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Maintaining Unvarnished Wooden Doors

Fill a tub with hot water and add just a squirt of detergent. To help mix things up, add just a little vinegar, and if you have it, olive oil. Dip a regular washing up sponge into the solution. Squeezing out excessive water, lightly wipe the wood with the abrasive side of the sponge. To make sure that you protect…


Benefits of Making Your Own Window Cleaner

You can make your own cleaner for way less money than you would spend on a commercial cleaner.  Even if not, I would still prefer to make my own for the other benefits.  See the end of this post to see how much you can save. Do you really want to add these toxins to our already toxically-overloaded environment?  I…


Reasons Why You Should Install Rooflights For Flat Roof

Natural light is very fundamental to our homes. This is the reason why most homeowners install windows in their houses. During the day, you can actually access natural light through the window. However, when it is dark, you require to light up your electric bulb so that you can utilise your room. If your house has a flat roof, you…


Stained glass internal doors

If you are lucky enough to live in an older house, whether it be Victorian, Edwardian or a traditional 1930’s style semi, you may wish to consider installing reclaimed internal pine pitch doors or solid pine doors with stained glass panels. There are companies which specialise in either supplying and renovating reclaimed doors or companies which can make bespoke solid…


Installing window grilles

For added security for your home, you may wish to consider fitting window grilles, at least to your most vulnerable windows, like basement windows or those overlooking an alleyway, for instance. In case you have visions of your home beginning to look like Wormwood Scrubs, then you might want to think again. Whilst it is true that a lot of…


A Seasonal Room can become your Place of Happy Retreat

During winters, when weather plays havoc with human body, a seasonal room can provide you with much relief. Likewise, during the rainy season, when water spoils almost all of your plans, a sun room can double up as a hideaway where you enjoy the smell of rain without getting wet or dirty. A sun room will be your doorway to…