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  • Keep Out The Heat! Design Strategies to Cool Your Home In The Summer

    21 July 2015

    We've all been there — reaching for that cool can of beer or water in the summer and hoping that the sun can just disappear for a moment, googling quick fixes for ways to cool off. Keeping cool in the long-run takes a bit more work but is much more efficient (and better for your wallet). Most people don't realize the design of their house is a major factor in how temperature is maintained within.

  • 5 Reasons to Consider Installing Under Floor Heating

    1 July 2015

    Floor heating is an extremely popular choice and can be found in many households over the world. When looking into floor heating solutions, there are several factors that you must consider in order to determine if this type of system is right for you. Here are 5 of the most important reasons why you should choose radiant under floor heating: Reason No. 1: Saving money It is no surprise that the number one reason for installing under floor heating systems in your home is to reduce money on heating costs.

  • Features to Consider When Installing Built-In Wardrobes

    30 June 2015

    A built-in wardrobe is a great choice for adding storage to any room of your home. They're typically used in bedrooms for clothes and accessories but can also be used in rooms where you keep your crafts and hobbies, or they can double as an entertainment centre in a small family room. When you're ready to have a built-in wardrobe installed in your home, don't settle for just a simple closet-like design.

  • Need a Stylish Bathroom Overhaul? Cheat with BeadBoard

    8 June 2015

    A bathroom makeover doesn't require a colossal change—just a single design element that turns a bland room into a hotel-worthy haven. Enter beadboard. Cheaper than tiles and more robust than wallpaper, beadboard panelling can transform dull drywall and help protect your bathroom walls from scrapes of daily wear and tear. Whether your tastes are comfy and rustic or city pad chic, results can appear effortless and can work even in the most awkward of bathroom dimensions.

  • Chic Bathrooms: 4 Stylish Bathroom Accessory Trends for Dressing Up Bathrooms

    18 May 2015

    The bathroom is a sacred haven of solitude and privacy for almost everyone. Who doesn't like a little quiet time soaking up a storm in the bathtub or relaxing with an intriguing book? Bathroom accessories should make a bold statement by bringing all the elements of the bathroom together. Naturally you'll want your bathroom to look fabulous. Here are some stylish trends for bathroom accessories to upscale the aesthetical value.

  • Why Cafe Owners Need to Consider Acoustic Insulation Panels

    29 April 2015

    As a cafe or restaurant owner, you might think that the general levels of noise in your facility are inevitable and signify that your business is booming. However, did you know that noise in the workplace can have a significant effect on your workers? What can you do to control that noise by looking at insulation? How Noise Affects Workers Studies have shown that long-term exposure to elevated noise in a workplace environment can not only lead to stress and poor productivity, but can lead to heightened absentee levels and elevated staff turnover.

  • 4 Important Questions You Need to Consider Before Buying an AC System

    17 April 2015

    With the high temperatures experienced on this continent, air conditioning is a vital survival tool, be it at home or the workplace. However, simply getting an AC system is not enough. You have to ensure that the air conditioner you choose is just right for your needs. To do that, you need to ask yourself four important questions. Read on to see what they are. How many rooms need regular cooling?