A few decades ago, you didn’t have to think twice when buying a toilet for your bathroom as they were all pretty much the same with very few differences. However, in this modern age, buying a toilet has become a difficult task as there are numerous options available with different features to consider. Your toilet is one of the most important fixtures in your house as it is used by all family members on a daily basis. In the following guide, we will help you to choose the right toilet that will fit well within your bathroom, interior, and budget.
The bathroom is considered to be one of the most important rooms in the house by many people and, after the kitchen, it definitely has the biggest resale value. Most of us are no longer driven by practical needs only and nowadays we are renovating our bathrooms with pampering and relaxation in mind.
2020 has been a year that can perhaps best be described as tumultuous, but it has not prevented businesses all over the world from displaying their true excellence. At the start of the year, we at BUILD Magazine earmarked Dr Norbert Englhardt as One to Watch in Germany 2020, and his private architecture firm has proven itself to be a truly successful business in spite of what has come this year. Join us as we reflect on what makes Architekturbüro Dr Englhardt an exceptional architecture business.
In case you intend to increase the value of your property, then the best place to start upgrading or remodeling is your bathroom. Most homebuyers regard a sleek and functional bathroom as an important aspect in buying a home, which is why the value of a property can be significantly affected by the overall look and feel it. This article lists down some of the modern bathroom trends that you should consider when it comes to upgrading your bathroom this year.
Have you ever felt like no matter how much you rearrange or clean up your house, it’s like there’s still not enough space? You’ve tried different layouts and tidied up all that unnecessary junk, but it still feels like there’s not enough room. If you’re sick of feeling so claustrophobic with your home, there’s a ton of different solutions for that. To increase space in your home, here are some renovation projects you might want to consider to add more space to your home.
Our bedrooms should be our sanctuaries, our relief, our respite from the world. Unfortunately, they are often no more than a glorified sitting-room. If you, like many others, find yourself terribly uncomfortable in your bedroom, and if you, like many others, have designed your bedroom to resemble a studio apartment, then this is the page for you. Research has revealed that if you use your bedroom for things other than sleeping, it can affect the quality of your sleep. Your bedroom should be for sleeping and sleeping only. With this page, you will be able to design your bedroom perfectly so that every night’s sleep is a good night’s sleep.
Some people prefer living in spacious houses for different reasons. Some have big families so they need more space to accommodate them, while some buy big homes so that they can grow into them and start families, and others simply enjoy living in big houses. Larger homes allow for more flexibility, as you can turn any spare rooms into a library or an office! Also, there will always be room for friends and family to stay over. However, large houses will cost you more monthly payments, and let’s not forget about the utility bills. Additionally, the bigger the house, the more clutter there is, however, there are some tips that can help in managing larger homes, read on to learn more about simple and practical tips that will help you manage a large home.
A mirror can truly change the way that a room looks, giving it a whole new feel! We commonly decorate our personal spaces at home with mirrors but sometimes forget to pay attention to the office space. Picking out the perfect full length wall mirror for your office will open up the space entirely and make it a much more enjoyable space to work in! So, let’s explore the different options you have when looking to decorate your office space.
Upgrading your bedroom can be a great way to express yourself and unleash your creativity. This is an activity that will allow you to relieve stress and manage your anxiety. It gives you a perfect chance to turn your bedroom into a private sanctuary and a happy place. Room upgrades can sound tedious and overwhelming. However, we are here to help make this process easier by providing expert tips on bedroom upgrades.
While trends don’t dictate everything and you should consider your own style needs before diving into the hottest new things, knowing what’s in trend right now can offer a bit of inspiration and possibly guide you to new ideas you love. If you’re curious about some new trends this year that cabinets could be seeing, here are just a few of them.
Are you fond of gardening but hate to see your efforts go to waste because of the uncertain weather conditions? You have heard about greenhouses, but do not take a step in this direction as a traditional greenhouse takes up a lot of space and also time and effort to erect and get going. How about a lean-to greenhouse, a brilliant innovation that has caught the imagination of the homeowners around the country these days? A lean-to greenhouse is a wonderful idea for homeowners who are short on space and also short on budget. Let us find out if it is ideal to invest in this structure called lean-to greenhouse or not.
