Building a treehouse requires imagination, enthusiasm and some amount of DIY know-how. While more complex structures need the input of an experienced designer, it’s always good to know the rules before you embark on such a project.
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Whether it’s meeting a plumber for a consultation, having a system explained, or doing a DIY job, some plumbing and heating terms can sound like a foreign language! To help you to understand their meaning, this jargon buster tackles a list of the most common terms plumbers are asked to explain. A
Are you overwhelmed by toys that have overstayed their ‘play date’? Do you find yourself endlessly picking up, stepping on or tripping over your child’s playthings?
Sometimes it’s easy to become so wrapped up in interior home comforts that we forget about the exterior! With a few simple steps, however, you can make sure that your house always makes the right impression … Step 1: Kerb appeal When it comes to the exterior of a house, attention to detail is vitally […]
In their current form, shipping containers have been around since the 1950s but have only become a construction material in the past decade to construct the popular shipping container home. This global housing and architectural trend spread to Ireland in the form of small or student projects, none of which are believed to have been […]
Whether it’s to hold your cup, put your feet on, do the children’s homework or display your photo albums, a coffee table will do it all. It can be an extravagant centerpiece or a flat surface with legs. Either way, it will be at the heart of your living room and in this article I […]
A successful, innovative lighting design scheme can bring your house to life, make it appear bigger, fresher and very chic. Lighting is a versatile and important design tool often overlooked, yet it is an essential part of interior design and can be used in many ways to enhance your home. It is not an aspect […]
Is the saucepan out of reach? Has the flour has been put back on the top shelf? Was that wedding present given to you by a visiting relative put above the kitchen units, out of sight? You could run out to the shed to grab a paint-spattered ladder but more times than not, you’ll probably […]
The hallway is the most neglected room of the home. Compared to bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens, hallways always seem to struggle to get attention and are often left alone for decades; but they set the mood and tone of the house and therefore deserve just as much attention. Nowadays we use hallways as transitional areas; […]
Is there anything more satisfying than chilling in the garden with a glass of wine or a cold beverage on a sunny afternoon? It has got to be one of life’s simple pleasures! Using standard tools and readily available materials, you can build your very own garden bench in no time. This method can be […]