A painted staircase can be a bold and beautiful design choice for a contemporary home. Whether you choose to paint your stairs in a single bold colour, use two contrasting colours for the rises and treads, or paint a pattern onto your staircase, you can revitalise your interior space. Follow these tips to paint your staircase with minimal disruption to daily life in your household. 1. Use Non-Slip Paint A slippery staircase is a serious safety hazard.
28 June 2016
Choosing window blinds can sometimes be daunting because of the sheer number of choices available to you, but you have to consider more factors when you decide to incorporate blinds against your sliding doors. This guide is designed to help you consider some sharp factors when you outfit blinds for the sliding doors in your home. Choose Blinds With A Vertical Orientation Vertical blinds are ideal for sliding doors because they stack open sideways, in comparison to horizontal blinds that stack open upwards.
14 June 2016
If you are looking for an organised, contained feel in your garden, why not make aluminium a feature, in the form of edging, containers for a comprehensive herb garden and tree collars? Aluminium edging will help to keep your garden neatly laid out Aluminium garden edging will allow you to: Demarcate foot paths or the edge of flowerbeds Provide a barrier to halt erosion as soil may be washed out of garden beds Prevent grass from being able to grow too close to paving stones Aluminium garden edging is very flexible and can be formed into the shape necessary to fit where you would like to use it.
31 May 2016
If you have an outdoor living space, undoubtedly there have been moments when sun is too high to comfortably enjoy sitting on your deck, patio or verandah. However, this should not deter you from making the most of this living area, especially during the warm summer months when entertaining guests outdoors can be a great pastime. To make this space more comfortable, you should consider installing outdoor blinds. Here are some ideas that you could consider that would enhance the curb appeal of any type of residence.
11 May 2016
Although many people use shade sails on their patio or decking in order to provide them with protection from the sun or from sudden summer showers. But shade sails could also be used by your school to benefit your students. Read on for more information. Outdoor education Kids have to go to school every day, regardless of whether they live in a hot region or a more temperate climate. During warm weather, it's only natural that children want to spend time outside, and schools can capitalise on this by incorporating outdoor learning and physical exercise for their students in ways that are enjoyable and inspirational.
11 May 2016
As a substance that's used on kitchen surfaces, saucepans, and washing machine drums, vitreous enamel has consistently proved its durability. While many homes benefit from stainless steel tanks, there's evidence suggesting they're not as safe or efficient as their vitreous enamel counterparts. As such, those who benefit from solar heating may want to consider making the switch. Exploring cost-saving measures As most stainless steel tanks have a shelf life of five to ten years, homeowners that haven't replaced theirs recently may want to investigate whether they're due for a renewal anyway.
22 April 2016
If you don't currently have ducts and vents installed in your home, you might be wondering if it is worth having central air installed or if you should go with another option like a split system air conditioner. Split system units are a step above window units, where they provide better air, though not quite as complex as central systems. Here are some ways they are different from a central HVAC system so you can decide if this is a good option for you.
11 April 2016