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The benefits of wrought iron table lamps

22 May, 2020
© tawalker (Flickr) Steampunk table lamp © tawalker (Flickr) Durable One of the most important factors for the popularity of wrought iron as a material for the creation of household goods and articles is of course its durability. Thus, a…

Guide to buying a bathroom mirror light

22 May, 2020
© josemanuelerre (Flickr) Party is over © josemanuelerre (Flickr) The use of the mirror How is the mirror going to be used?Carefully analyse the use that the mirror will have. Will the mirror only be an object of decoration or…

Choosing the right curtains for your home

22 May, 2020
© RUZANNA ARUTYUNYAN (Fotolia) Bedroom © RUZANNA ARUTYUNYAN (Fotolia) Take time to select the ideal curtain treatmentThere is no end to the different varieties of treatments or finishing touches available when it comes to selecting curtains. With multitude of options…

Tips on how to plan a new bathroom

22 May, 2020
© Rupinski (Fotolia) faucet © Rupinski (Fotolia) BudgetWhether you have a tiny amount or thousands to spend on a new bathroom, it is important to set yourself a realistic budget. Price up the major items such as the bath, shower,…

Home renovations for a guest room makeover

22 May, 2020
© Trevor Allen (Fotolia) gueatroom 10 © Trevor Allen (Fotolia) A comfortable guest room design can provide a home base and a safe haven for your guest, reducing stress and making her feel welcome.The bedMake sure the bed is comfortable.…

Tips for good housekeeping

22 May, 2020
© james.thompson (Flickr) Housing © james.thompson (Flickr) It isn't easy to maintain a spotless home. However, individuals can focus on getting their home neat and clean with the right home organisation tools and tips.Keeping each item in a specific placeThe…

Home decor: Reasons to hire a decorator

22 May, 2020
© MAXFX (Fotolia) Interior decoration © MAXFX (Fotolia) Saving time and problemsDecorating takes time and patience, things sometimes don't go as planned and stress causes bad decisions to be taken.Very few home-decor projects are finished without problems, but a professional…

How to repair carpet?

22 May, 2020
© Pavel Losevsky (Fotolia) carpet with geometric ornament © Pavel Losevsky (Fotolia) Overview There are different methods of maintaining the cleanliness of a carpet like vacuuming and shampooing. However, it depends on the type and condition of the carpet.If you…

How to make patterns?

22 May, 2020
© aPERFECT (Fotolia) abstract blue background © aPERFECT (Fotolia) Overview What you will need1) The material:French curve, pen, paper pad, measuring tapeL-square and a pattern paper.2) The stepsYou must first draw a set of perpendicular line on the pattern paper…

Sustainable materials for interior design

22 May, 2020
© J. Tegnerud (Flickr) Yosemite © J. Tegnerud (Flickr) It is ideal to skip the synthetic fabrics when putting together a sustainable interior. Look for upholstery and drapery fabrics woven from organic cotton, wool, or hemp. These natural fibres perform…

Why buy engineered oak flooring?

22 May, 2020
© Serendigity (Flickr) Floor Sanding © Serendigity (Flickr) Cheaper PricesOne thing that you should know about engineered oak is that it is cheaper than real wood flooring.This is one of the major reasons why many people purchase it.The reason why…

Where to buy cheap bamboo rugs

22 May, 2020
© Unclesam (Fotolia) porcelaine sur set © Unclesam (Fotolia) Where to look on the internet Specialist carpet seller sitesTherugseller.co.uk has a wide range of natural fibre rugs, including jute and sisal rugs.The horizon silk jute rugs in beige cost from…

How to clean a hardwood floor?

22 May, 2020
© pablonilo (Fotolia) background texture of wooden boards floor © pablonilo (Fotolia) Overview The basicsIn comparison to carpets, pre-finished hardwood floors are very easy to clean and maintain.Cleaning a hardwood floor can be interesting too, as they make the house…

How to takes measures for curtains?

22 May, 2020
© Sergey Galushko (Fotolia) Abstract stage © Sergey Galushko (Fotolia) Measurement of curtains Type of curtainFirstly, decide on which type of curtains you want to have. The choice can be done amongst floor-length formal drapes, café curtains, or informal tab-tops.LengthNow,…

Engineered hardwood flooring: Buying guide

22 May, 2020
© Ragnarocks (Fotolia) Close-up wooden (French Оak) texture to background © Ragnarocks (Fotolia) Advantages It is more solid. The wood has been properly engineered to make is last for a long duration of time. It has been fixed with other…

How to choose allergy-free bedding

22 May, 2020
© quinn.anya (Flickr) Bedding © quinn.anya (Flickr) Each person has a unique trigger. One may have allergies over wool while another with using cotton. Besides looking at the design, the thread count, the size and the price, it is also…

A buyer's guide to oven and hob

22 May, 2020
© BoneDaddy.P7 (Flickr) Oven © BoneDaddy.P7 (Flickr) Oven types Today you could choose from a range of ovens to purchase the one you need. Here are some of the popular oven types. Fan and electric ovenA fan mounted at the…

A review of the Beam Ventral Vacuum System

22 May, 2020
© Jason Gulledge (Flickr) Living Room - From Window © Jason Gulledge (Flickr) Using the Beam Central Vacuum Using the systemThe Beam Central Vacuum System becomes active when you attach the suction hose to one of the inlet points in…

Central vacuum cleaners: Strengths and weaknesses

22 May, 2020
© Tim in Sydney (Flickr) 400 litre hot water system © Tim in Sydney (Flickr) What is a central vaccum cleaner Definition and overviewA central vacuum cleaner is similar to a central air conditioning system in structure. When trying to…

HEPA vacuums: The facts

22 May, 2020
© 丹尼斯陳。好酸 (Flickr) Dyson © 丹尼斯陳。好酸 (Flickr) What is HEPA? DescriptionHEPA is a type filter and stands for "High efficiency Particulate Air". These devices were actually developed during the Manhattan project to stop the unwanted spread of airborne radioactive material.These…

A buyers guide to handheld steam cleaners

22 May, 2020
© norio.nakayama (Flickr) シャークスチームポータブル © norio.nakayama (Flickr) Steam cleaning without the wait The aim of a steam cleaner is to remove dirt from surfaces and sanitize them without the use of chemicals. If you own a full size steam cleaner,…

Where to buy a table top dishwasher

22 May, 2020
© Svadilfari (Flickr) Dirty Dishes © Svadilfari (Flickr) Who sells tabletop dishwashers StockistsTabletop dishwashers can be bought both online and instore from major retailers. These include Currys (Currys.co.uk), Argos (Argos.co.uk) and John Lewis (Johnlewis.com). Other outlets include Sainsbury's (Sainsbury.co.uk) and…

A guide to shower seats

22 May, 2020
© (Flickr) A guide to shower seats © (Flickr) Shower Chairs A basic shower chair is the most versatile option in shower seating, and requires the least room in a generally confined space. In its simplest form, it comes as…

How to Store Books Correctly?

22 May, 2020
© striatic (Flickr) book shelf project 1 ~ striatic {notes} © striatic (Flickr) Store your books in an upright position on a bookshelf. Check air humidity levels with an air quality monitor. Air humidity should range between 50 to 60…

Installing a dishwasher

22 May, 2020
© doortoriver (Flickr) New Dishwasher © doortoriver (Flickr) The first step to installation is making sure the opening is large enough to accommodate the washer. The sizes are pretty standard.Next, remove the faceplate on the machine. This is located at…
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