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In a home, the bathroom is one of the most expensive places to renovate. This is perhaps due to all the specialised work that goes into it such as carpentry, wiring and plumbing. If you’re looking to renovate your bathroom with a tight budget, it’s important to design a project that meets your needs. Many people have started bathroom renovation projects and stopped along the way because the costs got out of control. However, this doesn’t have to happen because there are ways in which you can do the work cheaply. If you’re looking for ways on how to renovate…

When you’re considering buying property in Spain, you’ll be focusing on the essentials your family will need; the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the right distance away from the airport, beach and shops, and the price! But don’t forget those sort-of must-haves that are specific to life in Spain. Here is our shopping list of property requirements that will make your home in Spain particularly perfect: An outside cooking area In Spain eating al fresco is more than an occasion treat – it’s a way of life. You need to be able to take advantage of Spain’s long, warm…

Let’s face it. No matter how much you might love food, cooking can get a little tiresome at times. After a while, we seem to get into a rut with our cooking habits, creating the same tired old meals day after day, without even thinking about new recipes. Unfortunately, this can mean that we end up with uninspired experiences, stressful moments in the kitchen and a lack of creativity. While you don’t necessarily need to have variety in your diet, as long as you’re getting the right dose of healthy vitamins and nutrients, you will need to make sure that…

As many of you are probably aware, there are a ton of different flooring materials available on the flooring market. In fact so much so that it can be difficult to know what to choose, but even harder when retailers start veering off about the different types of finishes that are available.. just what does it all mean?! The purpose of this article is to tell you just that and break down the differences in each finish of wood flooring and offer an insight as to which may be the best option for you. Solid wood flooring remains an incredibly…

When you buy furniture online, not only do you find more selection, you can also find lower prices. But, not all online retailers and catalogue vendors offer low pricing. So taking your time to find the deal, find the pieces you want to buy, and finding the quality you desire for less, will require some effort on your behalf as a shopper. These are some of the ways you can find the best deal, find the pieces you want, and find high end furniture for your home, at a very reasonable price when you choose to buy online. Finance If…

The temperatures are steadily rising in readiness for the summer and you’re probably thinking about preparing your garden as it becomes the entertainment centre stage during this time of the year. Of course the idea is to bask in the sun for as long as it takes, and taking your time to get your garden ready for the summer will make it a stunningly relaxed space where all your household members and visitors can enjoy.  Tidy up If you have guests coming to your house, you’d make certain that it’s clean. Similarly, tidying up the garden may be all you…

  There’s no doubt that the shower is the most efficient utility you can have in your bathroom to get clean; not only does the shower allow you a much better cleansing experience, it’s also much more cost-effective in terms of not only water and time, but also in terms of space, energy, and waste. As a matter of fact, as technology improves and allows us to go greener and greener, the shower is way beyond par. When we install a shower, however, we need to make some decisions – such as whether to opt for shower doors (with a…