Have you considered passive design for your home? Passive home design refers to any device or structure that takes advantage of the surrounding environment, climate or elements to help passively heat, cool and light your home, supplementing the use of active temperature-control systems. Passive homes offer a huge range of benefits to home buyers, including […]
Few people realise the difference window coverings can make to your home. Not only are there valuable energy-related benefits, but beautiful curtains, blinds or shutters can make a room look ‘complete.’ These days, there is a huge range of window coverings you can choose for your home. Brett Martin of Dollar Curtains & Blinds says […]
We love a really good bathroom or ensuite. With so many different styles out there, it can be hard choosing one that works for you and fits in well with the rest of the house. With this in mind, we have picked out a few of our favourite looks to help inspire you to create […]
Difficult, sloping blocks can be time-consuming, impractical and costly to excavate. Slab homes dug into a slope can often result in steep driveways, large retaining walls and an unattractive façade. In some cases it may even be impossible to reduce the slope of the land to the point you can build a standard home on […]
In the busy and time-precious world we currently live in, our homes have truly become our sanctuaries. Being able to choose appliances, colours and the interior design of your home is a fun and exciting way to help achieve this and make the home really yours. From style tips to modern conveniences, we asked several […]
Finally having the chance to decorate your own home is always an exciting experience. As much as we try though, we can’t all be the next Martha Stewart. It is more than likely at one point or another we will fall victim to some common home decorating mistakes. To help protect you and your home […]
Keeping indoor plants in your home offers a wide range of benefits. Not only are they great for decorating, but there are also several health benefits to be gained from keeping plant life around the house. With more and more people opting to include some greenery in their lives, here are some of the specific […]
First impressions do matter, so choosing the right façade for your home is important. An attractive façade can not only increase the value of a house, but it also sets the tone for the entire home. Before looking at some of our façade inspiration, be sure to consider the following points: The surrounding landscape. If […]
Tips and tricks for creating a home office that works. If your job allows you the flexibility to telecommute, or if you’re working as a freelancer from home, you may find yourself needing a home office. When working from home there needs to be a fine balance where the space is professional enough for you […]
Be inspired and create your own ideal kitchen with these amazing ideas. Whether you are a master chef or a budding beginner, the kitchen will always remain the heart of the home. Make it stand out with some of these amazing interior kitchen designs.
Buying your first home is a wonderful experience. It can be that life-changing step towards freedom, but in order to take that step you need a deposit. The more money you save the less you’ll have to borrow, and the less you’ll have to borrow, the less you’ll have to pay in interest. Sound easy? The […]
Is your home on the smaller side? Fear not, you can still have the open and spacious design you have always wanted. Use some of these tips to trick the senses and help give the illusion your home is larger than what it actually is.