it is anti-corrosive and durable. It begins with the mining of bauxite and the extracting of alumina. This element is then combined with other ingredients to create aluminium. Read More …

Three Crucial Precautions for Installing In-Floor Heating

4 January 2021
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you are thinking about installing a new heating system in your home, you should consider choosing in-floor heating. This form of radiant heating is beneficial because it promotes uniform warmth. Also, it is an unobtrusive system which does not generate noise during operation. Regular heaters produce an annoying hum or other sounds as air flows through the ducts. Besides, the in-floor heating does not compromise the indoor air quality, unlike forced air systems which often introduce harmful particles into the circulation. Read More …

Why a Modular Lounge Is Perfect for Your Expanding Family

27 October 2020
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you're moving into a new home and have to furnish it yourself, you will want to be as practical as possible with an eye to fashion. You will certainly want other members of the family to be as comfortable as possible in the new place, but you may also want to be flexible and choose furniture that can change from time to time. How can you meet all these goals — especially when it comes to the most important room in the house, the living area? Read More …