There are many gadgets you can add to your home that will make it more secure. For example, an expensive CCTV installation will undoubtedly put off would-be intruders. Alternatively, you might install iron bars over your windows. However, the trouble with both of these measures — and many others — is that they are so in-your-face. Many such security devices you could include in your home are obtrusive. Indeed, they are not designed to be subtle if they are to have a deterrent effect by being noticed.
29 March 2019
From an interior designer's point of view, you simply can't go wrong with interior shutters. These window treatments look beautiful and are a practical addition to any home. If you're looking to learn why internal shutters are such a great investment in homes, you should keep reading on. Here's a rundown of the awesome benefits that internal shutters can deliver to homeowners. They can add privacy to your home interiors Want to deny prying outsiders a clear view through your windows?
23 November 2018
Choosing fixtures and units for a bathroom is always a little harder when your bathroom is on the smaller side. You don't want something large enough to get in the way or overpower the room, but you still need something big enough to hold everything you need as you get ready for the day. Tricky. With that in mind, here are five tips to keep in mind when choosing bathroom vanities when you're short on space.
19 April 2018
Are you taking full advantage of the layout of your home so that you can live your life more practically and take advantage of the available space that you have? Some people think that they haven't got enough room for all their possessions or simply don't have enough space for everyday life. If this is you, you may be overlooking some fairly simple and quite practical ways to augment the look and feel of your house.
14 June 2017
You may be friendly enough with your neighbours that you don't mind them being able to see over your backyard fence, but the front of your house is a whole different story. When you're relaxing or working in your front room, the last thing you want is nosy pedestrians walking past and peering in through your window. Of course, you also don't want to turn your home into a not-so-stylish militant-style Fort Knox just to get a little privacy.
1 August 2016
Splashbacks are an essential element to any kitchen. Having them installed over workspaces that are used regularly such as the sink or the stove can help making the cleanup process much easier. Additionally, they prevent stains from adhering onto your kitchen walls from these areas that experience heavy usage. However, not many homeowners pay much attention to the type of splashbacks that they have. Typically, you will find homeowners will simply stick to the splashbacks that came pre-installed in the house.
28 July 2016
Security screen doors are smart additions to any home because they provide an additional layer of protection in your home without compromising on visual appeal, but they are especially worthwhile in a beachfront home because they offer unparalleled coastal views. Simple to install, they encourage natural light and breeze in your home, while keeping out unwelcome insects and intruders. When you choose security screen doors for your beachfront home, follow these considerations to make smart decisions.
18 July 2016
You obviously want to ensure that you get the perfect interior wooden blinds when moving to a new place or redesigning your home because you know how important your windows are as focal points. Wooden blinds not only add aesthetic value, but they also deliver functional appeal. Several factors go into choosing blinds, so if you've decided on wooden materials, then consider these factors before making the decision to buy them for your home.
13 July 2016
Whether you live by the beach or lake or you want to feel like you do, there are ways to bring the ocean right into your home. With these kitchen improvements, you can feel like you are in your very own beach house every single day. Keep Your Flooring Light and Neutral You have two main options when it comes to flooring in your new beach-themed kitchen; you can either go with a plain white colour flooring, such as with porcelain tiles, or choose flooring in a light tan colour.
13 June 2016
Although timber window shutters are long-lasting and durable, they may eventually need replacing with new ones. But rather than throwing the old ones out, why not give them them a new lease on life by using them to create some stylish, shabby chic items to complement your interior décor scheme? Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Storage solutions An old shutter panel can be given a new job by simply adding a few rows of screw-in hooks of various sizes.
8 June 2016