How to Care for Your Wooden Floors

How to Care for Your Wooden Floors

When you make a sizable investment in the value of your home you want to know how to care that investment. When it comes to investing in your home, there are many ways to do that, but one way that is guaranteed to strike a return for you is to install real wooden floors. Not the “laminate” flooring that is incredibly popular right now. We’re talking real, hardwood flooring that has to be installed by a professional with nails and glue. It’s a big job. But when it’s done, it…

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Small Kitchen Renovation Ideas

Small Kitchen Renovation Ideas

As the price of real estate skyrockets, a lot of people are downsizing their living spaces, so as to be able to afford their rent or mortgage.  Whether you live in a small house in the countryside or you live in a high-rise apartment or in a suburb in a big city, it is possible to make a small kitchen work if you keep a number of things in mind. Here are some major things that you should take into consideration when you are renovating your small kitchen. Focus on…

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Choose The Type of Flooring That Works For You

Choose The Type of Flooring That Works For You

Shopping for new carpet can be a little bit overwhelming. There are so many styles, colours and materials to choose from that it can be quite difficult to fully realize the advantages and drawbacks of each one. What’s more, picking the right carpet is important. After all, according to experts it’s the third largest investment in your home. It influences the degree of comfort, functionality, appearance and warmth. In order to ease the decision making process, we’ve put together information on the most vital steps and issues to consider before…

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Turn Your Boring Half-Bath into a Glamorous Powder Room in Six Simple Steps

Turn Your Boring Half-Bath into a Glamorous Powder Room in Six Simple Steps

If you have a boring half-bath with just a few furnishings, it makes your whole house look a little duller. Simply putting a toilet and sink into a small room makes a half-bath, but it doesn’t take much more effort to turn this room into a glamorous powder room! Here’s how you can do it. Step 1: Decide on a colour scheme and style Surrounding rooms and other bathrooms can provide some ideas for designing your new powder room. You will want a colour scheme, style, or some key element…

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How to Lay Laminate Flooring

How to Lay Laminate Flooring

Finishing Touches & Helpful Tips Anyone can learn to lay laminate flooring, but it can seem like a pretty scary prospect if you’re not so hot on your DIY knowledge. Don’t panic, though, because that’s what this guide is for! We’ve been taking you through the entire installation process, step-by-step, and we’ve already covered preparation and laying laminate flooring. The only thing left to do is finish it off, so that’s what we’ll be teaching you to do in the final part of our Floormaker guide, as well as offering…

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Choosing Travertine for Durable and Stylish Flooring

Choosing Travertine for Durable and Stylish Flooring

Choosing some new flooring for your home is not always the most simple of tasks. In fact with so many options now available, you may find yourself becoming increasingly confused and frustrated with the choices available to you. We need a floor that is both strong and stylish. One that will withstand a great deal of usage and continue to look as pristine and glorious as it does from the first day it is installed. With these requirements in mind, an increasing amount of home owners are turning to travertine…

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