Common Types of Air Cleaners For Your Home

If you live in a home that attracts a great deal of dust, pollen, and dirt, you may need to buy an air cleaner to purify the air quality and to help relieve breathing problems such as asthma or severe allergies. There are several types of air cleaners on the market, and here is a breakdown of the most common ones you can buy and how they work. HEPA Filter Cleaners -- HEPA is an acronym for High Efficiency Particulate Air and is a technology that was first invented in the second World War to help soldiers breathe in environments contaminated by radioactive material. Read More 

Electric or water floor heating - which is best for you?

More and more people are deciding to do away with their old radiators in favour of something a little more sophisticated: underfloor heating. Whereas radiators are just located one part of the room, floor heating is distributed evenly under your flooring so that the whole room heats up evenly to keep you feeling warm in the chilly winter months. But deciding that you want underfloor hearting is not the end of the road – you will also have to decide which type of heating solution will suit you the best. Read More 

How To Make Blackout Curtains

Blackout lined curtains are a must for kids' bedrooms, especially in the summer when it's light till late and the sun's up early.  With a little effort, you can ensure a good night's sleep for your little ones.  You don't need to be an expert seamstress to complete this project, which can be finished in just an afternoon. Here's how to make blackout curtains.  What you'll need curtain fabric blackout lining sewing machine thread iron and ironing board fabric scissors pins All the above can be bought from a good haberdashery or department store, like Miraje Home Decor & Soft Furnishings. Read More 

Choosing the Right Plants for Your Patio: Adding Privacy, Colour, Snacks and More

When working with patio builders to create a new garden oasis, consider that the right plants can help to make your patio eve more comfortable, attractive and inviting. If you are tired of a boring, sparse patio, check out these tips on which plants you need. Whether you choose one plant or a range of plants, these recommendations are designed to fit a range of purposes: 1. Creating a border Read More 

Common Deck Building Mistakes You Should Avoid

Many homeowners choose to build their own decks without factoring in the reality that they do not have the correct information or experience to build a safe and durable deck. Consequently, the deck ends up becoming a safety hazard or failing much sooner than expected and this forces the homeowner to incur the cost of building a new deck. Avoid this added cost by avoiding the following mistakes as you build your deck. Read More