Four Laminate Flooring Installation Tips

Wooden flooring looks great, is easy to care for and is inexpensive. Here are four tips for installing the flooring. Image Credit Start with the Doors You will need to undercut or trim the door casings and the side jambs so that the laminate boards will slide underneath. Prepare the Surface Before putting down the underlay, check the subfloor for squeaks or any protruding nailheads that need tapping down. Then brush or vacuum clean the floor so there is no debris or dust. Roll out the Underlay Once the subfloor…

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Kitchen Lighting: Rules And Features

Kitchen Lighting: Rules And Features

The competent light design of the kitchen makes the room not only functional but also cozy, lived, loved. We will share the main secrets of the ideal kitchen lighting. Features of kitchen lighting The kitchen can be separate or combined with a living room or a lounge. Planning and placement of the kitchen critically affect the choice of the concept of lighting. LIGHTING THE KITCHEN, COMBINED WITH THE LIVING ROOM The option of combining the kitchen with another room can be convenient and functional, but it inevitably generates a stylistic…

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7 Tips To Survive In A Small Kitchen

7 Tips To Survive In A Small Kitchen

If you want to renovate the kitchen or just give it a new look, but you have the problem of reduced space, do not despair. There are simple and practical solutions to make the most of the space available and create a practical, functional and enjoyable workspace. Below, I’ll give you some tips that will help you organize and decorate your small kitchen. Focus on light colors The white and light tones always create a feeling of amplitude and brightness, so it is perfect for small spaces. Regardless of the…

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How to Set Your Home Office Up for Success

According to Forbes contributor, Kenneth Rapoza, one in five Americans work from home. That’s about three million American professionals that never step foot in an office outside their home – 54 percent of them say they’re happier that way. Whether it’s a self-employed individual or someone working a small accounting service or telecommuting for another company, more and more people are hanging up their work shirts, getting out of the “rat race,” and snuggling up to their computers. But, with home offices comes to another challenge – productivity. When you…

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Everything you need to know about reclaimed parquet flooring

Parquet flooring was once a staple feature of many homes. Over the years, its popularity has diminished in favour of laminate, engineered wood and vinyl; however, it can make a fantastic impact in a room. Reclaimed parquet flooring is a great way to get all the benefits at a fraction of the cost. Image Credit If you are thinking of investing in reclaimed parquet flooring in Ireland, here is all you need to know. Differential wear Depending on where the flooring was originally fitted, the blocks can have differential wear…

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How Bow and Bay Windows Can Make a Small Room Appear Larger

If you are dissatisfied with the size of your home or apartment you may be wondering about some affordable ways to increase the appearance of that particular living space. But instead of adding square footage or removing a wall, you could add bay windows or bow windows to make a room appear much larger. This type of improvement project can often be less expensive than the other alternatives for getting some more space in your home or apartment. Small Rooms in Your Home Sometimes the key to enlarging any room…

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Outdoor Decks For Your Terrace And Pool

Outdoor Decks For Your Terrace And Pool

The wooden pallets are not the exclusive property of the interior of the houses but have become an elegant, warm and very aesthetic option to cover the floor of the terrace or the surroundings of the pool. The possibilities are different, so if you are thinking of installing an outdoor platform, you should consider whether you prefer to give priority to aesthetics or ease of maintenance.

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