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Essential tips for maintaining an outdoor work area

Outdoor work areas have become fairly popular as of late, with major companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook making use of designated outdoor workspaces in some of their headquarters. Outdoor workspaces are not just a passing trend that makes workers feel more in touch with nature. Being outside also provides several workplace benefits such as increased creativity, memory, and morale. For this reason, it is a worthwhile...

Décor items that can instantly make your backyard look better

Are you looking for new ways to freshen up your backyard? Before your next patio party or backyard barbecue, add these great items to your outdoor living area for an instantly memorable vibe. Outdoor wicker furniture Wicker furniture has long been a staple of bohemian, Victorian, and tropical home aesthetics. Why not bring the timeless appearance and elegant design of weaved wicker furniture into your outdoor living areas? Outdoor wicker...

How to Redesign Your Backyard

Landscaping your yard comes with many rewards. You get to create something lovely and you can save money by doing it yourself. You have the pride of having accomplished something amazing. If you have a big job to do though, one thing that can save you lots of time and money is by buying certain materials in bulk. For instance, if you are planning to tackle installing some new flower beds out front, planting some hedges and landscaping around...

Should you turn your backyard into another living room?

Blog provided by Wicker Paradise Recently, the Washington Post called living room furnishings in backyards “the new American status symbol.” Today, there are even deck competitions that give out awards for the best outdoor living area. In an era where backyards have become another way to express yourself through home design, you might be wondering where to start. An outdoor area with heaters, couches, and other traditional home fixtures can...

Easy and Affordable Bathroom Upgrades

Is your bathroom looking a little drab? It might be time for a makeover. There are many ways to upgrade the bathroom, from installing new tile to buying a new sink, toilet, and tub. But many bathroom upgrades are simply too expensive or take months to complete. So how do you update your bathroom without spending a lot of time and money? Fortunately there are many simple and affordable ways to update the look and comfort of your bathroom. The...

How Rattan Furniture Can Refresh Your Office Design

Blog provided by Wicker Paradise There are a number of things that are crucial for effective work inside an office building. Space, efficiency, and functionality are all necessary for an office design that promotes productivity. However, there is another factor that significantly affects employees’ ability to perform well. Experts have concluded that workplace aesthetics, such as natural elements, the presence of scenic views, and artwork on...

How to find money for home upgrades?

Article by Amazing Interior Design Ideas Everyone dreams of upgrading their home as it means that you have more space and can enjoy the things you love. However, most of us work within tight budgets and funding home upgrades can seem difficult. Here are some simple ways you can gather the funds to make your home upgrade dreams come true. Is your project a good investment – You want your investment to increase savings or increase the value of...

8 Ways to live in a small house

Article by The Black Snapper Although small houses are cozy, they can feel cramped. Here are some smart tips to help you stay sane in a small home. Add a fold-up table – Buy a dining table that will fold onto the wall and where the chairs can be hung on the walls above it. When your dining table is not in use, you can enjoy a large kitchen space for cooking. Add storage under the stairs – Build drawers, shelves, and cabinets to use the space...

What carpet is best for stairs?

Article by UNDFS Stairs are the most common place to add carpeting, but choosing the right type of carpeting for your stairs is key to ensuring its durability and to reducing maintenance costs. Here are a few areas to consider when selecting carpeting for your stairs. Carpet quality – Your stairs will have a lot of traffic as they will be in constant use. Therefore, it is best to use the highest quality carpeting you can afford, as it will end...

Tips on looking after your mailbox

Article by EZ Biz Niz  When it comes to yard maintenance, one of the last things that comes to a homeowners mind is the Mailbox. Most of the time go unnoticed for very long periods until something happens like damage, rust, or it starts to fall apart. For a homeowner who is interested in mailbox maintenance and upkeep, here are some basic tricks and tips you can employ to keep your mailbox looking new. First, take care of the loose hinges on...