Inside and out: How folding doors could suit your home

Foldong DoorsCustom made folding or bifold doors are ideal for making effective and attractive room dividers both internally and externally. As a result, many homeowners are now installing them into their homes in a plight to ensure their abode is modern, unique and spacious.

Bifold doors are available in a wide range of finishes and colours depending on the style and colour scheme of the home. There are also a range of bifold door systems available – these are ones that can open inwards or outwards.

Many designers believe that bifold doors look best when they are at their biggest. This contrasts to that of French windows or patio doors – bifold doors are made up of three or more panels that fold back on themselves against the wall to create the ultimate amount of Read More


Going Green! How to Add Pops of Color to Your Home

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Who’s celebrating St Patrick’s Day style? Green is a color used in homes for many many years. It has an emotional or physical impact on how we act. Giving us a sense of peace, ease, relaxation and has been know to reduce depression. Green is most associated with the new growth that comes from the spring season. It is associated with freshness, grass, youth, and hope. However, it has also been associated with envy. Adding this color to your home is as natural as stepping outside and sitting in Read More


Home Remodel Tip: Update Living Room Furnishings

Update Living Room FurnishingsPeople who have a dedicated living room in their home usually furnish it in a more formal sitting room style. This is different than a family room which will be more casual. A living room is often used as a conversation room when guests come to the house for a cup a tea or a nice chat. It can also be used as a quiet reading room for members of the family. Since formal living rooms are not frequently used, people usually save some money and create a budget to eventually fully furnish this room. The living room is often times attached Read More


Essential Elements of a Gracious Front Porch and Entry

Front PorchGuest Blogger: Kerrie Kelly, ASID

As an interior designer, it’s hard to beat the fun and satisfaction of a front porch and entry makeover. Nothing delivers more instant curb appeal, and you can achieve real charm on a large or small budget. Whether you spend a little or spend a lot, my colleagues in the real estate world all insist that this is one of the best returns on investment that homeowners get when prepping their home for market. But don’t wait until you’re ready to sell!

The time and effort you put into overhauling the approach to your home is returned to you every time you walk up. This is a great time to start planning that makeover. Check out my favorite simple and affordable upgrades, and when the sun comes back out, you’ll be amazed how much you can change your home in a weekend! First, consider what role your porch plays as an entry point. Does it have potential Read More


How to Manage Your Household Budget Like a Business

household budgetsGuest Blogger: AJ Smith

Keeping a household budget seems pretty straightforward — so why do we have so much trouble sticking to it? One trick you can try to help is to think of yourself as a business. Businesses have expenses and money coming in and focus on that bottom line. They also can use profits to re-invest in making the business better. Check out the following tips to try budgeting like a business. Read More