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5 ways to create a relaxing bathroom: without renovating

October 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

There are few things in life that cannot be made better with a hot bath. It's the quintessential ritual to round off a day. For some people, its putting on their slippers or their comfy pants, for others it's the soothing warmth of a bath that melts away their tension. Chances are, at least one member of your family is a bath aficionado who would kill for a beautiful bathtub.

For the average consumer, bathtub types matter very little until you are facing the decision of which kind to buy for your own bathroom. Realising that the types of bathtubs and types of bathtub materials are near infinite, the task of choosing a bathtub can seem daunting.


The advantages of ceramic tiles

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

5 major ways that ceramic tiles rock

Nothing can beat the feeling of a cool ceramic tile beneath hot summer feet. It's an exquisite pleasure that ranks alongside cookie dough and sunsets. Ceramic tiles make life easier in a number of ways however.

Let's look at some of the compelling reasons you might want to consider ceramic tiles for your home.


How to unblock your sink drain without chemicals

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

Unblock a sink drain without any liquid drain cleaner or snake. It is pretty easy to do, so anyone can do it and, what’s more, is that you can find everything you need around the house.


The ins and outs of replacing tile grout

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

Grout is quite a porous material, despite the fact that it’s strong and very durable. It can stand up to a lot of the same heavy impact that your tiles endure. However, grout will pick up stains from substances that you just wash off the surrounding tiles.


Is your plumbing getting noisy?

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

If the water pipes in your home make a noise whenever they’re turned on, it’s important to check out what the issue is as soon as possible. In most cases, the banging, clanging or rattling is a loose pipe knocking against something else. However, if it’s something more serious, the sooner you fix it the better.


When to fix a faucet and when to replace it

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

There's nothing quite like a faucet fiasco to make you appreciate the value of a quality fixture. When something goes wrong, it can mean anything from a cold shower to a flooded home. But sometimes, an inexpensive part from the hardware store can fix the problem. So, which is which? The good news, almost all tap related problems have a home DIY enthusiast who has made a YouTube video about how to fix the problem, the bad news – some of it can seem like rocket science and a DIY fix isn't always effective. Let's look at the basics.


Bathroom remodelling: affordable ideas you will love

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

If you are lucky, your bathroom is your ultimate sanctuary. It's a blissful space where you enjoy me-time every day. Everything functions as it should, the lighting is impeccable and you leave feeling as though you've been pampered at a spa.

Not everyone is so lucky.Heinous bathroom relics from the seventies still lurk in many homes around the country, depriving their owners of the bathroom bliss they deserve.


When to replace a toilet

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

Your toilet is one of the most important items in your home. If you've ever experienced a true plumbing emergency you will know that when a toilet is out of order, things can get very unpleasant indeed.

Most of the time, toilet maintenance is simple DIY. Things like whipping out the plunger, replacing a seat or fixing a faulty flush mechanism are simple and no cause to replace a toilet. But what is? How do you really know when it is time to replace old faithful?


A consumer’s guide to bath tub types

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

There are few things in life that cannot be made better with a hot bath. It's the quintessential ritual to round off a day. For some people, its putting on their slippers or their comfy pants, for others it's the soothing warmth of a bath that melts away their tension. Chances are, at least one member of your family is a bath aficionado who would kill for a beautiful bathtub.

For the average consumer, bathtub types matter very little until you are facing the decision of which kind to buy for your own bathroom. Realising that the types of bathtubs and types of bathtub materials are near infinite, the task of choosing a bathtub can seem daunting.


7 easy ways to take your bathroom lighting from so-so to sublime

January 26th, 2015 in category Tips and Tricks

There are few things in life that cannot be made better with a hot bath. It's the quintessential ritual to round off a day. For some people, its putting on their slippers or their comfy pants, for others it's the soothing warmth of a bath that melts away their tension. Chances are, at least one member of your family is a bath aficionado who would kill for a beautiful bathtub.

For the average consumer, bathtub types matter very little until you are facing the decision of which kind to buy for your own bathroom. Realising that the types of bathtubs and types of bathtub materials are near infinite, the task of choosing a bathtub can seem daunting.