Architectural Details That Revive a Room
15 September 2017
Are you bored with your house? The fault could lie in the lack of architectural detail in your home. Four walls and a floor make a room, but it's the details that make it inviting. With some basic carpentry skills and tools (or a skilled hired architect) you can add a little "Wow!" to your home with these ideas.
Survey your rooms: how tall is the baseboard? What kind of trim is around windows or doorways?
5 Ways to Use Built-In Shelves to Make a Room Feel Larger
12 September 2017
Built-in bookshelves look beautiful, and they can also affect how the room looks overall. If you're working with a residential carpenter to put built-in bookshelves in your home, there are a range of ideas that you may want to consider. If you want the shelves to make the room look bigger, here are some ideas to consider.
1. Opt for Light Colours
Light colours always help to make spaces larger. Light bounces off of light colours, and that helps create the appearance of extra space.
How a Trenchless Drilling Service Can Save You Money & Time
31 August 2017
If you want to install a pipe or a cable how do you do it? Do you dig a long trench, place the pipe into it and then fill the hole in? That approach works well for short distances if there are no obstacles in the way of the trench. What do you do if there are mature trees in the way? Perhaps there is a large concreted area in the path of your trench?
Creating a House Design with a Period Home Theme
31 August 2017
There's no denying that period properties come with lots of charm, but it isn't always easy to find one. If you're about to renovate your home or you're struck on the idea of building one from the ground up, there are things to consider before starting your period property theme.
Consider the era you want to reflect
If you're aiming for consistency and an overall impressive finish, you'll need to give careful consideration to the era you want to reflect.