Tips + Tricks: 5 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Home

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Choosing the best flooring is one important decision to make when building or renovating your home. Proper flooring can either make or break the over-all look and feel of your new or renovated space. Oftentimes, proper flooring can also ensure the safety of people, especially the little children, living in a house.

There are a number of factors to take into consideration in deciding which type of flooring best suits your living area. Here is my list:


Some types of flooring are more costly compared to others and it is best to set a specific budget for your flooring requirements. This will help you decide on which types of flooring to check out and avoid. Depending on the budget you set, you can either opt for high-end top quality flooring alternatives or choose the more economical ones that are easy on your wallet.

Of course, to give you more value for your money, you can always check more stores to compare prices and be on the lookout for warehouse or outlet sales and carefully time your purchases around them to score bigger discounts.

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Tips + Tricks: 5 Things To Consider When Renovating Your Bathroom

The bathroom is an essential part of the household. This is a place of comfort and relaxation, and for busy mums with small children, it is a space for a little peace and quiet. It goes without saying that you would decide to renovate the bathroom a few times in this lifetime and there is nothing wrong with that. You would want your bathroom space to continue to spark joy and when it doesn’t, it is probably time for a much-needed renovation.

Here are top 5 things you might want to consider when you start planning to renovate your bathroom space:

Make a budget

As bathroom remodelling would entail a considerable expense, it is best that you create a budget for this project to determine the scope of your renovation. Consider the fixture that you might have to add to improve your bathroom, the things you might be able to re-use from your existing set-up, and the numbers of the actual repair and remodelling work that you want to get done.

It would prove helpful if you would also include in your budget calculation a provision for an extra lavatory if there are multiple people who will need to use the bathroom at the same time, or a provision for extra storage to help keep the space spic and span.

Add a bathtub

An important part of bathroom remodelling is deciding to add features to help improve the space or make bathtime even more relaxing. A new bathtub will be a perfect addition to a bathroom remodel. You must decided if you prefer a stand-alone bathtub or you would rather have a bathtub-shower combo, a rather old idea which will work perfectly in tight and smaller bathrooms.

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Home: Sustainable Construction Trends For Custom Home Owners

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When it comes to saving money in your home, your energy consumption is a huge expense. How do you lower that power consumption while helping to reduce your carbon footprint? By choosing sustainable construction methods from the start of your building process!

You’re going to find a large variety of these type of construction methods available to help you build a home that is not only cozy and comfortable but also an energy-efficient home. Learning about the different methods available to you, such as ICF construction, is important to help you make wise decisions on your home improvements or building projects. Take a look below at some of these benefits of ICF construction and other methods you can choose from.

What is ICF Construction?

ICF stands for insulated concrete forms. This is similar to placing LEGO blocks together when you were a child. These walls are formed with insulation on the inside and outside and pieced to fit perfectly together when constructing your home or building. Then concrete is poured into the walls that are reinforced with rebar. These walls are laced together so well that it helps to eliminate any outside air infiltration. That means better insulation and energy efficiency for you.

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