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The Rise of Faux Wood

Once upon a time, any material that had just been designed to mimic another was immediately cast aside. They were seen as a "poor man's version" to the alternative and generally didn't take to the market at all. In the case of faux wood, at least in the window blinds market, this has proved to be an exception. While it is unlikely to ever dwarf the standard wood market, the popularity of faux wood blinds has risen to an extent that nobody could have ever predicted. They have become one of the most Read more [...]
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Questions You Should Ask a Plumber before Your Hire Him

The best time to find a plumber is before you need his services and if you prepare a list of questions to ask each plumber you interview for your regular work, you can easily compare their services and choose the one that’s best for your needs. Once you get a few names from friends and colleagues you can contact them to pose some of the following questions to them. Keep in mind that your plumber should meet the qualifications accepted here in the UK since other countries have varying standards Read more [...]
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4 Remodeling Ideas that will Add Luxury to Your Home

We can’t all have inherently glamorous homes, but if infinity pools, panoramic ocean views, and massive marble staircases are beyond your budget, you can still achieve luxury. Making a few remodeling changes can turn your average home into something worthy of the Hollywood Hills. Room-by-room, here are 4 of our favorite ideas.   1. From bedroom to boudoir   If your bedroom feels rich and elegant, you will too. Unfortunately, because the bedroom is least often seen by guests, it’s Read more [...]
5 Key Considerations Before You Start Renovating Your Home

5 Key Considerations Before You Start Renovating Your Home

One of the main purposes of investing in home improvement is to boost the value of your property. Home improvements can offer significant value to the homeowner as well as the community where you live. When you invest in a quality upgrade, the boost in property value will enhance the outlook of your community. It also provides employment for the construction industry and an increased market for raw materials used in home remodeling projects. Hire a contractor vs Do-It- Yourself Many Read more [...]
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The Pros and Cons of Hiring an Interior Designer

When it comes to decorating your home, you have two basic options: you can either opt to do everything yourself, or you can opt for an interior designer of course. Some people want to tackle the job themselves thanks to DIY and inspiration websites like Pinterest, but others know they’re just not crafty enough to handle the responsibility. Some also try to DIY, but then fail miserably and opt for the interior designer to help. If you’re weighing the option of whether or not to hire an interior Read more [...]
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Can you create a garden pond on a budget?

So the summer is coming and you have always wanted that garden pond feature so you can sit out in the garden on those lazy summer afternoons. Well why not? Having a pond in your garden doesn’t have to be expensive. Most of the hard work can be done by you, simply decide on where you are having the pond, the shape you would like and most importantly the size. By opting for a smaller pond you are straight away bringing the cost down. But you can still make the pond stunning and the centre piece Read more [...]
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Troubleshooting the 5 Most Common Garage Door Opener Problems

Automatic garage door openers are a wonderful convenience, providing shelter for your investments and a protected entrance to your home. With great reliability, garage openers are frustrating when they break down unexpectedly. Luckily, most problems you face are an easy fix you can do yourself. Each model has its own quirks, so be sure to check your owner’s manual if the solution isn't obvious. If your problems persist, consider enlisting garage door opener repair services. Unresponsive Openers Your Read more [...]
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Tips For Creating A Stunning Outdoor Space This Spring

Are you less than happy with the way in which your garden appears at the moment? That’s almost certainly because we’ve just come out of the cold months, and so you didn’t spend so much time performing essential maintenance. With a view to helping you out, we’ve published a number of excellent and useful tips to get you started. When all’s said and done, the springtime is the best time to make improvements. The weather is a little warmer, but it is not yet time to invite your friends to Read more [...]
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How Outside Storage Can Transform the Inside of Your Home

Making the best of your storage inside your home is an important skill, but sometimes it gets too much attention. What if I told you that the best way to maximize the storage space inside your home was the store a lot of your stuff outside? It’s true. My personal philosophy has changed about this a lot in recent years. I have come to see my home as a place where I keep only things that I find beautiful or useful. Everything else, I sell or store somewhere else. Now, I’m lucky enough to have a Read more [...]
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How to install a bi-fold door

If you are thinking of making changes to your home, you may be considering adding new patio doors or Windows. One of the most common additions in the last few years in bifold doors, especially at the rear of the properly. They can quickly transform a home, provide copious amounts of additional natural lighting and aluminium bifolding doors also come with the highest levels of security as standard. Bi-folding doors can easily be installed into homes, maximising the living space and completely opening Read more [...]