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Alternative Energy Options For Your Home

Alternative Energy Options For Your Home Energy bills constitute one of the most significant expense that many of us face on a monthly basis. This energy bill comes in various forms; be it heating or cooling the home, as well as watering your lawn and gardens. However; there are plenty of ways to minimise your recurring energy bill as well as reduce your carbon footprint. Quite often these are simple and...

Pros And Cons Of Wallpaper Backsplash

Pros And Cons Of Wallpaper Backsplash Wallpaper offers similar benefits to peel-and-stick tile. It comes in many different styles, can be self-installed and is an inexpensive option. It can also take the place of paint in other rooms but I will not go into that here. Wallpaper is relatively cheap, and generally much isn’t needed for a backsplash. There are more upscale wallpapers specifically...

Kitchen Color Schemes

Kitchen Color Schemes If you are contemplating doing a kitchen improvement, you undoubtedly want to do it once and have it last a while. For this reason, you must ensure that your colour scheme will also last the life of the kitchen. Here are some great kitchen colour schemes to steer you in the right direction. 1. Black, white and grey There is much that can be said about the timeless look of black,...

Be Forward Real Estate Website

Be Forward Real Estate Website Be Forward Real Estate (BFR) is relatively new to the real estate space in Zambia but it is already making waves within the industry. An extensive marketing budget that incorporates digital marketing coupled with a strong online presence has catapulted BFR to the forefront of Zambian real estate. It is no wonder therefore that many people are opting to Buy, Rent & Sell...

Tips On Fortifying Your Residence

Home burglaries have been on the rise lately and the motive is the same. Thieves break in to take the expensive plasma screen that hangs on the living room wall and anything else they can carry away. So how do you go about fortifying your residence? Build A Perimeter Fence Sounds far-fetched but believe me having a perimeter fence of any kind is the first step to safety. It can never be the only measure...

Choosing bathroom flooring

In many parts of the home, choosing flooring mainly comes down to appearance. You want your living room, dining room, bedroom, or office flooring to look great. When choosing bathroom flooring, consider how it will perform under stress. And the stress event, in this case, involves water. Water is so prevalent in bathrooms that it is an expectation, not an anomaly. Additional factors, like durability,...

Dining Room Decorating Tips

The dining area, whether it's a separate room or part of an open-plan zone, should be practical, functional, and beautiful. If you get the design right, your dining room has the potential to be one of the most-frequented rooms in your home, a place for family dinners, homework, and entertaining. A beautiful dining area, one that reflects your taste and style, makes the experience even sweeter. Now, imagine...

Tips For Bathroom Design

Building or renovating a bathroom is no small feat. There is a lot to consider when it comes to selecting fixtures, surface materials, cabinetry, and electrical and plumbing needs. Therefore, it's crucial to plan well and consider how you and your family will use the space based on individual needs. Read on to get some expert insight and tips for bathroom design. Tips for bathroom design Plan an...

Benefits Of A Laundry Room

Benefits Of A Laundry Room It may seem like the most insignificant room in the house but there is actually no question about it, you need it. The laundry room is a common room where all members of the household can do their laundry. Free Up Space Having a Laundry room helps you free up space in the kitchen where you would otherwise put your washing machine or in the bathroom. You also free up space...

Ceiling Material Options For Your Home

Without a ceiling, a room just wouldn’t look complete. A ceiling plays a pivotal role in providing support to the roof of a home and to the upper floor. Besides this, a ceiling will enhance the look, feel and aesthetics of your home. Moreover, ceilings help to conceal the structure of the roof from the inside and the untidy electrical wires and pipelines above. One of the most important considerations...

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