If you have become bored with your kitchen's appearance, or perhaps have moved into an older home with an outdated kitchen design, it may be time to consider kitchen renovations. A misconception some people have is that kitchen remodels are an expensive affair. The truth is, by focusing on updating just a few elements in the kitchen, you can come up with an entirely new kitchen design without breaking the bank.
There is nothing wrong with the "she'll be right" attitude, and Australians are well known for getting things done using this mantra. However, when it comes to the design phase of your new deck, you're going to need a little more than "she'll be right" if you want your deck to make it past the first few days of summertime entertaining. The design is critical to your deck's success, so consider these three different ways you can create one that will be a bonus to your home and not a bust!
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.
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.
Cooking can be a real struggle when you have a bad back. From bending down to get that saucepan from the cupboard to stretching up to reach the top shelf of the spice rack, there are a whole series of stresses and strains lurking in your kitchen. However, help is at hand, since just a few alterations could make a world of difference. If you are renovating, follow these simple steps for a back friendly cooking space.