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Tag: Renovating

Things to Consider When Renovating Your Bathroom

Autumn is a wonderful time of the year to renovate your bathroom. It is clear that a bathroom is one of the most used rooms in a home. A renovation can be a quite challenging process, especially if you don’t know where to start. Home designs point few things to consider when you plan to renovate your bathroom.

Don’t you know if the bathroom needs a refreshment or a renovation? Ask yourself a few questions. Did your needs change? Did your taste and style change? Maybe you need more storage space? Or you don’t want those white wall tiles anymore? Well, it’s perfect time to give your bathroom a new life.

Deciding how much money you are willing to spend due to renovation is the first step you have to do. The investment includes the cost of materials and finishes, lightening, fixtures and fittings, and of course the cost of … Read More

Top 10 Renovating Tips

Having just completed a renovation in Albury, on behalf of a client who lived remotely, so needed someone to manage the process for them. I thought it was a great time to reflect and pass on some tips for all you would-be renovators that want to tackle it yourself.

1. Start with the end in mind

What I mean is in you’re renovating to sell vs renovating to put a tenant into the property at a higher rent than before vs renovating for yourself to live in, the budget, choice of fixtures and fittings and the amount of work you’ll do will vary.

In the case where you’re renovating for yourself to live in you’ll likely do a lot more than either of the two other options, simply because you intend to live there and derive the benefit from the money spent for a period of time.

Also, when renovating … Read More

Do You Know The Benefits of Ceramic Sinks? Something to Think About When Renovating Your Bathroom

Ceramic sinks have been used for years and are probably one of the most popular sink choices you will find around the world, but what makes these bathroom essentials such a top choice over all the other materials available, such as porcelain and glass?

These sinks are exceptionally versatile and you will find that it doesn’t matter what your bathroom size or design is, the ceramic sink will blend in with ease and simplicity. They can enhance your bathroom design, help brighten the space when choosing a brilliant white and they can be chosen in the size that works best for your bathroom space.

These bathroom sinks are exceptionally easy to care for, which makes them a top choice and is one of the main benefits you will experience. A simple wipe is all it takes to clean these items in your bathroom, helping you keep your bathroom clean with … Read More

The Economics of Renovating Down Comforters, Pillows, Featherbeds and Down Toppers

Spring is almost here and time to start planning your spring cleaning. Your down bedding may not come to mind, but it is very important to give it proper care if you want it to remain beautiful and more importantly work efficiently.

You may have been wondering if it is really worth it to renovate your favorite down comforter, pillow, featherbed or down topper. There are a few things to consider, most importantly what your initial investment is, and if there is any sentimental value attached (handed down from your grandmother).

Renovation is definitely worth it if you have a high quality down product, which means high thread count down proof ticking and high lofting down. With proper care they will remain beautiful and keep you toasty warm in winter. That means cleaning comforters every 5 years, renovating after 10 years. For down pillows renovate every 3 or 4 years … Read More

Benefits Of Visiting Kitchen Showrooms When Renovating

When planning your new kitchen or renovating, you’re sure to have some idea as to what the end result should be. The idea might come from what you see in design magazines or by looking at kitchens owned by other people.

However, before you proceed to implement your idea, it would be wise to visit several kitchen showrooms first. A visit to a good showroom that’s well furnished has many benefits:

1. Getting Renovation Tips And Ideas

When visiting a showroom, you can get the most practical ideas about where and how to place your kitchen items. You’ll also get ideas on what is best and convenient for your particular kitchen. The best thing about the whole idea of visiting a showroom is that you would get a preview of how your kitchen would appear, since showrooms are usually set up as model kitchens for your benefit. You get the … Read More