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Are showers better and safer than baths?

Are showers better and safer than baths? While bathing in Western culture has not yet gone the way of the dinosaur, showering is much more popular and is considered faster, more convenient and much more eco-friendly than running a bath. Shower usage skyrocketed towards the end of the 20th century, and numerous different types of shower are now in use. There are domestic showers in multiple forms – showers over the bath with curtains, stall showers with glass doors and wet rooms. There are...

Importance of Dining Tables

Importance of Dining Tables Dining tables are often the centre of a kitchen or eating space in a home, providing a comfortable place for the family to sit down for dinner and discuss their day. This type of furniture also has other uses, however: the main one being as a place of entertainment. Whether you’re throwing a dinner party for friends, cooking a celebratory meal for a family birthday, hosting a poker night, holding a cheese and wine evening or any other kind of social...

Throwing House Parties in a Snap

Throwing House Parties in a Snap Ideas for decor, games, food, and refreshments I’m a homebody who loves to spend my weekends basking in the comforts of my own home. I value my privacy as I go about my chores, while reading a my favourite Jane Austen novels, or when I simply relax by the porch. But these aren’t my favourite past times, as I’m also fond of holding house parties. If you’re not too confident in throwing such an event at home, here are some ideas I’m willing to...

Creative Ideas For Improving Your Living Room

Creative Ideas For Improving Your Living Room When updating your living space, particularly in the winter months, it is a good idea to brighten the room and make the most of the natural light that is available. If you are looking to make you living room a bit cosier, or simply want to revamp it with a more modern look, then there are some elegant ideas that will not break the bank. Pick a single wall of your living room and choose a burnt colour for it that will add vibrancy and warmth to your home....

How to Refinance your Home

How to Refinance your Home Now may be the opportune time to look at refinancing your mortgage. Many borrowers will be coming to the end of their two or three year fixed rate mortgage loans that were set up at the height of the property boom in 2006/7. Finding the right option is crucial now that the market has radically changed. You must do your research to find out what deals are available. Despite the credit crunch there are still some attractive deals out there for the right...

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