Upgrading our curtains

Upgrading our curtains

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    Extinguishers are crucial components in commercial fire protection and safety. These are useful devices for controlling active fires, particularly those that are localised and relatively small. Typically, the presence of the extinguisher will help in preventing the escalation of fire incidences in your business space. Consequently, your employees will be more secure against injury, and your assets will be protected from damage. There are different factors which you must consider with regard to fire extinguishers as part of your protection plan for your operation.

  • 4 Problems Faced When Carrying Grass Clippings in Your Car That Can Be Solved by Renting a Bin

    After giving the lawn a good trim, most people will take the bag of clippings, put it in the cargo area of their car and then transport it themselves to a local refuse centre. However, there are several problems that come along with using your car, so it's actually far better to do bin hire and rent a special bin in which to deposit your garden waste. That bin can then be transported away for you once it has been filled.

  • How to create a rustic look in a modern property

    It's easy to see why charming old cottages and cabins are so popular amongst home-buyers. Many people love the vintage aesthetic and inviting ambience that these properties tend to have;  features like exposed beams, open fireplaces and stone walls all help to create a wonderfully cosy, old-world atmosphere. However, character properties often come with a very high price-tag. If you can't afford to buy this type of house and would like to create a rustic vibe in your current modern property, here are some tips on how to achieve this look.

  • Premature Greys: How To Prevent Outdoor Teak Furniture From Greying

    Teak is rightly prized for use in outdoor furniture, with its outstanding natural resistance to inclement weather, intense sunlight, mould, mildew and other damaging natural processes. Because of this natural durability, teak outdoor furniture can last for many years with minimal maintenance -- however, it will not stay looking new. Teak tends to lose its colour as it ages, especially in outdoor conditions, and old teak tends to take on a muted, silvery-grey colour.

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Upgrading our curtains

We have just bought a new house, and the guy who lived here before us smoked in the house for close to 40 years. The first thing I knew we had to change as soon as we moved in was the curtains, because I can't bear the smell of stale smoke. I looked around at a few different options and settled on some beautiful cream curtains with a delicate pattern and a blackout backing so that the dawn doesn't wake me each morning. This blog explains some different stylish options for window coverings for your home, including curtains and blinds.