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The bedroom is where most people put to the bottom of their list of needing an update, no one else see’s it apart from the people who sleep it in and for most people that’s all they worry about. Well this needs to change. A bedroom is where we spend sleeping, getting ready, relaxing, and it deserves to be somewhere special. Designing your bedroom can include various elements to create different results.
If you are looking for the modern extravagant style then your bed if you centre piece. using the bed as a feature draws angles into the room which don’t actually exist. However creating a focus point means you build/design the rest of the room around the bed. If you are looking for a four post grand bed then you can look to achieve a luxurious bedroom with bold character, normally a oak bed is the best option, however its price tag is pretty heavy!
Now if you looking for a more traditional looking bedroom with a warm feel, then there are many options available. Nowadays you can get fitted bedrooms bath, which create a quick and stylish option for those projects who don’t have masses of time. Another secret into making a huge difference and adding lots of traditionality to your room is adding some furniture, normally wooden based. It has scientifically been proven that humans sleep better when they have natural materials in the same room as them, and can help with sleep problems and headaches.
Restore your bathroom into the tranquil and relaxing place it should be! So many people today settle for a basic and boring plain bathroom, with white walls, white bath tub, and a white sink - no. All you need is to get hold of some quality showerwall panel, nice titles and a good colour of paint. Now many people is all this necessary? You can transform your bathroom for under a hundred pounds if you know where to look and a few shortcuts.
Paint colour is key for creating a relazing and warm feel to the room.
Windows are the face of your home and too many people overlook their importance when designing or updating a home. A fresh lick of paint around the home is something anyone can do themselves, but what people miss is windows. If you are looking for a modern fresh look, then white double glazed windows are definitely the choice for you, however if you prefer a bit more unique character to your home, then traditional windows are a must!
You can buy cheap window frames from small recycling businesses, who will sometimes even give away window borders. Or even a quick sand down and fresh lick of paint will do the job, not forgetting colour makes an abundance of difference and can create a more friendly and fresher look to your property. Now shutters are becoming much more popular in the countrysides of the UK, which is creating a more traditional themed home with an executive touch throughout the home.Continue Reading...
When looking for the right materials for the job, people often find they spend too much on expensive materials from big dealers. Companies such as Travis Perkins, B&Q and Wickes place high price tags on raw materials due to their high popularity and status in the home improvement industry. Also many people are drawn to the familiar brands and feel apprehensive shopping away from the comfort of the company they have already used before.
However you could save yourself huge amounts of money if you source your materials in the right place. For instance if you are looking for wood to build your own outdoor decking you could be looking anywhere from £30-£120 per square metre for soft pine, to £100-£220 on hardwood timber. On average a local run businesses will charge 27% cheaper than larger companies such as the likes of Travis Perkins etc.
If you are on a tight budget, it may be worth checking with recycled wood. Many companies look to sandback and reuse old wood. if it isn’t for decking, and maybe to add beams, flooring or doors in your house, old refurbished wood is a great way to add character to your space as well as emitting extreme good quality.Continue Reading...