Benefits of Timber Look Tiles over Hardwood Flooring

Home & Garden Blog

Hardwood floors have been a staple in interior decorating due to the classic finish they offer a residence. Nevertheless, this type of flooring can cost a pretty penny. Additionally, you will be burdened with extensive maintenance measures to ensure your hardwood flooring stays appealing. Neglecting hardwood flooring will result in water damage, warping and more. If you like the rustic appearance of wood but don't want to be saddled with high maintenance flooring, timber look tiles would be right up your alley.

26 October 2016

Three Ways To Make Your Office Garden A Wonderful Communal Space

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Everyone needs to get out into nature from time to time, and when you work in a busy office, an outdoor oasis can feel like a lifeline. If you're lucky enough to be the person in charge of maintaining an office garden, it's important to give a little thought to how best to make use of such a sought-after space. Luckily, there are just three simple things you need to do to ensure your office's garden holds a fond spot in the minds of your employees.

27 September 2016

Five Tips for Choosing, Positioning, and Supporting the Fire Extinguisher for Your Welding Area


When you are welding, a lot of sparks are going to fly, and if they hit anything flammable, you may have a fire on your hands. Because of that, you need a fire extinguisher in your welding space. Here are some tips to keep in mind: 1. Invest in an ABE dry chemical fire extinguisher. When you start shopping for fire extinguishers, you will notice that they all carry different symbols or letters.

13 September 2016

Five Tips to Make Sure Your Pet Door Compliments Your Home Security Efforts

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Before adding a pet door to your home, you should make sure that the door doesn't degrade the safety of your home. There are several tips and ideas that can help you. Take a look at these ideas. 1. Don't let small doors provide access to door knobs. If you have a small breed of dog, the pet door you use is likely going to be too small for an intruder to pass through.

26 August 2016

How to Add Fun and Function to a Space With Bathroom Accessories

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Your bathroom will always need some accessories, including a soap dispenser, wastebasket, towel rods, and the like. You may not give much thought to these pieces, but if you're remodeling or just looking to add some style to the space, you should shop carefully. Drab accessories can make the bathroom itself look drab, and you might miss out on some added storage options if you don't give those pieces some thought, whereas these simple accessories can also add style and make the bathroom look downright fun.

11 August 2016

4 Ideal Flooring Materials When Building Your Personal Patio Space

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If you're in the market to build an alfresco patio space, then you need to consider several components, including the flooring materials. You'll naturally want floor materials that resonate with the existing look of your home, while offering you a comfortable experience underfoot. Your patio floor choices should ideally be weather resistant to avoid buckling or cracking in winters. Here are some ideal flooring materials when working with patio builders to create your personal alfresco space.

15 July 2016

3 Brainy Tricks To Transform Your Tiny Guest Bathroom Into A Sprawling Haven

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Ever felt embarrassed with the miniature size of your guest bathroom when you have friends or family staying over? You're not the only one. With the soaring rates of real estate in Australia, it's hard finding a big enough bedroom, so a spacious guest bathroom is probably the last thing on your mind. But nifty bathroom renovations can potentially eliminate this space problem for you, especially when you follow these brainy tricks to transform your tiny guest bathroom into a sprawling haven.

15 July 2016

Winter Wear | 3 Steps To Pack Your Woollen Sweaters For Storage

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If you have a small home with minimal storage options, then hiring a self-storage unit may be ideal for seasonal items like summer and winter clothes, blankets and jackets. But when storing any item, you'll naturally want to pack it in the best way possible to protect it from damage. Follow these steps in your quest to pack your woollen sweaters for storage. Clean Your Woollen Sweaters Before placing your woollen sweaters in the self-storage unit, be sure to wash or dry clean them.

29 June 2016

Why Opt for a Roller Door for Your Home's Garage?

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A roller door is not just for commercial facilities and warehouses but is a good choice for residential homes as well. A roller door is made in sections or panels, and these fold up on themselves, so the door then sits in a housing unit above the door frame. This is opposed to the door sliding up a set of tracks and resting on the ceiling of the garage. If your garage needs a new door or you're having a new garage built, note a few reasons why a roller door can be the better choice versus any other type.

20 June 2016

How To Clean and Maintain Your Teak Furniture


Teak is a tropical hardwood that's widely used in outdoor furniture because of its extreme durability: it has a natural weather- and rot-resistant quality. Valued for its high resistance, it's often times used for boat decks, construction, veneer, and patio furniture. Known for its rich golden honey color when it's new, teak will develop a silver grey patina over time if left alone. If kept regularly cleaned, it'll stay the golden honey color longer, as cleaning will prevent mold and mildew build-up.

6 June 2016