How to pick space-saving furniture for your living room

Not everyone is blessed with a huge living room. Yet, alongside the kitchen, it’s usually the most occupied room in a home. So, if you’ve only got a small or modest sized living room in which to relax and entertain, you need to make the best use of the space..

5 genius kitchen design decisions

Unless you’re a seasoned kitchen designer, choosing the right layout, style and decor for one of the most important rooms in your home in rather difficult. There are just so many options to choose from these days. Do you go contemporary? Traditional? What about the paint colour? And should you..

How to pick the right curtains for your room

They’re usually the things you open first in the morning and draw last at night, but do you give your curtains much more thought than that? Curtains play a huge role in home decor and the general ambiance of a room. Despite this, and given the limited interaction you’ll have..

How to kit out the perfect home office

With more people than ever choosing to work from home or setup businesses that force the conversion of a spare bedroom into a workspace, the home office is becoming a popular renovation. But how do you create an office at home that enables you to get on with your work..

5 Unexpected Costs of Home Improvement

When remodelling your home, the concept of cost vs. value is one that should remain at the forefront of your mind. There are some modifications that can potentially deliver an impressive ROI on your investment, while there remain others that cost far more than they are worth. The issue of..

How to pick a colour scheme for a house

The best home colour schemes are those that aren’t immediately obvious. Think about the number of times you’ve walked into someone’s house and thought “wow – this is lovely”. At first, you won’t be able to put your finger on the main reason why; the furniture is very nice, the..

Average cost of popular home improvements

Your home is your castle, which is why it’s so easy to look at your property and constantly think “that needs improving”. Home renovation projects never cease – there’s always something to knock down, remove, re-vamp or add. It’s why many home owners opt to invest in their current property..

How modern Gas Fires should help reduce your energy bills

We are a nation of fireplace lovers, having been the centre piece of homes up and down the country for what was once a necessity, fireplaces are still a popular feature for home owners and developers though central heating systems have now taken over the job of keeping us warm...