Make the Most of a Small Backyard

Backyards can be considered the pride of the house. Often spacious and beautiful, they can be used as a form of self-expression and artistry. If you’re not lucky enough to have a large backyard, it may difficult to see their potential, however, they can be just as stunning and classy as larger yards if you know how to make the most of a small space. Furniture Choosing the right furniture for your garden is important when trying to maximise the space you have. You should consider size as large tables and chairs can take up unnecessary space and look too bulky for the small size of your backyard. Ensure that you check the measurements needed or that you see the furniture in person before you buy. Try to avoid overcrowding. Whilst you may have guests over occasionally, there is no need to buy more chairs that will take up precious space. Plant Choice Try not to use big plants, as they can often overgrow and take up more space than initially intended. If larger plants are a feature … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Home Improvement

Renovations are a rite of passage for every homeowner, whether it’s a lick of paint in the hall, adding a second floor, or a complete rebuild from the foundations. Keeping your home fresh, with updated decor and modern fittings will help keep your house value elevated, whether you’re looking to sell or want a bigger pool of liquidity to draw from. However, some home renovations can turn sour, and cost more than they’re worth, so you’ve got to do it right. If you’re looking to renovate or improve your home, then here are some must do's that will boost your house value without straining your wallet. Get an interior designer in You can spend hours and hours reading the latest home interior magazines and still feel out of touch when you step foot inside a kitchen design studio. An interior designer or architect will understand how to balance form and function, what colors are in and what are dated, and what aesthetics will appeal to prospective buyers. You don’t have to use an … [Read more...]