Cool Features to Consider When Building a New Home

If you're even thinking about building a custom home, chances are good you know that there is a lot to think about. From layout, to design finishes, to what material you're going to use and everything in between, it can take months to get a project really off the ground (no pun intended).   That being said, is always good to look at other custom homes and ideas for inspiration for your own project. That's why we've compiled some of the coolest features to consider when you're building Read more [...]

4 Remarkable New Home Architecture Styles

Finally, you have made the big decision to build a new home. Selecting an architectural style for it is both exciting and daunting as there are so many options to choose from! You can have an old, almost medieval-style home, or a modern home. All around you and on Pinterest must be filled with dozens of ideas, and narrowing it down may be challenging. Many factors can help you narrow down to the ultimate perfect architectural style. Consider the climate of your home town; for instance, a pitched Read more [...]

Basic Guide to Liquid Screed for Floor Construction

Modern flooring typically consists of several layers. The primary structural support comes from the concrete base, while sub-floors and insulation enhance function and stability for the flooring finish. Depending on the type of floor finish used, you can also choose from a variety of sub-floor or screed options.   Different types of floor screed   Traditional floor screed mixture is typically composed of sand and cement. You can order a bag and mix it on-site, or you can contact Read more [...]

The Top Tips You Need to Remember When Lighting Your Dining Room

Dining in an area which is not well-lit can be quite the challenge, as everyone will agree. If your dining area doesn’t have the proper lighting, it can be difficult to see the food you are eating, for one, but it also adds to a less-than-pleasant ambience. The dining area has another purpose aside from being the place where you eat your food – it’s also the place where you can bond with your family and friends and exchange stories and precious moments. It follows, then, that you need to choose Read more [...]

The Downside of Getting Bedroom Decoration Inspiration Online

It’s okay if you decide to copy ideas online about how to decorate your bedroom. You can find several websites providing tips on how to come up with a fascinating bedroom. Some of them are suitable considering your bedroom size and how much you can afford to spend. The problem is that there are some downsides that could hurt your effort to beautify the bedroom. The inspiration doesn’t look anywhere near your actual room It's easy to decorate a bedroom when it's spacious, and it has everything Read more [...]

Simple Home Improvement Tips That Will Increase Appeal

If you are interested in interior design, you obviously want to start some home improvement projects. The problem is that home improvement is pretty huge. This is especially the case if you often look at upgrades, trades and styling articles online. Fortunately, there are always different things that can be done and you can easily enjoy the following tips to make a quick difference. Always Think About Painting When you look at pictures of perfectly decorated homes, you instantly notice the Read more [...]

3 Ways to Downsize Before Your Next Move

Moving might not always be fun, but it doesn't have to be stressful. Believe it or not, with a little help from your friends, family, and the Oyster Bay post office, you can pack up your house and move in no time!   Be Prepared and Ask for Help Packing isn't a solo job - even if you live by yourself. Asking for help from your friends and family can be a big help. You can also hire a full-service mover to ease the burden of moving. Don't be afraid to ask for help. Whether it is by Read more [...]

Tips on How to Improve the Chances of Selling Your Home

You might be selling your house because you are moving to a new one to downsize, upsize, or to take a new job or business opportunity. Whatever the reason is, it’s vital to prepare your house for the selling. There are things that you can do to get a higher chance of having your property sold quicker and at a competitive price. Hire a reliable real estate agent While you can advertise your property for sale by yourself, you might not have the network and experience to get things done effectively. Read more [...]

How to Melt the Stress Away after a Hard Day at Work

It is a common sight to see people who are not fond of their jobs yet are forced to put up with questionable and stressful working conditions as they often have no choice. It can be exceptionally challenging to feel in charge of your life when it feels like your job takes up so much time, making it doubly important that you can melt the stress away outside of work. Unfortunately, not everyone has managed to treat themselves well enough outside of work to get rid of the stress. For many people, Read more [...]

Tips for Reducing the Content of Your Closet

It’s frustrating to see your closet not having enough space for all your clothes. You end up keeping some of them in other areas at home. Worse, given the piles of clothes, you might have a hard time finding what you need. It delays everything and it’s irritating. The best option, for now, is to reduce the content of the closet. You need to find a way to take out some of the unnecessary items. Start with the clothes you use the least Take all your clothes out of the closet. Determine Read more [...]