3 Gorgeous & Unique Bathroom Styles to Freshen Up Your Space

In the average home, the bathroom will be in one of two themes: "white and chrome", favoured by people who like a modern classic sort of a look, or "seaside/nautical" with relevant motifs and plenty of blue and/or green, favoured by everyone else. If you're bored of these uniform styles, there are plenty of other ways to renovate a bathroom, and you won't need a seashell in sight if you don't want one.

How to Get the Right Splashback for Your Kitchen

With seemingly never-ending options to choose from, making a selection on kitchen splashbacks can seem like quite the daunting task. However, it should not be so complicated. There are a few things that you can keep in mind to ensure that your choice of splashback will not only be functional in your kitchen, but will also seamlessly blend in with the décor choices in your kitchen. The following are some tips you can use to get the right splashback for your kitchen.

Start Your Engines: The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Engineered Stone Benchtops

When it comes to benchtop materials, it's hard to match the combination of beauty and durability that comes with stone. However, natural stones such as granite, slate and sandstone do not come cheaply, and large benchtops covered in natural stone may be out of reach for many homeowners looking to remodel their kitchen on a strict budget.  An excellent, low-cost alternative to solid, natural stone is engineered stone. This material is made from crushed fragments of stone, which are then formed into a solid surface using tough binders made from polymers or epoxy resin.

Bathroom Renovation Mistakes to Avoid in a Small Space

Renovating a small bathroom is a great way to add space for storage and to make it seem bigger than it really is. A new vanity, shelving and other such features can make the bathroom more functional and a fresh coat of paint can also make it seem larger overall. Note a few mistakes you'll want to avoid, however, when you're ready to do a small bathroom renovation in your home.

Three Ways You Can Return Your Queenslander To Its Former Glory

A lot was happening in Australian residential architecture during the Victorian era. It was a time of great growth for the country, with new residents from elsewhere in the British Empire arriving on a daily basis, so new homes were going up all the time--and with new and interesting architectural styles. From the Gothic Revival of the early Victorian period to the beginnings of Federation Style at its end, there was a great deal of innovation and art happening in home building during those decades.

How Standard Overlay Cabinet Doors Differ from Full Overlay Doors

It may be wise for you to explore different cost-effective ways to remodel your kitchen if you have a limited budget. Transforming the style and type of the doors of your kitchen cabinets is one way to breathe new life into your kitchen without incurring a very high cost. This article discusses standard overlay cabinet doors and full overlay cabinet doors. Use this information to help you to make an informed decision about the type of overlay that will achieve the greatest aesthetic effect after the kitchen remodel.

Four laundry must-haves for gadget lovers

Time spent in the laundry room is ideally kept to a bare minimum, and thankfully modern conveniences have made laundry day much easier than it was for your grandparents. If you love technological solutions for everyday chores, check out these four laundry must-haves for gadget lovers. Hands-free soap dispenser Hand soap is a staple in the bathroom and laundry environment—a must-have for cleaning yourself up after hand-washing your delicates or soaking a muddy soccer uniform.

How to Improve Bathroom Safety

Safety may not be the first thing on your mind when you are selecting the items that you want to install during a bathroom renovation. However, safety is important if you have someone with limited mobility, such as an elderly family member. This article discusses some things that you can add to your bathroom during the remodeling process so that the bathroom is safer for all family members, especially those with limited mobility.

How to clean your stone benchtop

Stone benchtops are common in homes of various types. It looks and feels luxurious, and is durable for a variety of activities. However, stone can be a difficult material to clean, as it can be quite porous. It's also difficult as stone is hard to restore if it were to become discoloured or break. In order to clean stone benchtops in a way that is gentle for the material, but also so that you prevent further problems down the road, there are a few things you should think about.

New Puppy, Plus Outside Allergies, Equals An Excellent Reason To Install Artificial Grass

Just like humans, some dogs are more genetically disposed to having allergy issues than others. While you will not know that your dog is allergy sensitive when you first get him, it will quickly become apparent there is an issue once he starts spending a bit of time outside. When backyard trips are making your puppy miserable, these are the facts you need to know. Diagnosing Outside Allergies A trip to your vet is the ultimate way to prove the symptoms you are seeing can be attributed to greenery they are coming into contact with while outside.