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How to Get the Most Storage From Your Bedroom Furniture

Most people need lots of storage in the bedroom, not just for clothes but also for shoes, accessories, jewellery, linens and so much more. Having these items strewn about the bedroom because you don't have proper storage can make the space seem stressful and not ready for sleeping, so note a few suggestions for getting the most storage from your bedroom furniture pieces. Seating Many people like to have a chair in the bedroom so they can sit down when dressing or undressing without crumpling the bed linens or waking a partner. Read More 

Don’t Let Your Water Feature Fall Short When Selling Your House During Winter

Selling your home during the winter months isn't the easiest of tasks thanks to the cooler, overcast days casting their shadows over your home. However, sometimes you cannot help the timing of life events, and it is important that all parts of your home are shown off to the best of their potential. Your garden water feature is one home aspect that does not look its best over winter, but you can easily change this with a little regular effort. Read More 

Property Owners: Four Essential Pieces of Furniture You Need to Make Your Flat Inviting to People in Wheelchairs

If you own a furnished flat or an executive rental, consider investing in furniture that makes your space accessible to people in wheelchairs. By increasing the accessibility of your flat, you help to increase your available pool of tenants and thus your potential for greater profits. Here are four types of furniture to consider buying: 1. Lift chairs Designed for people in wheelchairs as well as for people with strength and mobility issues, lift chairs help make the transition from standing to sitting and from sitting to standing easier for people. Read More 

Technology friendly library furniture configurations for universities

As any librarian well knows, libraries are no longer dusty repositories of books but are centres for learning and discovery. More and more the process is a multimedia one, with student simultaneously working on multiple screens, or across books and screens. As such the library landscape is changing and the furniture setups can also be used to make the library a perfect learning environments: Computer labs Most libraries have a bank of computers, which can still be extremely useful for students without access to a computer or students who require specialist software (such as engineering labs or the law databases). Read More 

2 Things To Consider Before You Paint Wood Furniture

When you are about to undertake a DIY project painting your wood furniture, you shouldn't begin until you have a firm grasp of the basics. So if this is your first time painting your furniture, here are two important things to consider before you begin the process. PAINT TYPE Latex The first thing you need to consider is what kind of paint you want to use on your wood furniture. There are two main types of paint on the market, latex and oil-based paint. Read More 

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Family dinners around the table

Sitting around the dinner, sharing the highs and lows of your day, is part of the glue that holds a family together. A beautiful and well built dining table helps set the scene for those meals and will be the backdrop for many of the memories your family will have of their family dinners. If you want to have a fantastic family dining table then read on. I have been researching the benefits of different materials, different types of woods and different sizes of table. It's a big decision but it's an item you use every day so it's worth getting it right!