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New Year - New Kitchen

Inject life into the heart of your home There is nothing worse than walking into your out-of-date kitchen and losing your appetite. The kitchen is the hangout of your home, and nobody wants to hang out in a bad 1970s movie when they can renovate and enjoy cooking fests in a stylish new kitchen.So, what can you do to make your kitchen appealing, even for the non-foodies. 2017 kitchen styles are inspiring homeowners and interior decorators to inject new, traditional, contemporary or modern characteristics into their designs. Here are a few new year renovation ideas to bring the heart of your home to life.Customised cabinetsIt’s a …
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PLUMBING TERMS & DEFINITIONS 101

GET EDUCATED ON PLUMBING TERMS AND DEFINITIONS So you’ve heard mechanics, construction workers, architects, and plumbers throw around terms that sound like a foreign language, and it’s made you feel slightly inadequate. (We’ve all been there so don’t feel alone).We’re here to educate you on the finer terms and definitions used in the world of plumbing. You may wonder why you need to know these things; but it will come in handy when your drainage system crumbles, or your mains explodes and your home gets soaked, and you’re left scratching your wet head.So, we’ll keep it simple because plumbing can get quite complicated and detailed. …
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TIPS TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT KITCHEN & BATHROOM SINKS

MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION WHEN CHOOSING A SINK FOR YOUR BATHROOM OR KITCHEN CHOOSE THE RIGHT BATHROOM SINK There are many choices, but first you need to decide if the smashingly stylish new sink you’re planning on getting is for an en-suite guest bathroom, the powder room, or your family bathroom. Once you know where it’s going, it’s a little easier to think about the functionality. For a family bathroom, maybe your little people need little versions of sinks – it's tough when you can’t reach the tap to rinse off the toothpaste threatening to drip onto your chest – everyday – life is tough when you have little legs and arms.A wall-mounte…
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SAVE WITH ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCTS

THE RISE OF THE CONSCIOUS CONSUMER So you’ve decided to purchase energy efficient appliances to transform your home into an eco-friendly environment. While that decision is out of the way, there are factors to consider when choosing appliances. ENERGY RATINGS Before you head on over to the shops to purchase your appliances, there IS something you need to understand, namely energy ratings. Energy rating labels provide you with information on the energy efficiency of a product. Why is this important? It gives you an idea of how much a particular model will cost to run. There are two important pieces of information that you need to pay atten…
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5 TIPS FOR REVAMPING A SMALL BATHROOM

BIG IDEAS FOR YOUR SMALL BATHROOM Old houses are large and drafty, except for those small bathrooms with their teeny windows, squeaky floors and miniscule hand basins. Nobody knows why architects scrimped on bathroom space, but thirty years later we do know that 5 by 9 feet is considered a claustrophobia-inducing nightmare to be totally avoided unless bladder control dictates otherwise.If everyone you know with a fear of small spaces uses their own bathrooms before visiting your house, it’s time for a revamp. Small spaces can feel deceptively big with the right interior design arrangements, décor and colours. Here are a few tips to make…
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