If you are a homeowner or just enjoy living in a clean and sound house you have most likely thought about or encountered pest damage. Ants, termites, cockroaches, mice, bed bugs… All of them have their place in the great outdoors and a position in the natural ecosystem but once inside our homes they tend to unbalance the way we planned out our lives and cause damage to our establishment.
It is about time you stepped out of your existing cramped and shabby home and returned to a modern house sporting the latest design trends. Then a full home renovation is what you need. It lets you have an almost entirely new home without having to sell your old home and moving into a new environment.
While trends may shift and fashion changes rapidly, few can deny that our homes’ current modern look has an overarching theme. Simplicity, minimalism, and streamlined design seem to be prevalent in both interior design magazines and retailer warehouses, and there are quite a few reasons for that state of affairs.
Whether you’re planning on improving your property in order to sell, or you just feel your home needs a major change, it’s best to know what you’re up against before you make a start. In this article, we’ll give you a few tips on how to make your renovation a success, and how to make sure you can afford it all.
The kitchen has become a space for multitasking, where we cook, eat, work, home-school, relax, and enjoy our passions. Yet, in light of the health crisis, it’s also become a hygienic space full of renewed utility, functionality and comfort. With a new “normal” forecasted to be on the horizon, will trends settled post-pandemic, or will the kitchen return to a more traditional role in the home? Better yet, what are the new kitchen design trends to looks out for.
A vision for smarter, more sustainable living, integrated with the fundamental Nordic principles for life; the cohesion of these two concepts is elemental to Lars Gitz Architects, a Scandinavian practice
dedicated to assuring sustainable and aesthetic solutions with long lasting value for clients, occupants and society. Continually challenging the limitations of space and form to create truly unique buildings that encapsulate exceptional technical skills and quixotic aspirations, Lars Gitz Architects designs spaces for and of the future.
In the last two decades, China has undergone a period of mega-growth. The expansion seen throughout the region is truly incredible. Key to that development have been the team at Turenscape. Led by Kongjian Yu, they have achieved the remarkable and been justly recognised as one of the Leaders in Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Designs, China, 2020. We profile the firm to see how they’ve made such a strong impact.
The office work paradigm was shifting before the pandemic, but remote working on a mass scale has transformed our view of where and how we work, creating profound and irreversible change in the way offices and working spaces will be used in a post-Covid world, a new report from international law firm Withers explains.
Google searches for ‘DIY’ hit a 16-year high during lockdown, with many Brits using their extra time indoors to tick off odd jobs around the home. However, mistakes can prove costly, with some renovation projects potentially knocking tens of thousands of pounds off your property value. To help homeowners complete their DIY tasks safely and to a high standard, sofa and carpet specialist, ScS, has revealed and answered the UK’s five most common ‘how to fix…’ Google searches.
Gardening is an excellent hobby, but it can also be a good source of income. With people wanting more beautiful outdoor spaces comes with the opportunity of starting your very own garden maintenance business. If you’re planning to have your own, here are a few tips you can follow for a successful startup.
Over recent months, it’s become evident the need for more living space in homes is rising and one of the most cost-effective ways to extend a home is by building a conservatory. Not only are they cheaper and quicker than full-blown extensions, these lifestyle-enhancing spaces can add value to a property. To get the most from a conservatory, Matthew Currington, Technical Director at The Lighting Superstore has a put together a helpful guide when thinking of adding a conservatory to your property.
The impact of Covid-19 on every aspect of life is undeniable. As the pandemic began to spread throughout March 2020, no one could have foretold the ways in which this disease would change society. One industry that has remained open throughout lockdown and been forced to quickly innovate is construction – and Matt Linekar and Stephen Moore from contractor Willmott Dixon have been at the forefront.
COVID has changed the way we all live, and for most people that involves spending extra time at home. From the way we build homes and interact with clients to make it happen to the contents of the homes themselves, many of the steps along the way are subject to change in this new reality. Building spaces for people to relax and feel truly at home will never change, but the world of COVID has brought a few considerations for the best practices in getting there.