Tag: interiors

How a design and build home could change your life – For the better

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They say home is where the heart is, don’t they?  But does yours really reflect you – and the things that you love? Pexels Why it’s time to stop compromising when it comes to your house We all know how it goes when you’re house-hunting, don’t we? You settle for something that’s maybe a bit ugly outside – because the interior’s just what you want.  Or perhaps it’s the opposite – and the inside is the problem; but that’s ok – you got lots of plans. But then life takes over, doesn’t it…? You have to work every day or have other commitments – and you just can’t find time to get things sorted.  You’re more and more unhappy with your home environment – and you just end up feeling really frustrated. So, next time you look for a new property, wouldn’t it be good to get these issues sorted out from the start? How can you achieve that? A home that’s designed for you isn’t only for millionaires – you might be surprised at how cost effective this could be.  It’s more competitive than many people realise – and ensures a new home really reflects your own needs. Pexels What are the advantages? Working with a design and build company ensures you always get an innovative, well-crafted property. Your house will be tailored to your needs and lifestyle – so it will just run more smoothly for you, day to day. And the good news then is that your life is much better –… Read More

Home improvement jobs you should leave to the experts

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Looking to renovate your current home, flipping it, or planning to purchase a new home? Doing everything around the home, even with big renovations can be fulfilling and more affordable, but if you don’t know what you’re doing – you may regret it. You need some serious heavy lifting for a couple of home improvement projects. Perhaps you’re thinking you don’t need a professional’s help because of the expense, and you want to keep renovation costs to a minimum. Well, that’s proper thinking because expert help can be expensive. Regardless, it can save you time and future headaches. Consider hiring out the following home improvement jobs below. Structural improvements Open floor plans in houses are still hot right now. As a current or future homeowner, you may want to capitalize on this since it makes your home modern, plus buyers will love it. This may be harder for an older house since you need to knock down some walls to attain an open floor plan. It’s fairly obvious that you can’t just knock down a home’s wall. Many walls can be load-bearing, which means they assist in holding the house up. Knocking these walls down can compromise the structural integrity of the house. With that said, you need to hire a professional to assess the house and check what can (or can’t) be removed. Granted – knocking down walls is indeed fun, but make sure that a professional approves it first. Roofing Always hire someone else if you need a new roof. Accomplishing it yourself… Read More