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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…

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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…

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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…

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  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…

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A kitchen redesign can help you add value to your home, as well as brightening up the mood and encouraging you to make better use of the space that you have available. Here are five kitchen design tips based around the theme of color: Opt for colorful cabinets When you come to renovate your kitchen, your first thoughts might be centered on how big the fridge is going to be, whether or not you have an electric cooker, or if there is going to be enough space to squeeze in that central island. Not all changes have to be so…

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The bathroom is the only room in a household where we’re expected and encouraged to lock ourselves inside. With that kind of permission, it makes sense to transform this private space into a luxurious sanctuary designed to get us away from our stress of work, or the aches, pains and memory of our newest workout routine. Granite Countertops and Use of Stone Everywhere Granite countertops and stone accents throughout, are the hottest bathroom trends and have the ability to modernize any space and make your sanctuary look rich, warm and luxurious too. Granite is particularly loved, because of its look,…

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You’ve been in denial for most of September, but now October is here you can’t deny that summer is over and you’ll soon experience the first frosts and cold snaps of the winter. Of course you can’t mark these snaps down on a calendar, but you know they’re coming soon, so be prepared! You could even get ahead of the curve by thinking about your old boiler – it’s served you well for years now, but is it time to join the green revolution and replace your boiler? It’s all very well finding that all-important cheap home heating oil, but…

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If you are looking for a quick and easy way to update your floors, laminate flooring is a good option. It is easy to pick up almost regardless of where you live in the world, and comes in a range of finishes including stone, wood and tile effect. Usually it is also affordable. You do have to do some work when it comes to preparing to lay laminate flooring. Below we have outlined the steps you need to take to get a good finish. Strip back to a firm surface Laminate flooring is designed to be laid on any clean…