Finding furniture that fits

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Finding furniture that fits

One of the joys of having an old house is all of the funny little gaps and nooks - and the lack of storage space. I'm making it my mission to fill up all of our funny little nooks and crannies with shelves and cupboards to keep out stuff organise and out of site. Some of our areas are so unusual I'm getting custom furnture solutions made - like our kitchen which is not really suited to cooking in this century! If you are also dealing with retrofitting furniture to create storage in an old house, then you'll appreciate the hints on my blog.



Sensible Tips for Getting a Chest of Drawers Ready for Moving

Moving furniture long distances to a new home is a pretty difficult task, with the size and weight of items usually being the trickiest aspect. When it comes to some furniture, however, the design and nature of the item adds extra difficulties. One of the most troublesome items to move safely is a chest of drawers, with loose moving parts making it a risky endeavour. To get around the problem and make sure your chest of drawers arrives at your new place safe and sound, it's all about packing and preparing it properly. Read More 

Key Factors for Stomach Sleepers to Consider When Buying a Mattress

Different people sleep in different positions; some will lie on their backs, others will curl up on their sides, and still others will lie on their stomachs. Since there are many different kinds of mattresses available, it only makes sense to take the time to pick one that will help you slumber peacefully and comfortably in your preferred sleeping position. With that in mind, let's take a look at the type of mattress considerations you should make if you're a stomach sleeper. Read More 

Here’s Why You Should Go For Plasterboard Interior Walls Over Traditional Wall Construction

The interior walls in your house provide a good opportunity to save money on construction and achieve effective insulation while still benefiting from appealing aesthetics. Notably, all these attributes depend on the choice of the material you go for when setting up the interior walls. Plasterboard comes in handy in cases where concrete or wood proves to be quite labour intensive and expensive. It is made from natural gypsum mineral that is extracted as small crystals from quarries. Read More 

The Right Shelving: Maintaining the quality of the books in your home library

Having your very own library in your home is a huge privilege. You can spend lazy Sundays picking through passages from your favourite writers, use it as a peaceful place to get some work done, and introduce your children to the joy of reading and literature. But a home library can only be as good as the books housed within it. That's why it's important to have the right library furniture in place for maintaining the books in your home. Read More 

Things That Happen During an Office Fitout

If you are thinking about undertaking an office fitout for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns about the process and how it will impact your vision of a new design scheme. An office fitout professional is trained to handle all aspects of the transformation, but here are the steps involved in the fitout so that you can know what to expect. Design Scheme -- The first step of office fitouts is for you and the professional fitout person to figure out your goals. Read More