The importance of the proper construction of flat roofs

Does your property have a flat roof?  If so, you probably already understand that they are susceptible to some specific problems. Ideally, a flat roof will not be any more troublesome than a normal pitched roof, but occasionally due to a bad build or neglect, problems can build up, and they might be serious. Tar or asphalt flat roofs may last just a decade, roofing shingles generally perform better and last about 35 years, while a slate pitched roof can stand for more than a century. Whatever type of roof…

What you need to think about when buying a new boiler

Image credit If you are looking to have a new boiler installed by using the services of a Boiler Installation Gloucester company like https://www.hprservicesltd.com/gloucester-boilers/boiler-installation-gloucester/ there are a few things that you will want to think about. Size – the size of the boiler that you have installed will depend on your family circumstances and the overall size of your property and the space that you have available to install the boiler. The number of bathrooms that you have that will require hot water will also determine the size of the…

Setting up your desk for optimum productivity

Image credit Have you ever thought about how your desk setup could be affecting your productivity levels? If you are one of the thousands of people who have migrated over to home working you may want to look at where and how you are working. Having a dedicated work space is much more conducive to being productive than trying to work from a laptop and the sofa. A Next Day delivery desks company such as https://www.bestbuy-officechairs.co.uk/office-furniture/reception-furniture/next-day-reception-desks/ can help you with all the items that you need. Image credit Here are…

Flat and pitched roofing explained

A flat roof is never completely flat in the true sense. There should be a little pitch so that rainwater can drain away effectively. A flat roof, therefore, could have some degree of pitch. If you’re considering installing a flat roof, there are some pros and cons to check first. Image credit You will want to consider whether it is for commercial or residential property, whether it’s an integral part of the roof structure of the building design, the style of the property and your budget. Here are some factors…

Chair designs you might have seen

The chair must fit a lot into a small package. It must be practical, comfortable, stylish and well-engineered. There is no other furniture that is loved quite like a favourite chair. Chairs became more than just functional items during the 20th century, when technological advancements and major changes in society encouraged people to want creativity and access to interior design that had never existed before. When looking to kit out your office you will want to look for a selection of comfortable Reception Chairs to give your visitors something to…

How do I buy my First House?

Buying a house of your own has felt more and more unobtainable over recent years. With a surge of people opting to stay at home with their parents rather than face the daunting challenge of attempting to get a foothold on the property ladder, it seems a whole generation are going to remain either with their parents or in rented accommodation. But if this really doesn’t appeal to you (or to your parents!) there are a number of ways that you can get your foot on that first rung of…

Upgrading your home the easy way

Whether you’re handy with a paint brush or gardening tools or better at briefing the professionals to do it, there are lots of easy ways you can upgrade your home. Image Credit Brighten Up Your Kitchen Painting the cabinets and appliances in your kitchen can transform how it looks, with bright colours proving a popular alternative to wood-effect finishes in recent years. Greens, pinks and shades of cream are often chosen to bring light and a sense of personality to a kitchen, and you could upgrade your cabinets by painting…

Incorporating metal into your decor

One of the decoration trends that has remained a definite favourite for the past few years is metal. Whether it’s industrial-style metal furniture, traditional tin or big copper or brass trends, metal is here to stay. One area that is often overlooked is the ceiling but you can make this the fifth wall, so to speak and even include metal in this space. Are you looking for style inspiration and want to know how to integrate metal into your home? Then here are some modern metal ideas to bring your…

Top tips to style a small living room

A small living room can be a challenge. When styled wrong, it can be stifling and feel cramped. Image Credit Here we look at some great tips and tricks to make the most of the space you have, which may be essential considering living rooms have reduced in size by a third, according to this article in The Guardian. Tidy and declutter First, strip back and ensure only the items you need and want are in the room. Give everything a spot and make sure it gets put back where…

A comprehensive reform combines tradition with a very modern touch in a rural environment

I can not think of a better way to start the year with this detached house is located in the old village of La Cerdanya in Lleida, surrounded by forests and with spectacular views of the natural park of Cadí and the Valley of the Cerdanya. The town began to rehabilitate fifteen years ago and, since then, there are already five houses rebuilt. With its reform project, Dom Arquitectura set out to build a house with traditional elements and, at the same time, to ensure that it is modern and offers a welcoming atmosphere. The…