Monthly Archives: March 2016
Are you considering a few updates around the house in the next 12 months? Take a look at our guide to decide when is best for you.
Consider the holidays
If you're the type of household that regularly hosts visitors over long weekends, Christmas, New Years and other holidays, aim to avoid doing up the house around these times. Work such as repainting and remodelling often leaves tools and equipment around the house for some time, so the fewer people who have to work around these obstacles, the better. Plus, if you're updating a high-use area such as a bathroom or kitchen, you may need to make other arrangements while work is being carried out – which is not ideal for entertaining!
When people think about giving their home a new look, their first idea tends to be to repaint it. While painting can be plenty of fun and will undoubtedly look great, check out these 10 reasons to consider wallpaper, instead.
It almost goes without saying, but one of the best reasons to go with wallpaper rather than paint is for all the fantastic patterns it affords you. Short of hiring a very talented artist to spend hours painting your rooms, you simply can't get the same beautiful patterns and details in paint that you can in wallpaper.
Using every last drop of your paint cans is about as rare as finishing the shampoo and conditioner at the exact same time. That's why many households have a few old tins of paint tucked away in the garage.
Instead of letting them gather dust, here are a few ways to use up that old paint!