Making a new home feel cozy

Why Choose Shutters Over Other Window Treatments?

Homeowners are literally spoilt for choice when looking to accessorise residential windows and improve their functionality. There are three main types of window treatments that a homeowner can choose from when looking to increase the functionality of windows. The three options are window blinds, shutters, and curtains. The different window treatment options are beneficial in different ways as a result of design-related differences and differences in their modes of operation. This article discusses various reasons why shutters are the best window treatment option. Read More 

3 Important Tips for Opening your own Shop

So you've decided to take the plunge into the world of entrepreneurship; you've always wanted to open up your own shop, and you've finally decided to stop putting it off – it's time to knuckle down and live out your ambitions! Starting your own business is exciting and terrifying at the same time; it can feel like you have a million different things to do, and it can sometimes be hard to see what the next step is. Read More 

Caring for timber flooring

Proper care is essential to keep your timber floor looking spectacular for years to come. Fortunately, the basic steps you need to take to keep these durable natural surfaces clean and healthy are simple.  Protect your floor A coat of varnish will help keep your floor safe from scuffing, staining and discolouration -- but be sure that it's completely dry before you return furniture to the room. Allow 48 hours for your varnish to dry, then put furniture and rugs back in place. Read More 

Why is Cork Flooring One of the Biggest Home Improvement Trends of 2015?

Anyone who's been investigating the hottest new trends in home styling is sure to have become aware of the increasing popularity of cork flooring. It might sound like a slightly odd choice, but cork's eco-friendly qualities have served to make it quite trendy, and it doesn't hurt that it makes a very comfortable and practical flooring choice. Here are just a few of the reasons why it's so in vogue. Read More 

Hottest Style Trends for Blinds

Blinds continue to heat up the home decor trends and it's easy to see why with the amount of custom blind finishes that are available to home owners. A simple addition of blinds to a single room in your home and drastically changes the look and feel, from sophistication to modern sleek to complete relaxation. Here are a few of the hottest style trends for blinds on today's market: Layering Effects Read More