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[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,880 views]

Upgrading your property by yourself can be extremely rewarding. Whether it is a simple paint job or whether you plan to complete refurbish the kitchen. Actually doing the work yourself can save you money and give you something to focus on too. However, there are times when you should consider hiring in a professional.
Particularly complex jobs such as repairing electrical faults should never be attempted yourself. Unless you have been trained as an electrician, it is much safer to leave the work to a professional. The same goes for plumbing. …

Hardware, How-To »

[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,540 views]

One skill that everybody should learn within the home is how to bleed a radiator. This can often solve many radiator problems. It could be that yours is not getting as warm as it used to. This is a very common problem and it is caused by a buildup of trapped air. When you bleed the radiator it eliminates this trapped air and you should notice that the heaters work better than they did before.
Regularly bleeding your heaters will not only help them to work better, but it will save …

Bath, Lighting »

[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,408 views]

Are you struggling to find affordable, stylish, modern bathroom lighting? If so then American Home Plus may have the solution. Here you will find the top three modern style bathroom lights currently available.
The Minka Lavery Light Bath
If you are looking for a super modern looking light solution then the Minka Lavery 6821-14 1 Light Bath is a great choice. It provides a unique, homely feel to the room ad it looks extremely elegant. With a nutmeg finish, it would look best in a bathroom that has been decorated in warm, …

Furniture, Home Decor »

[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,615 views]

Typically you will find that most homes follow one theme. There is either a modern theme throughout or there is a more traditional or antique theme instead. However, there are some people who like to have the best of both styles. There is no set rule that says that you cannot mix a modern style with a traditional one. The trick is knowing just how to mix the two themes together. If done incorrectly it can really make the home look unsightly and unbalanced.
One of the easiest ways to include …

Headline, Home Decor, Home Page »

[31 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,469 views]

With fall just around the corner, you may be thinking about updating your home décor. If so, there are various trends that you may want to follow. There are many different designs that you can choose from so it doesn’t matter what your taste – there will be a trend to suit it.
Changing the Color of Your Ceiling
The first top trend for 2010 is to paint your ceiling a different color. Most homes feature a white ceiling but that look is definitely out this year. Instead think about using a …

Bath, Featured, Furniture, Home Page »

[31 Aug 2010 | 3 Comments | 18,956 views]

Updating your bathroom sink can be a really great idea. It can make a huge difference to the style of the room and it could even increase the value of your home too. The sink plays an important part in the bathroom; therefore you need to think carefully before you purchase one.
It is important that you think not only about how the sink will look, but also whether it will fit in with your current fittings. Are you replacing the faucet too or will the sink need to be compatible …

Furniture, Headline, Home Decor, Home Page »

[27 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,249 views]

You may think that choosing the best tables for your home is simple, but the truth is there are a few things that need to be considered. If you don’t take various factors into account then you could end up with the wrong type of table.
Firstly you need to think carefully about where you want the tables to go. Many people choose to place a table next to the sofa. If this is what you plan to do then you will need to ensure that the table isn’t any higher …

Featured, Furniture, Home Page »

[26 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1 views]

Working from home can be fantastic, though it can also have potential downsides too. When you are actually inside the home it can be tempting to do other things rather than just work. Watching television, cleaning, answering the home phone and cooking are all things that can get in the way of work. However, there is a solution and that is to move your office outside.
If you have a large enough garden, you could turn your summer house into an home office. It doesn’t even have to be a particularly …

Furniture, Home Decor »

[25 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,026 views]

In the past, wallpaper was much more popular than paint. Considered to be a sign of wealth, not everyone could afford high quality wallpaper back then. These days however, even though wallpaper is much more affordable than it was, it is now a distant second in popularity compared to paint.
There are many reasons for this and the main one is the fact that paint is more convenient. You simply buy a paintbrush, apply the paint and wait for it to dry. Often you have to do a second coat but …

Featured, Furniture, Home Decor, Home Page »

[25 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,682 views]

When money is tight and you want to update your home, stencils can be a great way to do it. You can pick up stencils in hobby and craft stores or even online. They come in a wide variety of different shapes and sizes. You can also use them in every room in the home. The best thing about stencils is that they are affordable. It doesn’t matter what your budget is, there will be a stencil set to suit it.
Stencils for the Home
Before you rush out and buy different …

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