There comes a time when you cannot skirt around the issue any longer – it really is time for a new garage door. You will usually be able to tell when this time has come when you simply cannot keep going with your old garage door any longer. It might be that you have come to the end of your tether with looking at an old, rusty, creaky door, that doesn’t fit properly into the space any more. It could be that you feel the door has become rickety and you can’t trust its security. Perhaps you just feel that it is time for a change, and you home now looks significantly different to when you first got your garage.... Read More »
Many homes either come with a slightly old-fashioned mantelpiece that really doesn’t fit into a modern day space. However, a fire or log burner is a lovely feature in a room, so the easiest alteration to make is to the mantel. Oak and wooden mantels look classy yet also elegant, so the look will stand the test of time. There’s no danger of oak going out of fashion any time soon. Some of the best options are to have a wooden mantel handmade for you. It will then be made to the correct dimensions of the room, making it completely bespoke. You can choose from different kinds of woods, and they will all have a unique and individual grain, so... Read More »
Summer is in full swing, and people are hoping to make the most of the weather and get out and about. If this is the case for you and you are lucky enough to have a garden, courtyard, veranda or balcony, you might well be looking for a terrace cover for home usage. If so, then you will be wanting to find out as much as you can before you buy, as terraces are a major investment for your home. Whilst they certainly aren’t cheap, they can bring so much value that they should be considered by every homeowner with some outdoor space going spare.
Flat pack furniture is more popular than ever. As we all want to save space in our homes and reduce costs, it is much easier to have flat pack furniture. The downside? You will have to build it all yourself! If you are confident in building flat pack furniture, this shouldn’t be a problem. Many people find they struggle, especially when it comes to interpreting the instructions as it can be difficult to work out what, exactly, is required. This kind of furniture is also notorious for having missing parts. You will need to be so careful when making up your furniture, and it is entirely possible that you might put a screw or drill a hole in the wrong... Read More »
A renovation is not a task to be taken lightly. However, it can help you to buy a property for a lower price if you choose one that will need some work. It can also be a very rewarding process, allowing you to personalise a home and put your mark on it. Some people even renovate homes for a living, selling them on for a higher price once the renovation is complete. If you take on a renovation project, be prepared for some hard work. You will need to make sure you have planning permission for any big changes and have official architects’ drawings for the plans. You must begin with a plan – even if it doesn’t work out... Read More »