Renovating a bathroom can be a very effective way to increase the overall value of a property. Unfortunately, it can just as easily become a money sink (no pun intended) if you don’t go about it in the right way. Continue reading
We all want a beautiful home, and most people have a general sense of what type of style or decor they want in their home. But having the time and energy to get things the way we want is easier said than done. There are so many influences when it comes to home interiors that just getting a general idea or theme can sometimes be a head-boggling task, and there’s always the danger of not knowing where to start or worse, not knowing when to stop. Continue reading
The popular demand for cleaning service had lead to an explosion in new startup companies throughout the country. And why not, it’s an easy business to get started in. A few cloths and some detergent. A duster, a brush, maybe an old vacuum cleaner and viola, a ready made, fully functioning business ready to make you a fortune in no time. Maybe not. Continue reading
We all like our property to look great inside and out but, for some reason, there are things that just don’t seem to catch the eye until they become an obvious problem. A home’s fascia is one of those things. If it is wooden, the elements will eventually break it down, and because it takes so long, we tend not to notice the decay. Sun and rain will gradually blister paint and dry out wood, and there will come a point when no amount of restorative work can salvage it. Even plastic fascia has its limitations. Harsh sunlight and changes in temperature can eventually bleach and warp the material leaving it unsightly and irreparable. Metal also will at some point begin to show signs of wear and tear – excessive exposure to wet climates, particularly in coastal areas, will slowly tarnish and rust even galvanised steel surfaces.