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5 TIPS TO DESIGN THE BEST KITCHEN

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THE FIVE ESSENTIAL KITCHEN DESIGN CRITERIA   Are you having a new kitchen ? Know the measurements when designing your kitchen! Read this article to make sure you tick off the five essential kitchen design criteria. While the living room may be the social hub of the home, many of us spend a lot of time in our kitchens which makes it all the more important to make sure your kitchen works practically before you make any other decisions.   1. THINK AHEAD – When redesigning a kitchen plan for the sink, fridge and cooktop to form a triangle.  To begin designing your kitchen, take exact measurements of available floor space, then place the basic elements. Use these guidelines: Form a triangle The work triangle is an important design concept that improves a kitchen’s functionality by minimizing walking distance between the sink, refrigerator, and primary cooking surface. For comfort and safety, the sum… Read more »

5 SIGNS YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A NEW BATHROOM

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1. I THINK IT’S ABOUT TIME PEOPLE STOP FEELING SEA-SICK WHEN THEY USE YOUR BATHROOM HERE’S SOME ADVICE FROM OUR DESIGN EXPERTS ON THE BEST COLOURS TO USE IN A BATHROOM: Get a colour wheel Although you probably don’t know it, most colour schemes come directly from the rules of the colour wheel. Why do purple and yellow go together? Well, they are across from each other on the colour wheel, making them complementary. How about green and blue? They’re next to each other, making them similar. So give yourself a good background, as well as quick and easy solutions to your colour questions, and use a colour wheel. Choose three colours The rule of three is a great principle to follow when creating a bathroom colour scheme. Pick one neutral, one rich colour, and one accent. To do it successfully, think about proportion and rely on a 70/20/10 distribution:… Read more »

FIVE SIMPLE STEPS TO MAKING YOUR BATHROOM SAFER

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  The bathroom is where you want to cleanse yourself, feel better and spend the first part of your day. However, along with the kitchen, it can be one of the most dangerous rooms in the house, being the environment for many slips and falls.  Here are our 5 top tips to cover the safety basics: GRIPPED: By installing grab bars this is an excellent way to provide some added support. Not only are they useful if a slip does happen, they can just make day to day movement a lot easier, providing leverage for getting up or resting on. Please note: when the bars are installed please ensure that they’re correctly fitted, secure and maintained- a loose bar could be just as dangerous as no bar. SIMPLES: Walk-in shower areas relieve the stress of having to climb in and out of a shower, whilst eliminating the precarious wobble over… Read more »