With all this sunny weather we’re having recently You might be thinking of inviting friends over for a barbecue or inviting friends over for drinks on the terrace but if your backyard looks a little gloomy you might consider whether it's time to revamp your exiting patio or install a new one.
Flooring is a major design element in your house and it’s worth investing time, thought and finances to ensure key considerations are covered. It's a good idea to prioritising durability, slip resistance, low maintenance and installing a recessed mat well inside the front door.
Our expectations for our bathroom have become a bit more inflated. We no longer just a place to get clean, we want more, a spa or refuge where we can close the door on the daily humdrum to luxuriate and recharge.
What we don’t want is to spend a truckload of time, money and inconvenience [...]
It’s easy to have a love/hate relationship with the bathroom. On the one hand, it’s the place where you get to clean up and relax or spruce up and feel good. On the other hand, it’s the place you spend a good chunk of time while you’re sick. It’s also where young [...]
In this day and age there is a lot of talk about fireproofing. However, how many people actually know what fireproofing is, or how it is done? Fireproofing something means that you are taking passive fire protection measures to protect a building in case of a fire. Most of the time, fireproofing is [...]
According to the Construction Industry Federation in 2015 the Irish homeowner spent over €3.3 on repairs and maintenance thanks to the Government's Home Renovation Inventive Scheme (HRI). Thankfully the government is also giving a a tax rebate of up [...]
Happy New Year! What resolutions have you made this new years? To get fit? Quit smoking? Start saving more money? But what goals do you set for your home? January is a great time to start working on your home - the social calendar is light, January sales are on, the weather is good and [...]
If you’re tackling a bathroom renovation having a clear idea on what to expect and things you should consider can make all the difference between a bathroom project nightmare which could take months, cause a few tears and ends with you having to settle for a space you’re [...]
So you've decided you would like to renovate your house a little bit but you're tight on funds. Here's a couple renovation ideas that will keep your costs down but can help freshen up your home without breaking the bank.Stairs are often the first thing you see when you walk in a house. [...]
Help your home renovation go smoothly and stay on budget with this wise advice from a pro
Whether you work with a general contractor or act as one on your own project, getting a glimpse into the mind of a contractor can give you a new perspective into remodeling projects around your home.