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Inexpensive Wall Covering Ideas

February 9, 2024

11 Inexpensive Wall Covering Ideas

Though some types of wall coverings can be expensive, there are plenty of ways you can cover walls on a budget, including using peel-and-stick tiles, wooden cladding, and wallpaper.

How to Choose an Accent Wall

February 9, 2024

How to Choose an Accent Wall

When choosing an accent wall you need to consider the type of atmosphere you want to create, the best wall for acting as a focal point, and the type of finish you are going to use.

Types of Shower Pans

July 5, 2023

Different Types of Shower Pans Explained

What all shower pans have in common is the need to be strong and durable while also feeling comfortable underfoot. Here we explore the different types of shower pans available and consider what shower pans are made from.

Should You Caulk Around a Toilet

July 5, 2023

Should You Caulk Around a Toilet?

In many US states, building code requires that toilets be caulked at floor level, however the debate continues as to whether it’s really a good idea to caulk the toilet. There are arguments for both sides, but those in favor of caulking the toilet carry more weight, so most professionals agree that toilets should be caulked.

What to Put on Either Side of A Fireplace

July 2, 2023

What to Put on Either Side of A Fireplace?

Here we explore the various accessories and items of furniture you can set at the sides of a fireplace to pull a style together or draw attention to the fireplace as the main feature.

How long do toilets last

June 30, 2023

How Long Do Toilets Last?

Most toilets are designed to last around 50 years, though this is only a guide and will depend on a number of factors. The more use a toilet gets, the shorter you can expect it’s lifespan to be. It may also not last as long as you’d like if it was not installed properly, or if it is treated incorrectly. You can take steps to increase the life expectancy of your toilet, including proper maintenance.

Ways to Add Black Trim in Houses

June 28, 2023

8 Excellent Ways to Add Black Trim in Houses

A dark colored paint used on wood or metal trim can create bold lines in a space, and help to draw attention to particular areas in a room. A dark trim is also excellent for setting a modern and contemporary tone, and injecting some interest into a space without making the whole room feel dark or dreary.

House Foundation Colors
What Colors to Paint House Foundation?

House foundations can be painted in any color you like, but neutral or subtle colors tend to work best. Gray, brown, beige, white, and black are commonly chosen as house foundation colors, but shades of dark blue or green can also work well.

Parts of a kitchen drawer

June 27, 2023

Parts of A Kitchen Drawer (with Illustration)

Kitchen drawers come in all sorts of sizes, dimensions, designs, and styles, but the fundamental components of a kitchen drawer are all pretty much the same. If you are building a kitchen drawer from scratch, or if you’re constructing a drawer from a flatpack kitchen, then it’s useful to have an understanding of each component and how they work.

Should Kitchen Cabinets Be the Same Color as Walls

June 27, 2023

Should Kitchen Cabinets Be the Same Color as Walls?

Yes, absolutely! Painting your walls the same color and shade as your kitchen cabinets will create a look of uniformity and consistency, which is key when creating any good decor style. If you’d prefer not to paint your walls and kitchen cabinets in the same color, that can work brilliantly as well.

Wall tile sizes

June 22, 2023

What Are the Wall Tile Sizes? (with 2 Illustrations)

Wall tiles come in a huge variety of styles and sizes to suit any taste and any kitchen or bathroom. Choosing a wall tile size can be a tricky decision, so it can be useful to understand the pros and cons of different wall tile sizes before you embark on your renovation project.Here we look at standard and non-standard wall tile sizes, and how wall tile size can impact the finished results.

Shades of Green

June 20, 2023

Shades of Green and How to Uses Them in Interior Design

Green is absolutely thriving in the world of interior design right now, as it continues to grow in popularity as a paint color, fabric color, and furniture color in home decor. Here we explore some of the best shades of green that are trending at the moment, along with green hex codes and how to use these colors in home decor.