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small house ideas

Whether you’re  claustrophobic or you like entertaining people, you want your home to feel comfortable. Here’s some tips on how to make your small house feel like it’s bigger than it really is.

Lighting.

The number one thing anyone can do to create more space in their home is to buy light bulbs and fixtures that put out a lot of white light. It’s cheap, easy, and most brighter lights are specifically designed to last longer and use less energy than those yellow, old, off color lights that have practically been around since Edison invented the light bulb.… Read the rest

Reasons Polished Concrete Outshines Other Flooring Systems

Polished concrete is nowadays considered to be the most effective flooring option for residential and industrial applications. 

Polished concrete is concrete that has been treated with a densifier to fill up its pores resulting in a smooth surface. With the use of grinding tools, the concrete surface gets to be reflective to light and its aggregates exposed to achieve your desired level of shine.

Polished concrete has a lot to offer in terms of aesthetics and functionality. 

Low-Cost Option

This flooring system transforms your existing concrete floor into a beautiful and more durable floor.… Read the rest

Light Your Kitchen Cabinet

Under-cabinet lighting is not just a modern design but is a great tool to keep your kitchen well lighted and helpful for those with no 20/20 vision. Aside from offering great functionality and style, installing lighting will brighten any kitchen or workspace and illuminating countertops. Depending on your needs and cabinet or room layout, there are various designs for you to choose by the best kitchen remodeling contractor. Best of all, installation of most under cabinet lights is an easy do it yourself task.

Useful tips and ideas for getting the prescribed lights for your home:

Plug-In vs.

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Home Essentials: Soapstone Countertop

There are massive options in the market today than just marble and granite natural stone for countertops is the subject. If you love the sophisticated beauty of granite and the light dapple of marble, why not consider soapstone. Soapstone is hard wearing, almost low-maintenance, and has a lovely, antiquated feel. Here’s what you need to know about soapstone.

Cost of Soapstone

Soapstone has like the same price to a high-end granite but cheaper than marble. You’ll need around $75 and $150 per square foot for installed soapstone countertop.

Maintenance Issue

Although soapstone will darken naturally upon and it doesn’t stain.… Read the rest

Curtains vs Drapes

There are so many options it can be a bit overwhelming when it comes to window treatments and to pick between them is hard. Curtains or Drapes? Which one is better? Whatever material you pick, each has distinct characteristics of its own.

If you’ve been wondering what exactly differentiates a curtain from a drape, here’s what you need to know:

Curtains

Curtains are fabric panels mostly sold in pairs. Curtains are versatile and a popular choice for every room of the home from the bedroom to living room, even bathrooms and kitchens, you’ll find a wide range of options for its lengths, width, type of fabrics, color (either plain or color combination) and designs.… Read the rest