Mirrors serve several other purposes apart from allowing us to check that we look presentable before going out. Correctly placed, they can make a small room look larger, bounce light around to illuminate dark corners, and add an elegant touch to an otherwise boring decor. Safety mirrors allow us to see around blind corners and prevent collisions, and security mirrors […]
Designing a bathroom in a new home or renovating an existing bathroom that is past its prime requires careful planning, a realistic budget and some idea of a basic layout. Fortunately, there is a starting point, and that is to settle on one colour around which to build your new bathroom.
From this decision will flow all […]
Ignoring Small Water Leaks Can Flood You With Huge Problems
Getting a water leak anywhere in your home is never a good thing, but if you are lucky, it will be in a place that is readily accessible and easy to fix. It is even better if you have the skills to fix it yourself, and save the cost […]
When mirrors are selected carefully for both style and functionality, they add another dimension to the décor, and their ability to reflect light makes them indispensable in a dark room. In a bathroom, mirrors inject personality and lift the character of the whole room. To get the best result, planning is necessary to make the right decision.
There is a timeless elegance that only glass, in all its forms, can bring to life. From huge picture windows drawing high-rise office workers to stunning city vistas, right down to beautifully crafted glassware gracing the tables of the finest restaurants; indeed, glass sets the scene.
The Glass Transformation
It isn’t at all surprising then, that glass is […]
If you are contemplating getting a new bathroom, but have some budget restrictions limiting your choices, you may be struggling to decide which is most important—beauty or functionality. Well, the good news is that if you get the right supplier and plan your project, you can have both.
Have a Plan and Stick to It
Planning first, before making any commitment to […]
Have you ever received a water bill and been shocked at the amount you owe? You know your usage has been around the same as usual. You’ve had no guests staying so no extra showers or washing since the last bill, and yet the meter reading shows consumption you can’t account for.
Hidden Water Leaks can be Costly
That extra […]
It is an exciting time for a household when any refurbishment or renovation is being planned. There are lots of decisions needed, much discussion, and let’s face it, even some arguments about styles, colours and finishes. Charts with colours for paint choices, home decorating magazines and fabric samples start appearing on dining room tables, and an air of expectation surrounds […]
How many of us don’t pay any attention to our household drainage system until it doesn’t work? In fact, most householders have only a vague idea of how their plumbing is configured, which is understandable given that most of it is underground. All we know is that it involves pipes that remove waste and if something is wrong, we need […]
There is nothing quite like glass to add a touch of elegance to any interior decorating style. Light bounces off it, making small rooms look bigger, illuminating dark corners and complementing room styling accessories such as art work, vases and wall hangings. In a domestic situation, glass is popular on wardrobe doors, as shower and bath screens, mirrors and on […]