Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, most of us do our best to create a relaxing and refreshing environment around us for ourselves and our family to enjoy. The current trend is to have a couple of practical furniture items in each living space, then dress them up with pieces like occasional tables, single chairs and accessories. These […]
A water leak in your home is never a good thing, but count yourself lucky if it is in a place that is easily accessible and therefore easily fixed. It is even better if you are handy and can fix the leak yourself, as it saves the cost of calling in a plumber.
There are many […]
Unless you have a very large home with ample room sizes not seen in the average dwelling, the chances are that your bathroom, however modern and stylish, is quite small when compared with the rest of your home. Of course, this is nothing unusual, as the bathroom is a functional area designed for specific tasks and not for continuous occupation. […]
There is nothing like a shabby, worn-out bathroom or powder room to spoil the overall ambiance of an otherwise well-kept household. These rooms are in constant daily use and the fixtures, fittings and even the paintwork will inevitably show this wear and tear. Also, the changing styles of décor and colour palettes can make the functional parts of these […]
How many times have you gone to your wardrobe to dress for a special occasion, only to moan about not having a thing to wear? Most of us have the same problem. Our wardrobes are jammed with clothing, shoes, belts, scarves and other accessories and we are all far too busy to get them in order.
Poor Wardrobe Storage Inefficient […]
Fresh water is a precious commodity in Australia, although in times of flood it doesn’t seem so. In some parts of the country the water is the soft kind that doesn’t require a lot of detergent to do the household washing. However, most areas have hard water containing calcium carbonate and other minerals.
How Limescale […]
We have all experienced the frustration of stepping out of a hot shower to use the bathroom mirror to complete our daily grooming routine, only to be confronted with a mirror so totally fogged up that we need to wipe it over before we can see our reflection. Who has time for that at the beginning of […]
If you have ever renovated a 70’s or 80’s home, you will have first-hand experience at the colour choices that were fashionable then, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. The 1970s was all about psychedelic patterns and bright colours, while in the 1980s, everything was brown and yellow. These colour palettes were stylish at the time, but they dated […]
One of the things that make a dwelling a home is the presence of private spaces. These are the places in your home that you go to when you want to relax, have a daytime nap, read quietly, watch television, listen to music or any other activity where you are away from the rest of the world.