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6 Ways Shipping Container Shelters Help People in Crisis

Image by Stewart James Bim-Merle via Flicker There's a lot of talk about shipping containers in architecture and minimalist movements like the Tiny House Movement, and we thought we'd shed some light on what attributes of shipping container Shelters make them the most ideal solution for shelter in crisis situations. If we left anything out, be sure to let us know in the comments –here are our top reasons why shipping containerShelters are ideal for disaster, no matter where it happens. 1. Read more [...]
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How to Choose the Best Bathroom Sink

You can’t really appreciate all the choices that go into bathroom design until you are faced with them yourself. Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They are often THE selling point of a new home, and a good one will add tremendous value to your home. Therefore, it’s important to take the issues of bathroom design very seriously, no less so when we’re just talking about what kind of sink you need. Bathroom sinks come in 4 distinct styles, each with a variety of eras and sub-styles. You Read more [...]
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What Do You Need to Consider Before Building a Garden Shed?

If you constantly find yourself running out of storage space for items like tools, and gardening equipment, or if you just want somewhere to relax in the summer, a garden shed is a great solution. And, if you have successfully completed any DIY projects in the past, you should easily be able to build one from scratch. But what do you need to build a garden shed, and do you need to consider anything before buying your blueprints? Keep reading for some ideas. Royalty free photo What Will Your Read more [...]
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3 Incredible Outdoor Tips For People With Green Fingers

Do you love nothing more than spending your free time in the garden? Do all your friends refer to you as “the one with green fingers?” If so, you’ll be happy to learn the weather is going to pick up soon, and so you can get back to your favorite hobby. 2015 looks set to become the perfect year for gardeners. While the temperatures might be a little too cold at the moment, most experts are predicting we will have the hottest summer on record. For that reason, you need to start planning ahead. Read more [...]
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Organising your kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most difficult rooms in the house to keep organised and tidy; it’s continuously in use and has to withstand a constant coming and going of groceries and kitchen equipment. In no time the cupboards can become overcrowded, food and tools are lost and forgotten. Often the space is not being used to its full potential. Now is the best time of year to really make an effort to put an end to this cycle and start making the most of your kitchen. New Year - new kitchen. Stage Read more [...]
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Best Furniture For Bedrooms

Best furniture for bedrooms is obviously a vague definition, as a lot will depend on the size of your room as well as its owner. Of course, an adult bedroom and a child's bedroom will have to be furnished differently. Still, this does not mean that you will not find some traditional furniture for bedroom ideas useful. All in all, there are several classic solutions that include furniture sets for children’s rooms, bedroom sets for small bedrooms, and so on. Here are some common ways to decorate Read more [...]
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The Advantages of Using Shipping Containers for Living and Work Spaces

Image by Jesse C Smith Jr via Flicker It is easy to find shipping containers for sale in Australia or any other part of the world for that matter. These rectangular boxes made from corrugated metal are a common site all over the planet. They are used to transport vast amounts of cargo all over the world in an easy and cost effective manner. Shipping containers are also being increasingly recycled and turned into living or working spaces, due to the ease with which you can build with them. As Read more [...]
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Finding your Perfect Flat to Rent in London

There are countless properties in London that you can rent, and there are some truly incredible flats amongst them. If living in a flat in London is something you’ve always wanted to do and are looking into it, here are some tips to help you on your way to finding that dream property! Be open minded and flexible It’s a good idea to go flat hunting with an open mind, not just in regards to the flats themselves but also the areas you are looking at. London is a notoriously expensive place to Read more [...]
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Single Again? Refresh Your Home To Fit Your New Life!

Going through a divorce can be a massive upheaval, not only from an emotional perspective but also from a practical one. When you have been through the process of separating and arranging who will remain in your previously shared residence and who will move on to a new home, and organized the money side of things (and if you need help with this, you can find a good divorce attorney in Salt Lake City here or search around if you are in another city) you will need to consider making your home, whether Read more [...]
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Protect Your Window Coverings from Cat Damage by Installing Blinds

As of 2012, almost two-thirds of American households owned pets. Among these pet owners, 36.5% owned at least one dog and 30.4% owned at least one cat. Of course, plenty of people cohabitate with a mixture of dogs and cats in their homes. Within any home that includes a dog or cat, the owner needs to keep in mind the potential destructive effects of teeth and claws when considering options for interior decorating. Puppies, as well as older dogs, enjoy chewing on furniture. The can tear through Read more [...]