Using Different Finishes For Your Home Exterior

18 March 2019
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For exterior painting, you need a finish that is appropriate for the walls, trims, windows and everything else. It is best that these elements are painted with different finishes regardless of what colour they are. If you use the same finish everywhere, this can create a flat, one-dimensional effect. Generally, you will have three options, though the actual options may vary depending on the manufacturer. Flat Finish: For Walls Only A flat finish is the most porous and the least light reflective.
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Looking To Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen? Install Splashbacks!

24 February 2019
 Categories: , Blog

If your kitchen is starting to look worse for wear, with the main trouble areas being your walls, it is highly likely that you do not have splashbacks. Some people view splashbacks as an unnecessary addition to their kitchen since they assume they are only for aesthetic reasons. The reality, however, is that splashbacks are just as functional as they are attractive. So, if you are looking to breathe new life into your kitchen, here are a few reasons to install splashbacks!
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Steps to Take in Repairing Windows in Your Home

29 January 2019
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Imagine walking past your window and feeling a draft. The window is closed, so there should not be any air coming in, right? This problem can sometimes happen with older windows and can easily be repaired. Or maybe your window is stuck shut and you want to let in the fresh air. Here are some steps to take when repairing windows in your home to make the process painless and efficient.
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Home Construction: 3 Central Tips for Communicating with Your Building Designer

5 January 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are planning on building a custom home, you should be prepared to present your ideas and preferences before your designer. This step is important if you want your house to match your dreams and expectations. Often, people feel dissatisfied by their houses during or after construction because the structures do not mirror the ideas in their minds. Unfortunately, this problem is caused by a lack of effective communication. Here are simple tips to help you convey your vision clearly when briefing your building designer.
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Planning Contractors and Construction Work

If you are planning to carry out construction work on the interior or exterior of your home, you should first take professional advice. My home is located on quite a steep hill and I decided that I would like to build an extension. Not only would this involve digging a new foundation, it would also involve backfilling some areas of land so the new extension would be properly supported. I decided to call my friend who works as a contractor for a construction company. He offered me lots of great advice and thanks to him the job was a complete success.