Wednesday, April 01, 2020

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Even people who have their own place often struggle to decorate it to their liking, and we all know how difficult it is to find a good apartment for rent. Even if you do manage to find the one whose size and price are convenient enough for you, there is always the fact that you can’t actually go out and decorate it the way you’d like to. Having terrible floors in a place is often a deal-breaker, but it doesn’t mean there is nothing you can do about it. Here are a few ways to help you deal with problematic floors in your rented apartment:

Foam tiles

Foam floor tiles most likely evoke... Read More

Amid the gleaming steel-and-glass towers springing up in every large town around the world, a trend is bubbling away that is nodding towards old school cool. In Nashville, US, a 70s chic commercial building recently sold for triple its value; across the water in Adelaide, Australia, a retro home sold for $230,000 above its value and local market price. These outlying examples are springing up across the globe and should give would-be investors, real estate agents and property sellers pause for thought.

Up scaling a retro home

Retro should not be confused with shoddy. Instead,... Read More

Looking for an ideal place to live may sometimes be a little bit hard. It seldom happens that you get to find the perfect place after a few attempts. It is essential that you create a set of standards that you have to adhere to make apartment hunting easier for you. If this is your first time looking for an apartment, below are some guidelines to help you get started.


One of the things that you should consider when looking for an apartment is its location. It would be nice if it’s located near your workplace and other commercial establishments such as grocery... Read More

There has been a lot of debate about buying versus renting a home in recent times, especially given the rise in property prices. While buying a home allows you to own an asset, renting it leaves more to chance and doesn’t allow you to fall back upon property as security. While as a salaried professional, the HRA component in your pay will help you put an amount towards monthly rent, buying a home allows you to claim tax exemptions basis your home loan. Having a home of your own has its own advantages even if you don’t choose to live in it.

You can save on costly rent and have a high-value... Read More

Backyards are the most important advantage of a life in a house instead of in a flat. They can be simply magical. You can choose to make your yard practical or to transform it into a fairy-tale site. In any case, you can spend many happy hours out in the open, breathing fresh air and enjoying the sunlight. Here are some ideas for a gorgeous backyard that’ll make you avoid the indoors with all your might.

1. A place to chill

The first thing all of us need is a place to chill after a long day, so that’s what you need to make as a part of your dream backyard. Do it in any way you like.... Read More

When determining whether your project requires a handyman or a general contractor, you should know that there are usually advantages to each. However, there are certain projects, situations, etc. that will require greater expertise as well as licensing depending on your local laws. In general, there is not a “one size fits all” formula to make this decision. In this article we will discuss when and if you should hire a handyman or a general contractor.

When Should I Use a Handyman?

A handyman is comparable to being a jack of all trades. They typically have a certain depth of knowledge... Read More

Questions for Roofers: How to Pick Your Roofing Shingles

Choosing the best roofing shingles can be an overwhelming task. There are several factors that should be weighed carefully to come up with the right decision. From the composition to the style, colors, and price, these options shouldn’t be taken lightly when picking your shingles. However, asking the assistance of a professional roofer can make a huge difference. With their expertise and skills, you can get the most out of their recommendations. Read on this article as we’ll provide a list of questions to ask the roofers on... Read More

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