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Pros And Cons Of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

The material you choose for your cabinets will depend on your budget, style, and long-term use of your kitchen. Which options are best for you and your budget? Our design experts have broken down some kitchen cabinet materials' pros and cons, to help you make the right decision. Custom made vs pre-made cabinets Buying pre-made kitchen cabinets is possible. In fact, pre-built kitchen cabinets provide some...

What You Need To Know About Kitchen Islands

These days it seems as though every kitchen you see has an island. Islands are one of the top renovations that add value to your kitchen. Besides this, an island helps you transform the way you use and enjoy the busiest room in your house. However, these built-in features aren’t for everyone or every kitchen. Are you contemplating a kitchen remodel? Here is what you need to know about kitchen...

The Ideal Home Size For Your Family

There are many factors at play for you to decide on the ideal home size for your family. Everyone has their own preference but here are some tips. Pay attention to the size To start with, bigger is not always better. You may initially start your home search thinking that size doesn’t really matter as long as the home seems big enough to live in. Most homebuyers will purchase a home if it appears big...

Reviewing Kitchen Layouts

Getting your kitchen layout right is the most important factor in ensuring a functional and practical kitchen area. Is your kitchen small and cramped? Or maybe your kitchen is large and expansive. A clever layout will make all the difference in helping you to get the most out of the space. Especially in a kitchen, there is a lot more to layout than just placing furniture and cabinetry: ergonomics has a...

Flooring Options For Your Bathroom

Most flooring options are centred on appearance but the bathroom is the one place where you have more to consider than just the visual appeal. Here is our list of best flooring options for your bathroom. Porcelain and ceramic tile There’s a reason why porcelain and ceramic are classic bathroom flooring choices. Not only are they waterproof, but they’re also relatively inexpensive and can mimic the...

Gravel for Driveways

Gravel driveways are ever popular with anyone looking for an eco-friendly alternative to asphalt driveways. There are, as with anything, pros and cons to using gravel for your driveway surface. Becoming familiar with the good and bad will help you to determine if this is the surface for you. Gravel for driveways The term gravel can refer to any loose rock or stone that is larger than sand but smaller...

Tips For Renters

Sometimes when you are looking to move, you just want to move. Here are some tips on what amenities renters look for. Top amenities renters look for in a property Location Location always was and always will be the most important feature of a property. If you are in the right location, you can command higher prices for your rentals without having to do much else. Renovations and square footage become...

At-Home Bars

Once upon a Pandemic, all the bars closed. Guess who didn't care, the guy who built a bar at home! Not only that home bars are classy and easy, especially for the introvert and more especially for the ones that love to host. Here are some tips. Building the perfect home bar 1. Turn unused space into functional space To start with, identify the perfect spot for your dedicated at-home bar. This is the...

What To Know About Renting A Storage Unit

Are you in the process of moving? Therefore, you may be wondering what to do with your items and where to store your belongings during the moving process. As such, renting a storage unit may be the ideal solution if you are looking to downsize or don’t have sufficient space in your new home. Whether you are considering a short-term or long-term storage unit, there are a few considerations to keep in...

Bathroom Trends That Are Hard To Forget

Times are changing and slowly lots of things are fading away, but are they really? Here are some trends that seem to be refreshing with each passing year. Here is a list of bathroom trends that are hard to forget. Bathtubs There is no question that bathtubs have made a comeback in a massive way. Regardless of your space constraints, there is a bathtub for every space, budget and layout. In addition,...

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