Because the bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in the average dwelling, householders often underestimate what is involved when they decide to renovate. They choose the new bathtub, vanity basin, tiles and fixtures, and expect to put them all together and it’s finished. It sounds simple but getting a bathroom with effortless functionality that is still visually stunning is […]
Every bathroom renovation is an opportunity to not only get a new bathroom but also to correct any design issues in the original. Modern homeowners have high expectations, but often the desired result is not possible because of the cost and the more difficult to solve issue with regard to lack of space.
Making Difficult Choices
Functionality was more important than aesthetics […]
Regardless of how luxurious or humble our dwellings are, most of us would like more storage space for all our bits and pieces. It seems that despite our efforts to de-clutter, there are still places in our homes where there is never enough storage, especially in the kitchens and bathrooms.
Ways to Transform […]
In this extraordinary year of natural disasters and a global health pandemic, you may be experiencing unexpected financial challenges that have forced you to postpone planned home improvements. However, regular viewers of renovation programs are still going ahead with their plans because they know the tricks used by experts to makeover a room on a budget.
Mid-Range Bathrooms Don’t Need to […]
If you are designing a bathroom for a new home or have just completed a renovation, the final touch to creating a beautiful, functional space is the mirror. It may seem like […]
To say that modern technology has transformed both the way we work and the way we live is an obvious understatement. It seems that not a week goes by without news of some new product, research finding, computer program or other invention that further expands the boundaries of human achievement. Many households now own multiple electronic devices such as gaming […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
We have all heard the saying “it’s all smoke and mirrors” when describing something that is not what it seems. You will not want the smoke part of the saying wafting through the rooms of your home, but clever use of mirrors as part of your home décor can give you surprising results.