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Making The Switch To Green Lighting

Making The Switch To Green Lighting

Lighting is often an element of home interiors forgotten about or just an afterthought. Importantly consideration should be given to the environment and everyone should play their part by choosing eco lights in their home [Lighting Techniques]. Incandescent bulbs are becoming a thing of the past and eventually will be made illegal. Eco light bulbs […]

Creating Eco-Friendly Bathrooms

Creating Eco-Friendly Bathrooms

In this day and age people are more concerned than ever with conserving our natural resources. The news is full of reports about global warming, too much pollution, and landfills that are becoming too full. You may want to do your part in the fight against waste but are not sure where to start. Maybe […]

Replacing Kitchen Worktops Good For Your Pocket

Replacing Kitchen Worktops Good For Your Pocket

A kitchen is the real hub of the home and it is hardly surprising that so much is spent on them every year. A well designed and good quality kitchen can last a lifetime so it is as well to get it just how it suits you most. Like most redecoration decide your budget and […]

Common Mistakes To Avoid While Building Wooden Fences

Common Mistakes To Avoid While Building Wooden Fences

While most people have a pretty good idea on how to build a wooden fence, there are few mistakes that are very common to the building process. You can build a fence that will look better and last much longer by following these tips. Posts and Spacing One of the most common mistakes made when […]

Choosing Bamboo For Your Wood Flooring

Choosing Bamboo For Your Wood Flooring

Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet because it thrives in poor soils and although softwood, it is as strong as any maple. It therefore makes a great choice for a wooden floor, being both tough and very hard wearing. As a renewable source, it is very environmentally friendly because the plant continues […]

Retouch Your Kitchen With These 30 Tips

Retouch Your Kitchen With These 30 Tips

—How To Remodel Your Kitchen To Suit Your Everyday Needs? It is only in recent years that the importance of a bright and cheerful kitchen has been recognized. The drab and the dingy below the ground sculleries were considered adequate when cheap labor was available. Today a very different attitude exists. The kitchen has become […]

Turning Your Living Room Into A Home Office

Turning Your Living Room Into A Home Office

Working from home is a wonderful job if you can get it. Getting up in the morning and never having to leave the house would be fantastic! There will be no more fighting the heavy traffic during the morning commute for you. You can do your work in your pajamas with a cup of coffee […]

Following The Japanese Tradition Of Feng Shui

Following The Japanese Tradition Of Feng Shui

It has become fashionable to decorate a home using the feng shui home decorating method followed by Japanese tradition. The direct translation is wind water and it utilizes the laws of heaven and geography to improve positivity. There are five main feng shui elements as follows; water, fire, earth, metal and wood, each of which […]

Tips For Painting Beautiful Ceramic Tiles

Tips For Painting Beautiful Ceramic Tiles

If you have painted flooring or walls before, you can easily paint ceramic tiles. You can completely change the look of a room by painting ceramic tile floor. It doesn’t matter if the tile is old or new – the most important thing is that the tile is completely clean. Many people will simply ignore […]

Selecting An Atmosphere For The Bedroom

Selecting An Atmosphere For The Bedroom

A bedroom should be a relaxing place and a calm oasis from your hectic life. There is a lot to be said for waking up every morning to pleasant surroundings. For adults it is the one space in the house where you can indulge in thick pile carpets and impractical details especially if you know […]