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Eight ways to increase the value of your property

With the price of property continuously increasing and it becoming harder than ever to get onto the property ladder, according to lettings and management specialists Leo Newman, it makes sense to look for ways to increase the value of your home. Below are eight of the most effective and economically beneficial ways to make the most out of your property by increasing its worth through a number of different methods.  Create space- Recently there has seen a trend showing anything within a Read more [...]
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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Garage

Garages are often seen as a lesser exciting part of the house and 90% of the time, they become just another place for storage. After all, we don’t all have a huge luxury home full of drawing rooms, libraries, cinemas and built in wardrobes!  However, using your garage as purely a dumping ground is a waste of what can be quite an advantageous room. By becoming savvy with your storage (or simply clearing out years’ worth of dust ridden stuff), you are actually extending your house and creating Read more [...]
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Creating the Perfect In Style Bedroom

Have you been dreaming of having that perfect space to call your own? Do you see pictures of bedrooms online and in magazines and wish that you could do this on your own? These are the tips and tricks that you need to know to create the perfect in style bedroom for your home. Tips to Create the Bedroom of Your Dreams Know Your Style The first thing that you have to if you want the bedroom that you have always dreamed of is have a good idea of what your style is. If you do not know the style Read more [...]
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3 Tips for Optimal Bedroom Lighting

For most people, the majority of their day isn’t spent in their bedroom. Time spent eating is typically done in the kitchen, games and entertainment are done in the living room or family room, and quite a few hours aren’t even spent within the walls of your own home. However, the time that is spent in a person’s bedroom is time that should be cherished. The bedroom is a sanctuary. It’s a place where you can come to get away from the world and relax in your own atmosphere. One major part Read more [...]
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Before You DIY, Learn the FYI

Young or old, big or small, frenzied or relaxed – at some point, every person and every personality type is going to get the itch to do a DIY project. And that’s a good thing! Learning through personal experience is the best teacher that you can get. That said, before you actually grab that chainsaw, there are a few steps you should take. Four corridors of thought include – start by learning about the basics, practice with your tools before you use them on a project, always try a smaller 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 [...]
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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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Buying a new home: the must-have characteristics

Buying a new home can be extremely stressful and time consuming – it is so easy to simply go for the first house you view. However, it is important to look for certain characteristics which are simply a must have when purchasing a new home – especially if you have little children to bring up too. Making a house into a home is no easy task; but once you have ensured you have these characteristics in a property, it makes the job a whole lot easier. With a stunning amount of character homes for 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 [...]