Home Improvement

Explore tips & tricks to improve and transform the specific aspects of your home for the better – from home exteriors, furniture, walls, and ceilings to garage, flooring, and outdoors.

Home Improvement

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Concrete is without a doubt one of the most popular materials in the world. In fact, it’s used more frequently than steel, wood, and any other building material – and not just in commercial settings. In residential interiors, concrete is usually seen in basements or garages. However, more and more homeowners are now starting to realize the raw beauty of exposed concrete walls. If you think about it, a modernised space with a concrete wall as its focal point gives your home an industrial feel, so there is no need to add any other striking feature. If you’re considering using this material for your interior walls, there are many benefits that you’ll gain from it. Here are some of those advantages listed together with 15 great examples of how you can incorporate concrete walls into your interior space. 

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So you’ve been staring at your blank wall above the sofa for hours and wondering how to decorate it. This blank canvas is just waiting to be spruced up with your creativity! You can make this empty space look as simple or dramatic as you like by choosing the right items to hang from it. Whatever you do, remember to keep the area cohesive and balanced. After all, you want to draw the eye towards the wall decor so it’s important to choose the decorative items carefully. To help you decide on the best wall decor above couch, I’ve compiled 15 ideas with pictures to turn those bare walls into elegant centerpieces. Keep reading to find out. 

Types of Blinds, Their Advantages, and Material Options
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When it comes to choosing the most suitable blinds for your home, it can be a little confusing to know which one is right for you. After all, you must decide between function and style as both can be quite difficult to achieve. Since there are so many different types of shades, it would help if you learned about their main functions and advantages before deciding on the right one. To make this task easier for you, I’ve put my thinking caps on and came up with 20 different types of blinds and material options that you can choose from. 

Mattress Alternatives for a Better Quality Sleep
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Are you dreaming of a comfortable sleep? There comes a time when sleeping on a regular mattress just doesn’t cut it anymore. If you wish to ditch your old mattress for something completely different, you’ll be pleased to know there are some great mattress alternatives that will save you space and money. I’ve come up with 9 suitable alternatives to regular mattresses for anyone who wants to have a more satisfying and comfortable sleep.

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A dresser is one of the most common and traditional clothing storage solutions in the bedroom, but it’s not the only option for storing your bedding and clothes. Bedroom dressers have some disadvantages, which I will go into some detail below, so it’s always good to consider other alternatives for extra storage space.

Types of Bed Frames
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 When it comes to finding the most suitable bed frame, the mattress isn’t the only part you’ll need to think of. There is the headboard, the footboard, the storage need, the bed’s functions, and much more to take into account. There are so many different types of bed frames that come in a variety of sizes, styles, and materials, you can easily get confused. To save you the headache, I’ve come up with 18 types of bed frames that should help you decide which one is right for you.

Types of Mailboxes
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If you are curious about the different types of mailboxes for residential homes, you’ll be surprised to learn how many styles are actually available out there. You may only be familiar with one or two mailbox types that you’ve seen in your neighborhood, but contrary to popular belief, a mailbox isn’t limited to one shape or size. A well-chosen mailbox can create an attractive focal point outside your property and even add value to your home. Modern residential mailboxes aren’t just used for collecting mail. Many of them are in fact an addition to your personality and home’s appeal.

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From melon, squash and pumpkin to carrot and apricot, No we’re not talking about fruits and veg – these are just some of the many shades of orange you can choose for your front door. An orange front door instantly draws attention and is perfect for those who want to make a punchy statement with this show stopping color. After all, no-one wants to make an uninviting impression with their home’s front entry so it makes sense to opt for a welcoming and striking color like a shade of orange.

Pink Front Door Ideas
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Have you ever considered injecting some personality into your front door by opting for the color pink? From fuchsia and magenta to bubblegum and wild berry – yes we are talking about the rich spectrums of pinks that surpass versatility. Whether you love wearing pink, or want to make a statement by decorating your home in this hot color, you can certainly say it with passion.

Blue Front Door Ideas
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From cobalt and classic blue to admiral and indigo, when it comes to choosing a shade of blue for your front door, you’re certainly spoiled for choice. This understated color is reminiscent of the sea and sky, but it represents so much more. If blue is your favorite color (like it is mine!) and you wish to increase your curb appeal, take a look at my 22 examples of different shades of blue front doors on modern and traditional homes.

Red Front Door Ideas
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Rhubarb red, mahogany red, raspberry red, red wine…there are hundreds of red shades with dramatic variations. Red is a striking color that complements most other hues. It is also a widely popular shade for a front door that makes even the plainest looking exteriors to stand out. Whether you live in a traditional or modern property, by painting your existing door red or adding a new red front door to your home, you can enhance its curb appeal.

Yellow Front Door Ideas
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Are you looking for a new front door to stand out in your street? With a bold yellow front door, you can give your visitors or anyone passing by something special to look at. Yellow is associated with happiness and warmth, but it may be just too much for some people’s taste. However, did you know there are hundreds of soft yellow hues that can give your home an elegant look? From banana, mustard, and pineapple yellow to lemon and golden shades, your options are endless! If used appropriately, a yellow front door can give your home that wow factor you’ve always been seeking.