Category: Painter & Decorator

Summer Home Improvement: Kids Room Remodelling

As summer is amidst us, many of our kids’ bedrooms may need remodeling. With growing kids, it’s never a bad idea to remodel the bedrooms to suit the kids’ interests and in order to make the rooms comfort zones for growing ones. After all, bedrooms are more than rooms used to sleep in; a bedroom is meant to be a comfort zone, one that is personalised based on who is staying in it.

Hunting for Ideas

If you’re looking for ideas to spark up your kids’ bedrooms, there are a vast number of ideas you will find on the internet, in books and of course by simply asking family and friends for suggestions. Similar to every other setup, prior to remodeling a bedroom it’s a good idea to do some research on the pricing of furniture, the different colour contrasts available in the market and other intricate details that may be incorporated to room remodeling. read more

Summer Home Improvement: Install Energy Efficient Windows

Energy Conservation through Windows

Other than making a statement regarding the house, home windows play a huge role in ventilation. As such, it’s a good idea to invest in energy efficient windows or windows that suit your home setting best. Energy efficient windows are crucial in that heat loss and heat gain through windows constitutes around 25-30% of a home’s heating and cooling. Energy conservation or energy efficiency are both incorporated to the use of windows. Not to mention, energy efficient windows also help to block out extreme noise that may disturb the residents within a house. read more

Summer Home Improvement: Balcony Ideas

Balconies provide an excellent space for those who need to step out for air. Depending on how big your balcony is, you can in fact do a lot with this extra space. A little bit of creativity can go a long way in changing something that looks simple and small. There is a whole list of balcony ideas you can look into if you’re thinking about increasing your property value. Speaking to family or friends for ideas on how you can set up your balcony is a great start or you can read up on it yourself, do a little bit of experimenting on the setup and decide for yourself what works best for you. read more

Improve your property value: Exterior Paint

Colours often play a huge role in determining our mood. Colours can affect our feelings and emotions. Colours can make a good day feel bad and make a bad day feel food. As such, the colours you choose for your home will more than likely have a significant effect on you on many different fronts, whether emotionally, psychologically and sometimes, even spiritually. Not just that, keeping your house freshly painted will also increase your property value financially.

Painting Quote

There are different types of paint available in the market, depending on what you need the paint for. Not only does the colour of the paint you choose matter but the type of paint and even the company the paint is from play a role in determining the overall quality of the paint. Your painting quote would of course vary based on these factors in addition to others, such as which shop you are purchasing from, etc. read more

DIY Disasters and How to Avoid Them

Some of us are blessed with almost professional level skills when it comes to home improvements. People who can turn their hand to most repairs or renovations, and looking like they’ve been visited by the Grand Designs team, can be the envy of their less able friends
For others, though, DIY can be a DI-Saster, and end up costing time, money and heartache in the long run. Don’t let that put you off though. With some research, some careful planning, and sometimes a visit from the professionals, you can improve your home for relatively little cost.
Here’s the HaMuch guide to DIY disasters, and how to avoid them. read more