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How Many Steps in a Flight of Stairs

February 19, 2024

How Many Steps in a Flight of Stairs?

The average flight of stairs in a residential property will have between 10 and 18 steps, though this number can vary depending on various factors. The building regulations for stairs will be different from one state to the next and one country to the next, but generally, residential properties have much less stringent codes to follow regarding stairs compared with commercial or public buildings.

Types of Basement Walls

February 10, 2024

3 Main Types of Basement Walls

When designing or building a basement, you will face the option of which type of wall to use for your construction. Here we explore the pros and cons of the three main types of basement walls to help you make a more informed decision.

Coat Hook Spacing and Height

February 1, 2024

What Are the Coat Hook Height and Spacing?

The ideal height and spacing distance for your coat hooks will be determined by the area of the home they are in, what you plan to hang from them, and who is going to be using them. Determining this will improve functionality as well as aesthetic appeal. Meanwhile, A 9-12 inches spacing between each coat hook is generally recommended.

Floating Shelf Sizes & Depth

February 1, 2024

What Are the Floating Shelf Sizes?

For versatile needs, standard floating shelves come in widths of 12, 24, 36, 48, and 60 inches, and depths of 4, 6, 8, and 10 inches. Choose 24-inch wide shelves for versatility in most rooms or 48-inch shelves for a bold statement in larger spaces. Depth-wise, 6 inches serves multiple purposes, while 10 inches is ideal for bulkier items.

How to Keep the Tablecloth from Sliding

January 29, 2024

How to Keep the Tablecloth from Sliding

Tablecloths are considered an essential addition to place settings in many homes and restaurants, but they can become quite frustrating if they don’t stay in place.

Closet Rod Height

January 23, 2024

What is the Closet Rod Height?

. Whichever type of closet you have, you’ll need to set the closet rod to a suitable height for storing your clothing.

What color is cerise

January 19, 2024

What Color Is Cerise? How to Use Cerise

Cerise is a shade of pink that can have undertones of red or purple to give it a more complex color. Compared with other shades of pink, cerise falls on the warmer side of the color spectrum due to the obvious presence of red. Here we explore everything you need to know about the color cerise.

What Color Is Loden

January 10, 2024

What Color Is Loden? What Colors Go with Loden?

Loden is a shade of green that has been around for centuries, based on the fabric worn by peasants in Austria, however, it is a shade that has recently become increasingly popular in fashion and home decor. Here we explore everything you need to know about loden green.

Dining Room Rug Sizes

January 4, 2024

What Are the Dining Room Rug Sizes?

A rug adds style and comfort to any room, but dining rooms in particular can benefit from the addition of a rug in both practical and aesthetic terms. If your dining room has a hard floor surface, then a rug can soften the sound of chairs moving when people position themselves at the dining table. A rug can also serve as a protective surface to avoid scuffs and scratches from damaging the floor.

Makeup Vanity Dimensions

December 30, 2023

What Are the Makeup Vanity Dimensions?

Makeup vanity tables are the perfect place to store makeup, face creams, and hair products, and they also provide a dedicated area to use these items every day. Makeup vanities are also known as dressing tables or desks, and they come in a range of sizes to suit the differing needs of the user. 

What Colors Go With Cedar Siding

December 29, 2023

What Colors Go With Cedar Siding?

Cedar is a really great choice of wood for siding because it has a lot of properties that make it ideally suited to exposure to the outdoors. However, cedar is a somewhat intense color that can be tricky to coordinate with. Here we explore some of the best exterior home colors that go with cedar siding.

Floor Lamp Sizes

December 20, 2023

What Are the Floor Lamp Sizes?

The size of a floor lamp is something that will impact the balance of lighting in a space, as well as the overall style and aesthetic. Floor lamps come in a range of sizes, and can be paired with lampshades in varying dimensions.